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Astros blast seven home runs in split squad wins over Blue Jays and Pirates

Astros first baseman Jon Singleton goes 2-for-4 with three RBIs and a home run.

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The Houston Astros had  split squad games on Sunday with one half of the Astros playing at home against the Toronto Blue Jays, while the other half traveled to Bradenton to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The bats were hot for the Astros as the two teams combined for 18 runs on 18 hits Sunday. Houston picked up a 7-1 win over the Blue Jays and a 11-8 win over the Pirates.

In Kissimmee, Scott Feldman got the start -- allowing zero hits and zero walks over two innings. Feldman, Asher Wojciechowski, Brady Rodgers, Neal Cotts, Jordan Jankowski and Kevin Chapman combined to allow just three hits and one run over nine innings.

Rodgers picked the win and allowed the Blue Jays' lone run on a Domonic Brown triple and a single from former Astro Matt Dominguez.

The Astros offense got started by Colby Rasmus touching up Blue Jays Starter Marcus Stroman for a home run.

Jon Singleton appeared to find his swing in the game as he put Houston in front with a home run, 2-1. Luis Valbuena and Singleton extended the Astros lead in the eighth with a pair of doubles -- scoring Nolan Fontana, J.D. Davis and Joe Sclafani.

2014 20th round draftee catcher Trent Woodard singled home another run for the Astros in the eighth. Alfredo Gonzalez added the seventh run with a ground out to score Singleton.

In Bradenton, the Astros won a slugfest with the Pirates. Houston led 6-3 through five innings, Pittsburgh took the lead back in the sixth with five runs. Houston answered back with five runs over the final two innings of the game to win.

Carlos Correa, Preston Tucker, Matt Duffy, and A.J. Reed had multiple hits in the game. Duffy left the yard twice in the game -- in the fourth off Arquimedes Caminero and in the ninth against Guido Knudson.

Jake Marisnick, Tyler White and Teoscar Hernandez joined into the Crush City party with home runs in the game.

Preston Tucker, Tony Kemp, and A.J. Reed each had a double.

Brad Peacock got the start for the Astros, allowing two earned runs on three hits and three walks. David Paulino took over in the fifth inning, allowing four earned runs on two hits and two walks.