Joe Mauer C/1B/DH MIN 5 Days

Mauer drove in three RBI on Friday facing the Tigers, while scoring one run as he went 2-for-4 on the night.

The days of Mauer being an elite player are gone, but he's still a solid hitter that will provide batting average at the corner slot. Mauer is currently hitting .278 on the year and his ability to take a walk keeps his OBP (.355) at a good level. Mauer has knocked in five RBI over his last five games.

Joe Mauer C/1B/DH MIN 10 Days

Mauer was 1-for-2 with a homer, two runs scored and two walks in Sunday's home loss to Kansas City.

It hasn't taken long for Mauer to find his groove at the plate again following his return from the disabled list on Aug. 10. He's hit .333 (7-for-21) with two homers, two doubles, three RBI and five walks in six games since he was activated.

Joe Mauer C/1B/DH MIN 14 Days

Mauer went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a walk in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Astros.

Mauer's third home run of the season came in the sixth inning off Astros' lefty Brett Oberholtzer. He also extended his hitting streak to 15 games for the Twins.

Joe Mauer C/1B/DH MIN 16 Days

Mauer was 2-for-4 with a walk and an RBI Monday in a 4-3 win over the Astros.

Mauer had a heroic return from the disabled list Monday, un-breaking a 2-2 tie in the top of the ninth with an RBI single. The first-baseman, who has been out since June 1, is hitting .274/.346/.358 with two home runs in 307 at-bats on the season.

Joe Mauer C/1B/DH MIN 18 Days

Mauer (oblique) will be activated from the disabled list Monday, MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger reports.

Mauer is set to return to action after missing nearly six weeks with the oblique injury. Expect him to resume his role as the Twins' regular first baseman moving forward.

Joe Mauer C/1B/DH MIN 18 Days

Mauer (oblique) will likely come off the disabled list Monday when first eligible, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Mauer went 2-for-4 in a rehab assignment with Low-A Cedar Rapids on Saturday and 6-for-15 in his four games with the team. He appears to be ready to rejoin the roster, and will look to improve on his .271 season average at the big league level.

Joe Mauer C/1B/DH MIN 18 Days

Mauer went 2-for-4 in Saturday's game for Low-A Cedar Rapids. He's 6-for-15 in four games during his rehab assignment.

Mauer should be activated from the 15-day DL before Monday's game barring a setback.

Joe Mauer C/1B/DH MIN 19 Days

Mauer (oblique) went 2-for-4 in his rehab game with Low-A Cedar Rapids on Saturday, according to Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com.

The Twins are expected to activate Mauer from the disabled list Monday, which may enable him to make one more appearance for the Kernels on Sunday as he makes his final adjustments in anticipation of reprising his role as the Twins' first baseman.

Joe Mauer C/1B/DH MIN 19 Days

Mauer (oblique) was 3-for-5 while playing all nine innings at first base Friday for Low-A Cedar Rapids, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

He'll likely play another game or two for Cedar Rapids and then be activated from the DL on Monday.

Joe Mauer C/1B/DH MIN 20 Days

Mauer (oblique) did not play Thursday, but will play Friday for Low-A Cedar Rapids, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

He got a scheduled day off Thursday to ease him back into action. He went 1-for-6 in his first two games on his rehab assignment. If all goes well he could be activated from the DL on Monday.