Mauer Talks Still Progressing

Talks between Joe Mauer and the Twins are not stalled despite an absence of news on the topic, a source with knowledge of the discussions told Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.  Opening Day, which is the likely deadline for Mauer, is still three weeks away. 

In November, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports wrote that Mauer would shut down talks at the end of Spring Training.  However, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune's La Velle E. Neal III, no deadline has been set.

Rosenthal writes that Mauer is still expected to sign an extension of at least seven years for $20MM per season.

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