VIDEO: Remembering When Joe Mauer Broke Up Neftali Feliz's No-Hitter in the 9th Inning

Max Staley
VIDEO: Remembering when Joe Mauer broke up this no-hitter in the 9th inning.
VIDEO: Remembering when Joe Mauer broke up this no-hitter in the 9th inning. / YouTube/MLB

Joe Mauer is one of the best offensive catchers to enter the league in quite some time. He's won the AL batting title on three occasions, he was named AL MVP in 2009 and retired with six All-Star appearances to his name.

But he also had a ridiculous knack for breaking up no-hitters in the ninth inning – something he did multiple times throughout his career. Just take a look at this epic throwback to 2010, when he broke up Neftali Feliz's no-hitter in epic fashion.

With one man already down in the 9th inning, Mauer sends a line drive up the middle, one that narrowly gets past the shortstop's outstretched glove.

The 2010 season was a characteristically impressive one for the Minnesota Twins' catcher. He finished with a line of .327/.402/.871 and was named to his fourth All-Star team. But few of his 167 hits that season were as impressive as this one.

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