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Probable Pitchers

Miami Marlins @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Adam Conley, LHP
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    Adam Conley, last 3 starts
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    Adam Conley, regular season
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    Adam Conley, last 5 years vs. ATL
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Career stats

Conley is coming off two straight games in which he worked into the sixth inning. He went five-plus at Washington in his last start, giving up three runs. He's allowed four runs in 11 innings (3.27 ERA) in his last two outings.

Williams Perez, RHP
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    Williams Perez, last 3 starts
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    Williams Perez, regular season
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    Williams Perez, last 5 years vs. MIA
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Perez was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett when Mike Foltynewicz was placed on the disabled list late Thursday night. Perez has posted a 9.87 ERA and allowed opponents to produce a .427 on-base percentage in his past six starts.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Raisel Iglesias, RHP
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    Raisel Iglesias, last 3 starts
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    Raisel Iglesias, regular season
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    Raisel Iglesias, last 5 years vs. CHC
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Career stats

Iglesias struggled in a two-run first inning vs. the Brewers before a 5-0 loss. But once he course corrected in the first, he retired 16 in a row as he changed speeds and arm angles while using a good slider. He has six-straight quality starts.

Jason Hammel, RHP
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    Jason Hammel, last 3 starts
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    Jason Hammel, regular season
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    Jason Hammel, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Career stats

Hammel had to deal with Clayton Kershaw in his last start, and blinked in the sixth when he walked two of the first three batters. Both would score. Other than that, it was a good outing. He has a 5.44 ERA in his last seven starts.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Oakland Athletics

, O.co Coliseum
Andrew Heaney, LHP
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    Andrew Heaney, regular season
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    Andrew Heaney, last 5 years vs. OAK
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Career stats

Five days after the worst start of his upstart rookie season -- giving up eight runs and recording only 10 outs against the Blue Jays -- Heaney shut the Indians out through six innings in Cleveland on Friday, scattering six hits and walking one.

Sonny Gray, RHP
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    Sonny Gray, last 5 years vs. LAA
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Gray has just two wins in his past seven starts despite pitching to a 1.73 ERA in that span. He lost to the D-backs Friday after allowing four runs (two earned) on five hits and two walks with five strikeouts across 6 1/3 innings.

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New York Yankees @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Masahiro Tanaka, RHP
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    Masahiro Tanaka, last 3 starts
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    Masahiro Tanaka, regular season
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    Masahiro Tanaka, last 5 years vs. BOS
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Career stats

Tanaka was shaky early but righted himself to pick up the win last time out vs. the Braves, allowing three runs and five hits over seven innings. He has defeated the Red Sox twice in two starts this season, on April 12 and Aug. 4.

Henry Owens, LHP
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    Henry Owens, last 5 years vs. NYY
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The lanky lefty has been impressive of late, giving up two earned runs over 13 innings in his last two starts. Owens made his debut against the Yankees on Aug. 4, giving up three runs over five innings.

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Tampa Bay Rays @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Erasmo Ramirez, RHP
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    Erasmo Ramirez, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Career stats

Ramirez allowed two earned runs on six hits in 4 1/3 innings vs. the Royals on Friday, which was an uncharacteristic outing for him as he’s yielded one earned run or fewer in 12 of 21 starts.

Kevin Gausman, RHP
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Gausman is trying to win his first game since Aug. 1. However, the Orioles are only averaging 2.51 runs of support over Gausman’s 11 starts.

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Cleveland Indians @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Trevor Bauer, RHP
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Career stats

After a home run-filled stretch through July and early August, Bauer has found renewed confidence in his two-seam fastball over his past two starts, leading to more ground balls and fewer homers. He’ll look to keep that going against Toronto.

R.A. Dickey, RHP
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    R.A. Dickey, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Career stats

The 40-year-old knuckleballer has thrived since the All-Star break, going 6-0 with a 3.07 ERA in nine starts. Dickey has thrown eight quality starts in his last 10 outings.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Aaron Nola, RHP
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Nola has lived up to the hype, particularly in his last two starts. He has allowed a combined one run in 15 innings against the Marlins and Padres. He faces a much tougher test against the Mets.

