facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

MLB: Houston 4, Chicago Cubs 3

June 22, 2013 at 7:41 PM   |   Comments

CHICAGO, June 22 (UPI) -- Ronny Cedeno's ninth-inning squeeze bunt scored Justin Maxwell with the deciding run Saturday in Houston's 4-3 interleague win over the Chicago Cubs.

The Astros were trailing 3-0 in the sixth inning but tied it up on a three-run homer by J.D. Martinez.

Then in the ninth, Maxwell led off with a double against Cubs closer Kevin Gregg (2-1), went to third on a Matt Dominguez sacrifice and came home when Cedeno pushed a bunt up the first-base line for a sacrifice.

Jose Cisnero (2-0) got the win with two scoreless innings in relief of starter Bud Norris, who allowed three runs (two earned) on six hits in six frames.

Jose Veras compiled his 15th save as the Astros evened their three-game interleague series.

Luis Valbuena drove in a pair of runs and Nate Schierholtz socked a solo homer for the Cubs.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Adrian Peterson facing more child abuse allegations after details about 2013 incident come out Adrian Peterson facing more child abuse allegations after details about 2013 incident come out
2
Adrian Peterson reinstated, expected to lineup for Vikings on Sunday against Saints Adrian Peterson reinstated, expected to lineup for Vikings on Sunday against Saints
3
UPI horse racing roundup UPI horse racing roundup
4
NFL hires domestic violence advisors
5
Cubs' Rizzo hits walk-off HR in return
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback