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Astros Vs. Cubs Preview: Houston Looks To Rebound From Game 1 Loss

The Houston Astros and Chicago Cubs played for 230 minutes on Monday night and the final score was just 4-1. Houston faced six Chicago pitchers and was held to six hits in the series-opening loss.

The Astros will send Jordan Lyles (3-11, 5.55 ERA) to the mound on Tuesday evening. In his last start, he gave up five runs and seven hits to the Pittsburgh Pirates in 4 2/3 innings last Tuesday.

Justin Germano (2-6, 6.16 ERA) will start for the Cubs. He has lost his last four starts and he gave up seven runs (six earned) and seven hits in four innings last Thursday against the Washington Nationals.

First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. CT at Minute Maid Park. It can be seen on Fox Sports Houston.

Read more on the Astros at The Crawfish Boxes and SB Nation Houston. Head over to Bleed Cubbie Blue and SB Nation Chicago for more on the Cubs. Baseball Nation is your source for news and analysis around Major League Baseball.

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