Evan Longoria's start to the year was simply gangbusters. He was undoubtedly the best player in the American League and maybe all of baseball during this time period. Combine his offenise output with his stellar defense and wow. That month of April was a thing to behold for Longo.
So consider this:
Longoria's best month: .369/.419/.714
Joe Mauer's seasonal line: .373/.442/.608
I'll avoid partaking in "groupthink", but look at those numbers again and remember: Joe Mauer is a catcher.