(CHICAGO, IL) - The Houston Astros halted a three-game skid with a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
Carlos Lee hit a two-run homer and drove in four to pace the offense.
Roy Oswalt shut down the Cubs, allowing two runs on six hits over seven innings to improve to 8 and 5.
Derrek Lee hit a solo home run with Koyie Hill adding an RBI double and Ryan Theriot hitting a run-scoring single to account for the Chicago offense.
Rich Harden took the loss, falling to 8 and 8 as the Cubs drop 10 1/2 games behind the idle St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Central.
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