Quantrill did not factor into the decision during Tuesday's win over Baltimore. He allowed one run on three hits and no walks while striking out four across four innings.
Aside from giving up an RBI double to Maikel Franco in the second inning, Quantrill looked strong in what was expected to be another abbreviated outing. The 26-year-old has yet to throw more than 60 pitches in any of his 21 appearances this year, and Tuesday was no different, as he tossed 41 of his 60 pitches for strikes. Quantrill has shifted between the rotation and the bullpen this season; in fact, his last outing was a two-inning relief appearance. Overall, the right-hander has compiled a 3.11 ERA and 1.30 WHIP. He potentially lines up for a road start at Pittsburgh next week.
Quantrill is slated to start Tuesday's game against the Orioles, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
A lighter schedule of games last week allowed Cleveland to move Quantrill to the bullpen following his June 6 start -- which also came against Baltimore -- but he'll be needed in the rotation again while the Tribe is in the midst of a stretch of 12 games in 12 days. Given that Quantrill hasn't tossed more than 60 pitches in any of his 20 appearances with the big club this season, fantasy managers shouldn't expect him to work more than four or five innings Tuesday.
Quantrill worked out of the bullpen Wednesday in Cleveland's 8-2 loss to St. Louis, striking out two over two scoreless frames while giving up one run and one walk.
Quantrill had started in both his previous two outings, but Cleveland opted to temporarily move him out of the rotation after he was lit up for seven runs (five earned) while recording just four outs in a June 6 loss to the Orioles. The right-handed fared better while coming on in relief Wednesday after No. 3 starter Jean Carlos Mejia couldn't make it out of the first inning. Cleveland is expected to add Triston McKenzie from Triple-A Columbus this weekend to step in as the team's fourth starter, but the club will have a need for a No. 5 starter beginning next week while Zach Plesac (thumb) remains on the injured list. Quantrill and Sam Hentges -- who previously made four starts before moving to the bullpen -- could be the leading candidates to fill the opening in the rotation.
Quantrill (0-2) allowed seven runs (five earned) on five hits and no walks while striking out one in 1.1 innings to take the loss against the Orioles on Sunday.
Quantrill was effective in his first start of the season Monday, but he struggled Sunday. He gave up a solo home run in the first inning and was pulled with one out in the second inning after he gave up four more runs. The right-hander has now posted a 3.41 ERA and 1.39 WHIP in 31.2 innings across 19 appearances (two starts) this year. If he remains in the rotation, he tentatively lines up to make his next start at home against the Mariners on Saturday.
Quantrill will start Sunday's game against the Orioles if he's not used out of the bullpen during Friday's series opener, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.
Quantrill got a spot start Monday, allowing one run on four hits across 3.2 innings in a no-decision against the White Sox. He now appears to be a strong candidate to make another start Sunday, though that decision is dependent on his usage in Friday's tilt.
Quantrill allowed one run on four hits while striking out five over 3.2 innings against the White Sox on Monday. He did not factor into the decision.
Making his first start of the season in the back end of a doubleheader, Quantrill pitched well. His lone blemish was an RBI single by Nick Madrigal in the third. The 26-year-old has been impressive with a 2.08 ERA and 25:11 K:BB over 30.1 innings, but his typical low-leverage/multi-inning role out of the bullpen doesn't offer much fantasy upside.
Quantrill is slated to start for Cleveland in Game 2 of Monday's doubleheader with the White Sox, Tom Withers of the Associated Press reports.
Due to the doubleheader, Cleveland will temporarily shift to a six-man rotation, which paves the way for Quantrill to pick up his first start of 2021. Over his 17 appearances out of the bullpen, Quantrill has logged a 2.03 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 20:11 K:BB in 26.2 innings. After covering a season-high three innings out of the bullpen in his most recent outing May 26, Quantrill should be stretched out enough to give Cleveland four or five innings Monday. He'll likely shift back to a relief role following the start.
