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Port St. Lucie, FL (Sports Network) - Marlon Byrd hit a two-run double and added a solo home run in the New York Mets' 6-2 Grapefruit League win over the Houston Astros.

John Buck collected three hits and scored a run for the Mets, while starter Jon Niese struck out seven over 4 1/3 scoreless innings.

Houston starter Edgar Gonzalez gave up three runs on four hits in three frames.

The Astros were limited to three hits.

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