"I just didn't feel great," Dickey said. The 37-year-old first-time All-Star helped his own cause for his 16th victory, driving in a run with an infield single and pitching seven solid innings as the New York Mets ended a six-game skid by beating the Houston Astros 3-1. Dickey over the Astros, there sure were a lot of chances by the end. Dickey will be here not only next year, but long term," Alderson said during a question-and-answers session with season-ticket holders before the Mets faced the Astros on Sunday. New York Mets general manger Sandy Alderson doesn't intend to let his stars walk again. Fluke play costly So there was no support while Abad was in the game as the lefthander allowed one run on four hits and four walks that last stat being an emphasis for change in his next start.