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Probable Pitchers

Baltimore Orioles @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Alex Cobb, RHP
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    Alex Cobb, last 3 starts
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    Alex Cobb, regular season
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Cobb went just 3 2/3 innings in his season debut at Fenway Park as the Red Sox touched him up for 10 hits and eight runs (seven earned). He'll look to bounce back in Thursday’s series finale in Detroit.

Jordan Zimmermann, RHP
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Zimmermann expects to make his next start after a hard-hit line drive left him with a bruised right jaw and knocked him out of his last outing against Cleveland in the first inning.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Luke Weaver, RHP
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The Cardinals' most consistent starter in the early going, Weaver roared out of the gate after a strong spring. Now the righty (2-0, 2.08) eyes his first career win against the rival Cubs.

Jon Lester, LHP
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Lester did not get a decision last time out, giving up four earned runs on seven hits in five innings. He was most bothered by three walks and said he needs to "clean that up." Lester was 2-1 with a 2.93 ERA in five starts vs. St. Louis last year.

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Houston Astros @ Seattle Mariners

, Safeco Field
Charlie Morton, RHP
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Morton struck out a career-high 12 batters in six innings on Saturday against the Rangers. He started the season having not allowed an earned for 16 innings before giving up a homer. This will be his first start on the road in 2018.

Marco Gonzales, LHP
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Gonzales looks to bounce back after two rough outings in which he allowed eight runs and 13 hits in 5 2/3 innings against Kansas City and Oakland. His only previous outing vs. Houston was last season, when he worked one scoreless inning in relief.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Aaron Sanchez, RHP
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Sanchez is coming off back-to-back quality starts, the latter an eight-inning outing vs. the Orioles in which he allowed just three hits and one run while picking up his first win of the season.

CC Sabathia, LHP
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Sabathia will be activated from the 10-day disabled list to open the Yankees' four-game series with the Blue Jays. Sabathia last pitched on April 6 against the Orioles, working 4 innings and giving up 3 runs before exiting with right hip soreness

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Jameson Taillon, RHP
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Taillon has been dominant thus far, allowing only two runs while striking out 18 in 20 1/3 innings. According to Statcast, 67.6 percent of Taillon’s pitches so far this season have been fastballs and nobody has recorded a hit off his curveball.

Jake Arrieta, RHP
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Arrieta is slowing building his pitch count after signing with the Phillies on March 12. He threw 88 pitches Saturday against the Rays, allowing seven hits, two earned runs and two walks while striking out one in 6 2/3 innings.

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New York Mets @ Atlanta Braves

, SunTrust Park
Matt Harvey, RHP
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The numbers behind Harvey’s 4.80 ERA are a mixed bag. Although Harvey sports a 13-to-3 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 15 innings, opponents are batting .290 off him and slugging .484. He’s generated swinging strikes on just 8.7 percent of his pitches.

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Lucas Sims or Matt Wisler will start in place of Anibal Sanchez, who suffered a leg injury while running before Wednesday's game.

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Miami Marlins @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Dillon Peters, LHP
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Peters bounced back from his roughest big league start -- nine runs in 2 2/3 innings -- with an efficient six innings, two runs in a win against the Pirates. He threw 78 pitches, and went with 25 curveballs, with four swinging strikes.

Chase Anderson, RHP
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Anderson is coming off a solid start, allowing 1 run on 2 hits in 6 1/3 innings in a win over the Mets. He has pitched at least 6 innings in 3 of his 4 starts. Anderson has allowed 6 homers, but 3 were in a 4-inning stint against the Cardinals.

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San Francisco Giants @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Ty Blach, LHP
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Blach has improved markedly against the long ball. As if he knows he has no margin for error, he has allowed zero homers this year, compared to 17 last year.

Zack Greinke, RHP
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Greinke overcame mid-back spasms in the first inning of his last start against the Dodgers. He managed to stay in the game and wound up allowing four runs on five hits over 6 1/3 innings to earn his first win of the season.

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Boston Red Sox @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Eduardo Rodriguez, LHP
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The lefty pitches in Anaheim for the first time since July 20, 2015, when he got shelled for six hits and seven runs over 1 2/3 innings. Rodriguez was sharp in his last start, picking up a win over the O's by allowing one run while fanning 8 over 6.

Nick Tropeano, RHP
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Tropeano will make his second start of the season after striking out six over 6 2/3 scoreless innings in his season debut against the Royals on Thursday. It will be Tropeano’s first career start against the Red Sox.

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