Matz allows one earned run over five innings as Blue Jays beat Phillies 3-1

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Steven Matz allowed one earned run over five innings as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 in pre-season baseball action Saturday afternoon.

Matz gave up five hits, struck out six batters and didn't issue a walk.

Riley Adams homered for the Blue Jays, who improved to 11-7-1.

Bo Bichette and Randal Grichuk had two hits apiece for Toronto. The Blue Jays outhit the Phillies 9-7.

Matt Moore shouldered the loss.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 20, 2021.

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