Pence, Happ lead Astros split squad past Tigers

Hunter Pence had an RBI single and tripled for the second straight day as a Houston Astros split squad beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 on Wednesday. Oswaldo Navarro hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning for the Astros, who won for the first time this spring. J.A. Happ worked two innings in his first start. Phil Coke struck out four in three innings but took the loss for the Tigers, their first in six games. Miguel Cabrera went 0 for 3 in his first game at first base this spring. Casper Wells had two of Detroit's five hits. (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)