Chicago Cubs: 5 things to know about Jose Quintana ahead of Monday's start

The Chicago Cubs starter is getting the ball against the Milwaukee Brewers in October 1 Game No. 163.

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This is his seventh start against against the Brewers

Jose Quintana has taken the mound against the Brewers six times already this season. That's as weird as it sounds, because it means he's started in every series the two teams have had this year.

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He's been mostly dominant

Quintana has been a bit of a Brewers killer this season. In six starts, he has posted a 4-1 record and a 2.17 ERA. In 37 1/3 innings, he's got 33 strikeouts, while allowing just 35 baserunners.

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He pitches well against the Brewers

Quintana's success against Milwaukee isn't just about this season. In 10 starts over his career, he's 6-2 with a 1.60 earned run average. In other words, he's very good. The 2.17 ERA this year has actually raised his career numbers.

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