Lawrie homers as Blue Jays beat Astros 7-3

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

TORONTO, Ontario (AP) -- Brett Lawrie hit a two-run homer, Brandon Morrow won for the first time in almost 11 months and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Houston Astros 7-3 on Wednesday night.

Alex Presley hit a two-run homer for the Astros, who have lost six of seven following a 2-0 start.

Morrow (1-1), limited to 10 starts last season with a nerve injury in his forearm, won for the first time since May 23, 2013, when he beat Baltimore. He allowed three runs and five hits in six innings and struck out nine.

Steve Delabar got one out in the ninth but had to leave after he was hit on the lower right leg by Jose Altuve's liner. Esmil Rogers finished.

Jose Bautista hit an RBI double in the first and Adam Lind added an RBI single as the Blue Jays jumped out to a quick lead against Lucas Harrell (0-2).


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