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Astros Halted Three-Game Skid With A 5-3 Win

Last updated on Tuesday, September 1, 2009

(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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