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Cubs down Astros in rubber match

Aramis Ramirez drove in four runs Wednesday, as the Chicago Cubs cruised past the Houston Astros 11-6 in the rubber match.

Chicago won the game as -130 favorites, and the 17 runs sailed OVER the night’s posted over/under (9).

Mike Fontenot belted a three-run homer and drove in four runs for the Cubs. Ted Lilly surrendered five runs off eight hits over five innings in earning the victory.

Ivan Rodriguez went deep for a two-run shot for the Astros, while Brian Moehler was tagged for seven runs in just under two innings of work.