Twins lose, Mauer stiff, Liriano on DL, Thome traded to Cleveland
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Joe Mauer walked into the Minnesota Twins clubhouse on Thursday morning and told team trainers that he could not play because of a stiff neck.
It was tough news for the reeling Twins, who are dealing with a number of injuries and were dominated in a home series by the lowly Baltimore Orioles.
And the news only got worse as the day wore on.
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