Clint Barmes [[ BAR-mess ]] singled in two runs to cap a three-run top of the first and the Astros held on to clip the Cubs, 3-2, on Sunday in the Windy City. Ryan Dempster gave up three runs in seven frames to take the loss. Bryan LaHair and Aramis Ramirez each had a sac-fly for Chicago. The Northsiders start a three-game series with Milwaukee this evening at Wrigley Field. Casey Coleman gets the nod opposite Chris Narveson in the opener.