NYY 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 6
Hou 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 7
Date of game: 2/28/2013

Recap: Houston vs. NY Yankees

Kissimmee, FL (Sports Network) - Brandon Laird's grand slam paced a six-run bottom of the sixth which propelled Houston over the Yankees, 7-6, in Grapefruit League action.

Melky Mesa's three-run blast helped give New York a 5-1 edge in the top of the frame, but the Astros responded on Laird's blast plus a bases-loaded walk to Marc Krauss and an RBI double from Jake Goebbert.

Sam Demel picked up the win despite allowing two hits and two runs while recording one out in the top of the sixth.

Zoilo Almonte, Matt Diaz and Adonis Garcia drove in a run each in defeat. Shane Greene took the loss, charged with three hits and four runs with two walks in one-third of an inning.

Game Notes

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