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Sports Minute: Lind opens big...Bucs dramatic finish...Griffey goes deep

TORONTO (AP) - Adam Lind homered and drove in six runs, leading Roy Halladay and the Toronto Blue Jays to a season-opening 12-5 win over the Detroit Tigers. Lind had four hits and set a team record for RBIs in an opener to back Halladay, who was making his club-record seventh consecutive opening day start.

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jack Wilson's two-out, two-strike, three-run double capped a four-run ninth inning and gave Pittsburgh a 6-4 win over St. Louis in the season opener for both teams. Wilson was 0 for 4 with two strikeouts and a popup before the game winning hit and was coming off a spring training in which he hit .170 in 21 games.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Ken Griffey Jr. got off to a great second start with Seattle hitting an opening-game home run in a 6-1 win over Minnesota. Griffey started his second stint with the Mariners with his eighth opening day homer, tying Hall of Famer Frank Robinson for the most all time.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Manu Ginobili (MAH'-noo jih-NOH'-blee) will miss the rest of the season and playoffs for the Spurs after tests revealed that his troubled right ankle has gotten worse. Ginobili returned after missing 19 games following the All-Star break to heal a stress reaction in his right distal fibula. Tests show the stubborn injury is now a fracture.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Richard Petty will make his first foray into IndyCars by putting John Andretti into the cockpit for next month's Indianapolis 500. The car Petty fields will look familiar to NASCAR fans, a red & light blue paint scheme and Petty's old number, 43.

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