The Houston Astros snapped their seven-game losing streak as they defeated the New York Mets 3-1 on Friday night. Astros Jordan Lyles earned only his third win of the year by having one of his better games of the season as he pitched six innings, allowed three hits and only gave up one earned run and he struck out four.
The Astros offense got the two runs they needed to win the game in the second inning when center fielder Brandon Barnes hit a RBI double to score Chris Snyder, and the second run was a self serving double by Lyles which proved to be the game winning run.
The one run that the Mets did manage to score was a solo shot by David Wright in the fourth inning to make it a one-run game. The Astros added an insurance run with a solo home run of their own when Tyler Greene went yard.
The relief pitching for the Astros closed out the game as three relief pitchers combined to allow just one hit over the final three innings to give the Astros a rare road win.
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