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Probable Pitchers

Los Angeles Angels @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Garrett Richards, RHP
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    Garrett Richards, last 3 starts
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    Garrett Richards, regular season
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    Garrett Richards, last 5 years vs. DET
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Richards made a nice impression early in his stint with the Angels, but he has struggled of late. The 24-year-old right-hander gave up 12 runs over his last two outings in the Majors, then got shelled in his first start back with Triple-A Salt Lake.

Jacob Turner, RHP
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    Jacob Turner, last 3 starts
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    Jacob Turner, regular season
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    Jacob Turner, last 5 years vs. LAA
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With Drew Smyly headed to the DL, Turner makes his second start of the year. The 21-year-old allowed one run on four hits and five walks in five innings in his previous start. He threw a shutout in his last game with Triple-A Toledo.

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New York Mets @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Jon Niese, LHP
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    Jon Niese, last 3 starts
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    Jon Niese, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Niese will make his first start of the second half and his first since giving up seven runs in seven innings to the Cubs on July 8. That start snapped a three-game winning streak for Niese, who allowed four runs in 21 1/3 innings in that stretch.

Ross Detwiler, LHP
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    Ross Detwiler, regular season
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    Ross Detwiler, last 5 years vs. NYM
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Detwiler has not taken a decision since June 5, and was lucky not to take the loss in his last outing when he surrendered 11 hits (but just three runs) in five innings against the Giants.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Brett Cecil, LHP
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    Brett Cecil, last 3 starts
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    Brett Cecil, regular season
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    Brett Cecil, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Career stats

Cecil was roughed up for seven runs in 4 1/3 innings during his last start against the White Sox. Since being promoted from Double-A, Cecil has two quality starts in five outings.

CC Sabathia, LHP
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    CC Sabathia, last 5 years vs. TOR
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Career stats

Sabathia is scheduled to come off the disabled list and make his first start since June 24 vs. the Mets. The left-hander has been sidelined with a left groin strain. In his career vs. the Jays, Sabathia is 12-3 with a 3.16 ERA in 16 starts.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Trevor Bauer, RHP
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    Trevor Bauer, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Bauer will be making his fourth Major League start. In his first two starts, Bauer allowed eight earned runs in 7 1/3 innings. He rebounded in his final start before the break to throw six shutout innings against the Dodgers at Chase Field.

Johnny Cueto, RHP
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    Johnny Cueto, last 5 years vs. ARI
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Cueto was scratched from his scheduled start on Sunday after developing a blister on his right index finger during a 'pen session on Saturday. In his last start, Cueto failed to get out of the sixth inning for fourth time this season, but still won.

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Chicago White Sox @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Philip Humber, RHP
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Humber completed three Minor League rehab starts in testing his right elbow flexor strain. He is ready to make his first Major League appearance since June 16 when he beat the Dodgers.

Jon Lester, LHP
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On eight days' rest, Lester looks to get back on track and improve on his worst first half as a starting pitcher, going 5-6 with a 4.49 ERA.

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Cleveland Indians @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Josh Tomlin, RHP
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In his last start before the break, Tomlin held the Rays to one run on two hits in seven innings for the win. It was his first start since April that he didn't walk a batter.

Matt Moore, LHP
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    Matt Moore, last 5 years vs. CLE
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After winning his five previous decisions, Moore had trouble finding the strike zone vs. the Indians on July 7. Just 54 of the 96 pitches he threw were strikes, leading to five walks and five runs in 4 2/3 innings en route to his sixth loss.

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San Francisco Giants @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Barry Zito, LHP
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    Barry Zito, last 5 years vs. ATL
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Zito starts for the first time since July 6, and he is 14-11 in his career with a 3.56 ERA in starts with six or more days of rest. In 2011, Zito went 0-3 with a 10.53 ERA in the second half after being 3-1 with a 3.18 ERA in the first half.

Jair Jurrjens, RHP
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Since returning after two months in Triple-A, Jurrjens is 3-0 with a 2.13 ERA. While he rarely throws his fastball over 91 mph, Jurrjens has had good command. He has walked just five batters in 25 1/3 innings and held opponents to a .247 average.

