Game Wrap - Chicago 7-1 Victors Over Astros

Jeff Samardzija reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 11 Astros en route to a 7-1 win over Houston on Monday at Wrigley Field.

The Cubs were a -179 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Chicago got 7 innings from Jeff Samardzija, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 11. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Alfonso Soriano in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Armando Galarraga worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Tyler Greene in a losing cause.

Chicago outhit their counterparts 10-4 in the game.