Joe Mauer

3w

2014 record: 70-92, 5th place in AL Central

Manager: Paul Molitor, 1st year

Estimated 2015 payroll: $108 million

2y

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Joe Mauer has always steadfastly believed that his value is highest and his impact greatest when his smooth swing is in the lineup on offense and he's crouching behind the plate