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BALTIMORE O RIOLES

Nick Markakis - RF

Steve Pearce - 1B

Adam Jones - CF

Nelson Cruz - DH

Delmon Young - LF

J.J. Hardy - SS

Chris Davis - 3B

Jonathan Schoop - 2B

Nick Hundley - C

Chris Tillman - RHP (9-5, 3.68 ERA)

CHICAGO WHITE OOO SOX

Alejandro De Aza - LF

Alexei Ramirez - SS

Jose Abreu - 1B

Adam Dunn - DH

Avisail Garcia - RF

Conor Gillaspie - 3B

Tyler Flowers - C

Jordan Danks - CF

Gordon Beckham - 2B

Jose Quintana - LHP (6-9, 3.14 ERA)

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Although Jose Quintana has a 6-9 W-L record, he has a very good E.R.A. (3.14), W.H.I.P. (1.228), and not including intentional walks, is averaging 1 walk every 3.6 innings.

He's not Chris Sale, but he does have solid numbers.

Don't assume a loss when you're facing a Chris Sale, and don't assume an easy game for your offense when you're facing a pitcher with a modest W-L record. :)

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Although Jose Quintana has a 6-9 W-L record, he has a very good E.R.A. (3.14), W.H.I.P. (1.228), and not including intentional walks, is averaging 1 walk every 3.6 innings.

He's not Chris Sale, but he does have solid numbers.

Don't assume a loss when you're facing a Chris Sale, and don't assume an easy game for your offense when you're facing a pitcher with a modest W-L record. :)

I don't think anyone on this board assumes that. Pretty much every game thread includes someone complaining that the O's can't beat mediocre pitchers (although Quintana is better than mediocre).

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Although Jose Quintana has a 6-9 W-L record, he has a very good E.R.A. (3.14), W.H.I.P. (1.228), and not including intentional walks, is averaging 1 walk every 3.6 innings.

He's not Chris Sale, but he does have solid numbers.

Don't assume a loss when you're facing a Chris Sale, and don't assume an easy game for your offense when you're facing a pitcher with a modest W-L record. :)

I don't think anyone on this board assumes that. Pretty much every game thread includes someone complaining that the O's can't beat mediocre pitchers (although Quintana is better than mediocre).

I know that.

Perhaps I should have used the same sentiment in a different manner.

Don't assume a loss when you're facing a Chris Sale, and don't necessarily assume that your offense sucks if they struggle with a pitcher who has a modest W-L record.

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Although Jose Quintana has a 6-9 W-L record, he has a very good E.R.A. (3.14), W.H.I.P. (1.228), and not including intentional walks, is averaging 1 walk every 3.6 innings.

He's not Chris Sale, but he does have solid numbers.

Don't assume a loss when you're facing a Chris Sale, and don't assume an easy game for your offense when you're facing a pitcher with a modest W-L record. :)

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I don't think anyone on this board assumes that. Pretty much every game thread includes someone complaining that the O's can't beat mediocre pitchers (although Quintana is better than mediocre).

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He's tough!

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