Toronto 3, Philadelphia 0

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, June 15, 2012 7:07 PM
Location - Rogers Centre
Temperature - 70°
Umpires - Home Plate - Mike Everitt, First Base - Paul Schrieber, Second Base - Lance Barrett, Third Base - Lazaro Diaz,
Attendance - 28266

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Philadelphia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
Toronto 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 6 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Philadelphia 31-35 12-19 19-16 L1
Toronto 32-32 17-15 15-17 W1


Blue Jays 3, Phillies 0: Carlos Villanueva tossed four scoreless innings of relief as host Toronto snapped a three-game losing skid despite seeing a third starting pitcher succumb to injury this week.

Drew Hutchison retired two batters in the first inning before exiting with a sore right elbow. Starter Brandon Morrow left Monday's outing with a strained left oblique muscle and fellow right-hander Kyle Drabek is nursing a possible tear in his ulnar collateral ligament.

The Phillies were also bitten by the injury bug as catcher Carlos Ruiz suffered a left oblique strain. He exited the contest in the sixth inning.

Brett Lawrie provided all the offense that was needed in the third inning when he hit a breaking ball from Vance Worley (3-3) off the wall in right field. Rajai Davis cruised home to score the game's first run.

Jose Bautista scored on an error by third baseman Mike Fontenot and Edwin Encarnacion also crossed the plate in the fourth inning for the Blue Jays, who posted just their second win in eight games.

After Aaron Laffey allowed one hit over 1 1/3 innings, Villanueva (2-0) came on and scattered two hits and struck out five - including all three batters in the sixth inning. Casey Janssen, who was the sixth Toronto pitcher of the night, retired the side in the ninth to secure his sixth save.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Drabek is expected to receive a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews on Monday. Should the initial diagnosis be confirmed, Drabek will likely undergo Tommy John surgery for the second time in his career. ... Phillies ace Roy Halladay threw off flat ground on Friday for the first time since being placed on the disabled list with a strained muscle in his back. ... Philadelphia slugger Ryan Howard went 3-for-3 with two homers in an intrasquad game in Clearwater, Fla. on Friday. ... Philadelphia 2B Chase Utley played four innings in a rookie league exhibition.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Philadelphia   Toronto
Vance Worley Player Drew Hutchison
Loss W/L No Decision
7.0 IP 0.2
5 Strikeouts 1
5 Hits 0
1.29 ERA 0.00
Philadelphia   Toronto
Carlos Ruiz Player Kelly Johnson
1 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
1 TB 2
.500 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Philadelphia 5 0 7 .161 18 8 0 5 3 1
Toronto 6 0 9 .214 7 6 2 2 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Toronto will play their next game at home against Philadelphia. The Blue Jays have a W/L % of .594 after a win and .406 after a loss.
  • Philadelphia will play their next game on the road against Toronto. The Phillies have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .441 after a loss.
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