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Probable Pitchers

Kansas City Royals @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Jason Hammel, RHP
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    Jason Hammel, last 3 starts
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Hammel will finish the series against the Astros on Sunday. His 2.85 all-time ERA against Houston is the best against any team he's faced in his 13-year career.

Gerrit Cole, RHP
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    Gerrit Cole, last 3 starts
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    Gerrit Cole, regular season
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Cole threw a season-high 116 pitches Monday vs. the Rays and will start Sunday with an extra day of rest. This will be Cole's first start against Kansas City since July 21, 2015.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
J.A. Happ, LHP
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    J.A. Happ, last 3 starts
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Happ has been Mr. Reliable for the Blue Jays this season. He technically allowed four runs over 8 1/3 innings during his last outing vs. Atlanta but two of those runs scored after he left the game. He is averaging 10.1 strikeouts per nine innings.

Justin Verlander, RHP
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    Justin Verlander, last 5 years vs. TOR
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Verlander has turned in 15 quality starts in 16 outings this year and is coming off his third double-digit strikeout game of '18 (45th of career) on Tuesday. The Astros are 0-3 in his double-digit strikeout games, having scored a total of two runs.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
To Be Announced

To Be Announced

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Marco Estrada, RHP
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    Marco Estrada, regular season
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    Marco Estrada, last 5 years vs. HOU
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Marco Estrada -- Estrada has been on a roll this month with a 1.75 ERA and 0.818 WHIP in June. He has tossed four consecutive quality starts and is coming off a solid outing vs. the Angels when he allowed two runs over seven innings.

To Be Announced

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Houston Astros @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
To Be Announced

To Be Announced

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