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Toronto Blue Jays batter Adam Lind leaps into the arms of Aaron Hil after hitting a game-winning double off Baltimore Orioles pitcher Danys Baez during the 10th inning in Toronto on Saturday. (FRANK GUNN)
Toronto Blue Jays batter Adam Lind leaps into the arms of Aaron Hil after hitting a game-winning double off Baltimore Orioles pitcher Danys Baez during the 10th inning in Toronto on Saturday. (FRANK GUNN)

Lind helps Jays end slide Add to ...

Adam Lind's drive off the left-field wall brought home the winning run in the 10th inning as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Saturday to end a three-game losing streak.

Joe Inglett opened the 10th with an infield hit and was forced at second on Marco Scutaro's bunt fielded by pitcher Danys Baez (4-6). Aaron Hill blooped a single to centre off the glove of second baseman Ty Wigginton before Lind's shot ended the game before a crowd of 28,613 at Rogers Centre.

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Ace Roy Halladay starts for the Blue Jays (52-57) on Sunday when they look for a series win over the Orioles (46-64).

Blue Jays starter Brett Cecil left the game with one out in the fifth inning because of what was described as irritation in his left knee.

He made a sprawling scoop attempt on Robert Andino's infield single and gloved the ball to first baseman Lyle Overbay, but too late, and landed awkwardly.

Another left-hander, Brian Tallet, took his place with the game tied 2-2 and allowed four hits and one walk over five innings.

Nick Markakis led off the 10th with a double to left. Tallet struck out Aubrey Huff before being replaced by Jason Frasor (6-2), who finished the inning.

The Blue Jays led 2-0 after Alex Rios hit his 14th homer of the season with one out in the second after Overbay walked. Rios also homered in Friday's series opener, won 7-5 by the Orioles and now has an RBI in each of his past five games for a total of nine.

There was a report on Friday that a team had put in a claim for Rios.

"I've heard that most of the players go through waivers after the July 31 trade deadline is over," Rios said before the game. "I guess it's a normal process ... at this point I'm thinking that I'm staying here. That's the way I have to think about it."

The Orioles tied the game in the fourth, when Adam Jones reached on an infield single and took second on a throwing error by third baseman Edwin Encarnacion.

Aubrey Huff doubled off the centre-field wall as the ball eluded the leap of Vernon Wells, scoring Jones. Nolan Reimold drove in the second run with a double down the left-field line.

The Orioles loaded the bases with one out in the sixth on a hit batter and two singles. Tallet worked out of it on a pop to short and a fly to centre.

Notes: Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts left the game for pinch-hitter Andino after suffering a bruised shin on a foul ball in his first-inning plate appearance, a walk. Andino took over at second. ... Halladay (11-5, 2.75 ERA) starts against Brian Matusz (1-0, 1.80 ERA). ... The Blue Jays visit the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays next week.

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