Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Bud Norris tossed six scoreless innings and
Jason Castro homered as the Houston Astros claimed a 3-0 victory over the
Chicago Cubs in the middle portion of a three-game series.
Norris (7-13) allowed only four hits and a pair of walks while striking out
four, and Tyler Greene added an RBI single for the Astros, who surged to their
fifth win in six games.
Chris Volstad (3-12) gave up five hits and and one earned run with six
strikeouts for the Cubs, who were blanked by the same score for the
second straight game and lost for the ninth time in their last 10.
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