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Paul Maholm. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Maholm Leads Cubs Past Astros 4-0

Paul Maholm pitched into the ninth inning to earn his first win in seven weeks and the Chicago Cubs hit three homers in a 4-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros is congratulated by teammates after hitting a two run homer against the Chicago White Sox in the eighth inning of an interleague game on June 10, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Humber Gives Up 3 HRs, White Sox Fall To Astros 11-9

Justin Maxwell, Jose Altuve, J.D.Martinez and Brett Wallace all homered to lead the Houston Astros to an 11-9 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.

06/10/2012

Adam Dunn #32 of the Chicago White Sox hits a grand slam home run in the 8th inning against the Houston Astros at U.S. Cellular Field on June 9, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The White Sox defeated the Astros 10-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sale Sharp Again As White Sox Beat Astros 10-1

Chris Sale pitched eight shutout innings to earn his fifth straight win and Adam Dunn had a grand slam and five RBIs Saturday to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 10-1 victory over the Houston Astros.

06/09/2012

Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs calls off the third baseman while making a catch against the Houston Astros on May 23, 2012 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. (Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Astros Hand Cubs 9th Straight Loss With 5-1 Win

J.D. Martinez had three hits and three RBIs to lead the Houston Astros to a 5-1 win over the Cubs on Wednesday night to complete the series three-game sweep and give Chicago its longest losing streak in more than a decade.

05/23/2012

Chicago Cubs first baseman Jeff Baker is tagged out by Houston Astros shortstop Jed Lowrie while trying to steal second base at Minute Maid Park on May 22, 2012 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Astros Hand Cubs 8th Straight Loss With 2-1 Win

J.D. Martinez hit the go-ahead RBI single in the sixth inning and Jose Altuve had a solo homer to give the Houston Astros a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.

05/22/2012

Phil Humber

Sox Tie Astros In Final Exhibition Game Before Regular Season

J.D. Martinez hit a two-run homer and Brian Bogusevic added a solo shot for the Houston Astros, who played the Chicago White Sox to a 5-5 tie on Wednesday in the final exhibition game for both teams.

04/04/2012

Chris Sale

Sale Solid As Sox Beat Astros 5-1 In Exhibition

HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Sale had another solid outing in his transition from the bullpen to the rotation and the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 5-1 in an exhibition game on Tuesday night. […]

04/03/2012

Chris Johnson #23 of the Houston Astros makes a diving attempt on a hard hit ball. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Wisch: Astros Keep Their Nickname, Avoid Baseball’s Name Game

Last week, Jim Crane, the new owner of Houston’s major league ballclub, threw Texas into a tizzy when he mentioned that his marketing division was investigating the possibility of changing the Astros’ nickname when they move to the American League West next season.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

Jamie Quirk. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Report: Quirk Named Cubs’ Bench Coach

Astros’ bullpen coach Jamie Quirk has told MLB.com he will be the Cubs’ next bench coach under new manager Dale Sveum.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2011

Carlos Lee. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Owners Approve Extra Wild Card Teams, Astros Move To AL

Commissioner Bud Selig said owners approved two additional wild-card teams for the postseason, meaning 10 of the 30 teams make the playoffs.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

The Houston Astros celebrate a win. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

MLB Forcing Astros To Move To AL

Major League Baseball told Houston businessman Jim Crane it would not approve his purchase of the Astros unless he agreed to move the team to the American League.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

Vladimir Sobotka and Kevin Shattenkirk of the St. Louis Blues. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

POLL: Which professional sports team should be eliminated first?

Vote on which professional sports team you think should be eliminated first.

670 The Score–11/11/2011

Evan Longoria celebrates his walk-off home run that put the Rays in the playoffs. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Crazy Night In Baseball Ends With Two Major Collapses

A benchwarmer hitting .108 saves Tampa Bay. A $142 million star lets it slip away for Boston. A rookie closer falters in Atlanta. An ace delivers for St. Louis.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2011

Clint Barmes #12 of the Houston Astros connects on a two-RBI single scoring Angel Sanchez #36 and J.D. Martinez #14 during the first inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 18, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Myers Beats Cubs With Help From Video Review

Brett Myers benefited from a reversed homer call to beat the Chicago Cubs again and Clint Barmes had a two-run single to help the Houston Astros to a 3-2 victory Sunday.

09/18/2011

Rodrigo Lopez #50 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against  the Houston Astros at Wrigley Field on September 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis /Getty Images)

Lopez, Cubs Hand Houston Its Record 100th Loss

Rodrigo Lopez and the Chicago Cubs handed Houston its record 100th loss Saturday, shutting down the Astros 2-1.

09/17/2011

Chicago Cubs, from left, Carlos Pena, Starlin Castro and Aramis Ramirez celebrate their 4-3 win in 12 innings over the Houston Astros in a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey)

Byrd’s Single Lifts Cubs Past Astros, 4-3 In 12

Matt Garza pitched nine strong innings and Marlon Byrd hit an infield single in the 12th inning to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday.

09/16/2011

The White Sox will face the Dodgers in interleague play again in 2012. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

White Sox Release 2012 Schedule

The White Sox will open the 2012 season in Texas April 6 with a three-game series against the Rangers.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

Pitcher Mark Melancon #54 of the Houston Astros high fives catcher Carlos Corporan #22 after the final out defeating the Chicago Cubs 4-3 at Minute Maid Park on August 17, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Coleman Struggles In Cubs’ 4-3 Loss To Astros

Casey Coleman is hoping to impress the Chicago Cubs in his fourth stint with the team this season. He’s off to a rocky start.

08/17/2011

Pinch hitter Brian Bogusevic #19 of the Houston Astros hits a wallk-off grand slam home run in the ninth inning off pitcher Carlos Marmol #49 of the Chicago Cubs at Minute Maid Park on August 16, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Bogusevic’s Grand Slam Leads Astros Over Cubs 6-5

Pinch hitter Brian Bogusevic hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to propel the Houston Astros to 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night and break a season-long seven game losing streak.

08/16/2011

Chicago Cubs Aramis Ramirez (16) is congratulated in the dugout after scoring on a double by Carlos Pena during the first inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros Monday in Houston. (AP Photo/Dave Einsel)

Cubs Hold Off Astros 4-3

Geovany Soto had three hits and two RBIs and Kerry Wood earned his first save in over a year as the Chicago Cubs won for the 12th time in 15 games with a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros Monday night.

08/15/2011

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