They saluted Hall of Famer Frank Thomas before the game and cheered Mark Buehrle at its start.

The crowd of 29,420 at U.S. Cellular Field also booed White Sox reliever Matt Lindstrom in the seventh as the Blue Jays snapped their four-game losing skid with a much-needed 6-3 victory Saturday night.

Back on the hill in familiar and friendly territory, Buehrle looked as comfortable as if he were sitting in a rocking chair on his front porch over the opening five innings.

Holding a 3-0 lead, it fell apart in the sixth, thanks to a series of defensive miscues and non-plays that resulted in Buehrle’s exit, three Chicago runs that tied the game 3-3 and saddled the veteran left-hander with a no-decision.

The Jays, though, stormed back with three runs in the seventh against Lindstrom on a two-run double by Melky Cabrera and an RBI single by Jose Bautista — thus the boos.

It was manna from heaven as far as the Jays were concerned with the lack of runs scored the building block of their four-game slide.

In this game, though, they counted 13 hits with the big push in the seventh being the turning point.

It was a big win for a team that has been struggling, especially on the offensive front.

“It was huge, we needed it,” Buehrle said. “Obviously, we’ve been struggling. It’s not a secret and we’ve got to continue it tomorrow.”

A member of the White Sox for 12 seasons, Buehrle was on the U.S. Cellular Field mound for the first time in his big-league career in a uniform other than Chicago’s.