Carlos Silva Pitches Five Strong Innings, Cubs Beat Astros 5-2

July 27, 2010 by  

The last time the Cubs starting pitcher Carlos Silva won a game was back on July 6 against the Diamondacks in Arizona.  He then had two terrible outings suffering two consecutive losses and did not last more than two innings either time.  Tonight, his teammates made sure that they were backing him up as they pounded the Astros early in the game to give him his 10th victory of the year.  The Chicago Cubs defeat the Houston Astros 5-2 in the series' opener.

Silva (10-4) showed the Astros his good stuff tonight; he pitched five innings yielding only one run, five...

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