Jose Quintana entered Friday’s game against Milwaukee with a 6-2 record and a 1.62 ERA in 11 starts. Seven of those 11 starts came last season, where Quintana went 4-1 with a 2.13 ERA. The Brewers, for at least one night, made Quintana pay.
The Brewers scored eight runs on eight hits in just three innings, rolling to a 13-10 win over the Chicago Cubs in their series opener at Miller Park.
Ryan Braun, Hernan Perez and Yasmani Grandal all clubbed home runs off of Quintana. Orlando Arcia and Eric Thames also went yard for the Brewers, who have won nine of their last 12 games against the Cubs dating back to last season. [Read more…]