Heyward hits grand Slam for Braves


KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Jason Heyward hit a grand slam off Wandy Rodriguez for his second homer in three games and Michael Bourn hit a two-run shot as the Atlanta Braves beat the Houston Astros 9-5 on Friday night.

Tommy Hanson, making his spring debut after having his first start cut shot by rain, pitched three innings and gave up two runs, including a homer by Travis Buck. The right-hander struck out three, walked none and gave up five hits.

Hanson, who was 11-7 with a 3.60 ERA last season, didn't pitch after Aug. 6 because of shoulder woes and got a delayed start this spring after sustaining a concussion in an auto accident.

Rodriguez hadn't pitched in 10 days because of a rainout and allowed five hits and a walk in a five-run first inning. He left with one out in the fourth after Bourn followed a second walk with his home run.