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Probable Pitchers

Tampa Bay Rays @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Erasmo Ramirez, RHP
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    Erasmo Ramirez, last 3 starts
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    Erasmo Ramirez, regular season
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    Erasmo Ramirez, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Career stats

Ramirez was a tough-luck loser in his return from a groin strain, surrendering just one run on two hits in 5 2/3 innings while striking out seven. In his only career start against the Yankees on May 14, he earned his first victory of 2015.

Ivan Nova, RHP
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    Ivan Nova, last 3 starts
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    Ivan Nova, regular season
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    Ivan Nova, last 5 years vs. TB
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Career stats

Nova makes his third start of the season in the finale of a three-game series. He has tossed 82 2/3 innings against the Rays in his career and has a 6-5 record with a 3.59 ERA.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Marco Estrada, RHP
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    Marco Estrada, last 3 starts
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    Marco Estrada, regular season
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    Marco Estrada, last 5 years vs. DET
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Career stats

Estrada is coming off the shortest start of his career after allowing four runs over 2 1/3 innings to Boston. He also snapped a 16 2/3 innings streak without having surrendered a home run as both Jackie Bradley Jr. and David Ortiz took him deep.

Justin Verlander, RHP
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    Justin Verlander, last 3 starts
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    Justin Verlander, regular season
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    Justin Verlander, last 5 years vs. TOR
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Career stats

The 2011 AL Cy Young Award winner will be making his fourth start this year after missing time with a triceps strain and then back stiffness. Verlander lasted six-plus innings on Tuesday night, walking five batters for the first time since '13.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Taylor Jungmann, RHP
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    Taylor Jungmann, last 3 starts
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    Taylor Jungmann, regular season
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    Taylor Jungmann, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Career stats

Jungmann has thrived since a promotion to the Major Leagues, where he can simply worry about getting outs versus earning a promotion. He's allowed two or fewer runs in four of his five starts.

Mike Leake, RHP
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    Mike Leake, regular season
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    Mike Leake, last 5 years vs. MIL
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Career stats

After winning his previous two outings, Leake was roughed up in his start Monday against the Twins. He gave up seven runs, including six in the fourth, on nine hits in four innings. It tied his shortest start of the season.

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Cleveland Indians @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Danny Salazar, RHP
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    Danny Salazar, last 3 starts
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    Danny Salazar, regular season
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    Danny Salazar, last 5 years vs. PIT
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Career stats

Salazar (7-3, 3.80 ERA) logged five perfect innings on Tuesday en route to a win over the Rays. The hard-throwing righty struck out two, walked two and allowed two runs (one earned) over 7 2/3 innings for the Tribe.

Gerrit Cole, RHP
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    Gerrit Cole, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Career stats

Cole rarely leaves his games in other people's hands - the no-decision in his last start was only his third in 22 starts reverting to last season. He allowed season highs in hits (eight, then nine) in each of his last two starts.

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Houston Astros @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Lance McCullers, RHP
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    Lance McCullers, last 5 years vs. BOS
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Career stats

Making just his 10th Major League start, McCullers is already putting up impressive numbers. He's gone six innings or more in six of his first nine starts, and he's struck out at least six hitters in seven of the nine.

Eduardo Rodriguez, LHP
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Career stats

Rodriguez appears to have fixed his problem with tipping pitches. The lefty said he spent time between starts fixing how he held his head while on the mound. He's given up one earned run in two of his last three outings.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Cole Hamels, LHP
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    Cole Hamels, regular season
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Career stats

Each time Hamels starts for the Phillies it could be his last, as he is a candidate to be traded before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline. He put in a good performance Tuesday against the Brewers, allowing two runs in seven innings.

Shelby Miller, RHP
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    Shelby Miller, regular season
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    Shelby Miller, last 5 years vs. PHI
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Career stats

Miller looks to bounce back from his worst start of the season against the Nationals, and the Phillies might give him some optimism there. The last time Miller faced them, he threw a shutout and struck out eight batters.

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Baltimore Orioles @ Chicago White Sox

, U.S. Cellular Field
Miguel Gonzalez, RHP
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    Miguel Gonzalez, regular season
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    Miguel Gonzalez, last 5 years vs. CWS
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Gonzalez lost after allowing six runs on eight hits -- including three home runs -- and three walks with one strikeout in 4 1/3 innings versus the Rangers on Tuesday.

