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Jorge Polanco matches career high with five hits as Twins crush Blue Jays 9-1
TORONTO — Jorge Polanco matched a career high with five hits, including a two-run homer, as the Minnesota Twins cruised to a 9-1 win over the listless Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday. Kyle Gibson (3-1) was dominant, striking out 11 over six innings of work, and allowing two hits and one run for Minnesota (23-12). Eddie Rosario, C.J. Cron and Jonathan Schoop added homers as the Twins completed a three-game sweep of Toronto and earned its 10th victory in 13 games. Ryne Harper, Mike Morin and Blake Parker pitched three scoreless innings out of the Twins bullpen.
wasn't ready to say whether he plans to continue his career in the aftermath of his club's elimination on Tuesday night.
"No. Nope," the veteranforward told reporters, including , when asked if he's thought about his future following the Sharks' 5-1 loss to the in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final.
Thornton is a pending unrestricted free agent who will turn 40 on July 2, one day after free agency opens.
He contributed 51 points in 73 games during the 2018-19 regular season, adding 10 points in 19 playoff contests.
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Tuesday's loss ended Thornton's 21st NHL season. He's spent parts of 14 campaigns with the Sharks.
The supremely skilled playmaker has signed one-year contracts to remain with San Jose before each of the last two seasons.
Thornton ranks eighth on the NHL's all-time assists list, and 14th among the league's all-time points leaders.
He's also the Sharks' all-time assists leader, sits second in franchise history in points and games played, and ranks third on San Jose's all-time goals list.
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