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Probable Pitchers

Toronto Blue Jays @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
J.A. Happ, LHP
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    J.A. Happ, last 3 starts
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    J.A. Happ, regular season
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    J.A. Happ, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Happ lost just his fourth game of the year his last time out against the Angels after allowing four runs in the fifth inning. The 33-year-old lefty has allowed eight runs over his last two starts.

Ubaldo Jimenez, RHP
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    Ubaldo Jimenez, last 3 starts
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    Ubaldo Jimenez, regular season
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    Ubaldo Jimenez, last 5 years vs. TOR
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Inserted back into the rotation with Chris Tillman's injury, Jimenez pitched well against the Nationals. He held Washington to one run on five hits over six innings but took the loss in his first start in about a month.

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Washington Nationals @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Max Scherzer, RHP
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    Max Scherzer, last 3 starts
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    Max Scherzer, regular season
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    Max Scherzer, last 5 years vs. PHI
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Scherzer was almost unhittable his last time out, pitching eight scoreless innings against a tough O's lineup, striking out 10 and allowing only two hits. In three starts against the Phillies this season, he has allowed six runs in 21 innings.

Jerad Eickhoff, RHP
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    Jerad Eickhoff, last 3 starts
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    Jerad Eickhoff, regular season
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    Jerad Eickhoff, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Career stats

Eickhoff allowed four hits, two runs and struck out two in six innings last week against the White Sox. He got pulled despite throwing just 71 pitches because the Phillies are monitoring his workload as the season nears its end.

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Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Anthony Ranaudo, RHP
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    Anthony Ranaudo, last 3 starts
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    Anthony Ranaudo, regular season
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    Anthony Ranaudo, last 5 years vs. DET
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Career stats

Ranaudo continues to get a chance to start as Miguel Gonzalez works his way back from a strained right groin. Ranaudo finished with a no-decision in his last start, allowing six runs on five hits over 5 1/3 innings, while striking out four.

Daniel Norris, LHP
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    Daniel Norris, last 3 starts
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    Daniel Norris, regular season
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    Daniel Norris, last 5 years vs. CWS
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Career stats

Norris showed some of his best pitching of the season in his last start at Minnesota, tossing 6 1/3 innings of two-run ball with no walks and five strikeouts. He tossed 10 innings of one-hit ball against the White Sox last year.

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Miami Marlins @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Tom Koehler, RHP
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    Tom Koehler, last 3 starts
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    Tom Koehler, regular season
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    Tom Koehler, last 5 years vs. NYM
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Career stats

Since late July, Koehler has been Miami's most effective starter, posting a 2.00 ERA over his last seven starts. The right-hander has allowed just 33 hits in 45 innings in that stretch. He is 0-1 in two starts vs. the Mets.

Seth Lugo, RHP
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    Seth Lugo, last 5 years vs. MIA
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The Mets plan to give Lugo, who left his last outing after five shutout innings due to a leg cramp, at least one more start. The rookie right-hander saw the Marlins in relief earlier this season, allowing one run in 1 1/3 innings.

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Minnesota Twins @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Andrew Albers, LHP
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    Andrew Albers, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Albers is making his first start of the year after being recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Friday. Tuesday marks the 30-year-old lefty's first start in nearly three years, having last started a game in the Majors for the Twins on Sept. 26, 2013.

Josh Tomlin, RHP
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    Josh Tomlin, last 5 years vs. MIN
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Tomlin has gone 0-5 with 10.80 ERA in five August starts. The righty allowed eight runs (seven earned) in 4 1/3 innings Thursday in Texas. He has given up seven homers in his last 16 1/3 innings (three starts).

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San Diego Padres @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Edwin Jackson, RHP
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    Edwin Jackson, last 5 years vs. ATL
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At times this season, Edwin Jackson has looked very sharp for the Padres, but he was bitten by the long ball against the Cubs in his last time out. Jackson allowed three home runs in his second consecutive poor outing.

Julio Teheran, RHP
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    Julio Teheran, last 5 years vs. SD
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Teheran says he's healthy, but he has not been sharp in the two starts made since returning from a right lat strain. His velo moved closer to normal his last time out, but his slider and curveball lacked the bite they had earlier this year.

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Tampa Bay Rays @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Jake Odorizzi, RHP
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    Jake Odorizzi, regular season
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    Jake Odorizzi, last 5 years vs. BOS
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Odorizzi has allowed one run or fewer in five of his eight starts since the All-Star break, going 6-0 with a 1.59 ERA , extending the longest winning streak of his career. He is 0-1 with a 9.00 ERA in two starts at Fenway Park this season.

