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Joe Mauer wants to sign an extension with the Twins

The first basemen has spent his whole career in Minnesota

Joe Mauer

Joe Mauer | AP

Joe Mauer is one of the historic figures of the Minnesota Twins franchise, but his contract is about to expire.

The player has his intentions very clear, but nothing is really sure about his future in the team, as there currently no negotiations with the front office of the Twins.

 

According to information of Phil Miller from the Star Tribune says that Joe Mauer wants to stay in Minnesota and sign an extension with the team, but at the moment, neither the Twins or Mauer have engaged talks regarding a new contract.

 

However, Mauer plans are still playing beyond the end of his contract in 2019, and he wants to do it wearing a Twins uniform 

This is where I want to be. This is where my family is and where my daughters are growing up. I have no intention on going anywhere else. Hopefully it doesn't come to that

Joe Mauer has played his entire career in Minnesota, winning an MVP in 2009, and also being named to 6 All-Star games. He has won 3 batting titles and holds the MLB record of the highest season average as a catcher with .365.

 

He has a career AVG of .308, with 1,986 hits, 875 RBI's and 137 HRs.

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