To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our Accessibility Information page. Skip to section navigation or Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.

Probable Pitchers

Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Andre Rienzo, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Andre Rienzo, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Andre Rienzo, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. DET hitters
  • x ...loading
    Andre Rienzo, last 5 years vs. DET
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

The native of Brazil certainly earned a second start after a stellar Major League debut Tuesday night in Cleveland. Rienzo didn't allow an earned run over seven innings, striking out six and adding a needed burst of energy to the team.

Rick Porcello, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Rick Porcello, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Rick Porcello, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. CWS hitters
  • x ...loading
    Rick Porcello, last 5 years vs. CWS
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Porcello allowed three earned runs on seven hits in six innings against the Phillies last Sunday. He went 4-0 with a 2.08 ERA in July, including two wins against the White Sox.

Back To Top

Cleveland Indians @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Scott Kazmir, LHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Scott Kazmir, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Scott Kazmir, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. MIA hitters
  • x ...loading
    Scott Kazmir, last 5 years vs. MIA
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Kazmir's last start was his worst since June 15. That doesn't mean much, though, as he posted a 1.60 ERA in seven starts before Tuesday. In a no-decision against the White Sox, he allowed nine hits and four runs, with three strikeouts and no walks

Nathan Eovaldi, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Nathan Eovaldi, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Nathan Eovaldi, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. CLE hitters
  • x ...loading
    Nathan Eovaldi, last 5 years vs. CLE
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Eovaldi threw a season-high 112 pitches in his most recent start, issuing a season-high five walks in six innings. But he gave up only two runs on four hits with four strikeouts for his seventh quality start.

Back To Top

Kansas City Royals @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Ervin Santana, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Ervin Santana, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Ervin Santana, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. NYM hitters
  • x ...loading
    Ervin Santana, last 5 years vs. NYM
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

After ending the first half with his poorest outing of the year, Santana has been exceedingly sharp in his three starts since the All-Star break. He's 2-0 with a 1.16 ERA and the Royals won all three times. He's gone seven or more innings 15 times.

Zack Wheeler, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Zack Wheeler, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Zack Wheeler, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. KC hitters
  • x ...loading
    Zack Wheeler, last 5 years vs. KC
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Wheeler was superb in his last start in Miami, taking a no-hitter into the seventh. While he settled a no-decision, it was one of his best starts. Wheeler's becoming a consistent starter as he learns how to navigate Major League lineups.

Back To Top

St. Louis Cardinals @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Lance Lynn, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Lance Lynn, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Lance Lynn, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. CIN hitters
  • x ...loading
    Lance Lynn, last 5 years vs. CIN
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Lynn pitched well in his two most recent starts, allowing eight hits and two runs over 13 innings. He's seemingly fixed his pacing issues and is controlling his emotions. With both improved, the Cards hope he's back to being a workhorse.

Mike Leake, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Mike Leake, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Mike Leake, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. STL hitters
  • x ...loading
    Mike Leake, last 5 years vs. STL
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Leake labored somewhat through the first three innings of his seven-scoreless inning no-decision vs. San Diego on Monday. He was dominant the final four innings, retiring 12 of the final 13 batters he faced.

Back To Top

Arizona Diamondbacks @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Brandon McCarthy, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Brandon McCarthy, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Brandon McCarthy, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. BOS hitters
  • x ...loading
    Brandon McCarthy, last 5 years vs. BOS
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

McCarthy will be making his 12th start of the year but his first since May 30. The right-hander has been on the disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. McCarthy was signed as a free agent in the offseason.

Felix Doubront, LHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Felix Doubront, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Felix Doubront, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. ARI hitters
  • x ...loading
    Felix Doubront, last 5 years vs. ARI
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

The lefty has now gone 14 straight outings without giving up more than three earned runs. He gave up two runs over five innings in his last outing against the Rays, but he was outdueled by David Price in a 2-1 loss.

