Battery Mates Lead Phillies Past Toronto 5-2

With the Phillies on a five game losing streak, Randy Wolf and Mike Lieberthal combined to snap the streak and give the Phillies a 5-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays Sunday in Clearwater. Wolf won his second game of the spring, while Lieberthal slammed his second homerun of the spring in the Phillies win.

Mike Lieberthal led the Phillies offense with a perfect 4-for-4 day and his battery mate, Randy Wolf pitched six solid innings in the Phillies 5-2 win over Toronto Blue Jays.

Lieberthal belted a two-run homerun and Pat Burrell contributed with an RBI double in the fourth inning as the Phillies scored three times to go ahead 3-1. Jim Thome made his first spring start for the Phillies and went 1-for-3 and scored a run.

Randy Wolf pitched six strong innings, giving up just two runs on seven hits. He also didn't walk a batter and struck out four hitters to go 2-0 on the exhibition season. Roberto Hernandez, Tim Worrell and Billy Wagner all threw a scoreless inning, including Wagner striking out the side in the ninth for his second save of the spring.

Orlando Hudson had homered off Wolf in the third to give Toronta a 1-0 lead. The Phillies came back with their three run fourth and added single runs in the sixth and seventh innings, picking up 12 hits along the way.

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