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Probable Pitchers

Toronto Blue Jays @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Marcus Stroman, RHP
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Stroman has been uncharacteristically wild during his first three starts of the season. The product of Duke University has walked 10 batters over 14 2/3 innings, and for his career, he has averaged just 2.5 walks per nine innings.

Jordan Montgomery, LHP
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Montgomery picked up his first victory in his last start, spinning six innings of three-run ball on April 13 at Detroit. Montgomery went 1-0 with an 0.79 ERA in two starts vs. Toronto during his rookie campaign.

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Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Danny Duffy, LHP
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Duffy will be working on short rest, having thrown six scoreless innings on Tuesday, giving up two hits while striking out eight.

Mike Fiers, RHP
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Fiers tossed six scoreless innings against the White Sox in his first start off the DL before the Yankees roughed him up for five earned runs in 5 2/3 innings. He’ll have the benefit of warm weather for the first time this season.

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Cincinnati Reds @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Homer Bailey, RHP
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Bailey delivered the rotation's first seven-inning start of 2018 in a 3-2 loss to the Cardinals on Sunday. The one mistake was leaving a 1-0 pitch over the middle of the plate for Harrison Bader to hit a two-run homer in the second inning.

Carlos Martinez, RHP
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Few pitchers are on more of a roll than Martinez, who has held opponents to one run over his last 21 1/3 IP. The Cards flipped Martinez and Miles Mikolas following Wednesday’s postponement to ensure Martinez started on just one extra day of rest.

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Cleveland Indians @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Mike Clevinger, RHP
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Clevinger is coming off his shortest outing of the young season, having allowed four runs in just 4 innings vs. the Blue Jays on April 13. The righty has gone 2-0 with a 3.60 ERA in three career starts vs. the O's.

Chris Tillman, RHP
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The righty will get another go despite a slow start to the season and a disappointing 2017. Tillman is 0-3 with an 11.91 ERA on the season.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Steven Brault, LHP
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Brault struggled to put away hitters in a six-inning, five-run loss to Colorado on Monday night. Holding a rotation spot after breaking camp in the bullpen, Brault will try to improve against the Phillies, whom he hasn't faced since Sept. 14, 2016.

Aaron Nola, RHP
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Nola has not allowed more than four hits or two runs in any of his four starts this season. His strikeout totals are down (15 in 24 1/3 innings), but he seems to be OK with that as he is getting outs earlier in the count.

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Minnesota Twins @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Kyle Gibson, RHP
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Gibson benefited from eight Minnesota runs in his last outing against the Astros on Wednesday, when he battled through 4 1/3 innings in which Houston scored five runs off of him. Gibson owns a 3.68 ERA on the season.

Blake Snell, LHP
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Snell is coming off the fourth start of his career in which he didn’t allow a walk as he earned his second win of the season after holding the Rangers to one run through 6 1/3 innings. In 14 starts since being recalled Aug. 8, he is 7-2 (2.87 ERA).

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Houston Astros @ Chicago White Sox

, Guaranteed Rate Field
Dallas Keuchel, LHP
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The former Cy Young winner is still looking for his first victory as he enters his fifth start. He was a tough-luck loser last time out when he permitted just two runs over eight innings in a 2-1 loss to the Mariners in Seattle.

Lucas Giolito, RHP
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Giolito will be working on eight days' rest after last pitching at Target Field on April 12. Giolito had greater success with his offspeed offerings against the Twins but was still bothered by somewhat spotty fastball command.

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Miami Marlins @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Jose Urena, RHP
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Still searching for his first win, Urena has repeatedly given up runs in the early innings. Last year, Urena paced the team with 14 wins. His WHIP is 1.43, compared to 1.27 in 2017, and opponents are batting .284. In '17, they hit .238 off him.

Brent Suter, LHP
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Suter’s last two outings have been encouraging. In his most recent start against the Reds, he did not walk a batter for the first time in four games, and the only damage against him came on a pair of run-scoring singles.

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New York Mets @ Atlanta Braves

, SunTrust Park
Jacob deGrom, RHP
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In his last outing, deGrom became the first Mets starter to pitch into the eighth inning, though it backfired when he and the bullpen coughed up a five-run lead. Rather than move to 3-0 on the season, deGrom took his second consecutive no-decision.

Julio Teheran, RHP
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Teheran had both of his fastballs and his two breaking pitches working as he had nine strikeouts (his highest total since '16) on Monday night vs. the Phils. Teheran can credit his slider for the success he’s had in three of his first four starts.

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Seattle Mariners @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
James Paxton, LHP
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Since struggling in his season debut, the hard-throwing lefty is 1-0 with a 2.65 ERA and 24 strikeouts in 17 innings over his last three starts. Paxton hasn’t pitched well in Arlington, going 0-2 with a 6.16 ERA in four career games.

Bartolo Colon, RHP
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Colon retired the first 21 hitters he faced in Sunday's start vs. the Astros before allowing a baserunner in the 8th. He ended up getting a no-decision in the Rangers' 10-inning victory. Colon has 20 career wins vs. the Mariners.

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Chicago Cubs @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Yu Darvish, RHP
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Darvish was fine through the first four innings in his last outing, but a balk call against him in the 5th created some frustration and led to a loss. He's failed to pitch past the 5th in two of his three starts. This will be his 1st game at Coors.

Tyler Anderson, LHP
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Anderson walked a career-high six in 4 2/3 innings on Sunday at Washington, but was rescued by a comeback offensive effort after he left. Now he needs help earlier. The Rox have given him 2.37 runs of support while he's on the mound.

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San Diego Padres @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Clayton Richard, LHP
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The veteran left-hander was excellent on Opening Day, but he’s struggled since, posting three five-inning starts in which he’s allowed 13 earned runs. Richard has been roughed up for a 6.20 ERA and a .305 batting average against at Chase Field.

Zack Godley, RHP
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After opening the season with two very strong outings, Godley hit a snag against the Dodgers his last time out, allowing six runs in four innings. He'll look to right the ship while making a fourth straight start against a divisional opponent.

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Boston Red Sox @ Oakland Athletics

, Oakland Coliseum
Chris Sale, LHP
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After four starts, the perennial Cy Young Award candidate is at it again, having not given up more than one earned run in any of his outings. Sale is 5-2 in 13 career appearances (eight starts) against Oakland with a 2.60 ERA.

Sean Manaea, LHP
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Manaea has been dominant in four starts, most recently holding the host Mariners to one run and two hits in seven innings Sunday. The lefty has yielded just five runs across 27 2/3 innings, fanning 20.

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San Francisco Giants @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Derek Holland, LHP
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Holland gave up three runs over 4 2/3 innings vs. the Padres in his last outing. Having pitched in the AL for nine seasons, he has experience facing the Angels: his last start vs. L.A. came on May 16, 2017, when he gave up three runs over six frames.

Garrett Richards, RHP
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Richards yielded one run over five innings in his last start against the Royals on April 14. The 29-year-old right-hander is set to make his first career appearance against the Giants.

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Washington Nationals @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Stephen Strasburg, RHP
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Strasburg is 2-1 with a 3.08 ERA and 26 K's in 26 1/3 innings across his first four starts. Last June, Strasburg was outdueled by Clayton Kershaw in a 2-1 loss.

Hyun-Jin Ryu, LHP
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Ryu goes for his third straight win as he puts his undefeated record on the line against one of the most explosive offenses in the Majors. Ryu went six innings his last time out against the Padres, allowing two runs on three hits with nine K's.

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