Marmol gives up six in the 9th as Cubs again lose to lowly Astros. Waste gem by Zambrano

Carlos Marmol blew his third save of the season, allowing six runs in the ninth inning as the Houston Astros beat the Cubs 7-3 on Tuesday night.Without question, the Cubs worst loss of this two month old season so far. Robinson Cancel’s pinch-hit, two-run double tied the game and Michael Bourn singled in the go-ahead run off Marmol (1-2). Hunter Pence added a three-run shot for the Astros.Jordan Lyles tossed seven brilliant innings in his Major League debut, but committed a throwing error in the eighth which cost him a chance to earn his first big league victory.Fernando Rodriguez, Jr. (1-0) worked 1/3 of an inning to earn his first career win.

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