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Donaldson hits three HRs, Blue Jays beat Twins 9-6

Midway through his first at-bat Sunday, Blue Jays slugger Josh Donaldson was hopping around in pain after fouling a ball off his right knee.

From there, he was all smiles.

Donaldson had his first career three-homer game , Troy Tulowitzki also went deep and the Blue Jays beat the Twins 9-6 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.

Donaldson hit a solo homer off Kyle Gibson in the second, then delivered a go-ahead, two-run blast off Pat Light (0-1) in the seventh.

"It's one of those things, as a baseball player, you want to happen one day," Donaldson said. "You don't know it it's ever going to happen, it's kind of a rare thing. I was happy to do...

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