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Probable Pitchers

Baltimore Orioles @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Kevin Gausman, RHP
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The O's Opening Day starter, Gausman is still trying to get into a groove. The righty has just one quality start on the year and allowed four first-inning runs to the Red Sox his last outing.

CC Sabathia, LHP
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It was a battle for Sabathia in his last start vs. the Pirates. His pitches weren’t as sharp and he lost his first game of the season, allowing four runs on seven hits in five innings.

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New York Mets @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Jacob deGrom, RHP
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The Nationals walked six times against deGrom in his last start, a rare struggle for the right-hander. But deGrom also struck out 10 batters in that outing, allowing three runs. He’ll look for more success Saturday, this time at Nationals Park.

Max Scherzer, RHP
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Scherzer went a season-high eight innings Sunday against the Mets, using his rising fastball to fan nine while walking just one. He’s made quality starts each time out, with the gem being seven scoreless innings of two-hit ball in Atlanta.

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Tampa Bay Rays @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Blake Snell, LHP
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Snell issued a career-high-tying five walks Saturday against the Astros. All three starts with five walks have come over his last 11 starts (since Aug. 22). He has pitched five innings or less in three straight starts and seven of his last eight.

Marcus Stroman, RHP
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Stroman is coming off his second complete game of the season. He allowed two runs -- one earned -- in a nine-inning victory vs. the Angels. His first start of the year was vs. TB and he picked up a win after 6 1/3 quality innings.

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Chicago Cubs @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Jake Arrieta, RHP
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Arrieta is coming off a win over the Reds in which he gave up four runs over six innings. He's 1-3 with a 4.66 ERA against Boston, and hasn't faced them since June 30, 2014, when he flirted with a no-hitter and gave up one hit over 7 2/3 innings.

Drew Pomeranz, LHP
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The lefty kicks off a much-anticipated three-game series at Fenway against the World Series champion Cubs. Pomeranz has a strong track record against Chicago, going 2-0 with a 1.13 ERA in three starts.

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Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Mike Pelfrey, RHP
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The right-hander gets to face his former team in this series opener. Pelfrey spot-started for the injured James Shields in his White Sox debut, allowing two earned runs over 4 1/3 innings. Pelfrey is 4-8 with a 6.22 ERA lifetime at Comerica Park.

Matthew Boyd, LHP
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Boyd lasted just 4 1/3 innings Saturday at Minnesota before being ejected for a pitch behind Twins slugger Miguel Sano. He battled his command with three walks, but limited his damage to two runs in a no-decision.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Jameson Taillon, RHP
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Taillon worked through his shortest start of the season Saturday, allowing four runs to the Yankees on five hits and three walks over 5 1/3 innings. Taillon is 4-2 with a 3.12 ERA in nine career starts on the road.

Adam Conley, LHP
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Conley held the Padres' offense in check during his last start, but he couldn’t come away with the win. He worked six innings, allowing one run on six hits and struck out five while throwing a season-high 93 pitches.

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Seattle Mariners @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Ariel Miranda, LHP
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Miranda lasted just three innings with seven hits and four runs in a loss at Oakland after throwing seven scoreless vs. Miami in his previous outing. He’s 6-4 with a 4.00 ERA in 16 games (14 starts) in two years, but has never faced the Indians.

Carlos Carrasco, RHP
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Carrasco went eight shutout innings, allowing three hits and one walk while striking out eight against the White Sox Saturday. In his career vs. the Mariners, Carrasco has gone 2-1 with a 2.79 ERA in 19 1/3 innings with seven walks and 18 strikeouts.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Tyler Skaggs, LHP
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Skaggs will start the series opener on an extra day of rest. The 25-year-old left-hander, who has logged a 4.44 ERA over four starts this year, earned his first victory of the season on Saturday after holding Toronto to two runs over seven innings.

Nick Martinez, RHP
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Martinez makes his second start for the Rangers. He stepped in for A.J. Griffin on Saturday and allowed one run over seven innings against the Royals. He's 2-3 with a 2.51 ERA in six starts and two relief appearances in his career against the Angels.

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Atlanta Braves @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Bartolo Colon, RHP
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Colon has looked masterful in two outings and provided the reminder he’s 43 years old in his other two outings. He baffled his former Mets teammates over six innings in his April 5 season debut.

Chase Anderson, RHP
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The Brewers scored enough against Cardinals righty Mike Leake to push Anderson to the top of the NL leaderboard with a 1.13 ERA. Two pitches have made the difference: a curveball he refined last season, and a cutter that has been effective in 2017.

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Oakland Athletics @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Jharel Cotton, RHP
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Cotton was roughed up for five runs in his shortest start of the year (4 1/3 IP) against the Angels on April 5. Since then, he's 2-1 with a 3.44 ERA for the A's, with opposing batters hitting just .203 against him in that span.

Charlie Morton, RHP
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Morton (1-2, 4.29 ERA) looked to be cruising in his last start against Tampa Bay until the Rays busted out for four runs in the sixth inning. In Morton's four starts this season, eight of the 10 earned runs he has allowed have come in the fifth.

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Cincinnati Reds @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Tim Adleman, RHP
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Save for two long and loud solo homers by the Cubs, Adleman pitched a solid six innings with four hits on Friday for a no-decision.

Lance Lynn, RHP
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Lynn has won his last two starts, allowing a combined one run on six hits in 13 innings. He struck out a season-best seven in his last outing, and he has seemingly returned from Tommy John surgery as strong as he was before it.

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Minnesota Twins @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Kyle Gibson, RHP
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Gibson lasted only 2 2/3 innings in his last start vs. the Tigers. He has allowed five homers in four starts and hasn’t pitched past the sixth inning yet. One positive note from Detroit: Seven of the eight hits he allowed were ground balls.

Ian Kennedy, RHP
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Kennedy gets the start to begin a three-game set at Kauffman Stadium. The right-hander went seven innings and gave up one run with three strikeouts -- a no-decision in a 2-1 loss on Saturday.

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Colorado Rockies @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Kyle Freeland, LHP
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The left-handed rookie has been up and down in his four starts but is coming off his best yet -- seven scoreless innings against the Giants on Sunday.

Robbie Ray, LHP
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Although the Dodgers scored five runs off Ray in his last start, the left-hander got the win thanks to an offense that scored 12 runs. He tossed 5 1/3 innings, allowing nine hits and striking out six batters.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Jerad Eickhoff, RHP
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Eickhoff has still yet to earn a win in 2017, despite his sterling 2.55 ERA. He'll face the Dodgers for the second time in his career after allowing four runs in six innings during a start against Los Angeles last season.

Kenta Maeda, RHP
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Maeda has conceded his confidence has been shaken. In a Tuesday bullpen session, he used the cutter, which he abandoned after making it a spring project to have a weapon against left-handed hitters.

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San Diego Padres @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Luis Perdomo, RHP
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Perdomo is making his second start since returning from 10 days on the disabled list for inflammation in his right shoulder. In his last start on Sunday at Petco Park, he pitched five innings in a loss to Miami.

Jeff Samardzija, RHP
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Samardzija has lasted seven innings or more in five of his previous 10 starts against San Diego. His most recent outing against San Diego was a gem - seven shutout innings and nine strikeouts last Sept. 22.

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