Guerrero Jr. tallies 4 hits as Blue Jays rout Phillies

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went 4-for-4 on his birthday as the Toronto Blue Jays cruised to a 14-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in Spring Training action.

CLEARWATER, Fla. - Vladimir Guerrero, Jr., had four of Toronto's 21 hits as the Blue Jays dumped the Philadelphia Phillies 14-5 in pre-season baseball action Tuesday at BayCare Ballpark.

The Toronto slugger had a triple, two doubles and a single to boost his average to .529 on the spring. He drove in three runs and scored twice.

Marcus Semien homered for Toronto (9-6-1) and Teoscar Hernandez chipped in with two hits and three runs.

Blue Jays starter Tanner Roark allowed three hits, three earned runs and two walks over 3 1/3 innings. He had five strikeouts.

Phillies right-hander Aaron Nola gave up six earned runs over 2 2/3 innings. Philadelphia had six hits and three errors.

The Blue Jays face the New York Yankees on Wednesday in Dunedin, Fla.

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