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Recap - Chicago Defeats Houston 5-1

Chicago grabbed a 5-1 win over Houston on Saturday, as Randy Wells was credited with a win at Wrigley Field.

Chicago was favored by -121 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Chicago got 6 innings from Randy Wells, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Geovany Soto in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez worked 7 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Carlos Lee in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 9 hits, while Chicago only had 6.