A day after the Houston Astros and the Toronto Blue Jays split squad faced each other on Thursday. On Friday, Astros starter Doug Fister fully loaded Blue Jays roster on Friday. The Blue Jays bats thumped Houston, 7-2.
Fister worked around two hits in the first two innings without issue. Fister's clean sheet was ruined by Jose Bautista in the third. Bautista blasted a 2-0 pitch for a three-run home run -- scoring A.J. Jimenez and Josh Donaldson.
Tyler White chipped away at the Blue Jays lead with a sacrifice fly to score Marwin Gonzalez. Gonzalez led off the fourth with a double to center.
The Blue Jays got the run back following a Justin Smoak single and a Ezequiel Carrera double. Darwin Barney grounded into a fielder's choice to score Smoak. Kevin Pillar singled to score Carrera.
Troy Tulowitzki added a solo home run in the sixth and the Jays put a seventh run on the board in the sixth on wild pitch.
Matt Duffy added Houston's second run with a double to score Andrew Aplin in the eighth.
Fister finished with five earned runs allowed on six hits, three strikeouts and a walk in 3 2/3 innings.