Joe Mauer, Twins
With the bases loaded in the top of the third, the veteran first baseman smacked a three-run triple to the wall in right-center.
BY THE NUMBERS
3 Triples by the Twins (Mauer, Brian Dozier and Trevor Plouffe), their first three-triple game since June 29, 2010
6 Extra-base hits by the Twins, the fourth time in 10 days they have racked up six or more
0 Earned runs allowed by Ricky Nolasco, his third start with zero since joining Twins last year
The Twins can win the series, and tie the Tigers by winning Mike Pelfrey’s start Thursday.