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Wells Struggles Again; Astros Beat Cubs
HOUSTON (AP) -- Carlos Lee hit a two-run homer and Pedro Feliz added a two-run single, helping the Houston Astros to a 6-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

Brett Myers (4-3) pitched well into the seventh inning, scattering eight hits while allowing only two earned runs and striking out six. He left with two out and two on, but reliever Wilton Lopez got the final out of the inning to end the threat.

Matt Lindstrom pitched the ninth to earn his 13th save in 16 chances.

The four runs constituted a rare outburst for the Houston offense against Randy Wells (3-4), who entered the game 2-0 in three career starts against the Astros and had not allowed an earned run against them in 20 2-3 innings.

Wells left after only 5 1-3 innings, allowing nine hits and six earned runs. He hasn't won since April 30.

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