Estrada, Encarnacion and Donaldson lead Jays over Phils 7-2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Marco Estrada had another sharp outing, Edwin Encarnacion and Josh Donaldson hit solo homers and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Wednesday night.
Estrada (5-2) allowed two runs and four hits, striking out five in 6 2-3 innings. He has held opponents to five hits or fewer in 10 straight starts.
Cody Asche had a homer, two doubles and drove in both runs for the Phillies, who have lost six of seven and 19 of 25. Jeremy Hellickson (4-5) allowed four runs and five hits in six innings.
The Blue Jays scored three runs to take a 4-1 lead in the fourth. Hellickson walked Donaldson and Encarnacion to start the inning. After a double steal, Russell Martin's sacrifice fly made it 2-1. Ryan Goins hit an RBI single with two outs and Devon Travis followed with a run-scoring double.