Drew Pomeranz, LHP
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    Drew Pomeranz, last 5 years vs. TB
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The lefty has quietly put together a terrific August, going 2-1 with a 2.40 ERA in five starts. Pomeranz has made three starts at Fenway Park, going 0-1 with a 5.02 ERA.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Chad Kuhl, RHP
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    Chad Kuhl, last 5 years vs. CHC
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The rookie has worked at least six innings with two or fewer earned runs in five consecutive starts. He will be facing the team his last non-quality start came against, as the Cubs knocked him around for four runs in 2 1/3 innings on July 9.

Kyle Hendricks, RHP
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    Kyle Hendricks, last 5 years vs. PIT
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Hendricks is on a roll. He's given up three or fewer earned runs in each of his last 17 starts, dating to May 22. It's the longest streak by a MLB starter this season. He has a 1.70 ERA in that stretch.

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Seattle Mariners @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
James Paxton, LHP
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    James Paxton, last 5 years vs. TEX
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Paxton is 2-1 with a 2.16 ERA over his last five starts, but he allowed seven hits and three runs in five innings to the White Sox in his last outing after two weeks on the DL. He held Texas scoreless for 6 1/3 innings in a 2-1 loss on June 11.

Cole Hamels, LHP
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Hamels went eight innings and allowed two or fewer hits for just the fourth time in his career against the Indians on Thursday. He’s gone 5-2 with a 1.59 ERA in eight starts since the All-Star break.

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Oakland Athletics @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Kendall Graveman, RHP
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Graveman continues to be the A’s best starter, most recently going 6 2/3 innings with one run allowed against the Indians on Wednesday. The right-hander has allowed just one run over his last 15 2/3 innings.

Collin McHugh, RHP
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While the Astros have won each of Collin McHugh’s past two starts, the right-hander hasn’t been able to put together lengthy performances. McHugh hasn’t gone more than 5 1/3 innings since Aug. 8.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Adam Wainwright, RHP
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    Adam Wainwright, last 5 years vs. MIL
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Wainwright went five innings and allowed seven runs (two earned) in his last start against the Mets. He pitched seven scoreless innings and gave up seven hits the last time he faced the Brewers on July 2.

Wily Peralta, RHP
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    Wily Peralta, last 5 years vs. STL
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Peralta lacked the bite on his slider against the Pirates, but managed to get through five innings with only two runs allowed. This is a tough matchup; Peralta is 4-10 with a 5.02 ERA in 15 starts against St. Louis.

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New York Yankees @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Masahiro Tanaka, RHP
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    Masahiro Tanaka, last 5 years vs. KC
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Tanaka has been on a roll, winning his last four starts. He has blanked opponents in each of his last two, combining for 14 2/3 scoreless innings with one walk and 14 strikeouts against the Angels and Mariners.

Edinson Volquez, RHP
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    Edinson Volquez, last 5 years vs. NYY
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In his last start, vs. Miami, Volquez gave up just three hits and two runs (none earned). It was the first time since July 24 that he hadn't given up four or more runs in an outing and marked the fewest hits he'd surrendered since June 13.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Rich Hill, LHP
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    Rich Hill, last 5 years vs. COL
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Hill dazzled in his Dodgers debut, throwing six scoreless innings and allowing no extra-base hits. Acquired at the non-waiver Trade Deadline from Oakland, he had been sidelined for more than a month due to blisters on his pitching hand.

Tyler Anderson, LHP
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Anderson fanned 10 and gave up two runs in five innings in his last start, a hard-luck loss to Milwaukee, and he has 77 strikeouts this season. After missing much of last year with elbow and shoulder issues, he has shown durability in the Majors.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Tim Adleman, RHP
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In a no-decision in the Reds' 6-5 loss to Texas on Wednesday, Adleman made a few critical mistakes. None were bigger than being a strike away from ending the fifth inning and giving up back-to-back homers to pitcher Yu Darvish and Ian Desmond.

Jered Weaver, RHP
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Weaver gets the ball, looking to build on a solid performance his last time out. The right-hander held the Blue Jays to just two runs -- one earned -- over 5 2/3 innings in a win against Toronto.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Zack Greinke, RHP
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    Zack Greinke, last 5 years vs. SF
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Greinke has a 4.15 ERA in two starts since his disastrous outing in Boston, in which he allowed nine runs in 1 2/3 innings. He has dominated the Giants in the past, going 8-1 with a 2.41 ERA in 12 career starts against them.

Johnny Cueto, RHP
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    Johnny Cueto, last 5 years vs. ARI
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The Giants are 19-7 when Cueto starts, though they have lost five of his last eight outings. Opponents are 7-for-their-last-35 (.200) off him with runners in scoring position.

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