Belt homers twice, leading Giants to win over Astros

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (KTRE) - Facing off against the team from his home state, former Hudson Hornet Brandon Belt made a big statement, hitting two home runs in the San Francisco Giants' 3-1 win over the Houston Astros Tuesday night.

Batting from the No. 5 spot, Belt homered in the fourth and sixth innings and went 2-for-4 on the night.

The first baseman is batting .272 on the year and has 18 home runs.

The Giants conclude the two-game series against the Astros Wednesday at 2:45 p.m.

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