New York Mets defeat Houston Astros, 10-3

HOUSTON - Who needs Roy Halladay?

Especially if it costs Jon Niese.

Niese, a rookie lefthander born the day the Mets last won the World Series, won in his return to the big leagues, and Jeff Francoeur, Omir Santos and David Wright homered as the Mets snapped a three-game skid with a 10-3 victory over the Astros Saturday night. The Mets reached double figures in runs for the first time since blanking St. Louis, 11-0, at Citi Field on June 24.

Making his sixth career m...