Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 10, Reds 0 – May 19, 2018

Because baseball was scientifically designed to be exasperating and intoxicating, just hours after losing one of the worst games you’ll see, the Cubs flicked the Reds like a gnat on their arm. If there were any ill-effects from playing like crap earlier today, the Cubs certainly didn’t show it.

It was yet another double-digit offensive outing from the Cubs, who went only 2 for 11 with runners in scoring position, naturally, but this time they at least had a lot of extra-base hits.

And the pitching! The Cubs desperately needed a long, good outing from Jose Quintana, and they got it. He didn’t even allow a hit until the fifth inning.

Good win all around, and now the Cubs have a chance to leave Cincinnati tomorrow having won three of four. You’d take that every time.

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