SP,RP - CLE
Cleveland right-hander Cal Quantrill allowed two runs (one earned) over three innings in an 8-6 win over the Pirates on Sunday. He struck out two and allowed one homer.
The Indians went with a bullpen game to assure that their rotation is set for the start of the playoffs. Quantrill had a quiet breakout campaign in 2020, finishing with a 2-0 record, 2.25 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, and 31 strikeouts in 32 innings of work. He will return to the bullpen for the Wild Card round, which starts vs. the Yankees on Tuesday.
Cleveland right-hander Cal Quantrill made his first start for the Indians in a 5-3 win over the White Sox on Tuesday. It went well as Quantrill tossed four scoreless innings, striking out four and walking one.
Quantrill had been used out of the bullpen since coming over from the Padres in the Mike Clevinger trade. He's posted a 1.54 ERA in seven appearances for Cleveland.
Cal Quantrill is part of the package the Padres are sending to the Indians in exchange for ace right-hander Mike Clevinger.
Quantrill has mostly pitched out of relief for San Diego this summer, giving up just two earned runs over 17 1/3 innings pitched. Cleveland is known for developing pitchers so perhaps they can help Quantrill reach an even higher level of performance.
Cal Quantrill earned a rare one-out save on Tuesday against the Rangers, preserving the Padres' 6-4 victory.
Emilio Pagan was in trouble in the ninth inning. Both he and Drew Pomeranz had already thrown over an inning, which led to manager Jayce Tingler summoning Quantrill for the final out. It's extremely unlikely he gets more save chances moving forward.
Cal Quantrill allowed one run and struck out five in 3 2/3 innings pitched on Saturday night.
Quantrill allowed five hits and one walk in the no-decision. He threw 66 pitches in the spot start. The 25-year-old has pitched this season with a 2.92 ERA and 13 strikeouts in 12 1/3 innings. He just isn't stretched out enough to be a fantasy factor.