Postgame: A bunch of health updates
- Blog Post by: La Velle E. Neal III
- March 2, 2013 - 5:13 PM
Joe Mauer's last swing before the WBC unleashed a rocket - right at Red Sox first baseman Lyle Overbay who used it to end the fifth with an unassisted double play,
Mauer is batting .364 as he leaves camp to join the Team USA cause,
When someone told him to come back with the title, Mauer said, ``where it belongs, right?''
The Twins went on to lose 2-1 to Clay Buchholz and friends. Not too much game action to go over. Here are some injury updates.
Lefthander Scott Diamond, a lock for the starting rotation before he needed a bone chip removed from his elbow in December, is getting close to facing batters. Diamond has thrown a bullpen session every third day for around a week and is making steady progress. He will continue to throw every third day until around the 12th, where Twins could have him pitch live batting practice.
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