Tag: Jose Quintana

Jinx--Tigers 7 Cubs 1

Jinx--Tigers 7 Cubs 1
So tonight clearly has one person to blame. The Detroit Tigers with the worst starting staff ERA in history currently pitched a near quality start against the Cubs lineup. The Tigers lineup produced more than one run in the first inning for just the second time in 2020. And a grand slam in the sixth... Read more »

The Den Podcast - Ep 42: COVID Baseball, Odds on a Finish, and First Place!

The Den Podcast - Ep 42: COVID Baseball, Odds on a Finish, and First Place!
Jared Wyllys and Luis Medina joined me to chat about what fan-less baseball has been like thus far. Will we finish the season? Plus, the Cubs are a first place team (despite their bullpen). And the thing about Quintana… The Den Podcast from Cubs Den · The Den – Ep 42: COVID Baseball, Odds on... Read more »

Passage of Time--Pirates 9 Cubs 5

Passage of Time--Pirates 9 Cubs 5
Nothing ultimately changed after tonight’s loss. The Cubs fortunes in 2019 and 2020 are exactly the same as they would be if they had won, but the extended goodbye to a golden era of Cubs baseball continued. This time it was Jose Quintana‘s possible turn. It was once an unthinkable notion, but the potentially cash... Read more »
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Cubs Game Post 9/26

Cubs Game Post 9/26
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Thursday: 6:05 PM CT on MLB Network/NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Tony Kemp (L) LF 2. Ian Happ (S) RF 3. Robel Garcia (S) 2B 4. Victor Caratini (S) 1B 5. Jonathan Lucroy (R) C 6. David Bote (R) 3B 7. Addison Russell (R) SS 8. Albert Almora Jr.... Read more »

Runs! Win! Sweep! -- Cubs 16, Pirates 6

The Chicago Cubs continued to hit home runs in the 16-6 rout (and sweep) of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon. Also, no one on either team got hit by a pitch. Cubs starter José Quintana had a quick first inning, getting groundouts back to the mound from Kevin Newman and Brian Reynolds and a... Read more »

Cubs Game Post 9/15

Cubs Game Post 9/15
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Sunday: 1:20 PM CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Pirates 1. Kevin Newman (R) 2B 2. Bryan Reynolds (S) CF 3. Pablo Reyes (R) LF 4. Jose Osuna (R) RF 5. Elias Diaz (R) C 6. Colin Moran (L) 1B 7. Cole Tucker (S) SS 8. Erik Gonzalez (R) 3B 9. Trevor... Read more »
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Game Post 9/10

Game Post 9/10
Series preview can be found here. Watch/Listen Tuesday: 9:10 PM CT on NBC Sports Chicago+/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Ben Zobrist (S) 2B 2. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 3. Nicholas Castellanos (R) RF 4. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 5. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 6. Willson Contreras (R) C 7. Jason Heyward (L) CF 8. Nico Hoerner (R) SS 9. Jose Quintana (R) P Padres 1. Manuel Margot (R) CF 2. Nick Martini (L) LF 3. Manny Machado (R) 3B 4. Eric Hosmer (L) 1B 5. Wil Myers (R) CF 6. Ty... Read more »

Cubs at Padres Series Preview (9/9-9/12)

Cubs at Padres Series Preview (9/9-9/12)
The walking wounded that is the Chicago Cubs try to stop their three game road losing streak on the West Coast tonight. The Cubs are now without Craig Kimbrel, Javier Baez, Addison Russell, and a partridge in a pear tree. Kris Bryant has received a cortisone injection in his knee and sits for at least... Read more »

Is There Anybody Out There--Cubs 10 Brewers 5

Is There Anybody Out There--Cubs 10 Brewers 5
The Cubs won a key game in September against an important division foe, but I can’t help but feel a twinge of ‘please like my sport’z with the NFL’s annual dominance of the American sports landscape beginning once again. The Cubs played the Brewers on the same night as the Bears and Packers for the... Read more »
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Brewers vs. Cubs Series Preview (8/30-9/1)

Brewers vs. Cubs Series Preview (8/30-9/1)
The Cubs head back home after completing a perfect road trip. Sure it was just three games, but the Cubs road woe issues can finally be put to rest after beating three very talented pitchers away from the Friendly Confines. Two of those three starters had been throwing the ball very well heading into their... Read more »