reason to change

Major injuries suffered by Mauer, plus time missed:

2004: Surgery to repair medial meniscus tear in left knee (April 7-June 2); sore left knee (July 19-end of season)

2007: Strained left quad (May 6-June 8)

2009: Inflammation of right sacroiliac joint (April 2-30)

2011: Bilateral leg weakness (April 14-June 16)

2013: Concussion (Aug. 20-end of season)