Back To Top

Colorado Rockies @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Juan Nicasio, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Juan Nicasio, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Juan Nicasio, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. PIT hitters
  • x ...loading
    Juan Nicasio, last 5 years vs. PIT
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Before Tuesday night at Atlanta, Nicasio had given up one run in 19 innings over three starts. But he gave up six runs and six hits in the fourth inning, and eight runs and 10 hits in four innings overall in the loss.

A.J. Burnett, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    A.J. Burnett, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    A.J. Burnett, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. COL hitters
  • x ...loading
    A.J. Burnett, last 5 years vs. COL
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Despite consistently strong efforts, Burnett has won only two of his 10 home starts, the last on May 3. His ERA is a career low, but he has had five ultra-quality starts (seven-plus innings, two runs or fewer) in which he did not get a win.

Back To Top

Seattle Mariners @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Joe Saunders, LHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Joe Saunders, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Joe Saunders, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. BAL hitters
  • x ...loading
    Joe Saunders, last 5 years vs. BAL
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

The 32-year-old lefty faces his former Orioles team for the second time this season, having tossed a complete-game four-hitter in a 6-2 win in Seattle on April 29. Saunders is 6-5 with a 3.50 ERA in his last 12 starts, but lost at Boston on Tuesday.

Wei-Yin Chen, LHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Wei-Yin Chen, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Wei-Yin Chen, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. SEA hitters
  • x ...loading
    Wei-Yin Chen, last 5 years vs. SEA
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Chen has been a big lift for the Orioles in his four starts since returning from a strained oblique. He earned the win with 7 1/3 innings of three-run ball Tuesday against the Astros, striking out eight on 119 pitches.

Back To Top

San Francisco Giants @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Guillermo Moscoso, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Guillermo Moscoso, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Guillermo Moscoso, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. TB hitters
  • x ...loading
    Guillermo Moscoso, last 5 years vs. TB
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

This will be Moscoso's first Major League start since last Aug. 15 for Colorado at Milwaukee. Lifetime, he's 8-10 with a 4.10 ERA in 24 starts and 3-2, 4.42 in 34 relief appearances.

Roberto Hernandez, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Roberto Hernandez, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Roberto Hernandez, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. SF hitters
  • x ...loading
    Roberto Hernandez, last 5 years vs. SF
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Hernandez pitched his first complete game since 2010 when he beat the D-backs, 5-2, in his last start, inducing 13 groundouts with his signature sinking fastball. With Matt Moore's injury, Hernandez's place in the rotation looks safe for now.

Back To Top

Houston Astros @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Brad Peacock, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Brad Peacock, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Brad Peacock, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. MIN hitters
  • x ...loading
    Brad Peacock, last 5 years vs. MIN
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Peacock will join the Astros on Sunday morning to start against the Twins after going 6-2 with a 2.73 ERA in 14 games (13 starts) at Triple-A. He is 1-3 with an 8.44 ERA in five starts with Astros earlier this year.

Mike Pelfrey, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Mike Pelfrey, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Mike Pelfrey, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. HOU hitters
  • x ...loading
    Mike Pelfrey, last 5 years vs. HOU
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

With just four innings against the Royals last Tuesday, Pelfrey registered his shortest outing since May 21 when he lasted just two innings in Atlanta. The right-hander said he felt exhausted after throwing 20-plus pitches per inning.

Back To Top

Washington Nationals @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Taylor Jordan, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Taylor Jordan, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Taylor Jordan, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. MIL hitters
  • x ...loading
    Taylor Jordan, last 5 years vs. MIL
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

It took six tries, but Jordan finally picked up his first Major League win in a 14-1 victory over the Mets on Sunday. He allowed just one run on five hits over six innings with a career-high seven strikeouts, including four by slider.

Kyle Lohse, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Kyle Lohse, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Kyle Lohse, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. WSH hitters
  • x ...loading
    Kyle Lohse, last 5 years vs. WSH
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Since the end of May, Lohse is 6-1 with a 2.29 ERA in 12 starts."He's done what we hoped he would do," manager Ron Roenicke said. "He's done his job. We haven't supported him, which is too bad."

