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Carlos Lee Blasts Two Homer As Astros Pound Cubs

Last updated on Thursday, July 29, 2010

(HOUSTON, TX) - Carlos Lee hit a pair of two-run homers to lead the Houston Astros to an 8-1 win over the Chicago Cubs.

Aramis Ramirez put the Cubs on top with a sacrifice fly in the first.

Houston took the lead for good in the sixth when Hunter Pence's game-tying RBI double was followed by lee's first two-run blast off Chicago starter Randy Wells.

Lee would hammer his second two-run homer one inning later off reliever Brian Schlitter and the Astros broke the game open with three more runs in the eighth.

Bud Norris picks up the win for Houston to improve to 3-7 while Wells gets the loss to drop to 5-8.

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