Joe Mauer (knee) and J.J. Hardy (knee) return to lineup; Thome not ready
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Hardy, who dealt with a swollen knee during the Twins' last road trip, has played in only one game since September 20.
Mauer, who experienced some tissue inflammation, has been out since September 19.
Jim Thome has been out for more than a week with back soreness, and will need a couple more days, according to manager Ron Gardenhire.