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Mets Shell Lyles, Abad, As Astros Fall 7-2

Final Score: NY Mets 7, Houston 2

Port St. Lucie, FL (Sports Network) – Josh Thole and Kirk Nieuwenhuis both hit two-run homers as the New York Mets took down Houston, 7-2, in Grapefruit League action.

Daniel Murphy also drove in a pair of runs for New York. Starter Chris Young turned in four innings, allowing two runs on five hits. John Lujan picked up the win with a scoreless fifth frame.

J.D. Martinez and Matt Downs clubbed solo homers for the Astros. Ryan Rowland- Smith gave up a hit and two runs with three walks in his three-inning start.

Jordan Lyles was charged with five hits and two runs over three relief innings to take the loss.

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