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Probable Pitchers

Philadelphia Phillies @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Nick Pivetta, RHP
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    Nick Pivetta, last 3 starts
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    Nick Pivetta, last 5 years vs. ARI
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Career stats

Pivetta has looked like a different pitcher in his past two starts. He has struck out 19 batters in 13 innings. He has 10 swinging strikes on his four-seamer in each of those starts. His previous high in a start: five.

Zack Greinke, RHP
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    Zack Greinke, last 3 starts
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    Zack Greinke, last 5 years vs. PHI
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Career stats

Greinke's last start fell apart in the eighth inning, when Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado drove home two with a triple. Greinke had allowed just two runs to that point.

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Cincinnati Reds @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Brandon Finnegan, LHP
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    Brandon Finnegan, last 5 years vs. STL
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Career stats

This will be Finnegan’s first start since April 15, after spending over two months on the disabled list with a shoulder injury. The left-hander recorded a 3.00 ERA in three Minor League starts in June.

Michael Wacha, RHP
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    Michael Wacha, last 3 starts
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    Michael Wacha, regular season
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    Michael Wacha, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Career stats

Wacha hasn't made it through five innings in five of his last six starts. In his last outing vs. the Phillies, he allowed nine hits and five runs (two earned) in four innings. He won his only start against the Reds this year.

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Chicago Cubs @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Eddie Butler, RHP
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    Eddie Butler, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Career stats

Butler had trouble with his command in his last outing against the Padres, and it resulted in a high pitch count. He threw 92 pitches in four-plus innings before he was pulled. He's 1-1 with a 5.63 ERA in three road starts so far.

Gio Gonzalez, LHP
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Career stats

Gonzalez is off to his best start since 2012, his first season in Washington. He enters this game ranked sixth in the National League in ERA in what has been a strong bounce-back season. He is one strikeout away from 1,500 in his career.

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Minnesota Twins @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Jose Berrios, RHP
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Career stats

Berrios is coming off a two-run, four-hit performance against the White Sox on Wednesday, in which he struck out eight in eight innings. The right-hander will look to maintain his perfect away record, as he is 4-0 with a 2.84 ERA in four road starts.

Chris Sale, LHP
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Career stats

The Red Sox ace got back to his winning ways against the Royals last week. The lefty struck out 10 batters in 8 1/3 innings, and retired 19 consecutive hitters at one point.

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Texas Rangers @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Cole Hamels, LHP
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Career stats

Hamels is coming off the DL and pitching for the first time since April 26. He has been out with a strained right oblique. He threw 81 pitches in his last rehab start on Wednesday. He is 1-2 with a 4.94 ERA in five career starts vs. the Indians.

Carlos Carrasco, RHP
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Carrasco is coming off a strong outing against the Orioles on Wednesday, where he pitched six scoreless innings and struck out a season-high 10 batters. He will take the mound against the Rangers, against whom he is 2-3 with a 5.35 ERA in his career.

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New York Yankees @ Chicago White Sox

, Guaranteed Rate Field
Jordan Montgomery, LHP
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Montgomery (5-4, 3.74 ERA) takes the ball against the White Sox in Chicago. Montgomery is 3-0 in his four June starts and has pitched to a 2.96 ERA over that span.

David Holmberg, LHP
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Holmberg has bounced between the rotation and the bullpen this season, making his last start on Wednesday and giving up four runs (two earned) in 3 1/3 innings against Minnesota. He threw a scoreless inning vs. Oakland Friday.

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Colorado Rockies @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
German Marquez, RHP
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Career stats

In his last start, Marquez had on-and-off command but showed an uncanny ability to make big pitches and held the D-backs to one run in six innings of a win. He is starting on an extra day's rest.

Jeff Samardzija, RHP
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Last time against the Rockies, Samardzija gave up a season-high eight runs and 11 hits in six innings at Colorado but has been solid as of late. He owns a 4.13 ERA and has struck out 57 batters in 52 1/3 innings over his last eight starts.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Ricky Nolasco, RHP
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Nolasco took the loss in his last start against the Yankees on Wednesday after allowing five runs over 5 1/3 innings. Nolasco has struggled to limit the long ball this season, allowing an American League-high 23 homers in 2017.

Rich Hill, LHP
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    Rich Hill, last 5 years vs. LAA
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Hill’s last start against the Mets, a five-inning seven-strikeout performance in a win, was an encouragement. The southpaw, however, has still not recorded an out in the sixth inning in 11 starts this season.

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