Jason Castro drove in two runs in the eighth inning to lift the Houston Astros past the Washington Nationals, 4-2, in spring training action.
Rick Ankiel and Marc Krauss each had an RBI in the victory. Starter Phil Humber tossed four scoreless innings.
Washington was paced offensively by Michael Taylor, who drove in the team's lone runs in a two-run eighth inning. Gio Gonzalez struck out three and gave up three hits over three innings of scoreless work.