CHICAGO, July 15 (UPI) -- Derek Lee hit a three-run homer Sunday afternoon to help the Chicago Cubs edge the Houston Astros, 7-6, and complete a three-game sweep.
Lee's seventh homer this season was part of a six-run bottom of the second inning. Chicago's Angel Pagan hit a two-run homer in the second, his fourth of the season.
The winner was Michael Wuertz (2-2).
Bob Howry earned his fifth save.
Lamb had three hits, while Ausmus had two hits for the Astros, who have dropped four of five.
The loser was Wandy Rodriguez (6-8).