Quantrill (0-1) took the loss in relief Wednesday as Cleveland was downed 1-0 by the Tigers, giving up one run on two hits over three innings. He struck out four without walking a batter.
After Triston McKenzie gave Cleveland five scoreless innings, Quantrill got the call and kept the shutout going until the eighth, when a Niko Goodrum leadoff double led to the game's only run. Quantrill tossed 42 pitches (28 strikes) in his longest appearance of the season, but he's still unlikely to be ready for a full workload if, as expected, he makes his first start of the year during Monday's doubleheader.
Quantrill gave up a run on three hits without recording a strikeout over one inning of work in Monday's 7-4 loss to the Angels.
The right-hander worked the seventh inning Monday, and he allowed an RBI double to Jared Walsh on the heels of consecutive singles by Jose Rojas and Anthony Rendon. Quantrill hadn't allowed a run in 10.2 innings prior to his poor inning Monday. Overall, he's posted a 2.18 ERA, 1.50 WHIP and 11:10 K:BB, with his 5.05 FIP indicating that he's been lucky not to have more runs on his ledger.
Quantrill allowed two runs on two hits and three walks with one strikeout in two innings in Friday's 10-3 loss to the Reds.
After starter Logan Allen lasted just two innings, Quantrill was one of four relievers to pick up the slack. The two runs were the first against him this season. Quantrill has a 2.57 ERA, 1.43 WHIP and four strikeouts across seven innings. Expect the right-hander to continue in a long-relief role with the potential to draw a spot start if necessary.
Quantrill pitched two innings, allowing two hits and a walk while striking out one during Monday's 4-3 loss to the White Sox.
Quantrill worked the sixth and seventh innings. He wasn't at his best, but the right-hander didn't let his mistakes pile up. The 26-year-old has seen time as a starter in 2019, but he worked mostly as a reliever in 2020 and appears set to continue in that role this year. He hasn't allowed a run in three innings over two appearances to start 2021, and he's posted three strikeouts.
Quantrill will open the season in a relief role, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.
The writing was on the wall when the 26-year-old threw one frame in relief Friday after Logan Allen started and covered five innings, and Cleveland has now confirmed its rotation plans to begin 2021. Quantrill primarily operated out of the bullpen last season and pitched well with a 2.25 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 31:8 K:BB over 32 innings between Cleveland and San Diego. The right-hander could be called upon to start later in the season, but for now he'll work as a reliever.
Quantrill appears to have lost his bid for a rotation spot, Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
Quantrill and Logan Allen are competing for Cleveland's final rotation role, and their respective usage Friday against the Rockies suggests Allen has won the job. Allen started and threw five innings, while Quantrill appeared in relief for just a single frame. The team hasn't officially announced the winner of the job, but that usage wouldn't make much sense if Quantrill was still in the mix to start. The two contestants' respective spring numbers seemingly made this a rather easy choice, as Allen owns a 18:3 K:BB in 14 innings, allowing just one run, while Quantrill has struggled to a 10:9 K:BB while allowing 12 runs in 12 frames.
Quantrill gave up six runs on six hits over 2.2 innings with three strikeouts in Saturday's spring training loss to the White Sox. He's given up 12 earned runs in 11 innings (9.82 ERA) this spring. However, manager Terry Francona downplayed his struggles. "This kid is going to be fine," Francona told MLB.com.
Quantrill is battling Logan Allen for the fifth starter role and at least statistically he's falling far behind. Quantrill has nine walks and nine strikeouts in 11 innings. Allen has allowed one earned run in nine innings this spring. Francona's comments appear to say the race is closer than the numbers, but it's hard to feel confident about Quantrill making the rotation at this point. Still, Cleveland may not make a decision until the final week of spring training.
Quantrill gave up three runs on four hits and two walks while striking out one in three innings in his most recent Cactus League appearance against the Angels.
