Cubs blank Astros in rubber match
Ted Lilly threw eight shutout innings as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Houston Astros 2-0 Wednesday afternoon in the rubber match at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs won this game as -220 favorites, while the team’s played UNDER the posted over/under (9).
Derrek Lee belted a two-run homer to lead the Cubs at the plate. Lilly improved to 10-8 with the victory.
Felipe Paulino suffered the loss after giving up four hits and two runs over six innings.