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Probable Pitchers

Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Yordano Ventura, RHP
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    Yordano Ventura, last 5 years vs. DET
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Ventura takes the mound in game two of the series. Ventura threw his first nine-inning complete game of the season on Monday, allowing three runs while walking one and striking out five.

Daniel Norris, LHP
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    Daniel Norris, regular season
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Though three unearned runs saddled Norris last Sunday at Cleveland, he still earned the win, striking out six over five innings and escaping further damage. He tossed a quality start against the Royals on Sept. 4.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Alex Reyes, RHP
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Reyes fixed his efficiency issues by inducing more early-count contact and pulling back on his fastball velocity en route to throwing seven scoreless innings in his last start. He's yet to allow a run in 7 1/3 innings against the Cubs.

Jason Hammel, RHP
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    Jason Hammel, last 5 years vs. STL
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Hammel is 7-0 with a 0.98 ERA in his last seven home starts. He has a 1.84 ERA and 10-1 record in 14 games at Wrigley this season. In his last outing, he held the Reds to four hits over seven innings, striking out six.

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Texas Rangers @ Oakland Athletics

, Oakland Coliseum
Yu Darvish, RHP
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    Yu Darvish, last 5 years vs. OAK
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Darvish is 1-2 with a 6.04 ERA in his last five starts. He's looking for his first win on the road this season, going 0-3 despite a 2.72 ERA in six starts. He has made three starts against the Athletics this season and is 1-1 with a 5.50 ERA.

Raul Alcantara, RHP
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The right-hander earned his first Major League victory Saturday in Texas, holding a potent Rangers lineup to two runs on five hits -- one of them a home run -- across 5 2/3 innings. Alcantara struck out three and didn’t walk a batter.

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New York Yankees @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
CC Sabathia, LHP
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Sabathia will try to snap a five-start winless streak as he takes on the Jays. He last faced Toronto on Aug. 17 in New York, striking out 12 but permitting seven runs on nine hits over six innings. The big blow was Melvin Upton Jr.'s three-run homer.

Marcus Stroman, RHP
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Stroman is 0-4 this month, but a lack of run support has been a major reason why. Toronto's Opening Day starter allowed three earned runs or fewer in each of those outings.

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Boston Red Sox @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Rick Porcello, RHP
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The sinkerballer goes after win No. 22 in his breakout season. Over his last 11 starts, Porcello has gone at least seven innings while allowing three runs or fewer. At Tropicana Field this season, Porcello is 1-0 with a 2.63 ERA.

Matt Andriese, RHP
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Andriese allowed seven runs on 10 hits in four innings last time he faced the Red Sox. He is 0-1 with a 7.11 ERA in three appearances (two starts) against them this year.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Robbie Ray, LHP
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Ray cruised early in his last start against the Dodgers before running into trouble in the sixth. He is just the third pitcher in franchise history to record 200 strikeouts joining Randy Johnson, Curt Schilling and Dan Haren.

Wade Miley, LHP
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The lefty, who left Sunday's start after four innings with a mild back strain, had allowed just one hit when he exited. Miley, who will go on the paternity list after Sunday's game, is 8-13 with a 5.65 ERA on the season.

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Washington Nationals @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Joe Ross, RHP
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Ross returned to the mound for the first time in two months to toss three innings against the Braves last time out. This will be one of his final two starts of the season.

Ivan Nova, RHP
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Nova's renaissance with the Pirates took a turn in the opposite direction his last time out, allowing 10 hits and five runs (four earned) over three innings in a loss to the Reds. He is still 5-1 with a 2.93 ERA with Pittsburgh.

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Atlanta Braves @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Aaron Blair, RHP
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Three weeks out of the rotation and two starts in the Triple-A International League playoffs gave Blair time to change his delivery. The results showed on Sept. 19, when he got his first Major League win, beating Noah Syndergaard and the Mets, 7-3.

Wei-Yin Chen, LHP
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For missing almost two full months, Chen impressed in his return to the rotation in Monday's no-decision against the Nationals. Chen worked 4 1/3 innings, and he didn't issue a walk. He will be good for about 70 pitches.

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Chicago White Sox @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Jose Quintana, LHP
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Quintana has faltered of late after getting off to a great start. He looked to have turned it around with eight innings of one-run ball against the Indians on Sept. 13 but followed it up by allowing six runs over four innings to the Royals.

Cody Anderson, RHP
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Anderson has been working as a reliever and will start a "bullpen day" for the Tribe. In 7 1/3 innings in September, the big righty has given up no runs with eight strikeouts and five hits allowed.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Dan Straily, RHP
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Despite four walks, Straily earned his team-leading 18th quality start and 13th win vs. the Bucs. He gave up three runs over six innings with five K's. He’s not afraid to throw strikes or give up homers, especially solo shots, to get contact outs.

Taylor Jungmann, RHP
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This will mark Jungmann’s first start since April 28, when a loss at Wrigley Field prompted a demotion to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Jungmann eventually dropped to Double-A Biloxi before regaining his form and earning a September callup.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Jhoulys Chacin, RHP
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Chacin has a 1.03 ERA over his last three starts and has 12 strikeouts against just two walks in that span. Before his recent stretch of success, he had allowed four runs or more in seven consecutive starts.

Brad Peacock, RHP
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Peacock has made three starts in place of the injured Dallas Keuchel and has kept the team in the game each time, allowing 11 hits and four earned runs in 15 innings. Opponents are hitting just .204 against him in his starts.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Alec Asher, RHP
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Asher has pitched pretty well in his first three starts this season, although he lasted just 4 1/3 innings in his last start on Sunday against the Marlins at Citizens Bank Park. He has allowed just 12 hits and four runs in 16 2/3 innings.

Sean Gilmartin, LHP
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An emergency substitute for Noah Syndergaard, who is recovering from strep throat, Gilmartin has not thrown more than 15 pitches in an outing since mid-August. The Mets will have relievers ready, hoping Gilmartin can get them into the fifth inning.

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Seattle Mariners @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Ariel Miranda, LHP
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The 27-year-old rookie from Cuba has gone 4-0 with a 2.16 ERA in four September starts, providing a big boost since his July 31 acquisition from the Orioles. He went seven innings with 3 hits, 2 runs and 8 strikeouts to beat the Astros on Sunday.

Tyler Duffey, RHP
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The Twins are giving Duffey nine days between starts so he could work on the side, after four starts in which he posted an 11.15 ERA. Duffey gave up six runs in 3 2/3 innings in the Twins' 9-6 loss to the Tigers on Sept. 14.

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San Francisco Giants @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Madison Bumgarner, LHP
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The long season has not taken its toll upon Bumgarner, who has logged seven scoreless starts of at least six innings to go with six double-digit strikeout games.

Jarred Cosart, RHP
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Cosart recently spoke about needing to prevent the big inning. He was sharp for three frames in Colorado, before surrendering a five-run fourth. After a solid August, Cosart hasn’t made it through the fifth in September.

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Colorado Rockies @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Chad Bettis, RHP
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Bettis has limited his opponents to three earned runs or fewer in 12 of his past 13 starts, and the Rockies have won 15 of his past 18 starts. Additionally, he has not issued more than one walk in any of his past four starts.

Clayton Kershaw, LHP
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Clayton Kershaw seems to be managing his back issue, based on holding the Giants to one unearned run in six innings with seven strikeouts in his last start.

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