Houston vs Chicago Recap - Cubs Over Astros 7-2
Houston pitchers gave up 2 home runs to David DeJesus and it cost them dearly in a 7-2 loss on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs were a -132 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Justin Germano earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from David DeJesus in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Bud Norris worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jose Altuve in a losing cause.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-7 advantage in hits.
Chicago looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Cincinnati. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track vs Arizona.