Cubs overpower Astros
Kosuke Fukudome and Andres Blanco each went 2-for-4 with two runs batted in, as the Chicago Cubs smacked the Houston Astros 7-1 on Tuesday night.
Chicago cashed as -145 road favorites as the game played UNDER the 9-run total listed by oddsmakers.
Mike Fontenot went 4-for-5 with a solo shot for the Cubs, while Ted Lilly pitched six scoreless innings to earn the win for Chicago.
Lance Berkman was 2-for-4 with a homer for Houston, as Brian Moehler was rocked for five runs over three innings to take the loss for the Astros.