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Probable Pitchers

St. Louis Cardinals @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Adam Wainwright, RHP
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    Adam Wainwright, last 3 starts
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    Adam Wainwright, last 5 years vs. PIT
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Wainwright took a loss Friday vs. Philly, allowing four earned runs in six innings, settling down after a four-run third. The veteran said he's made an adjustment that he hopes will fix the issues he's had over his last seven starts.

Jeff Locke, LHP
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    Jeff Locke, last 3 starts
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    Jeff Locke, regular season
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    Jeff Locke, last 5 years vs. STL
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Locke posted a mystifying win Friday in Milwaukee, walking six -- his most since July 26, 2013 -- yet pitching two-hit ball through six. It was his 13th start of at least six innings while allowing fewer than four hits the last two seasons.

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Texas Rangers @ Seattle Mariners

, Safeco Field
Colby Lewis, RHP
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    Colby Lewis, last 3 starts
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Lewis will make his team-high 24th start Wednesday and will look to bounce back after losing each of his last three starts. He is 6-6 with a 3.90 ERA in 21 career appearances (17 starts) against the Mariners.

Erasmo Ramirez, RHP
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    Erasmo Ramirez, last 5 years vs. TEX
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The 24-year-old will be recalled for his sixth stint with Seattle this season for a spot start. Ramirez (1-5, 4.06 ERA in 13 starts) has a 3.93 ERA in five career games -- including three starts -- against Texas over the past three years.

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Tampa Bay Rays @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Drew Smyly, LHP
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    Drew Smyly, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Smyly is coming off a dominating two-hit shutout, in which he faced one batter over the minimum in an 8-0 win over Toronto. The lefty has a 1.55 ERA in four outings since the Rays acquired him and has recorded three straight quality starts.

Kevin Gausman, RHP
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    Kevin Gausman, last 5 years vs. TB
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Gausman allowed two home runs in a game for the first time this season in a five-inning loss to the Cubs on Friday. The 23-year-old righty allowed six hits.

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Washington Nationals @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Doug Fister, RHP
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Despite having skin cancer removed from his neck days earlier, Fister took the mound Friday against the Giants. He allowed four earned runs for the first time since June 15, but said the procedure had no effect on his performance.

Kyle Kendrick, RHP
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    Kyle Kendrick, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Three more first-inning runs allowed in his start against the Cardinals on Friday hiked Kendrick's ERA to 9.69 in the opening frame this season. But the right-hander allowed just one run in his next 5 1/3 innings to earn the win.

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Boston Red Sox @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Joe Kelly, RHP
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Kelly pitched well in his last start, giving up one hit and three walks over five shutout innings of a no-decision against the Mariners. Opponents are hitting .264 against him this season.

Marcus Stroman, RHP
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Stroman struggled vs. the Rays on Friday, allowing five earned runs for the second straight start and the third time in his last four games. He's hit a rough patch after a hot start to the second half.

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New York Yankees @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Shane Greene, RHP
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Greene was tagged early for a three-run homer by Jose Abreu in the first inning of his last start, but he battled to limit the damage over five innings. He threw eight shutout innings against the Tigers on Aug. 7.

David Price, LHP
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In his last start, Price took a 1-0 loss vs. the Rays, despite throwing a one-hitter and retiring the last 23 hitters he faced. Price has made four starts against the Yanks this season, but only one with the Tigers -- a no-decision on Aug. 5.

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Atlanta Braves @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Julio Teheran, RHP
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Teheran tossed six scoreless innings in a win over the Reds last Thursday. He is 2-1 with a 3.77 ERA in six games (five starts) against the Mets.

Zack Wheeler, RHP
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Wheeler's last start in Oakland was hardly his best, though two of the four runs he allowed in 5 2/3 innings were unearned. He is on a personal six-game winning streak and the Mets have won seven of the last 10 games he has started.

