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Blue Jays Vs. Twins Preview: With Series Tied 1-1 Twins Look For Rare Back-To-Back Wins

The Minnesota Twins host the Toronto Blue Jays for Game 3 of a four-game series Saturday night, and if they can follow Friday's victory with another win they'll have matched their longest win streak of the season. After going 1-5 in the six games prior to Friday's effort, Darin Mastroianni helped turn things around for the Twins, picking up three RBI on a pair of singles. He had a two-run single capping the Twins' four-run fifth, and he added another in the seventh to give the Twins an insurance run that turned out to be essential.

P.J. Walters will be on the hill for Minnesota, having been called up from the minors after Francisco Liriano was moved from the rotation to the bullpen. The right-handed pitcher posted a 3-1 record in Triple-A Rochester, with a 2.70 ERA in six starts. This is Walters' first start since 2010, and he will face Toronto rookie Drew Hutchinson (1-1, 6.65 ERA).

First pitch is at 7:10 p.m. EST, with the weather looking party cloudy and cool.

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