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Lind’s Solo Homer Lifts Jays Past Red Sox, 3-2

 (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

by KEN POWTAK, Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — Adam Lind hit a tiebreaking homer off Boston closer Junichi Tazawa leading off the ninth inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday.

It was just the fifth win in 16 games for the struggling Blue Jays, who blew a 2-0 lead in the eighth.

Toronto’s Mark Buehrle had outdueled Clay Buchholz and had the Blue Jays in position to send him to his first loss of the season before the Red Sox rallied.

Lind belted a 2-2 pitch from Tazawa (2-2) into the center field bleachers, sending Boston to its seventh loss in nine games.

Darren Oliver (2-1) got the win despite giving up the tying run.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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