Matt Harvey, RHP
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A week on the shelf didn’t hurt Harvey in the least. He fired six shutout innings his last time out on 11 days' rest. The temptation to limit Harvey’s innings remains alive for the Mets, who have eyes on October.

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Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Carlos Rodon, LHP
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Career stats

The rookie has a 2-1 record with a 1.61 ERA over his last four starts, with two coming against the Angels and two against the Mariners. He has struck out 29 in his last 28 innings and has at least five strikeouts in 14 starts.

Tommy Milone, LHP
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Since coming off the disabled list in mid-August, Milone has yet to reach six innings, posting a 4.32 ERA. He went 5 1/3 innings against the Rays on Thursday, allowing five runs (four earned) in a loss.

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Detroit Tigers @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Randy Wolf, LHP
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Wolf has lost both of his Tigers starts, but he’s beating Father Time. The 39-year-old has allowed four runs on 14 hits over 14 innings with 10 strikeouts, including seven innings of one-run ball in a 2-0 loss to the Angels.

Yordano Ventura, RHP
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Ventura has tossed four straight quality starts, including a scoreless six-inning effort Thursday in which he K'd a career-high 11 in a 5-3 victory over the Orioles. Ventura is 1-0 with a 5.29 ERA in three starts vs. the Tigers this season.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Jeff Locke, LHP
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Locke pitched seven innings of two-run ball to earn a win over the Marlins last Wednesday. He gave up five hits and a walk while striking out three. The quality outing was one of only a few for the lefty in the second half.

Zach Davies, RHP
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This will be the Major League debut of Davies, a 22-year-old righty acquired from the Orioles at the non-waiver Trade Deadline. He's generously listed at 6-foot and does not throw hard, but he features a terrific changeup.

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Seattle Mariners @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Taijuan Walker, RHP
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Had it not been for a hip cramp in the seventh inning, Walker was on his way to one of his best outings his last time out in Chicago. Walker has had a quality start in six of his last seven outings, which he credits to a more aggressive approach.

Scott Kazmir, LHP
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Kazmir battled with his control for an inning on Friday, but was otherwise sharp in seven innings. The lefty currently sports a 2.45 ERA, which is ninth in Major League Baseball and fourth in the American League.

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Washington Nationals @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Max Scherzer, RHP
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Happy to be done with August, Scherzer returns to St. Louis, where he grew up, for his fourth career start against the Cardinals. Scherzer was 0-3 with a 6.43 ERA in August, one of the worst months of his career.

Michael Wacha, RHP
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Wacha’s defense did him no favors in his last start, as he was charged with four unearned runs over six innings. Wacha is 6-2 with a 2.43 ERA in 11 starts at home and has finished at least six innings in 20 of his 25 starts.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Chase Anderson, RHP
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Anderson has pitched well in two outings since a brief demotion. Anderson was optioned to Triple-A Reno on Aug. 18, but after making a cross-country flight, he was immediately recalled when Jeremy Hellickson got hurt.

Jon Gray, RHP
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Gray's last outing in Pittsburgh saw him throw a season-high 89 pitches. But he only lasted 4 1/3 innings, which represented his second shortest appearance this year. Entering his sixth start, Gray is still looking for his first decision.

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San Francisco Giants @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Mike Leake, RHP
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Leake has made a strong first impression with his new team. The right-hander hasn’t won yet with the Giants, but he’s allowed seven runs in 18 2/3 innings (3.38 ERA) over his first three starts with San Francisco.

Clayton Kershaw, LHP
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Kershaw was dominant with 14 strikeouts against the Cubs in his last outing. He leads the Majors in strikeouts with 236 and is 12 punchouts shy of his career high in a season.

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Texas Rangers @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Cole Hamels, LHP
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    Cole Hamels, last 5 years vs. SD
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Hamels is 2-0 with a 1.93 ERA in his last starts. He will be pitching in his hometown and has been very good there against the Padres, going 5-1 with a 1.78 ERA in eight starts. He is 9-2 with a 2.15 ERA in 16 career starts overall vs. the Padres.

Ian Kennedy, RHP
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Kennedy worked 6 2/3 innings in which he allowed two runs on two hits with seven strikeouts in a 2-1 loss to the Phillies. Kennedy has been stellar since the All-Star break with a 2.32 ERA having allowed 13 runs over eight starts and 50 1/3 innings.

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