Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/17/12

TORONTO -- Colby Rasmus hit a home run and had three RBIs as the Toronto Blue Jays completed a sweep of the visiting Philadelphia Phillies with a 6-2 win on Sunday.

Rasmus also brought in Jeff Mathis for Toronto's last run of the afternoon in the seventh inning, but an error was assessed on the play when right fielder Hunter Pence bobbled the ball so no RBI was awarded.

Making his first start of the season since getting called up from Triple-A Las Vegas, Brett Cecil (1-0) picked up the win by going five innings and giving up just two solo home runs while striking out five.

Luis Perez came on in relief of Cecil and pitched three innings of shutout ball, and Jason Frasor worked a scoreless ninth.

Kyle Kendrick's struggles continue for the Phillies. Kendrick (2-7) came into the game having surrendered 11 earned runs in his last two starts. It got no better on Sunday as Kendrick gave up six runs, five of which were earned, in 6 1/3 innings.

Philadephia has now lost three games in a row while Toronto's won three straight.

Toronto got to Kendrick right away. On the very first pitch of the game, leadoff man Brett Lawrie slammed a line drive to deep center field for a double. Rasmus followed by hitting a 3-1 pitch to almost the exact same spot, driving in Lawrie.

Rasmus later drove in Lawrie for the second time in the game on his 10th home run of the season. His shot came when he drove the first pitch he saw on his at-bat in the fifth inning into the second deck at Rogers Centre.

Toronto's other run came in the fourth inning when Rajai Davis, who drove in the winning run in the 10th inning of Saturday's game, singled to center, which brought around Yunel Escobar from second.

After spotting the Jays the two runs in the first, the Phillies closed the gap in the second and then tied it in the third with a pair of leadoff home runs in each inning.

Jim Thome knocked his fourth of the season on a full count to right field in the second inning, and John Mayberry Jr. led off the third by taking a 1-1 pitch from Cecil out to left.

Notes: Carlos Ruiz got the start at catcher for Philadelphia after missing Saturday afternoon's game with a strained oblique muscle that he suffered in Friday night's loss to Toronto. ... Thome's homer was his 100th as a Phillie. He's the fourth player in MLB history to have 100 homers with three different teams. ... The Blue Jays marked Father's Day by flying in the fathers of 13 team members for the game. ... Announced attendance was 45,060 - the second sellout of the season. Philadelphia is off Monday while the Jays head to Milwaukee to open a series with the Brewers. Randy Wolf is scheduled to go for the Brewers while the Jays are expected to go with Henderson Alvarez.

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