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Probable Pitchers

Oakland Athletics @ Chicago White Sox

, Guaranteed Rate Field
Daniel Mengden, RHP
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    Daniel Mengden, last 3 starts
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    Daniel Mengden, regular season
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    Daniel Mengden, last 5 years vs. CWS
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Mengden has been roughed up for 16 earned runs in 14 1/3 innings this month. He most recently surrendered four runs on six hits with three walks and two strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings against the Angels on Sunday.

Dylan Covey, RHP
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Covey’s stretch of five straight starts without a loss came to an end Monday. The righty went 3-0 during that stretch but yielded four earned runs in five innings vs. the Tribe, along with a season-high five walks based off poor fastball command.

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Texas Rangers @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Yovani Gallardo, RHP
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    Yovani Gallardo, regular season
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Gallardo will make his second start since being recalled from Triple-A. He allowed five runs on six hits while striking out four in a no-decision vs. the Rockies on Sunday. He is 4-2 with a 3.49 ERA all time in 11 starts against the Twins.

Jake Odorizzi, RHP
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Odorizzi struggled through five innings and surrendered four runs his last time out vs. Cleveland on Sunday. He has struggled mightily vs. the Indians this year, but has held all other opponents to three earned runs or fewer in 11 out of 12 starts.

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Miami Marlins @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Trevor Richards, RHP
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The rookie looks to rebound from his roughest start after being tagged for six earned runs in 3 1/3 innings at Baltimore. That inflated his road ERA to 7.40 in five starts, to go with an 0-3 record. His WHIP away is 1.98, compared to 0.98 at home.

Tyler Anderson, LHP
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Anderson hopes to bounce back from a 12-2 loss to the Mets on Monday, in which allowed seven hits and three runs (including two homers) in 5 1/3 innings. It was the shortest outing in this last three games.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Zack Greinke, RHP
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Greinke beat the Angels in his last outing, allowing three runs on seven hits over 6 1/3 innings. He faced the Pirates in the start before that at Chase Field and allowed five runs in 4 2/3 innings as he took the loss.

Joe Musgrove, RHP
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Musgrove will return to the mound on Saturday looking to bounce back from his shortest start of the season. Last time out against the Reds, the right-hander surrendered six earned runs on eight hits and left the game after 4 1/3 innings of work.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Aaron Nola, RHP
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Nola looks like a lock to make the NL All-Star team, but he is looking to rebound from a rare forgettable start. He allowed four runs in 4 1/3 innings Sunday against the Brewers, just the second time this season he has allowed more three runs.

Erick Fedde, RHP
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After back-to-back outings against the Yankees, Fedde will match up against his fellow first-round pick from the 2014 Draft in right-hander Aaron Nola. Fedde has given up 10 runs on 19 hits in three starts this season.

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San Diego Padres @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Matt Strahm, LHP
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Andrew Suarez, LHP
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Suarez struck out seven over 6 1/3 innings in a no-decision against the Marlins on Monday. The lefty has a 3.41 ERA in five starts at AT&T Park compared with a 6.18 ERA in six road starts.

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Baltimore Orioles @ Atlanta Braves

, SunTrust Park
Dylan Bundy, RHP
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Bundy faltered a bit in his last start, giving up four runs, but he still got the win thanks to an offensive eruption. Searching for win No. 6, his ERA now sits at 3.81.

Julio Teheran, RHP
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Teheran recorded 11 strikeouts and six innings of no-hit ball when he came off the DL to face the Padres on Sunday. He exited after his right hamstring cramped. His fastball was up around 91 mph, so he seems to have benefited from the short DL stint.

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Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Luke Farrell, RHP
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Luke Farrell will make his first start of 2018. The right-hander, who was named the starter following Friday's game, has made 12 relief appearances this year, allowing allowing seven earned runs over 17 1/3 innings for a 3.63 ERA.

Anthony DeSclafani, RHP
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DeSclafani, coming off the longest outing of his abbreviated season, will take the mound for the fourth time since returning from the DL earlier this month. The right-hander yielded two runs on three hits over 5 2/3 innings last Sunday in Pittsburgh.

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New York Yankees @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Sonny Gray, RHP
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Gray is looking to pick up back-to-back wins for the first time in pinstripes. The righty tossed five innings and permitted two runs on six hits in Monday’s makeup game against the Nats.

Wilmer Font, RHP
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Font has made three consecutive starts, pitching deeper each time, going from 2 1/3 innings to 3 1/3 to 4 2/3 against the Yankees on Sunday. He allowed three runs on eight hits during that 10 1/3-inning stretch.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Miles Mikolas, RHP
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After beginning June with three quality starts, Mikolas allowed four earned runs over five innings Monday in a no-decision against the Phillies. He settled down after a first-inning, three-run home run to Odubel Herrera.

Chase Anderson, RHP
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Anderson has surrendered more home runs this season (15) than last season (14) in 64 fewer innings. He surrendered a pair of two-run shots in Sunday’s loss to the Phillies after holding the Cubs scoreless in his previous outing.

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Detroit Tigers @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Francisco Liriano, LHP
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Liriano is set to come off the DL for Saturday’s start after missing the last three-plus weeks with a right hamstring strain. He has a loss and a no-decision with a 6.10 ERA against Cleveland this year.

Trevor Bauer, RHP
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A rain delay ended Bauer's Monday start against the White Sox at seven shutout innings, in which he struck out eight and walked two. Over his past seven turns, the right-hander has a 1.99 ERA with 12 walks and 72 strikeouts in 49 2/3 innings.

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Kansas City Royals @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Ian Kennedy, RHP
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Kennedy allowed five runs in six innings in a loss to the Rangers on Monday and is looking for his first win since April 7. He's 4-1 all time vs. the Astros, and his 1.99 ERA against them and the Reds is the best against any club he's faced.

Lance McCullers Jr., RHP
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McCullers hasn’t won in his past three starts despite allowing seven earned runs in 19 innings. He’ll be starting vs. the Royals for the second time in a row and first time at home this year, where he’s 3-1 with a 2.37 ERA in six starts.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Clayton Kershaw, LHP
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Kershaw originally was scheduled for a Minor League rehabilitation assignment, but instead will make only his second start since May 1 following biceps and back injuries.

Jacob deGrom, RHP
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With the second-lowest ERA through 15 starts of any pitcher since 2000, deGrom has established himself as a bona fide National League Cy Young Award candidate. Over his last 11 starts, deGrom owns a 0.90 ERA with 90 strikeouts in 70 1/3 innings.

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Seattle Mariners @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Mike Leake, RHP
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Leake is 4-1 with a 3.17 ERA over his last eight starts, but the one loss came on Sunday against Boston when he allowed five runs in six innings in a 9-3 loss. The 30-year-old has never beaten Boston (0-3, 6.75 in five starts).

Eduardo Rodriguez, LHP
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The lefty continues to get the job done, and the Sox are 13-1 in his starts. Rodriguez is holding opponents to a .238 average. At Fenway this year, he is 5-1 with a 3.61 ERA. Lifetime against Seattle, Rodriguez is 2-1 with a 2.66 ERA in four starts.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium
Marcus Stroman, RHP
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Stroman will come off the 10-day DL to make the start. He hasn't pitched in a big league game since May 8 because of a right shoulder injury, but he is coming off three rehab appearances, including two simulated games, in the Minors.

Jaime Barria, RHP
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Barria make the 10th start of his career in the series finale against the Blue Jays. It will be his first career start against Toronto. In his last start on June 18 vs. the D-backs, he gave up six earned runs over four innings in a losing effort.

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