The problem with Joe Mauer is that there are no problems with Joe Mauer. I'm not sure he's the perfect player, but he's pretty close, and he has an outstanding shot at becoming the first catcher to lead the American League in batting average. What stands out about Mauer is how everything -- hitting and fielding and throwing -- comes so easily to him.
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