Mauer thrilled to be No. 1
ST. PAUL -- Joe Mauer and the Minnesota Twins had been watching each other for years, and the baseball draft finally brought them together.
The Twins used the No. 1 pick in Tuesday's draft to select the left-handed hitting catcher who grew up a Twins fan, lives just 8 miles from the Metrodome and plays at Cretin-Derham Hall High School in St. Paul, Minn.
"This is a natural for the Minnesota Twins," general manager
Terry Ryan said. "He just happens to be from St. Paul the year
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