Atl 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 2
Hou 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 5 6 0
Date of game: 3/30/2012

Recap: Houston vs. Atlanta

Kissimmee, FL (Sports Network) - Chris Johnson ripped a two-run single during a four-run fourth inning and the Houston Astros took down the Atlanta Braves, 5-1, in Grapefruit League action on Friday.

Jason Castro, Brandon Barnes and Angel Sanchez all drove in runs for the Astros and starter Bud Norris yielded one run on four hits while striking out three in six full innings.

Martin Prado knocked in the only run of the game for the Braves with an RBI double and starter Randall Delgado was saddled with the loss after giving up five runs -- four earned -- on six hits, while fanning five in 4 2/3 innings.

Game Notes

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