The Cubs once again moved above the .500 mark with Jose Quintana’s gem completing the sweep of the Orioles in Baltimore. They were 46-45 and would not see .500 again in 2017. They still trailed the Brewers by 4½ games in the N.L. Central.
Quintana struck out 12, a season high and one short of his career high, and allowed just three hits in seven outstanding innings. Just one Orioles runner — Adam Jones, who doubled leading off the fourth for Baltimore’s first hit — got past first base. Here’s one of those 12 K’s, of Jones leading off the first inning:
— Cachorros de Chicago (@cachorros) July 16, 2017
Now there’s a solid example for the rest of the rotation to follow!
Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue