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Probable Pitchers

Oakland Athletics @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Daniel Gossett, RHP
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Gossett will be recalled from Triple-A Nashville to make his first MLB start since Aug. 2. He made 10 starts during his first stint with the A’s, pitching to a 5.17 ERA. He’s since made three starts with Nashville.

Dylan Bundy, RHP
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The Orioles are giving Bundy, who last pitched on Aug. 12, extra rest to avoid shutting him down early this season. Bundy won his last start after allowing three runs on seven hits and three walks with 10 strikeouts in six innings against Oakland.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Matt Garza, RHP
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Garza has a 2.70 ERA in three career starts at AT&T Park, thanks in part to a stellar 17 strikeouts versus three walks. He has not won a road game since June 14 at St. Louis.

Matt Moore, LHP
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Giants fans gave Moore a standing ovation after his last start when he broke a nine-start winless streak. He allowed one hit over seven innings before surrendering a walk and hit in the eighth. Both runners came around to score.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Rich Hill, LHP
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Hill spotted the Tigers two first-inning runs, but he received enough support for a five-inning win. He’s issued six walks in his last 10 innings.

Trevor Williams, RHP
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Williams endured his worst start of the season Friday, allowing eight runs and three homers over three-plus innings. He gave up eight runs (six earned) over three innings at Dodger Stadium on May 8, his first start of the year.

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Miami Marlins @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Justin Nicolino, LHP
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The last time Nicolino faced the Phillies, he bruised his left index finger while bunting. His start was limited to three innings. The lefty comes off five innings, giving up one run at the Mets to start the road trip.

Mark Leiter, RHP
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Leiter makes his fifth start of the season for a depleted Phillies rotation. He is 1-2 with a 4.22 ERA in his first four starts. He has struck out 17 and walked six in 21 1/3 innings.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Zack Godley, RHP
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Godley's last start against the Twins was a mixed bag. He allowed four runs, two of which came on home runs, but he also struck out 10. The Twins made Godley work for his outs and he did not have his usual command.

Chris Flexen, RHP
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Flexen held the Marlins to just three runs over 5 1/3 innings during his last start, but he still wound up with a loss. After pitching only three innings in each of his first two starts, he’s completed at least five innings in his last three outings.

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Boston Red Sox @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Drew Pomeranz, LHP
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Pomeranz left his last outing after 3 1/3 frames with back spasms, but did not miss a start. The left-hander hasn't lost since June 11 and is 6-0 with a 2.30 ERA with 63 strikeouts in 70 1/3 innings since mid-June.

Corey Kluber, RHP
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In his last start, Kluber left the game in the sixth with a sprained ankle. Despite the injury, he picked up the win after allowing one run on six hits with four strikeouts against the Royals. He has gone 9-1 with a 1.84 ERA in his last 15 starts.

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Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Mike Montgomery, LHP
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Montgomery will be subbing for Jon Lester. In eight starts in the first half, Montgomery was 2-3 with a 5.13 ERA, and he has a 2.57 ERA in 27 relief appearances. He pitched 4 1/3 innings vs. the Reds in relief of Lester in his last outing.

Asher Wojciechowski, RHP
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Filling in for the injured Scott Feldman, Wojciechowski’s last start vs. the Cubs was less than stellar. With the wind blowing out, he gave up seven runs on 10 hits, including two homers, over 3 2/3 innings in a 15-5 loss.

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New York Yankees @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Luis Severino, RHP
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Severino has won five of his last six outings, holding opponents to 10 earned runs (2.48 ERA) and 29 hits (.204 BA) in 36 1/3 innings over that span. Severino last pitched against the Mets on Aug. 17.

Jordan Zimmermann, RHP
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After three straight seven-inning quality starts, Zimmermann has given up seven runs in back-to-back outings, a struggle that prompted him to move his footing to the other side of the pitching rubber in the middle of last start.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Marcus Stroman, RHP
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Stroman has limited opponents to three earned runs or fewer in 20 of 25 starts this season. He has allowed just one homer over his last 10 starts and has posted a 2.02 ERA over that time.

Austin Pruitt, RHP
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Pruitt got roughed up by the Mariners in his last start, allowing a career-high six runs in his 23rd career appearance (sixth start). He has yielded three runs combined in four of those starts, but five or more in his other two.

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Seattle Mariners @ Atlanta Braves

, SunTrust Park
Erasmo Ramirez, RHP
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Ramirez bested his former Rays teammates in his last start to earn his first win since rejoining the Mariners. Building up his workload, Ramirez has pitched six innings in each of his past two starts, allowing a total of five hits and one ER.

R.A. Dickey, RHP
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Dickey was on a roll before he surrendered three sixth-inning homers during Friday's loss to the Reds. He chalked it up to one of those nights where he has to live with the unpredictability of the knuckleball.

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Minnesota Twins @ Chicago White Sox

, Guaranteed Rate Field
Ervin Santana, RHP
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Santana has faced the White Sox 25 times in his career, including 24 starts. Santana has a 11-8 record with a 3.68 ERA across 154 innings. Last time out, Santana spun six innings of three-run ball in a win over Arizona.

James Shields, RHP
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For a second straight start, Shields made a few changes to his arm angle on delivery to try to induce ground-ball outs. The change has paid dividends, as Shields has allowed five runs over his last 11 1/3 innings with 14 strikeouts and four walks.

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Washington Nationals @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Edwin Jackson, RHP
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Continuing a run of efficiency and effectiveness, Jackson held the Padres to one run in his previous start, needing only 83 pitches to get through seven innings. In six starts with the Nationals, the veteran right-hander has a 2.92 ERA.

Mike Fiers, RHP
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Fiers has taken the loss in four of his past five starts, but he did show improvement on Thursday. In 5 1/3 innings vs. Arizona, Fiers surrendered seven hits but just three runs (two earned) while striking out seven.

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Colorado Rockies @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Antonio Senzatela, RHP
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Senzatela has been in and out of the rotation since June 22 and will take the spot of Jeff Hoffman, recently optioned to Triple-A. Senzatela’s last start came Aug. 9 vs. the Indians, and he gave up two runs in five innings.

Ian Kennedy, RHP
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Kennedy will get the start in Game 2 of the series with Colorado. Kennedy was shaky his last time out Friday against the Indians, lasting only 2 2/3 innings while giving up five runs.

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San Diego Padres @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Jhoulys Chacin, RHP
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Chacin’s ERA has dipped below 4.00 for the first time this year. Not bad, after the veteran right-hander saw it balloon to 5.77 by the end of May. He’s posted a 2.76 ERA since and has stifled the Dodgers and Nats in consecutive starts.

Luke Weaver, RHP
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Weaver is taking Adam Wainwright’s place in the rotation. In two Major League starts this year, Weaver has allowed six runs and 10 hits in 11 1/3 innings. He’s walked four and struck out 13 while showing more conviction with his pitches.

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Texas Rangers @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Andrew Cashner, RHP
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Cashner fell one out shy of a seventh consecutive quality start on Friday against the White Sox, but didn't factor into the decision. He is 4-2 with a 2.38 ERA in his last seven starts dating back to the beginning of July.

Andrew Heaney, LHP
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At Baltimore on Friday, the left-hander made his first appearance since having Tommy John surgery on July 1, 2016. Heaney surrendered seven hits -- four home runs -- and five earned runs over five innings in the no-decision.

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