Mets scratch, claw way to marathon win

Timely production from unlikely sources lifts Amazin's to 14-inning triumph

Updated: August 19, 2010, 9:55 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

HOUSTON -- The New York Mets will accept a win any way they can get one these days.

That's the case even if it means the combination of 0-for-his-last-28 Ruben Tejada and 0-for-his-last-15 R.A. Dickey producing the opening run -- or the decisive score coming without a hit.

After loading the bases on walks in the 14th inning, rookie first baseman Ike Davis delivered a sacrifice fly and the Mets held on for a 3-2 victory against the Houston Astros on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park.

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