Jose Quintana and Cubs relief pitching dominated on Tuesday. The Cubs won 2-0 with a three-hit shutout of the Giants. More good news, Kris Bryant is expected to return for the third and final game of the series on Wednesday.
Jose Quintana: 6.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, Win
David Bote: 2 for 2
Victor Caratini: 1 for 3, 1 RBI
Addison Russell: 1 for 4, 1 R
How it Happened
It was a pitcher’s duel for the first six innings before anyone scored. Jose Quintana was luckily the active pitcher in the seventh when the Cubs scored first. Addison Russell doubled and scored on a wild pitch and throwing error, giving the Cubs a 1-0 lead. Victor Caratini added an insurance run in the seventh with an RBI double. The Cubs leading 2-0 would be enough to win. Cubs relief pitching dominated, as the Cubs beat the Giants 2-0.
One Great Moment
Experience Javy Baez double plays in 4D. That’s right, the Cubs Twitter posted a video of Javy’s double play in the bottom of the sixth. IN 4D. Check it out, as it’s simply beautiful:
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 11, 2018
The Cubs improve to 52-37 this year, still 1.5 games behind Milwaukee.
Mike Montgomery closes out the series on Wednesday at 2:45 PM CT on NBC Sports Chicago and 670 The Score.