Catchers Aren't Forever: Three Positions That Joe Mauer Could Play in the Future

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Catchers Aren't Forever: Three Positions That Joe Mauer Could Play in the Future
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Twins fans need to come to the conclusion that Joe Mauer is not going to be catcher forever, and when he does switch to a different position, the Twins need to be prepared.

Drew Butera is not a good catcher in my opinion, and I haven't seen enough of Steve Holm to make a decision on him yet. Wilson Ramos was the Twins' backup plan for Joe Mauer, but we ended up giving him up in exchange for Matt Capps (that trade will end up hurting the Twins in the next couple of years). 

A common topic of conversation at barber shops in Minnesota is where Joe Mauer will play when his knees give out. Everyone comes up with their own predictions, but these positions are where the Twins have an option of playing him.

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