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Mauer remains sidelined; return is day to day

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Mauer remains sidelined; return is day to day
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Joe Mauer's bruised left heel is improving, but Twins manager Ron Gardenhire says he isn't ready to put the AL MVP back in the lineup just yet.

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Mauer was not in the lineup for the third straight game, missing the series opener against the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. He was injured on Friday and has what the team is calling a deep bone bruise.

Mauer was not available for comment before the game. Gardenhire says Mauer is still sore, "but he's better than yesterday." Mauer is listed as day-to-day.

Wilson Ramos got his second straight start at catcher in Mauer's place. He got four hits in his major league debut Sunday.

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