Cubs outlast Astros in extra innings
|Cubs outlast Astros in extra innings|
Alfonso Soriano's walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the 13th inning lifted the Chicago Cubs over the Houston Astros 5-1 on Monday night.
Chicago won as -140 home favorites as the teams played UNDER the 8.5-run total set by oddsmakers.
Derrek Lee was 2-for-3 with a solo drive for the Cubs, while Jeff Samardzija picked up the win in relief of starter Carlos Zambrano for Chicago.
Carlos Lee went 2-for-5 with a big fly for Houston, as Chris Sampson was hit with the loss after allowing Soriano's blast in the bottom of the 13th inning.