Recap: Jose Quintana Dominates, Cubs Shutout Pirates 2-0

The Cubs win their first series of the season. They shutout the Pirates 2-0 on a rainy Thursday night. The game went into a weather delay after the Cubs put two runs on the board, lasting for over 60 minutes. The Cubs came out and mowed down Pittsburgh for the 2-1 series win.

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Standout Performances

Jose Quintana: 7.0 innings, 4 H, 0 ER, 11 K, 1 BB
Daniel Descalso: 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI
Victor Caratini: 2-for-3, 1 RBI

How it Happened

  • 7th: Daniel Descalso RBI single, 1-0 Cubs
  • 7th: Victor Caratini RBI double, 2-0 Cubs

One Great Thing

Clutch hitting:

Standings Check

The Cubs are now 4-8, tied for last place in the NL Central.

Up Next

Cole Hamels opens the series against the Angels on Friday at 1:20 pm CST.


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CUBS WIN!!! 2-0 shutout over Pittsburgh on Thursday night! Domination from Q!

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