Mets shut down Astros
Jeff Francoeur's run-scoring triple highlighted a two-run top of the ninth inning to lift the New York Mets past the Houston Astros 3-1 on Monday night.
New York cashed as +105 road underdogs, while the teams played UNDER the 7.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.
Carlos Beltran was 2-for-3 with a dinger for the Mets, as Pedro Feliciano picked up the win for New York in relief of Jonathon Niese.
Chris Johnson went 2-for-3 with a run batted in for Houston, while Matt Lindstrom took the loss for the Astros after allowing the go-ahead runs in the ninth.