MILWAUKEE (AP) - Ted Lilly came close to following Carlos
Zambrano's no-hitter with one of his own.
Lilly pitched no-hit ball until Mark Loretta's seventh-inning
single, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Houston Astros 6-1 Monday to
sweep a two-game series moved by Hurricane Ike.
123 456 789 R H E
Chi Cubs 100 014 000 -6 7 1
Houston 000 000 010 -1 1 0
Chi Cubs: Ted Lilly, Jeff Samardzija (8), Carlos Marmol
(8), Bob Howry (9) and Geovany Soto
Houston: Brian Moehler, Tim Byrdak (6), Chris Sampson
(6), Doug Brocail (7), LaTroy Hawkins (8), Wesley Wright
(9) and Humberto Quintero, Brad Ausmus (7)
WP: Ted Lilly (15-9)
LP: Brian Moehler (11-7)
HRs: Chi Cubs: Derrek Lee (19)
Geovany Soto (22)
Jim Edmonds (18)
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