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Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Jacob Turner, RHP
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Recent acquisition Turner tossed two innings in relief and allowed one run in the Cubs' 2-1 win over the Giants last Thursday, a suspended game from earlier in the week. This will be his first start in a Cubs uniform.

Mat Latos, RHP
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Over his last five starts, Latos is 2-0 with a 2.48 ERA. The right-hander beat the Cubs on June 25, allowing one run on five hits while walking none and fanning five over seven innings. He is 6-2 with a 2.66 ERA in 10 career starts against Chicago.

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Cleveland Indians @ Chicago White Sox

, U.S. Cellular Field
Corey Kluber, RHP
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Kluber took the loss in Minnesota Thursday after giving up three runs on six hits in seven innings. Over his last 11 starts, the righty has gone 7-2 with a 1.42 ERA and .187 opponents' average.

Hector Noesi, RHP
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Noesi said he regretted location on two pitches for the three homers he allowed against Baltimore, which grabbed a one-run victory on Wednesday. Noesi struck out a season-high eight and didn't issue a walk.

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Minnesota Twins @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Phil Hughes, RHP
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Hughes was solid against the Indians on Thursday, giving up one run on four hits over seven innings to get the win. It was the fifth straight quality start for Hughes, who has a 1.89 ERA over that span.

Liam Hendriks, RHP
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This start originally belonged to Yordano Ventura, but the rookie right-hander was scratched on Tuesday due to mid-back tightness. Hendriks will be promoted from Triple-A Omaha to make the start.

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Oakland Athletics @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Drew Pomeranz, LHP
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Pomeranz will make his first big league start since June 16, the same day he broke his right hand. He was 4-3 with a 3.21 ERA in eight starts for the A's before the injury and proceeded to go 3-1 with a 3.69 ERA in eight starts at Triple-A.

Brad Peacock, RHP
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Peacock was in the midst of his best start of the season on Friday night against the Indians before leaving the game with right forearm discomfort. In his five innings, he gave up just one run on two hits, striking out four and walking none.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Yovani Gallardo, RHP
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Historically dominant against the Pirates, Gallardo struggled against them on Friday, lasting only five innings while allowing six runs (three earned) on eight hits and three walks. Only 57 of his 99 pitches were strikes.

Odrisamer Despaigne, RHP
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Despaigne will continue his fight against regression vs. the Brewers. In his first five starts, he was 2-1 with a 1.31 ERA. In his last six, he's 1-4 with a 5.81 ERA. He's allowed a combined seven runs in the first inning of his past two starts.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Clayton Kershaw, LHP
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Kershaw was nearly outdueled in his last start until a two-run home run by Turner in the eighth sealed a 2-1 Dodgers win. Kershaw has a Major League-best 1.82 ERA. His worst start of the season came in Arizona in May: 1 2/3 innings, seven runs.

Wade Miley, LHP
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Miley struggled with his command in his last outing, walking six Nationals batters in 6 2/3 innings in a 1-0 loss, but he didn't allow a run. Since giving up 10 runs on Aug. 5, he has a 1.83 ERA in his last three starts.

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Miami Marlins @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Henderson Alvarez, RHP
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Alvarez experienced a shortness of breath in his last outing in Colorado, and it showed in his final line. Alvarez allowed 10 hits and four runs off two homers in six innings, but Miami's 13 runs of support were enough for him to log his 10th win.

Hector Santiago, LHP
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Santiago gave up only two runs vs. the A's on Friday but lasted five innings because he needed 98 pitches to record 15 outs and took a liner off his left hand earlier in the fifth. Santiago now has a 2.53 ERA since coming back up June 10.

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Colorado Rockies @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Franklin Morales, LHP
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Morales lasted just four-plus innings, gave up eight hits and two walks (one that forced in a run), and was charged with a season-high six runs in his last start, a home loss to the Marlins.

Tim Hudson, RHP
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Hudson has been moderately successful this year at AT&T Park, where he's 5-4 with a 3.60 ERA in 12 starts. He's 5-2 with a 4.35 ERA in 13 career outings against the Rockies.

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