POSTED: Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 6:29pm
UPDATED: Friday, March 1, 2013 - 10:59am
Brandon Laird’s not sure what it will take for him to make the Astros’ 25-man opening-day roster. But he knows a game-changing grand slam never hurts.
The 25-year-old utility infielder turned a 5-2 sixth-inning deficit into a one-run lead Thursday, powering the Astros to a 7-6 victory against a split-squad New York Yankees club at Osceola County Stadium.