Altuve gets 3 hits, helps Astros top Tigers’ split squad 4-3

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — AL btting champion Jose Altuve had three hits and drove in a run Thursday, helping the Houston Astros beat a Detroit Tigers’ split squad 4-3 in 10 innings.

Jake Marisnick had two hits and scored two runs for Houston, and Gregorio Petit hit a game-ending single off Johan Belisario.

Anthony Gose drove in two runs with a double and triple for the Tigers. Acquired from Toronto in November , he is 11-for-19 (.579) in seven games.

Detroit rookie right-hander Drew VerHagen allowed one run and three hits in three innings.

Dan Straily, a candidate for Houston’s fifth pitching spot, also gave up one run and three hits in three innings.