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Houston Astros Win Again; Can't Stop the Stros Train!

PORT ST LUCIE, FL - MARCH 01:  Miguel Tejada #10 of the Houston Astros pitches rounds the bases after his first inning solo home run against the New York Mets during a spring training game at Tradition Field on March 1, 2009 in Port St Lucie, Florida. The Mets defeated the Astros 13-1.  (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
Jason CardwellCorrespondent IMarch 28, 2009

Houston got the bats out today and defeated the Phillies 6-5.

From the all-mighty astros.mlb.com:

'Stros at the plate: “Miguel Tejada logged three hits, including a solo homer in the fourth and an RBI double in the sixth. Geoff Blum’s RBI single off Ryan Madson in the sixth broke a 3-3 tie, and his double in the eighth gave Houston a three-run lead. Lance Berkman doubled in the sixth and scored on Tejada’s double. Hunter Pence logged three singles, marking back-to-back three-hit games.”

Tejada is playing like a free man.  Kazuo Matsui also had three knocks today.

Stros on the bump: “In his first outing since returning from the World Baseball Classic, Oswalt allowed 10 hits and three runs over six innings. He did not issue a walk and struck out six. LaTroy Hawkins (LaHawk!) pitched a scoreless seventh. ”

Roy said his main goal for todays outing was to throw around 100 pitches and he threw 96.  Roy should get one more start before Opening Day which is right around the corner!

Astros’ Grapefruit League Record: 8-16-3.  Two more wins for double digits, baby.

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