Kissimmee, FL (Sports Network) - Jonathan Singleton belted a pair of home runs
and Rick Ankiel finished with four RBI as the Houston Astros slugged their way
to an 11-4 spring-training win over the Detroit Tigers.
Singleton had a solo shot in the second inning and a two-run blast in the
third. Ankiel also homered in addition to delivering a two-RBI double in the
rout, with Jason Castro contributing a two-run homer to Houston's 15-hit
Ronny Cedeno went 3-for-3 with two runs scored for the Astros, while
Philip Humber threw six effective innings in his final start of the spring.
The right-hander allowed four unearned runs on six hits while striking out
Anibal Sanchez served up three of Houston's four homers and was tagged for
nine runs and 11 hits over five innings of work.
Prince Fielder provided Detroit's lone highlight of the day, connecting for a
three-run homer off Humber in the fifth. Torii Hunter added an RBI single and
ended 2-for-3 in the loss.
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