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Probable Pitchers

Colorado Rockies @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
German Marquez, RHP
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    German Marquez, last 3 starts
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    German Marquez, regular season
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    German Marquez, last 5 years vs. PHI
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Marquez has never faced the Phillies. He has won his last two starts, allowing one run on seven hits over 13 innings. He did need 101 pitches to get through five innings last time out.

Zach Eflin, RHP
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    Zach Eflin, last 5 years vs. COL
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Eflin suffered his worst start of the season Wednesday in Texas, allowing 11 hits and seven runs in four innings against Texas. He had posted a 2.81 ERA in his first five starts, getting plenty of weak contact on his two-seam fastball.

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Kansas City Royals @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Danny Duffy, LHP
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    Danny Duffy, last 3 starts
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    Danny Duffy, regular season
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    Danny Duffy, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Duffy claimed the series finale against New York, as he spun seven scoreless frames and scattered just three hits. The lefty struck out 10 batters and walked two, earning his first victory since April 14.

Jordan Montgomery, LHP
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    Jordan Montgomery, regular season
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Montgomery's leash could be growing shorter. He lost his second straight start, surrendering five runs in five innings to the Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer off the rookie.

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Minnesota Twins @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Ervin Santana, RHP
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Santana is coming off a rare rough start, as he gave up five runs on six hits over seven innings against the Rockies. Santana also walked four and has walked 15 over his past four starts.

Dylan Bundy, RHP
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Bundy has been the Orioles most consistent starter with a 2.97 ERA. But the righty is coming off his roughest outing of the season, allowing a career-high six runs on eight hits over six innings against the Tigers.

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San Francisco Giants @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Johnny Cueto, RHP
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    Johnny Cueto, last 5 years vs. CHC
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Cueto will be looking to earn his fifth win after taking two losses and a no-decision in his last three outings. He is 9-8 with a 3.24 ERA in 24 career starts vs. the Cubs and is 5-5 with a 3.07 ERA in 15 starts at Wrigley Field.

Jon Lester, LHP
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There's no place like Wrigley Field for Lester. Since Sept. 25, 2015, he's given up three or fewer earned runs in all 21 of his starts there. He's coming off six-plus innings against the Reds in which he was charged with three runs.

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Seattle Mariners @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Christian Bergman, RHP
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The 29-year-old righty dazzled in his second start of the season, striking out nine A's in 7 1/3 scoreless innings. He’s pitched once against the Nationals in his career, relinquishing two runs in an inning while with the Rockies last season.

Joe Ross, RHP
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Ross rejoins the Nats after a 3-week stint in the Minors focused on improving his mechanics. He made three starts at Triple-A Syracuse, and after yielding 7 runs in 5 innings in the first outing, he gave up 4 runs over 13 frames in next two starts.

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Cleveland Indians @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Carlos Carrasco, RHP
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The Indians need a healthy Carrasco back into a rotation that has the American League's highest ERA. The team’s most consistent starter this year, Carrasco left his last start after only 3 2/3 innings with left pectoral tightness.

Amir Garrett, LHP
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Garrett returned from a brief stint at Triple-A and pitched poorly on Thursday vs. the Cubs with six earned runs, five hits and four walks over four innings. His fastball was often missing low and his offspeed was left up in the zone and getting hit.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Matt Shoemaker, RHP
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Shoemaker picked up his third win of the season on Wednesday after surrendering four runs (three earned) over 6 1/3 innings vs. the White Sox. The 30-year-old right-hander is undefeated in three career starts vs. Tampa Bay, going 3-0 with a 2.60 ERA.

Alex Cobb, RHP
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Cobb is trending in the right direction, delivering quality starts in his last 4 starts, allowing just 8 earned runs in his last 27 1/3 innings. His changeup hasn’t returned to pre-surgery form, but he’s effectively worked the fastball-curve combo.

