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Probable Pitchers

Cincinnati Reds @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Tim Adleman, RHP
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    Tim Adleman, last 3 starts
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    Tim Adleman, regular season
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    Tim Adleman, last 5 years vs. PHI
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On Saturday vs. the Rockies, Adleman gave up seven hits and six runs in 4 2/3 innings. Four of the six runs Colorado scored in the fifth inning were charged to Adleman, who walked two and allowed two hits in the frame before being pulled.

Aaron Nola, RHP
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    Aaron Nola, last 3 starts
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    Aaron Nola, regular season
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    Aaron Nola, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Nola pitched splendidly in his first start from the 10-day disabled list on Sunday in Pittsburgh. He allowed just four hits and one run in seven innings in a loss to the Pirates. He struck out five.

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New York Mets @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Jacob deGrom, RHP
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    Jacob deGrom, last 3 starts
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    Jacob deGrom, regular season
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    Jacob deGrom, last 5 years vs. PIT
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Last time out, deGrom became the first Mets pitcher in 18 games to record an out in the seventh inning. The Mets need performances like that more frequently from deGrom, who has personally gone longer than six just three times in nine starts.

Chad Kuhl, RHP
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    Chad Kuhl, last 3 starts
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    Chad Kuhl, regular season
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    Chad Kuhl, last 5 years vs. NYM
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Kuhl returned to form Sunday against the Phillies, allowing one hit and two walks, while striking out five, in five innings. He recorded seven outs on the ground, a good sign for the sinker-ball starter. He has never faced the Mets.

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Oakland Athletics @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Sean Manaea, LHP
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    Sean Manaea, last 3 starts
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    Sean Manaea, regular season
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    Sean Manaea, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Manaea picked up the win in his most recent start against the Red Sox, allowing three runs (two earned) over five innings. The young southpaw is 0-3 with an 8.76 ERA on the road compared to 2-0 with a 3.27 ERA at home.

Masahiro Tanaka, RHP
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    Masahiro Tanaka, last 3 starts
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    Masahiro Tanaka, regular season
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    Masahiro Tanaka, last 5 years vs. OAK
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Career stats

Tanaka has been hammered in his last two starts by the Astros and Rays, surrendering a grand total of 14 earned runs and seven homers in just 4 2/3 innings. His slider and splitter have been inconsistent.

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San Diego Padres @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Luis Perdomo, RHP
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    Luis Perdomo, last 3 starts
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    Luis Perdomo, regular season
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    Luis Perdomo, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Career stats

The righty sinkerballer is coming off the worst start of his career, in which he allowed eight runs over three innings against Arizona. Perdomo’s 69 percent ground-ball rate is the best among pitchers with at least 30 innings pitched.

Max Scherzer, RHP
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    Max Scherzer, last 5 years vs. SD
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Scherzer didn't have his fastball command, so he battled through his last start vs. the Braves. He pitched five innings of three-run ball with six strikeouts and three walks. Since joining the Nats, he has a 1.35 ERA in three starts vs. the Padres.

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Texas Rangers @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
A.J. Griffin, RHP
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    A.J. Griffin, last 5 years vs. TOR
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The Rangers had won Griffin's first six starts until he gave up nine runs in 3 1/3 innings against the Tigers on Saturday. He also gave up a career-high four home runs. He is 2-0 with a 2.39 ERA in five career starts against the Blue Jays.

Mike Bolsinger, RHP
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Bolsinger seeks his first win of the season. In the past five seasons, Bolsinger has only faced one current Texas hitter -- catcher Jonathan Lucroy, who has batted .479 with a home run and two RBIs in seven at-bats against him.

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Kansas City Royals @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Ian Kennedy, RHP
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Kennedy gets the start in the opener of a three-game set. Kennedy, in his first start back from the disabled list on Sunday, lasted just two innings against the Twins and gave up five runs.

Mike Clevinger, RHP
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Due to Thursday's rainout vs. the Reds, Clevinger's start was pushed back. He will face the Royals for the second time this season. The righty is coming off a career performance, where he took a no-hitter into the seventh inning against the Astros.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Jesse Chavez, RHP
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    Jesse Chavez, last 5 years vs. MIA
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Chavez picked up his fourth win of the season Sunday, despite allowing five runs over 5 2/3 innings against the Mets. Chavez is 1-2 with a 7.27 ERA in 10 career appearances (two starts) against the Marlins.

