Cubs take down Astros

Cubs take down Astros

The Chicago Cubs sealed a victory Thursday with an 8-5 victory over Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

Chicago won the game as -145 favorites, and the 13 runs made it OVER the posted total of 10.

Alfonso Soriano belted two home runs and drove in three runs to lead the Cubs. Ted Lilly earned the victory, allowing four hits and two runs.

Russ Ortiz lasted jut over two innings for the win, allowing six hits along the way