CLEARWATER, Fla. --- The Phillies mustered six hits and lost, 4-2, to the Toronto Blue Jays in Saturday afternoon's Grapefruit League game at Bright House Field.
Three of the hits and both runs came in the ninth inning.
Jerome Williams took the loss after allowing a run in the second inning. Kevin Pillar lined a two-out RBI single to left field for the game's first run. Josh Donaldson extended Toronto's lead to two when in the fourth inning he smoked a 2-0 pitch from David Buchanan into the left field seats.
Jesse Biddle, the former first-round draft pick from Germantown Friends, allowed two runs in his first inning of Grapefruit League play. He surrendered back-to-back doubles to start the seventh inning.
Closer Jonathan Papelbon made his spring debut in the sixth and threw a scoreless frame. He allowed a single to Russell Martin to start the inning but struck out two in his inning of work.
The Blue Jays tallied 10 hits.