“Under the circumstances of how that game was played tonight, it was really good to finish it off”. There’s still a lot of them over there.
According to CSN Chicago’s Christopher Kamka, Quintana became the first lefthanded pitcher in history to start games for both the Cubs and the White Sox in the same season. Chicago took two of three games in that series. Arrieta, who pitched for the Orioles from 2010 to 2013, walked off the mound to a standing ovation, to a mixture of blue and orange shirts and jerseys in the stand. With their legs back underneath them, May and June seemed like good months to separate themselves – but it never happened. You’re trying to keep it close and see if you can do some damage. However, the Orioles stranded him on third-base after a meek ground out to first by Manny Machado and strikeouts by Jonathan Schoop and Mark Trumbo. The ball fell away, but after that, Arrieta mostly sailed along. In a nice turn of circumstance, that’s about the year the Sox are projected to bring their now formidable farm system up to the majors to begin their run of contention. Quintana will make $8.85 million in 2018, with comparatively inexpensive options of $10.5 million and $11.5 million in 2019 and 2020. The Red Sox released Pablo Sandoval, leaving Devon Marrero and Tzu-Wei Lin to share the position.
Don’t get me wrong, Brach has done a phenomenal job this season and with teams inquiring the Orioles about their late-inning arms, moving Brach to acquire much-needed pitching prospects would be the smart move rather than giving up on one of the most feared pitchers in baseball. In fact, he did many times. “Geography has allowed us to stay in this”.
If Quintana gave the Cubs the boost they were looking for, their hitters reciprocated with a rare-for-Quintana flurry of run support. But the Cubs definitely need the dude who eats worlds more, and they’re getting it again. “But, after a couple of throws, I threw everything out and could focus on my game”. No Cubs prospects were identified or hinted at. With Quintana set to face Ubaldo Jimenez in the pitching matchup, the over/under sits at 10.5 runs.
The Bears traded up in the NFL draft to take quarterback Mitch Trubisky second overall. ATHLETICS 7, INDIANS 3 Cleveland starter Trevor Bauer got just two outs in a four-run first inning and matched the shortest start of his big league career as the host Oakland completed a three-game sweep of AL Central-leading Cleveland. CC Sabathia allowed two hits over six innings in the opener, a 3-0 Yankee victory. The Orioles, meanwhile, are 1-6 in their last seven home games and 0-5 in their last five interleague games.
The nerves didn’t prevent him from striking out Adam Jones to start the Orioles’ first or from retiring the first nine batters he faced.
Jackie Bradley Jr.is not one to be outdone.
Now, Chicago will try for more offense when the defending World Series champions continue a three-game series with Baltimore.
Ian Desmond provided an instant spark for slumping Colorado in his return from the disabled list during a thumping of host New York.