The pitch was a 74.7 mph curveball from Cubs pitcher Jose Quintana.
Unfortunately for Quintana, the path of the ball was right in the perfect spot for Royals infielder Adalberto Mondesi to hit the ball a long, long way.
And that’s what he did Wednesday night during the Royals’ 9-0 win over the Cubs.
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