Minnesota Twins catcher Ryan Doumit, left, tags out Kansas City Royals' Alcides Escobar (2) during the eleventh inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, July 20, 2012. Home plate umpire D.J. Reyburn, back, looks to make the call. The Twins defeated the Royals 2-1 in eleven innings.
Joe Mauer #7 of the Minnesota Twins hits a triple against the Seattle Mariners during the seventh inning on August 29, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the Mariners 10-0.
First baseman Joe Mauer #12 of the Minnesota Twins hits a grand slam in the second game of a doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on September 1, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri.