Josh Johnson will never complain about this kind of run support.
Jose Bautista hit his sixth homer of the spring and the Toronto Blue Jays rode their high-powered offense to a 10-4 drubbing of the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park.
''It's something I can get used to,'' Johnson said.
Playing a lineup of regulars in their exhibition finale, the Blue Jays jumped on Philadelphia starter Kyle Kendrick right away. Bautista took the right-hander deep with two outs in the first inning, and Toronto scored four times in the third - highlighted by doubles from Jose Reyes and Edwin Encarnacion.
''We're ready to go,'' Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said. ''Everybody's excited. I think these two games here were good for us. It's a lot like the regular season, in a big stadium with big crowds. It helps rev things up a little bit.''
A crowd of 40,811 came to watch the Phillies finish their exhibition schedule at 16-17-1, the same as Toronto. John Mayberry Jr. homered for ...