Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Recap: 2011 Regular Season Game 18 - Astros at Mets
Hunter Pence clubbed a solo home run in the eighth inning and the Houston Astros edged the New York Mets, 4-3, in the middle test of a three-game series at Citi Field.
Brett Wallace and Chris Johnson both doubled and scored a run for the Astros, who have won consecutive games for the first time this season.
Houston starter Bud Norris did not factor in the decision after allowing three runs on 10 hits in six innings. Pence's home run made a winner out of Mark Melancon (2-1), who pitched the seventh.
Daniel Murphy belted a two-run homer and Carlos Beltran added an RBI double for New York, which has lost nine of its last 10 games. R.A. Dickey (1-3) surrendered four runs and eight hits over eight full frame in defeat.
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