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Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer (7) hits a 3 run home run May 3 against the Baltimore Orioles in the 7th inning at Target Field. Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

Report: Twins 1B Mauer coming off DL

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Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer was on his way to Houston on Monday and will come off the disabled list, according to MLB.com.

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Mauer has been sidelined for a month with a strained oblique muscle. He is reportedly scheduled to be activated for Monday night's game against the host Astros.

Mauer went 6-for-15 in four minor-league rehab games at Single-A Cedar Rapids.

After a slow start to the season, Mauer is batting .271 with two home runs and 28 RBIs. He had a 12-game hitting streak at the time of his injury.

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