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Astros edge Mets

Hunter Pence hit a homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Houston Astros past the New York Mets 4-3 on Tuesday night.

Houston won as +145 home underdogs, while the game resulted in a PUSH on the 7-run total posted by oddsmakers.

Pence finished 2-for-4 with two dingers and four runs batted in for the Astros, as Mark Melancon picked up the win for Houston in relief of Nelson Figueroa.

Jose Reyes went 2-for-4 with two RBIs for New York, while Johan Santana went the distance to take the loss for the Mets.