Astros 6

(6-7, 2-6 away)

Mets 9

(4-6, 4-3 home)

    Coverage:  SNNY

    1:10 PM ET, March 9, 2013

    Tradition Field, Port St. Lucie, Florida 

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    Mets 9, Astros 6

    Associated Press

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Lucas Duda and John Buck drove in two runs each and Ike Davis scored three times Saturday as the New York Mets beat the Houston Astros 9-6.

    Duda went 3 for 3 with a double, while Buck had two hits and increased his spring training RBIs total to seven. Davis was 2 for 2 with a walk, stolen base and a RBI.

    Houston's Carlos Pena hit a two-run homer in the fourth.

    Mets starter Jeremy Hefner allowed one hit in three scoreless innings. Astros starter Alex White gave up four runs and five hits in 2 2/3 innings.

    Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press


    Game Information

    StadiumTradition Field, Port St. Lucie, FL
    Wind0 mph, N
    UmpiresHome - Mike Estabrook, First Base - Chris Segal, Third Base - James Hoye