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Probable Pitchers

Baltimore Orioles @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Kevin Gausman, RHP
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    Kevin Gausman, last 3 starts
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    Kevin Gausman, regular season
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    Kevin Gausman, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Gausman hurled six shutout innings against the Nationals his last time out to improve to 5-1 at home. But the righty will need to overcome his road struggles in New York. He’s 0-9 with a 5.32 ERA away from Camden Yards this season.

CC Sabathia, LHP
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    CC Sabathia, last 3 starts
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    CC Sabathia, last 5 years vs. BAL
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The Yankees moved Sabathia up to start on Sunday, citing Baltimore's AL-low .230 average against lefties. Sabathia is coming off a win on Aug. 23 in which he held Seattle to a run on three hits over seven innings, walking one and striking out seven.

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Minnesota Twins @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Kyle Gibson, RHP
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    Kyle Gibson, last 3 starts
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    Kyle Gibson, last 5 years vs. TOR
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Gibson has been inconsistent this season, unable to build on his strong outings. After a complete game against the Braves, he lasted five innings against the Tigers, giving up five runs on seven hits.

R.A. Dickey, RHP
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    R.A. Dickey, regular season
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    R.A. Dickey, last 5 years vs. MIN
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Dickey looks to end his August on a strong note. The veteran knuckleballer has allowed two runs or fewer in three of his four starts this month, and held the Angels to two runs in 6 2/3 innings his last time out.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Tyler Skaggs, LHP
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    Tyler Skaggs, last 5 years vs. DET
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Career stats

Skaggs had an outing to forget vs. the Jays, allowing four earned runs on four hits while walking five and striking out two in four innings. The lefty has lost three straight starts and hasn't pitched into the sixth since his first start on July 26.

Anibal Sanchez, RHP
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    Anibal Sanchez, last 5 years vs. LAA
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Sanchez has turned the corner after struggling to start the season and has pitched four quality starts in his last five outings. He allowed three runs in seven innings against the Twins on Tuesday to pick up his seventh win.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Vince Velasquez, RHP
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    Vince Velasquez, last 5 years vs. NYM
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Career stats

Velasquez has struggled lately. He has a 10.47 ERA in his last three starts and a 7.29 ERA in his last six. And after he allowed 11 home runs in his first 103 2/3 innings this season, he has allowed eight in his last 15 1/3 innings.

Robert Gsellman, RHP
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    Robert Gsellman, last 5 years vs. PHI
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Gsellman will take the rotation spot of Jon Niese, who is scheduled to undergo left knee surgery. In relief of Niese last Tuesday, Gsellman delivered 3 2/3 scoreless relief innings. He was 4-9 with a 3.99 ERA as a starter in the Minors this season.

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San Diego Padres @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Luis Perdomo, RHP
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Perdomo is coming off his best outing of the season as he continues to cement his place in the Padres’ future rotation. The 23-year-old righty boasts a 59 percent ground-ball rate, tops among NL pitchers with at least 100 innings.

Andrew Cashner, RHP
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Cashner is winless as a Marlin, despite hurling consecutive one-run outings. He faces his former team for the first time since being dealt on July 29.

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Colorado Rockies @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Chad Bettis, RHP
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Career stats

Bettis struggled with his command in his last start vs. the Brewers. He walked seven while allowing four runs over five innings. Bettis' start against the Nationals on Aug. 16 was cut short by a weather delay and only lasted three innings.

Lucas Giolito, RHP
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    Lucas Giolito, last 5 years vs. COL
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Giolito, the No. 4 prospect in baseball, will be promoted from Triple-A to make his 4th career Major League start. He has struggled to locate his secondary pitches through his first three outings, allowing eight runs (six earned) in 11 innings.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Ivan Nova, RHP
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Nova is coming off a 98-pitch complete game against the Astros on Tuesday, when he allowed one run on six hits and struck out six. He's 3-0 with a 3.20 ERA, 18 strikeouts and one walk in four starts since joining the Pirates.

Chase Anderson, RHP
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Anderson has made two appearances since an Aug. 16 scare in Chicago, where he was drilled in the left thigh by a 107-mph Kris Bryant liner. Anderson pitched two relief frames at Seattle, then started and pitched five innings vs. Colorado on Tuesday.

