Side by side A comparison of Kirby Puckett and Joe Mauer after 10 seasons as Twins stars:

  • Updated: March 29, 2014 - 10:20 PM

Joe Mauer has an AL MVP Award to his name but not a single season with 100 or more RBI.

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Side by side A comparison of Kirby Puckett and Joe Mauer after 10 seasons as Twins stars:

Category Puckett Mauer

World Series 2 0

Division titles 2 4

All-Star Games 8 6

Gold Gloves 6 3

Batting titles 1 3

MVP Award 0 1

100-plus RBI 3 0

Games 1,538 1,178

At bats 6,267 4,378

Category Puckett Mauer

Runs 909 688

Hits 1,996 1,414

2B 343 282

3B 54 20

HR 164 105

RBI 874 634

BA .318 .323

OBP .358 .405

SLG .469 .468

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Philadelphia - LP: K. Kendrick 2 FINAL
NY Mets - WP: Z. Wheeler 11
Milwaukee - WP: Y. Gallardo 5 FINAL
Tampa Bay - LP: D. Price 0
Arizona - WP: W. Miley 5 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: A. Simon 4
Washington - WP: T. Roark 4 FINAL
Miami - LP: B. Hand 3
Oakland - LP: J. Hammel 1 FINAL
Houston - WP: D. Keuchel 8
Pittsburgh - LP: J. Wilson 5 FINAL
San Francisco - WP: J. Machi 7
LA Angels 0 Top 5th Inning
Baltimore 4
Seattle 0 Top 6th Inning
Cleveland 2
Chicago WSox 0 Top 3rd Inning
Detroit 6
Toronto 4 Top 5th Inning
Boston 0
Colorado 1 Top 2nd Inning
Chicago Cubs 0
NY Yankees 1 Bottom 1st Inning
Texas 1
Minnesota 1 Top 2nd Inning
Kansas City 0
Atlanta - A. Wood 9:10 PM
Los Angeles - Z. Greinke
St. Louis - J. Kelly 9:10 PM
San Diego - J. Hahn
NY Giants 8/3/14 7:00 PM
Buffalo
Toronto FC 0 2nd Half 30:00
D.C. 2
Colorado 0 1st Half 5:00
New England 1
Vancouver FC 7:30 PM
Chicago
Red Bull New York 8:00 PM
Real Salt Lake
Winnipeg 7/31/14 6:00 PM
Hamilton
Toronto 8/1/14 6:00 PM
Montreal
Brt Columbia 8/1/14 9:00 PM
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Saskatchewan 8/2/14 6:00 PM
Ottawa
Saskatchewan 8/7/14 7:30 PM
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