Braves 6, Cubs 5: What is wrong with Q?

Jose Quintana had another rough outing, and the Cubs had a ninth-inning rally that fell short.

It seems as if the city of Chicago wanted the Atlanta Braves to experience every kind of weather the Midwest has to offer in their two trips here this year. In April, there was snow, rain, drizzle, high winds, temperatures in the 30s. And Monday, we had a couple of seasons in one day… with rain and thunderstorms and temperatures in the 50s in the morning, followed by sunshine and temps that hit the 80-degree level in the afternoon.

The wind was blowing out in the early innings, something that helped Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies hit a leadoff homer off Jose Quintana. Oddly specific stat related to that homer:

With a home run in the first inning against the Cubs today, Ozzie Albies of the @Braves ties the all-time record for most home runs (13) among second basemen through 40 games of the season.#ChopOn

— Stats By STATS (@StatsBySTATS) May 14, 2018

I mean… who keeps track of that? And whose record did he tie?

Anyway, Quintana struggled through the rest of the first inning, loading the bases …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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