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This season, he has allowed six hits, eight runs and three walks in five innings, including Lawrie’s grand slam Tuesday.

“I don’t know what’s going on with him right now. He’s not pitching with a lot of confidence,” manager Ron Gardenhire said, adding: “He’s got good stuff. He’s got a track record. So we’ve just got to figure out a way to get him right.”

Burton said he’s having trouble controlling his pitches, another byproduct of the April cold.

“I think pitchers and hitters will both tell you that it’s tough at the beginning of the year with the weather and everything. I’ve just got to do a better job of getting ahead of guys. I’m behind everybody, and it’s a lot easier to hit when you’re ahead in the count,” he said.

Burton expressed confidence he’ll bounce back.

“I feel fine. I’m healthy. I’m just human. We’re under a little bit of a microscope and when we struggle it shows. I’ll figure it out. We all go through these phases. It’s just a matter of stopping a slump and starting a streak,” he said.

NOTES: Since Target Field opened in 2010, the Twins have had nine weather-induced postponements, plus one game suspended by rain and finished the following day. Three of them came last April. … Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen and shortstop Jose Reyes both played for Class A Dunedin on rehab assignments Tuesday. Reyes could rejoin the Blue Jays Friday at Cleveland, but Janssen is a little behind him.