User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
More
Betting Tools

 
Twins' Mauer to remain on concussion list

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

CLEVELAND (AP) - All-Star catcher Joe Mauer is not going to be activated from the seven-day concussion list when the Minnesota Twins begin a homestand next week.

Advertisement
``The doctors advised him to lay low and rest right now,'' Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said Saturday. ``That's the best thing for him. He'll come in Tuesday, and we'll go from there.''

It was originally thought Mauer would report to Target Field and possibly begin an exercise program on Saturday, but now it is being pushed back until at least Tuesday, the day he is eligible to come off the concussion disabled list.

Mauer was placed on the concussion list earlier this week after he became dizzy during his pregame routine. The Twins sent him back to Minnesota from Detroit, and the 2009 AL MVP visited a specialist at the Mayo Clinic on Friday.

Antony said doctors didn't see anything unusual in Mauer's test results.

``They just felt it would be best for him to stay at home and take it easy,'' Antony said. ``If he takes a few days off, it also will reduce the odds of him having symptoms when he does resume exercising.''

Antony said the team has no problem with Mauer seeking treatment at the Mayo Clinic.

``Joe is really comfortable with the Mayo Clinic because he has some familiarity there,'' he said. ``Our only request is they stay in touch with our doctors so everyone is on the same page. We have one of the greatest medical centers in the world in Minnesota, so why not do that?''

Mauer, a six-time All-Star is hitting .324 with 11 homers and 47 RBIs for Minnesota, which entered the weekend 17 1-2 games out of first place in the AL Central.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2015
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Zylbert: AL East Betting Preview
Zylbert: AL Central Betting Preview
Zylbert: AL West Betting Preview
Strasburg to meet Harvey on Apr. 9
Astros put Springer in 2-hole behind Altuve
Padres' James Shields to start opening day
A-Rod homers in Yanks' 10-2 loss to O's
Cabrera homers, leads Tigers over Cards
Mets hit 4 home runs in rout of Nationals
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
MLB Pro Baseball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
2014 MLB SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Antony Dinero + 6791
Kevin Rogers + 4452
Doc's Sports + 4139
Underdog Leaders
Handicapper Money
James Manos + 2894
Kevin Rogers + 2435
Dave Cokin + 2015
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Matt Zylbert + 2784
Tony Stoffo + 2080
Antony Dinero + 1208
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Dave Cokin + 2287
Doc's Sports + 2027
Kyle Hunter + 1752
Favorite Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kevin Rogers + 2132
Antony Dinero + 1807
Joe Nelson + 1100
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kevin Rogers + 2159
Doc's Sports + 1745
Joe Williams + 1352
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Daily Fantasy Sager Bomb