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Phillies pound Jays

In their first meeting since Game 6 of the World Series, Philadelphia had 14 hits in a 9-4 win over Toronto.

Darren Daulton drove in three runs with a single and double. Phil Geisler hit his second homer in as many games and made a running catch in centerfield. John Marzano pulled a hamstring.

Starter Danny Jackson allowed one hit in three innings. Reliever Mike Williams gave up Darnell Coles' homer and got the win. Roger Mason allowed Rick Holifield's homer.

Jeff Juden, Tyler Green, Jeff Patterson and Doug Jones will follow Tommy Greene today at Jack Russell Stadium.

_ PHIL GULICK

Smith, Poole struggle

ST. PETERSBURG _ Reliever Lee Smith gave up two runs on two hits and had two wild pitches and two walks in -inning in his first outing.

"I hope Johnny (Oates, Orioles manager) doesn't judge me on this one outing," Smith said. "My locker might be on fire when I get back."

Jim Poole opened the seventh, but gave up seven runs and five hits in -inning. "It's just early and he's trying to get the bugs out a little bit," Orioles pitching coach Dick Bosman said.

Chris Sabo had his first hit with his new team, a double off Omar Olivares. Rafael Palmeiro homered for the third straight day, tying the game at 2 opening up the third off Rene Arocha.

Leo Gomez was given permission to return home to Puerto Rico for a couple of days to tend to personal business.

_ NANCY TAPPER-SISON

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