Cubs Starting Rotation Has Dominated Their Last Turn Around

The Cubs starting pitching is coming alive at the best time possible as the season winds down. Here’s a look at the last 5 starts by Cubs pitching:

  • Thursday 8/15 (Yu Darvish vs. Phillies): 7.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 10 K, 0 BB
  • Friday 8/16 (Kyle Hendricks vs. Phillies): 7.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 K, 1 BB
  • Saturday 8/17 (Jon Lester vs. Pirates): 6.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 3 K, 5 BB
  • Sunday 8/18 (Jose Quintana vs. Pirates): 7.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 7 K, 0 BB
  • Tuesday 8/20 (Cole Hamels vs. Giants): 6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 5 K, 2 BB

All 5 starts were quality starts by Cubs pitching. Their combined stats were 3-0 with a 1.09 ERA in 33.0 innings this last turn around the rotation.

Jose Quintana has been exceptionally good lately, striking out 14 on August 14th against Philadelphia, 2 starts ago.

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