Mid-December, 2010: Undergoes minor surgery on his left knee, the same knee he had surgery on in 2004.
Feb. 18: He isn't ready to catch when pitchers and catchers report and receives injections of Supartz, a solution that helps lubricate and create a cushion in knee joints.
March 16: Plays in his first spring game -- as designated hitter. He catches two innings in a minor league game the next day.
April 14: Comes down with a viral infection before a game at Tampa Bay. That night the team places him on the disabled list with what it describes as "bilateral leg weakness.'' Mauer subsequently visits the Mayo Clinic for a variety of tests that he says found nothing more serious than leg weakness.
June 2: Catches three innings -- his first appearance behind the plate since April 12 -- in an extended spring game at the Twins' Fort Myers minor league complex.
June 17: Returns to the Twins lineup for the first time since April 12.
July 27: Hits his first home run of the season; he has just three homers total.
Aug. 23: Strains his neck playing first base and is out for a week.
Sept. 2: Misses the first of two games because of an upper respiratory infection.
Sept. 16: Is diagnosed with pneumonia, likely ending his season.
|Kansas City - LP: B. Chen||1||FINAL|
|Cleveland - WP: C. Kluber||5|
|Cincinnati - WP: T. Cingrani||2||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: B. Cumpton||1|
|Chicago WSox - LP: J. Quintana||4||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: M. Scherzer||7|
|St. Louis - LP: L. Lynn||1||FINAL|
|NY Mets - WP: B. Colon||4|
|Minnesota - WP: R. Nolasco||9||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - LP: E. Bedard||7|
|Arizona - WP: M. Bolsinger||5||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: E. Jackson||2|
|San Diego||3||Top 9th Inning|
|Baltimore||11||Top 9th Inning|
|NY Yankees||12||Top 7th Inning|
|Oakland||6||Bottom 4th Inning|
|Philadelphia - K. Kendrick||9:10 PM|
|Los Angeles - D. Haren|
|Oklahoma City||54||3rd Qtr 2:47|
|LA Clippers||9:30 PM|
|Boston||1||2nd Prd 1:16|
|Colorado||0||1st Prd 20:00|
|San Jose||9:30 PM|