It was a slugfest at Wrigley Field today between the Astros and the Cubs. They would pound out a combined 21 runs and 26 hits.
THe Cubs took an early lead as they would score 4 off of Nolan Ryan in the 2nd. But the Astros would come back and take a 6-4 lead in the 6th thanks to Ryans 2-out 2 run triple. In the 8th the Astros would add 3 more to make it 9-4. But the Cubs would charge back by scoring 5 runs in the bootom of the inning, fueled by Davey Lopes' Grand Slam to tie it at 9. The Astros would tag on 3 more in the 9th to secure the win.
The Final Score 12-9 Astros