Red-hot Mauer providing lift at right time

Updated: August 28, 2017

TORONTO — Joe Mauer looks to have found his stride, and the timing couldn’t be better for the Twins. Mauer went 2-for-5 in Minnesota’s 7-2 win over the Blue Jays in Sunday’s Players Weekend finale, capping a strong series for the 34-year-old first baseman.

In all, he went 8-for-15 over the three-game set with two doubles, a triple and five runs scored, helping the Twins to their first series win in Toronto since June 2014.

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