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Miami Marlins @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Anibal Sanchez, RHP
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After an up-and-down first half, Sanchez seeks his first win since June 27, when he beat the Cards. He is coming off back-to-back no-decisions. The righty was on the hook for a win in St. Louis on July 8, but Miami lost in the ninth.

Travis Wood, LHP
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Wood won his last four starts leading up to the break, giving up three earned runs over 26 2/3 innings. It's an encouraging trend after posting a 5.94 ERA in his first three games. He's faced the Marlins once and lost, lasting 3 1/3 innings.

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Baltimore Orioles @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Zach Britton, LHP
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Britton will make his season debut for the Orioles, as the 24-year-old started the season on the DL and struggled in Triple-A after he was initially taken off rehab assignment. Britton has been better as of late.

Samuel Deduno, RHP
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Deduno had a solid game in his first Major League start against the Rangers on July 7, but he was troubled by the long ball. He allowed three runs on six hits in 5 1/3 innings, surrendering solo home runs to Adrian Beltre and Josh Hamilton.

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Seattle Mariners @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Blake Beavan, RHP
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Beavan will be recalled from Triple-A Tacoma before Tuesday's game in order to fill in for Erasmo Ramirez, who is on the disabled list with a sore elbow. Beavan went 4-0 with a 2.61 ERA in Tacoma since being sent down last month.

Ryan Verdugo, LHP
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Verdugo, 25, was brought up on June 5 but stayed just two days and did not pitch. For Omaha, he's 6-2 with a 3.58 ERA in 18 games including 15 starts.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Joe Kelly, RHP
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Kelly issued a career-high five walks in his last outing, but worked out of some jams and allowed just one unearned run over six innings. He's turned in four straight quality starts, and his 2.70 ERA is the lowest of any St. Louis starter.

Randy Wolf, LHP
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The All-Star break represents a chance to start anew after Wolf's dismal first half. He had an 8.34 ERA in his last four starts, and has extra incentive because of the likelihood he'll be a free agent after the season.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Erik Bedard, LHP
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Bedard is winless in his last five starts, recording four losses and a no-decision since June 8. He gave up four or more runs in each of his last three outings, including when he went just 3 2/3 innings on July 6.

Christian Friedrich, LHP
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Friedrich outdueled Cliff Lee in his last start, giving up one run in six innings against the Phillies. The win, his first since early June, gave him more than any Rockies pitcher.

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Houston Astros @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Jordan Lyles, RHP
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Lyles took a no-decision in his final start before the break, allowing six hits and two runs in seven innings Sunday against the Brewers. He's 0-3 with a 6.67 ERA in six road starts this year and 0-7 with a 6.46 ERA in his career.

Ross Ohlendorf, RHP
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The Padres have used Ohlendorf as a starter and long reliever since adding him to the roster. This will be his third start. He's allowed 26 hits in 17 innings with 10 walks. He allowed five runs in 3 2/3 innings against Houston on June 25.

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Texas Rangers @ Oakland Athletics

, Oakland Coliseum
Roy Oswalt, RHP
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Oswalt gave up one run on five hits in 5 2/3 innings during a 4-3 win over the Twins on June 8, lowering his ERA from 7.79 to 6.26. He's 0-1 with a 5.40 ERA in two career starts against the A's.

Bartolo Colon, RHP
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Colon looked strong again in his second start since returning from a strained right oblique, allowing one run in 8 2/3 innings against the Mariners. Out of the 93 pitches that the veteran threw, just 14 were balls.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Roy Halladay, RHP
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All eyes will be on Halladay, who is expected to make his first start since May 27 (right lat strain). The two-time Cy Young winner will operate under a closely-held pitch count. Halladay is 3-1 with a 2.15 ERA in his career at Dodger Stadium.

Stephen Fife, RHP
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Fife makes his Major League debut. He's gone 7-5 with a 4.53 ERA in 18 starts with Triple-A Albuquerque this season.

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