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Astros’ Galarraga makes modest gains in loss to Cubs
chron.com Updated Aug 13, 2012
This time Armando Galarraga had his control, and it still didn't help. Neither did strikeout after strikeout from the offense that failed to support him as the Astros dropped the opener of a three-game series against the Cubs, 7-1 at Wrigley Field.Share Tweet
MLB.com Aug 13, 2012Jeff Samardzija matched a career high with 11 strikeouts, and Darwin Barney and Alfonso Soriano each hit a two-run homer to lift the Cubs to a 7-1 victory over the Astros on Monday night for their second win in the last 12 games.Share Tweetchron.com Aug 13, 2012After a series of waiver claims, promotions and demotions to shake up the Astros in early August, the roster is pretty much settled until September 1 when anyone on the 40-man roster can be called up.Share Tweet