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Cubs' Jose Quintana not your father's Buick - or anybody else's

Sep 21, 2018 - Chicago Sun-Times

The comparison still grates on Cubs left-hander Jose Quintana two months later. And it still irritates teammates to think about it.

A Buick?

He will bring it to the South Side for the first time Friday since the White Sox traded him to the Cubs in July 2017 for top prospects Eloy Jimenez and Dylan Cease. And he looks like a pitcher on an October mission as he prepares to face his former team in the opener of a three-game series. He is 3-1 with a 2.10 ERA in his last six starts.

""I don't know why he had to say that, exactly,'' Quintana said with the help of a team translator. ""But it was inconsequential, really, because I'm here to do my job and I know what I'm made of and I know what I bring to the table and what I bring to this tea...