Carlos Rodon, LHP
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The White Sox rookie makes his first appearance since June 25, as the team gave the southpaw an extended break to help manage his first-year innings total. Rodon has already faced the Orioles this season, throwing one scoreless inning in relief.

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Minnesota Twins @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Ervin Santana, RHP
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Career stats

After serving an 80-game suspension, Santana is set to make his debut in Kansas City. Santana pitched well in three rehab outings at Triple-A, posting a 1.74 ERA.

Danny Duffy, LHP
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Career stats

Duffy has looked sharper in some areas in his two starts since his return from the DL, but giving up 14 hits in 11 1/3 innings is hard to overlook. Until the lefty finds his rhythm, his results continue to reflect in his 5.44 ERA.

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San Diego Padres @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Ian Kennedy, RHP
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Career stats

Kennedy has been hurt by poor defense the last two times out, allowing a combined eight unearned runs. There's one saving grace: He has a 3.38 ERA on the road in 2015. He's allowed 16 earned runs in 16 innings in three career starts at Busch Stadium.

Lance Lynn, RHP
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Lynn is 0-2 in two day games with an ERA of 5.73 as opposed to a 2.30 ERA in 12 night games. The Cardinals have scored two runs or fewer in seven of his 14 starts.

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Miami Marlins @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Mat Latos, RHP
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Injuries slowed Latos the first two months, but in four June startshe was 2-1 with a 3.86 ERA and he's struck out 24 in 25 2/3 innings. Latos' velocity also bounced back in the month, with him reaching the mid-90s.

Kyle Hendricks, RHP
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Hendricks' next start could go a long way in determining whether or not he's regaining his rookie form. It had been a struggle for Hendricks before he blanked the Mets over seven innings last time out.

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Seattle Mariners @ Oakland Athletics

, O.co Coliseum
Mike Montgomery, LHP
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Filling in for the injured James Paxton, the 25-year-old rookie has thrown back-to-back shutouts, including a one-hitter in San Diego on Tuesday. His 1.62 ERA is the lowest in the first six starts of a career by any Mariners pitcher.

Chris Bassitt, RHP
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Bassitt will fill in for Sonny Gray for the second straight start, fresh off a performance in which he allowed one earned run in five innings in a 2-1 loss to the Rockies. He is 0-1 with a 2.87 ERA in six games (one start).

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Colorado Rockies @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Jorge De La Rosa, LHP
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De La Rosa threw seven scoreless innings in his last start, and is 3-1 with a 1.37 ERA in seven road starts. His next strikeout will be the 1,000th of his career.

Rubby De La Rosa, RHP
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    Rubby De La Rosa, last 5 years vs. COL
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De La Rosa enters this start on quite a roll. After allowing nine runs to the Dodgers on June 8 he has compiled a 1.30 ERA in his four starts since. At times he can get frustrated and an inning can spiral quickly on him.

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New York Mets @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Steven Matz, LHP
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Career stats

Fresh off a Major League debut in which he threw 7 2/3 innings of two-run ball and collected his first four RBIs, Matz will make his first road start against the Dodgers. He struck out six batters and walked two in his first start.

Mike Bolsinger, RHP
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Bolsinger comes off an ill-fated start against in Arizona, where he left after throwing four scoreless innings because of food poisoning. He's averaging less than five innings in his last four starts.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
C.J. Wilson, LHP
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    C.J. Wilson, last 5 years vs. TEX
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Career stats

Wilson has not found much success against his old team -- in nine starts against Texas, he is only 1-2 with a 6.59 ERA, although he held the Rangers to one run in 5 2/3 innings on April 25, his first start against them this season.

Colby Lewis, RHP
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Lewis posted his sixth straight quality start in his last outing against the Orioles, marking the longest single-season streak of his career. He gave up three home runs and five runs (three earned) while striking out three in six innings.

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San Francisco Giants @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Ryan Vogelsong, RHP
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    Ryan Vogelsong, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Career stats

Historically, Vogelsong's July performance has been mixed. He's 4-8 during the month, yet has compiled a respectable 3.71 ERA.

Jordan Zimmermann, RHP
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Zimmermann has thrown 16 2/3 consecutive scoreless innings, citing excellent command of his curveball for the recent success. He has posted a 1.19 ERA in his last three starts, while striking out 17 batters and walking just one.

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