Houston, TX (Sports Network) – Carlos Lee smacked a two-run homer and Brett Myers was solid in 6 2/3 innings on the mound, as the Houston Astros took down the Chicago Cubs, 6-3, in the rubber match of a three-game set at Minute Maid Park.
Pedro Feliz knocked in two runs for the Astros, who finished a seven-game homestand with a 5-2 record. Lance Berkman and Hunter Pence each had two hits and an RBI for the victors.
Myers (4-3) allowed two runs on eight hits to pick up the victory. He also fanned six batters and walked one. The right-hander has pitched six innings or more in all 12 of his starts this season. Matt Lindstrom recorded his 13th save of the year.
Xavier Nady, Koyie Hill and Starlin Castro each knocked in a run for the Cubs, who have dropped five of their last six games.
Randy Wells (3-4) gave up six runs on nine hits in a 5 1/3-inning start to take the loss.