CHICAGO, July 28 (UPI) -- Miguel Tejada had a home run and five RBI Tuesday to lead the Houston Astros to an 11-6 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
Houston's starting pitcher, Roy Oswalt, lasted just 1 2/3 innings before leaving with a lower back strain. Jeff Fulchino (4-3) gave up three runs in three innings, but got the win.
Aramis Ramirez hit a three-run homer for the Cubs, who lost for just the third time in 12 games.
Ryan Dempster, who had been out with a toe fracture, was charged with six runs on nine hits over five innings. Angel Guzman (2-2) was the loser.