Astros outlast Cubs in marathon

Astros outlast Cubs in marathon

Geoff Blum singled in the winning run in the 13th inning to give the Houston Astros a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs Thursday afternoon at Minute Maid Park.

Houston won the game as +130 underdogs, while the three runs fell UNDER the posted over/under (9.5).

Jeff Fulchino tossed three scoreless innings of relief to pick up the win on the mound.

Derrek Lee went deep in the loss for the Cubs, while Jose Ascanio gave up the winning run.