Jose Quintana
The New York Mets enter the matchup against the Baltimore Orioles as losers of five in a row.
The Kansas City Royals start a three-game series at home against the New York Mets on Tuesday.
The New York Mets will try to sweep a two-game series against the New York Yankees on Wednesday.
Yasmani Grandal started a four-run sixth inning with a two-run double that followed Pete Alonso’s error and the Chicago White Sox beat New York 6-2 in José Quintana’s Mets debut.
New York; Thursday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
Left-hander José Quintana won’t make his New York Mets debut until at least July because of a stress fracture in his rib.
NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Cohen’s New York Mets are on track to shatter spending records in his third season as owner, boosting payroll to about $350 million for purposes of the luxury tax and poised to pay a penalty of about $80 million.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals hard-throwing closer Ryan Helsley is available for Game 1 of their National League wild-card series against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday.
Los Angeles; Friday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
Pittsburgh; Sunday, 1:35 p.m. EDT
Cincinnati; Wednesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
St. Louis; Friday, 8:15 p.m. EDT
St. Louis; Tuesday, 7:45 p.m. EDT
DENVER (AP) — Albert Pujols and Nolan Arenado homered and combined for seven hits, and Jose Quintana made his second strong start for St.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jose Quintana has parlayed his success in Pittsburgh into a job in St. Louis.

The Pirates traded the veteran left-handed pitcher to the Cardinals on Monday night in exchange for reliever Johan Oviedo and corner infield prospect Malcolm Nunez.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jose Quintana pitched seven strong innings and combined with two relief pitchers on a five-hitter as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Saturday night.
Miami Marlins vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh; Saturday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Max Meyer (0-1, 8.44 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, five strikeouts); Pirates: Jose Quintana (2-5, 3.79 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 81 strikeouts)
DENVER (AP) — Brendan Rodgers homered and drove in four runs, C.J. Cron hit his 21st home run and German Marquez became the second Colorado pitcher to reach 900 career strikeouts as the Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-2 on Friday night.
Denver; Friday, 8:40 p.m. EDT
Milwaukee; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
Pittsburgh; Sunday, 1:35 p.m. EDT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The San Francisco Giants don’t overwhelm with their bats. Or their pitching. Or their defense.
Pittsburgh; Saturday, 4:05 p.m. EDT