John Maine had one of his finest outings of the year, tying a career high with nine strikeouts en route to his 10th victory. Carlos Delgado pounded out four hits and Carlos Beltran hit his 15th homer for the Mets, who snapped a four-game losing skid.
Jason Jennings was unable to keep up with Mets starter John Maine on Thursday night, struggling over six innings in his fourth loss of the season. Craig Biggio, Carlos Lee and Mark Loretta combined for six of Houston's seven hits in the loss.
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