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Seattle Mariners @ Chicago White Sox

, U.S. Cellular Field
Taijuan Walker, RHP
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Walker gets his second start since the Mariners recalled him from Triple-A Tacoma on Tuesday. He allowed four runs (three earned) on six hits in 5 2/3 innings against the Yankees in his last start.

Carlos Rodon, LHP
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Rodon looks to continue his August success against the Mariners. The lefty has a 1.46 ERA in four starts this month, holding opponents to a .211 average with 20 strikeouts.

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Tampa Bay Rays @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Chris Archer, RHP
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Archer leads the AL with 192 strikeouts, but has given up a career-high 23 homers this year. That disparity has translated into an MLB-worst 17 losses, one shy of tying the Rays franchise record. In August, the righty is 2-3 with a 2.84 ERA.

Doug Fister, RHP
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Fister is 8-5 with a 3.41 ERA in his last 15 starts, nine of which have been quality. In his last five starts, Fister has gone 2-1 with a 3.00 ERA, including seven scoreless innings in Monday’s win over the Pirates in Pittsburgh.

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Oakland Athletics @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Andrew Triggs, RHP
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Triggs delivered his most impressive performance of the season Monday, throwing six scoreless innings Monday against the Indians. Once a reliever, Triggs is using his changeup again in a starting role and finding some success.

Jaime Garcia, LHP
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Garcia lasted just four innings and allowed six runs on seven hits, including two home runs, in his last outing against the Mets. He has never faced the A's, but holds a 4.11 ERA in 15 career Interleague starts.

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Cleveland Indians @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Danny Salazar, RHP
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Salazar's struggles since coming off the DL continued with a four-inning start against the A's on Tuesday. The righty allowed six runs on eight hits, giving him a 15.55 ERA in 11 innings over his past four outings.

Derek Holland, LHP
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Holland made his first start in two months against the Reds on Tuesday and allowed one run in six innings. He had been sidelined because of inflammation in his left shoulder. He is 4-1 with a 2.74 ERA in eight career starts against the Indians.

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Atlanta Braves @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Aaron Blair, RHP
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Blair will return to the Majors for the first time since being demoted to Triple-A Gwinnett in June. The young hurler has battled inconsistent command, but his fastball velocity has improved as he’s recently sat between 93-95 mph.

Madison Bumgarner, LHP
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Bumgarner has won his last six decisions against Atlanta in a span of seven starts since May 11, 2013. He has allowed the Braves to hit .209 off him throughout his career.

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Chicago Cubs @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Jon Lester, LHP
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Lester notched his 20th quality start in his last outing. In seven starts since the All-Star break, he's 5-0 with a 2.28 ERA. This season, the lefty has given up three or fewer earned runs in 21 of his 25 starts. He has a 3.68 ERA on the road.

Brock Stewart, RHP
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Stewart started the season in Class A and made a meteoric rise to the Majors, getting work as a spot starter and long reliever. In two career starts, he has allowed 14 earned runs and five home runs.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Homer Bailey, RHP
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Bailey's return from Tommy John surgery took a turn south after he allowed six runs on nine hits over 2 1/3 innings against the Dodgers. Before that, Bailey had allowed two runs (one earned) over his last 11 innings with 17 strikeouts.

Archie Bradley, RHP
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Bradley is 0-2 with an 8.22 ERA in five starts so far this month. He looks for his first August win when he faces the Reds, whom he lost to on July 22 after allowing three runs on five hits and five walks in five innings.

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Kansas City Royals @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Yordano Ventura, RHP
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    Yordano Ventura, last 5 years vs. BOS
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Ventura hasn't allowed more than three runs in his past nine outings, and he has been dynamic in August, posting a 2.03 ERA. He pitched six shutout innings in his last start against the Marlins and has given up just one run in his past two starts.

Eduardo Rodriguez, LHP
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Rodriguez, who missed his last start with hamstring tightness, is scheduled to rejoin the rotation after throwing a bullpen session with no limitations on Thursday. In two starts vs. KC, he is 1-0 with a 2.19 ERA.

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