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San Diego Padres @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Jhoulys Chacin, RHP
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Chacin has struggled on the road, posting an 8.67 ERA while allowing a .330 batting average against. (Contrast that with Petco Park, where he's allowed two runs through four starts.) Opponents are hitting just .143 against Chacin's slider this year.

Matt Harvey, RHP
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Harvey’s last outing may have been his best in four weeks, but it still contained plenty of warts, including four extra-base hits and four walks. He pointed to a mechanical tweak as evidence that he's on the path to further consistency.

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Texas Rangers @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Andrew Cashner, RHP
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Cashner will be pitching against the Red Sox for the first time in his career. He is 1-0 with a 1.89 ERA in his last three starts after a 9-3 win over the Phillies on Wednesday. He is 0-2 with a 3.12 ERA in three starts on the road.

Rick Porcello, RHP
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The reigning AL Cy Young Award winner is still trying to recapture his dominant form of 2016. In his last start against the Cardinals, Porcello gave up four runs on nine hits and three walks with six strikeouts.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Atlanta Braves

, SunTrust Park
Tyler Glasnow, RHP
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The Pirates are hoping to receive more quality innings from Glasnow. He has only lasted through six innings in two of his eight starts. He did, however, produce a solid outing Thursday, limiting the Nationals to only three hits in five innings.

R.A. Dickey, RHP
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Dickey has allowed three earned runs or fewer in 7 of his first 8 starts and has pitched into the sixth in each of his past four outings. He has gained a better feel for his knuckleball of late and has had more success changing speeds with it.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Joe Biagini, RHP
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Biagini allowed Atlanta to score six runs during their first six at-bats in his last outing but settled in to retire the next 12 batters he faced. This will be his fourth start, and his pitch count should be around 90.

Jimmy Nelson, RHP
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Nelson missed the Blue Jays when the Brewers made a brief, two-game trip to Toronto in early April, but he will catch them this time. He has been excellent in May, with a 1.15 ERA and a .193 average against in 15 2/3 innings.

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Detroit Tigers @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Jordan Zimmermann, RHP
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Zimmermann used a strong curveball to get a season-high six strikeouts and a win in his last start. He also threw six innings for the first time in four starts. He’s 2-0 with a 0.47 ERA in his past three starts against Houston.

Lance McCullers Jr., RHP
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McCullers is 4-1 this season, winning his fourth game in the Astros' 3-0 victory against the Marlins on May 17. McCullers tossed six shutout innings in the victory.

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Chicago White Sox @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Dylan Covey, RHP
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Covey, who has a 7.64 ERA in his first seven starts of the season, will look for better results Tuesday when he faces the D-backs for the first time.

Patrick Corbin, LHP
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Over his last three starts Corbin has allowed 16 runs in 16 innings, causing his ERA to rise from 2.29 to 4.38. Corbin got a no-decision in his last start against the Mets, in which he allowed four runs in six innings.

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Miami Marlins @ Oakland Athletics

, Oakland Coliseum
Jose Urena, RHP
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The results have yet to come for Urena in his three starts, where he is 1-2 with a 1.53 ERA. He's received one run of support in his past two starts. His fastball average is 96.2 mph. He's mixing in his slider and changeup.

Jesse Hahn, RHP
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Hahn took the loss in Seattle on Wednesday after allowing four runs (three earned) in five innings. The right-hander yielded five hits, walked two and struck out six. Hahn has surrendered just one home run in 47 2/3 innings this season.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Lance Lynn, RHP
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    Lance Lynn, last 5 years vs. LAD
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Lynn has been hurt by the long ball lately, as he’s given up two home runs in each of his past two starts. He’s at eight on the season, just fewer than he allowed in 31 starts two years ago. Lynn has finished six innings in five of his last six start

Clayton Kershaw, LHP
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Coming off seven scoreless innings in San Francisco, Clayton Kershaw opposes the Cardinals in the series opener on Tuesday. He is 6-5 against them in the regular season, but 0-4 in the postseason.

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