Chicago, IL (Sports Network) – Brett Myers struck out eight in seven shutout innings to continue his dominance of the Cubs and lead the Astros to a 4-0 win over Chicago in the rubber match of a three-game series.
Myers (11-7) allowed just three hits and walked one, improving to 3-0 in four starts against Chicago this season. He has given up only four earned runs in those outings (1.21 ERA) and struck out 34 in 29 2/3 innings.
Additionally, Myers extended his franchise record by pitching at least six innings for the 29th consecutive start.
Houston got a home run from Hunter Pence and run-scoring hits from Humberto Quintero and Chris Johnson in winning for the fourth time in five games.
Randy Wells (6-13) gave up four runs in six innings to take the loss for the Cubs, who went 5-4 on their homestand.