Cubs Lose to Astros 4-2

Astros starter Chris Sampson pitched five scoreless innings and Luke Scott had a two-run double in a three-run first. Carlos Lee added an r-b-i single.

Cubs shortstop Cesar Izturis committed three errors as Chicago dropped to 3-and-5.

Jason Marquis took the loss in his first home start for the Cubs. He's 1-and-4 at Wrigley Field.