Toronto acquired first baseman Len Matuszek and waived Bryan Clark and Roy Lee Jackson, two of the relief pitchers blamed for the team's late-inning problems last season.

Matuszek, 30, batted .248 in 101 games with the Phillies last season, with 12 home runs and 43 RBI.

The Blue Jays plan to use him as a backup first baseman, pinch hitter and part-time designated hitter. He led the National League in pinch hitting last season with a .417 average.

To get him, Toronto sent shortstop Jose Escobar, 24 (.235 in AA Knoxville); outfielder Ken Kinnard, 23, (.244 hitter in Knoxville), and right-hander Dave Shipanoff, 25 (5-9 at Knoxville) to the Phillies. All were sent to the minors.

Clark, 14-5 for Alexandria, Va., in 1979, came from Seattle after the 1983 season in exchange for Barry Bonnell. He was 1-2 last season with a 5.91 ERA and no saves. Jackson, 30, was 7-8 with a 3.56 ERA and had 10 saves.

The Blue Jays won a game, too, when Fred Manrique doubled home Ron Shepherd in the 10th inning for a 5-4 victory over the Montreal Expos in Dunedin, Fla. Montreal's Vance Law went four for four, including a two-run homer off Bill Caudill, the Blue Jays' new bullpen ace.