Dan Straily, RHP
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Miami's most impressive starter, Straily has induced 116 swinging strikes on his slider, a pitch opponents are hitting .171 against. He hasn't given up more than four hits in eight straight starts, and has 48 K's in 48 2/3 innings.

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Seattle Mariners @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Yovani Gallardo, RHP
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The veteran right-hander is coming off his worst outing of the year, having allowed nine hits and 10 runs (nine earned) in 3 2/3 innings to the White Sox. He’s 2-2 with a 5.28 ERA in six career starts against Boston.

Eduardo Rodriguez, LHP
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The lefty has been Mr. Consistency for the Red Sox of late, turning in six straight quality starts. Rodriguez’s last outing was his longest of the season, as he went eight innings while striking out eight in a win over the Athletics.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Zack Godley, RHP
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Godley has pitched well since replacing Shelby Miller in the rotation. Last time out he gave up three runs on eight hits over seven innings as he was outdueled by San Diego's Clayton Richard.

Junior Guerra, RHP
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Guerra, who strained his right calf during a third-inning at-bat on Opening Day, returns to action after a seven-week absence. He threw 91 pitches in his second rehab start, so he won’t be on a strict pitch count.

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Baltimore Orioles @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Kevin Gausman, RHP
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Gausman is 2-3 with a 6.65 ERA in 10 starts, and he is coming off one of three quality starts this season. He is 1-1 with 6.17 ERA in two starts against Houston.

Joe Musgrove, RHP
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Musgrove has struggled this season, as opponents are hitting .306 against him. He's also allowed nine homers, six to right-handed batters.

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Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox

, Guaranteed Rate Field
Matthew Boyd, LHP
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Boyd, winless since April 16, has given up 11 runs on 20 hits over 7 2/3 innings in his last two starts to the O’s and Rangers. He surrendered five runs in 2 1/3 innings against the White Sox April 6 on a frigid day in Chicago.

Mike Pelfrey, RHP
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Pelfrey lasted 4 2/3 innings on April 28 against Detroit, allowing three runs on six hits in a no-decision. Pelfrey picked up his first White Sox victory by allowing one run in six innings and not issuing a walk vs. Seattle on Saturday.

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Tampa Bay Rays @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Chris Archer, RHP
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Archer struck out a season-high 12 in 6 1/3 innings Sunday vs. the Yanks, but took the loss after allowing three runs in the second on a day when the Rays managed only four hits. The outing brought Archer his fifth career loss while striking out 10.

Hector Santiago, LHP
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Santiago has allowed nine runs on 15 hits in his past two starts. In those 7 2/3 innings, the lefty gave up four of his seven home runs this season and elevated his ERA to 3.96.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Carlos Martinez, RHP
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Martinez will come into the matchup off a strong performance last Saturday against the Giants, despite the game ending with a loss for the team in extra innings. Through nine he had 93 pitches, giving up two hits, no runs and striking out five.

Antonio Senzatela, RHP
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    Antonio Senzatela, last 5 years vs. STL
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After going at least six innings in six straight starts, Senzatela, one of the game's top rookies, has gone five innings in his last two outings. Over that span, he is 1-0 with a 7.20 ERA.

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Chicago Cubs @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Jake Arrieta, RHP
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Arrieta will open the Cubs' West Coast trip at Dodger Stadium where he threw his first no-hitter on Aug. 30, 2015. He's 1-2 with a 3.24 ERA in four career starts against the Dodgers.

Alex Wood, LHP
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Wood has made his case for a spot in the Dodgers’ rotation. After beginning the season in the bullpen, Wood is 5-0 and will start the series opener against the Cubs. Wood started vs. the Cubs on April 10, allowing two runs in 3 2/3 innings.

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Atlanta Braves @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Jaime Garcia, LHP
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Garcia turned in his best performance of the year last time out, allowing one earned run in eight innings, but lost to the Nationals. His command has improved of late, as opposing hitters are batting .222 against him over his last three starts.

Matt Cain, RHP
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This Iikely will be Cain’s next-to-last start of May, and he’s probably happy to be finished with the month. He owns an 8.41 ERA in May, compared with 2.30 in April.

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