Key Moment In The Game: In my opinion the key moment was the bottom of the 8th when Hunter Pence hit a solo home run off Johan Santana to put the Astros up 4-3 at the time and that’s how it ended. It was Pence second home run of the game off Santana.
Game Ball: Jose Reyes: 2-4 | 1 Run | 1 RBI | 1 BB.
Johan Santana: 8 IP | 9 H | 4 ER | 7 SO | 2 HR.
Mets are now 23-38 on the road this season.
Before the game the Mets announced that they have placed Francisco Rodriguez on the disqualified list and converted hit contract to a non-gauranteed contract
Up Next: The New York Mets play the third game in Houston against the Astros: Wednesday August 18, 2010 at 8:05 pm.