Lakeland, FL (Sports Network) - Carlos Corporan belted two home runs and drove
in three, as the Houston Astros powered their way past the Detroit Tigers,
7-2, in Grapefruit League action.
Down 1-0, Brandon Laird launched a two-run homer off Detroit starter Justin
Verlander in the fourth to give Houston the lead. Corporan and Matt Dominguez
then hit back-to-back homers off Verlander to begin the fifth, and Corporan
added a two-run shot in the seventh.
Houston starter Lucas Harrell allowed two runs on three hits, walked three and
struck out two in five innings.
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