Toronto held a 2-0 lead throughout much the contest but the Red Sox managed to tie it in the eighth when Jacoby Ellsbury delivered an RBI triple and scored on an error by Blue Jays shortstop Munenori Kawasaki.
Toronto quickly responded in the ninth against Junichi Tazawa (2-2) when Lind led off the frame with a blast to straightaway center field.
Clay Buchholz ended with a no-decision for the Red Sox after allowing two runs on six hits over eight frames.
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