Kissimmee, FL (Sports Network) - Bud Norris threw six shutout innings of three-hit ball as the Houston Astros defeated the St. Louis Cardinals, 3-2, in spring training action.
Chris Carter and Rick Ankiel had an RBI apiece, while Jose Altuve was 2-for-3 and scored twice for the Astros. Carter also finished with two hits in the win.
Matt Adams and Tony Cruz drove in the only runs for the Cardinals, who recorded just five hits. Starter Jaime Garcia allowed two runs on four hits and fanned five in six innings.