Mauer on Posey: “I’d Like to See Him Catch as Long as He Can.”

May 14, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey (28) reacts between plays against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

May 14, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey (28) reacts between plays against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco Giants are currently playing a three-game interleague series against the Minnesota Twins this weekend at AT&T Park. The Giants and the Twins play in different leagues in MLB, but they have something in common. The Twins converted their face of the franchise and superstar catcher Joe Mauer into a first baseman to protect him from injuries and keep his bat in the lineup. Ever since Buster Posey suffered a gruesome leg injury in 2011, there has been discussion that the Giants should do the same thing for Posey in the near future.

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