TWINS 12, BLUE JAYS 6, 11 INNINGS
TORONTO (AP) - Max Kepler drove in the tiebreaking run when he was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in a six-run 11th inning, and Minnesota completed its first sweep at Toronto in more than 15 years.
Mitch Garver went 4 for 6 with a homer and five RBIs and Joe Mauer had three hits and three RBIs as Minnesota swept a three-game series north of the border for the first time since April 11-13, 2003.
Toronto manager John Gibbons was ejected for arguing with plate umpire Sean Barber after right-hander Jake Petricka (1-1) hit Kepler with a 1-2 pitch that forced home Brian Dozier from third base.
Matt Belisle (1-0) pitched two innings as the Twins won their third straight, bouncing back after being swept at Kansas City over the weekend in their first series following the All-Star break.
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