Garza Pitches Into 9th, Cubs Beat Astros 3-1CHICAGO (AP) - Matt Garza pitched into the ninth inning and Anthony Rizzo hit his first home run since May 18 to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Houston Astros 3-1 on Friday after a rain delay that lasted more than 3 hours.
The subject of trade speculation, Garza (2-1) allowed four hits and struck out eight in eight-plus innings for his first win since beating Arizona on May 31. Garza, who threw seven scoreless innings last Sunday against the Mets but did not get a decision, walked Jose Altuve to begin the ninth and was replaced by Kevin Gregg, who earned 11th save in 11 tries.
Chris Carter broke up Garza's shutout bid with a leadoff homer in the seventh. Carter's 15th home run was a sharp line drive to right-center.
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