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Bourn Leads Offense In Support of Paulino's Strong Start

Houston, TX (Sports Network) – Lance Berkman paced the offense with three hits and two runs batted in, while Felipe Paulino tossed eight solid innings, as the Houston Astros took down the Chicago Cubs, 3-1, in the opener of a three- game series at Minute Maid Park.

Paulino (1-7) allowed one run on five hits to pick up his first win in 11 starts this season for the Astros, who have won four in a row. Matt Lindstrom recorded his 12th save of the year.

Michael Bourn went 3-for-4 with two runs scored for Houston, which got an RBI and run scored from Jeff Keppinger.

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