MLB: New York Mets 4, Houston 0

Oct. 4, 2009 at 4:31 PM

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Nelson Figueroa pitched a complete-game, four-hit shutout Sunday to lead the New York Mets to a 4-0 win over Houston and a three game sweep.

Figueroa (3-8) threw 113 pitches without a walk and struck out seven in his first career shutout.

Josh Thole led New York with three hits and one RBI, a run scored on a fourth-inning fielder's choice and Angel Pagan had four of the nine hits for the Mets, who finished 22 games under .500 (70-92).

The Astros finished the season with five losses in their last six games.

The losing pitcher was starter Wilton Lopez (0-2).

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