Kosuke Fukudome hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh inning and Derrek Lee was 4-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 9-7 win over the Houston Astros today. Carlos Lee went 3-for-4 with a home run and two doubles, and Astros ace Roy Oswalt lost his second game of the season.
Cubs reliever Kevin Hart (1-0) pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings for the win and Kerry Wood worked a scoreless ninth for his second save. Jason Marquis was shaky in his first start of the season for the Cubs. He pitched 5 1/3 innings and allowed five runs, including four earned, and eight hits. He struck out two and allowed one walk.