03/28/08 9:30 PM ET
Phils unable to back Hamels vs. Jays
Lefty tosses five effective innings; Helms collects RBI single
By Joseph Santoliquito / Special to MLB.com
at Citizens Bank Park
Friday, March 28 Blue Jays at the plate: Aaron Hill had a hand in all three Toronto runs. He blasted his first spring homer, a two-run shot, in the second inning. Hill scored on a Ryan Howard error after doubling to lead off the fifth.
Phillies at the plate: Wes Helms drove in the hosts' lone run with a two-out RBI single in the ninth, scoring So Taguchi.Blue Jays on the mound: Randy Wells threw a solid four innings in his final Spring Training start. The right-hander struck out five, giving up two hits. Phillies on the mound: Cole Hamels had a decent outing, going five innings, yielding five hits and surrendering three runs (two earned). He struck out three and didn't issue a walk. Grapefruit League records: Phillies 12-17-1, Blue Jays 12-16. Up next: A pair of lefties will match up on Saturday as the Jays send John Parrish against the Phils' Jamie Moyer at 1:05 p.m. ET at Citizens Bank Park.
Joseph Santoliquito is a contributor for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.