Correa, Tucker homer in Astros' split squad win vs. Blue Jay
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) Carlos Correa and Preston Tucker homered and George Springer scored three times Thursday in the Houston Astros' 7-5 split-squad win over a Toronto Blue Jays split squad.
Correa's second spring homer gave the Astros a 5-0 lead in the second inning against Toronto starter Brad Penny after a leadoff triple by Springer.
Tucker's second homer of spring came after a walk to Springer in the fifth.
Penny gave up five runs on four hits and three walks in two innings.
Michael Feliz pitched three shutout innings in his first start for the Astros, giving up three hits.
Josh Thole had two hits and drove in two runs for the Blue Jays.