When I first heard that Mauer was moved to 1st, I was thrilled. Then I started to wonder, why first base?
We have Arcia and Willingham in the corners. Mauer seems to be a better athlete and certainly has a better arm than both.
Sano is at 3B and has been described as a project there. I can't imagine him being a better athlete than Mauer, even at 30. I hear Sano has a good arm, but I am giving Mauer the nod there as well.
I can see Mauer playing 1B when