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Houston Falls 4-3 to Chicago - Recap

Carlos Lee swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs but it wasn't enough as Cubs defeated Houston 4-3 at Wrigley Field.

Chicago was favored by -160 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Chicago got 9 innings from Matt Garza, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. Jeff Samardzija earned the victory, while the Cubs got 1 RBI from Jeff Baker in the win.

Houston got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Wandy Rodriguez in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 4 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Carlos Lee had 3 hits in the loss for the Astros.

Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-8 advantage in hits.