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Hou 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 5 9 0
Atl 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 9 13 1
Date of game: 3/16/2012

Recap: Atlanta vs. Houston

Lake Buena Vista, FL (Sports Network) - Jason Heyward smashed a grand slam and Michael Bourn added a two-run shot to power the Atlanta Braves over the Houston Astros, 9-5, in Grapefruit League action.

Freddie Freeman and Jose Yepez also drove in runs for the Braves. Tommy Hanson started for Atlanta and gave up two runs on five hits while striking out three in three innings.

Travis Buck went 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored, while Jason Bourgeois and Jimmy Paredes also knocked in runs for Houston. Wandy Rodriguez got the starting nod for the Astros and was rocked for seven runs on eight hits in 3 1/3 innings.

Game Notes

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