BREAKFAST LINKS: Mauer, Fielder, The Vinces, Bowie

There's nothing in the links below about Kevin Quackenbush. - Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Two games above .500 feels like 50.

Soundtrack: "Station to Station," David Bowie


  • SB Nation's Mike "@commnman" Bates asks the question on everyone's mind: what's the matter with Joe Mauer....'s haters?  WHOA TWIST ENDING.  (Seriously, though, read it.)
  • Longtime Twins nemesis Prince Fielder is out for the season, and will need spinal fusion surgery to repair a herniated disc in his neck.
  • Not a lot of Twins notes when they have two scheduled days off in four days, guys.  But that's why you should be reading SB Nation's baseball homepage, where I'm stealing all this great info from.
  • Jon Bois reviews The Vinces.  Jon Bois is the best.
  • love Yasiel Puig more than Aaron Gleeman loves brunch.
  • Ummmmm, there's gotta be more stuff going on.  Lemme look.
  • Are you following TwinkieTown's draft coverage?  You aren't?  Good god.  It's like you're not even trying at this any more.  Here's the Draft Coverage link.  Look at all that content.  Be grateful.
  • UPDATE FROM LUKE IN MN: The Twins are now alone in the American League's 2nd wild card slot.
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