DUNEDIN, Fla. — Springer recorded a pair of homers and five RBIs as the Astros walked all over the Blue Jays a 10 victory on Wednesday afternoon at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Springer’s first shot of the day came the fourth when he sent offering from right-hander Jeffress over the wall right field. He Connor Shaw Jersey threw me two fastballs, Springer said of his first home run of the, which extended the Astros’ lead to 6. The object there was to get the guys from second and third. The infield was back and I was just trying to hit something hard up the middle and I got a pitch I could handle on the outer half and was able to get the barrel to it. The 23-year-old struck again the fifth with right-hander Claudio Vargas on the mound for Toronto. This time it was a two-run shot, and Springer finished the afternoon 2-for-3, also reaching base the seventh when he was hit by a pitch.
I was trying to get Corey Coleman Jersey timing back and just hitting the ball hard, he said. I honestly say the key to those at-bats were the guys who were on base ahead of me. Dominguez and Corporan had some great at-bats and were able to get me into a fastball-hitting count. White made his debut on the mound for the Astros after arriving offseason trade with Colorado. He faced a lineup that could resemble the one Toronto uses on Opening Day and managed to get through his two innings unscathed. White, who is competing for a spot the starting rotation, allowed just one hit and one walk while striking out one. He threw 14 of his 25 pitches for strikes what go down as a strong first appearance of the. It was good to get out there and get some work, White said. I felt really good. There were a few things I wanted to work on mechanically with delivery and it felt great today. If I can stay consistent delivery, I think command is pretty good. Right-hander Brad got the start for Toronto but was unable to finish his lone inning of work. allowed four runs on three hits and a walk while throwing just 12 of his 24 pitches for strikes. The 27-year-old likely attempt to throw two innings his next time out effort to transition to a possible starting role the Minor Leagues. Just go out there and try to feel good, said. This early you’re still going to be knocking off the rust a little bit, but you still have to take some things out of it and work on some things between outings. Anybody that’s out on the bump, playing the field or the box, they want to compete and they want to do good but when things go bad, you have to take the good things out of it and work on what went wrong. Shortstop Jose led the way for Toronto on offense, going 3-for-3. Catcher J.P. Arencibia also enjoyed a strong day at the plate as he recorded a leadoff solo home run the third inning off Wesley Wright for his first shot of the.
Other standouts for the Astros included right fielder J.D. Martinez, who went 2-for-3 with RBI, and designated hitter Martinez scored a pair of runs and drove two more. Up next for Astros: Harrell become the first Astros starter to take the mound for the second time when he gets the ball for Thursday’s 12 p.m. game against the Yankees Kissimmee. Harrell, the Astros’ Pitcher of the Year last, went two innings and allowed four hits and two runs on Saturday against the Phillies Clearwater his first start. The game be televised on CSN and with Ashby making his return to the airwaves. Gregor Chisholm is a reporter for. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.