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Twins' Mauer goes on DL with concussion-like symptoms


DETROIT - Minnesota Twins All-Star catcher Joe Mauer has been placed on the 7-day disabled list with concussion-like symptoms.

Mauer was pulled from the lineup in Detroit on Tuesday night after experiencing dizziness during batting practice.

To replace Mauer on the 25-man roster, the Twins have recalled first baseman and outfielder Chris Colabello from Triple-A Rochester.

In 29 games for the Twins, Colabello hit .221 (19-for-86) with one double, four home runs, eight RBI, nine runs scored and nine walks.

In 89 games for the Red Wings, he hit .352 (119-for-338) with 25 doubles, 24 home runs and 76 RBI.

He will be in uniform for Wednesday's game in Detroit.

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