KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Chris Carter had two home runs and five RBIs Sunday, leading the Houston Astros over the Toronto Blue Jays 11-2.
Carter hit two-run homers in the third and fifth innings against Brandon Morrow, raising his spring training total to four. He also hit into a run-scoring forceout in the first.
Jason Castro hit a solo homer in the sixth against Brett Cecil, and Brandon Laird had a solo drive in the seventh off Claudio Vargas,
Justin Maxwell doubled and tripled off Morrow, who gave up seven runs — six earned — and seven hits in 4 2-3 innings.
Houston's Bud Norris allowed three hits and struck out five in six innings, giving up consecutive sacrifice flies by Anthony Gose and Rajai Davis in the third. Erik Bedard followed with one-hit relief, striking out five in three innings.