Kissimmee, FL (Sports Network) - Brandon Laird led off the ninth with a home
run and Delino DeShields Jr. scored the game-tying run on a wild pitch, as the
Houston Astros and St. Louis Cardinals played to an 8-8 tie on Friday in
spring training action.
Chris Carter clubbed a two-run blast and Brandon Barnes added a solo shot for
the Astros, who saw starter Bud Norris allow two runs on two hits and a walk
over three full frames.
Adron Chambers belted a three-run shot, while Pete Kozma and Daniel Descalso
each plated a pair of runs for the Cardinals.
St. Louis starter Joe Kelly walked two over two scoreless innings.
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