Chicago vs Houston Final: 5-4 - Recap
Chicago needed extra innings to claim victory on Sunday, scoring late against Houston for a 5-4 final at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs were a -167 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Chicago got 7 innings from Matt Garza, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 9. John Grabow earned the victory, while the Cubs got 1 RBI from Geovany Soto in the win.
Houston got a 6-inning outing from Jordan Lyles in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Michael Bourn had 3 hits in the loss for the Astros.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 16-9 in the game.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face St. Louis.