lost second baseman
when he injured his shin in the first inning. They lost the game in the 10th inning when Roberts' replacement,
, couldn't make two important plays.
hit a one-out double in the 10th to drive home the winning run, and the
Toronto Blue Jays
beat the Orioles 3-2 on Saturday.
started the winning rally with a single off
(4-6), a ball that clanged off Wigginton's glove. After Inglett was forced out at second on a bunt by
hit a soft liner up the middle that ticked off Wigginton's outstretched glove. Lind followed with a double off the wall in
''It was kind of a rough day out there for me,'' said Lind, who was 0 for 4 with two strikeouts before his hit and being mobbed
by teammates at second base afterward. ''I got a fastball over the plate. It feels pretty cool to have everyone run out there
and jump on you and hit you on the head.''
The victory snapped the
' three-game losing streak while the Orioles lost for the 16th time in 22 games since the All-Star break.
Making just his sixth appearance of the year at second, the versatile Wigginton blamed himself for not coming up with either
''The first one hit off the heel of my glove,'' Wigginton said. ''I should have made that play. The second ball got in the
lights. I was actually surprised it hit my glove. It is what it is and it's unfortunate that we didn't find a way out of it.''
Wigginton entered the game in the ninth as a pinch hitter for
, who had replaced Roberts in the third, two innings after he fouled a ball off his leg. Roberts sustained a left shin contusion
and had X-rays, which were negative.
''He took a direct hit right there,'' Orioles manager Dave Trembley said. ''He was sore. He wanted to go but he couldn't do
Trembley wasn't concerned with defense when he put Wigginton in the game.
''You're playing on the road and, late in the game on the road, you're going to do what you can offensively to try to win
the game right there,'' Trembley said. ''Wigginton just missed one. It's a moot point, obviously, if Roberts is in the game.''
Toronto put the winning run in scoring position in the ninth, but Baez got
on fielder's choice grounders, sending the game to extra innings.
doubled off the base of the left field wall on
's first pitch of the 10th but advanced no farther. Tallet left after striking out
Making just his third start, Orioles rookie
went a career-high 6 2-3 innings, allowing two runs and four hits. The right-hander walked three and struck out four.
Things didn't start well for Tillman, who struggled with his velocity and said he felt ''drained'' after overexerting himself
in the bullpen beforehand. After stretching in the dugout between innings, the righty felt his strength return.
''In the third inning, I definitely loosened up a ton,'' Tillman said. ''Those first three innings, I felt pretty bad. After
that I loosened up, got more confidence in my stuff.''
Toronto took the lead in the second on a two-run homer by
, his 14th of the season and second in two days. Baltimore tied it in the fourth on back-to-back doubles by Huff and Reimold.
had to make way for Tallet in the fifth after aggravating his left knee trying to field a bunt single by Andino. The rookie,
who said the knee has bothered him since spring training, allowed two runs and five hits in 4 1-3 innings. He walked three
and struck out two.
NOTES: Orioles LHP
had season-ending shoulder surgery Friday, manager Dave Trembley said. He's expected to resume throwing by spring training.
... Trembley said RHP
is still limping after being hit on the leg by a line drive July 30. He'll be evaluated Monday and, once the limp is gone,
be cleared to start a throwing program.