Atl 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 5
Hou 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 6
Date of game: 3/2/2013

Recap: Houston vs. Atlanta

Kissimmee, FL (Sports Network) - J.D. Martinez went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer to lead the Houston Astros to a 6-5 decision over the Atlanta Braves in spring training action.

Martinez's blast off Sean Gilmartin highlighted a four-run fourth inning for Houston, with Fernando Martinez adding an RBI single during the frame and Jose Altuve capping the uprising with a run-scoring double.

Carlos Pena contributed a solo homer to the victory, while Astros starter Dallas Kuechel scattered three hits over two scoreless innings.

Joey Terdoslavich went 4-for-4 with an RBI single to lead Atlanta offensively, with Freddie Freeman belting a solo homer in the setback.

Kris Medlen worked the first three innings for the Braves and allowed Pena's homer, with Gilmartin rocked for four runs on six hits over three frames in relief to take the loss.

Game Notes

Ray McDonald arrested, cut by Bears

Troubled defensive lineman Ray McDonald was released by the Chicago Bears Monday after being arrested on charges of domestic violence and child endangerment.

Brewers place Peralta on DL

Milwaukee Brewers right-handed pitcher Wily Peralta has landed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained oblique.

Cavs' Irving out for Game 3

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving will miss Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals against Atlanta due to a lingering left knee injury.

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