He was scoreless over two frames in his first outing of the spring, but has given up multiple runs in each of his most recent appearances, during which he has been piggybacking with Triston McKenzie. Cleveland has been keeping its cards close to the vest thus far regarding how the rotation will shake out behind its top three starters, but the general assumption is that McKenzie will be the No. 4 starter while Quantrill and Logan Allen vie for the final spot. Allen has had better results in their respective tiny samples this spring, while Quantrill has a more impressive track record dating back to previous seasons.
Quantrill gave up two runs (one earned) on four hits and struck out two over three innings in a no-decision versus the Pirates on Sunday.
Quantrill saw the most work out of the eight pitchers Cleveland used Sunday. The 25-year-old righty has amassed a 2.25 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 31:8 K:BB across 32 innings between Cleveland and San Diego in 2020. Quantrill figures to work out of the bullpen during the playoffs.
Quantrill will start Sunday's game against the Pirates, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.
The 25-year-old delivered four scoreless innings Tuesday in his first start since joining Cleveland, and he'll close out the regular season on the mound for his new team. Quantrill needed only 38 pitches during his previous outing and is unlikely to pitch as deep into Sunday's game, especially with the Indians also wanting to give most of their relievers some work. The right-hander has a 2.17 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 29:8 K:BB across 29 innings this season.
Quantrill didn't factor into the decision in Tuesday's 5-3 extra-inning win over the White Sox, giving up only one hit and one walk over four scoreless innings. He struck out four.
Cleveland went with a bullpen game Tuesday, but the ultra-efficient Quantrill nearly qualified for a win on only 38 pitches (26 strikes) before handing things off to Adam Plutko. Quantrill has been sharp since being acquired from the Padres, posting a 1.54 ERA, 1.03 WHIP and 11:2 K:BB in 11.2 innings over seven appearances, and he could be positioning himself for a chance to win a rotation spot in 2021.
Quantrill will serve as the opener for Tuesday's game against the White Sox, Ryan Lewis of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Quantrill figures to work only the first inning or two, considering he hasn't worked more than two frames since Aug. 15 against Arizona. Shane Bieber will have his start moved to Wednesday as a result.
Quantrill was traded from San Diego to Cleveland on Monday as part of the package for Mike Clevinger, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports.
Quantrill was at least a fairly interesting prospect, but he didn't have a spot in the Padres' rotation and certainly wouldn't after the acquisition of Clevinger. In 120.1 career innings at the big-league level, which includes 19 starts and 14 relief appearances, he owns a 4.79 ERA and a 4.23 FIP, striking out a modest 20.7 percent of opposing batters while walking 6.6 percent. Whether or not he'll immediately enter the rotation for his new team is unclear.
|Last 7 Games|
|06/15||vs BAL||W 7-2||4.0||3||1||0||4|
|06/09||@ STL||L 2-8||2.0||1||0||1||2|
|06/06||@ BAL||L 5-18||1||1.1||5||5||0||1|
|05/31||vs CHW||W 3-1||3.2||4||1||0||5|
|05/26||@ DET||L 0-1||1||3.0||2||1||0||4|
|05/23||vs MIN||L 5-8||1.0||0||0||0||2|
|05/21||vs MIN||L 0-10||2.0||1||0||1||3|
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|Minor League Pitching Stats|
|2016||AFX-Fort Wayne TinCaps||4.2||2||2||0||0||1||0||2||4||12||19.29||3.809|
|2016||ASX-Tri-City Dust Devils||18.2||5||5||0||0||2||0||28||2||15||1.98||0.934|
|2017||AFA-Lake Elsinore Storm||73.2||14||14||0||6||5||0||76||24||78||3.69||1.393|
|2017||AA-San Antonio Missions||42.1||8||8||0||1||5||0||34||16||52||4.06||1.615|
|2018||AAX-San Antonio Missions||117.0||22||22||0||6||5||0||101||38||135||5.15||1.479|
|2018||AAA-El Paso Chihuahuas||31.0||6||6||0||3||1||0||22||5||39||3.48||1.419|
|2019||AAA-El Paso Chihuahuas||35.2||7||7||0||4||2||0||33||12||38||4.60||1.421|