Twins 7, Blue Jays 2
TORONTO — Byron Buxton hit a career-best three home runs and had five RBIs, Kyle Gibson pitched into the seventh inning and Minnesota defeated Toronto.
Buxton added an RBI single in his four-hit game as the Twins took the rubber match of the three-game series. With homers in the fourth, seventh and ninth innings, Buxton become the eighth player in Twins history with a three-homer game.
Gibson (8-10) allowed seven hits, one walk and two runs while striking out seven in 6 2/3 innings. One of the hits was a solo homer by Norichika Aoki.