Back To Top

Los Angeles Dodgers @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Stephen Fife, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Stephen Fife, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Stephen Fife, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. CHC hitters
  • x ...loading
    Stephen Fife, last 5 years vs. CHC
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

While the Dodgers didn't officially announce the move as of Saturday, Stephen Fife is expected to be activated from the DL and start in place of Zack Greinke. The club wants to give Greinke and the rest of the rotation extra rest.

Carlos Villanueva, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Carlos Villanueva, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Carlos Villanueva, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. LAD hitters
  • x ...loading
    Carlos Villanueva, last 5 years vs. LAD
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Villanueva is 0-3 with a 6.75 ERA in six games (four starts) vs. NL West teams, although two of those starts were vs. the Rockies, who scored seven runs in each game. He's coming off a "heart-breaking" loss to Brewers. He did get an RBI in that game.

Back To Top

Toronto Blue Jays @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Mark Buehrle, LHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Mark Buehrle, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Mark Buehrle, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. LAA hitters
  • x ...loading
    Mark Buehrle, last 5 years vs. LAA
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Buehrle hasn't allowed a run during his past 20 innings in a streak that dates back to July 20 vs. Tampa Bay. It's also just five innings shy of his career-best mark set back in the 2005 season. He is 6-4 with a 2.96 ERA over his past 13 starts.

C.J. Wilson, LHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    C.J. Wilson, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    C.J. Wilson, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. TOR hitters
  • x ...loading
    C.J. Wilson, last 5 years vs. TOR
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Wilson's recent run of dominance ended with an ugly outing against the Rangers on Tuesday, which saw him give up six runs on 11 hits and three walks in four innings. Wilson had a 1.25 ERA in his previous five starts.

Back To Top

Texas Rangers @ Oakland Athletics

, O.co Coliseum
Derek Holland, LHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Derek Holland, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Derek Holland, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. OAK hitters
  • x ...loading
    Derek Holland, last 5 years vs. OAK
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Holland is 3-3 with a 3.29 ERA in his past nine starts after allowing four runs in six innings against the Angels on Tuesday. He is 4-2 with a 2.97 ERA in nine starts and four relief appearances against Oakland in his career.

A.J. Griffin, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    A.J. Griffin, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    A.J. Griffin, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. TEX hitters
  • x ...loading
    A.J. Griffin, last 5 years vs. TEX
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Griffin allowed just four hits to the Blue Jays spanning seven innings on Monday, but three were home runs, equating to four runs. His 26 home runs allowed are most in the Majors, though 19 have been solo shots.

Back To Top

New York Yankees @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Phil Hughes, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Phil Hughes, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Phil Hughes, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. SD hitters
  • x ...loading
    Phil Hughes, last 5 years vs. SD
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Hughes was smacked around by the Rays in his last start for five runs and nine hits in four innings, a no-decision. His up and down 2013 included a July in which he was 1-2 with a 3.86 ERA in five starts.

Ian Kennedy, RHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Ian Kennedy, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Ian Kennedy, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. NYY hitters
  • x ...loading
    Ian Kennedy, last 5 years vs. NYY
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Kennedy makes his first start for the Padres after joining the team in a deal with the D-backs before Wednesday's non-waiver Trade Deadline. Kennedy has had success at Petco Park, going 3-1 with a 2.27 ERA in six career starts in San Diego.

Back To Top

Atlanta Braves @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Alex Wood, LHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Alex Wood, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Alex Wood, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. PHI hitters
  • x ...loading
    Alex Wood, last 5 years vs. PHI
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Wood found success with his knuckle curve and changeup to help shut down the Rockies on Tuesday after giving up an early two-run home run, throwing 99 pitches over seven innings to earn his first Major League victory.

Cliff Lee, LHP
  • Last 3 starts
  • x
    Cliff Lee, last 3 starts
  • Regular season
  • x
    Cliff Lee, regular season
  • Last 5 years vs. ATL hitters
  • x ...loading
    Cliff Lee, last 5 years vs. ATL
    HitterAVGABHRRBI
Career stats

Lee returns to the mound after missing a start last weekend in Detroit because of neck stiffness. There had been some talk he could be traded before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, but he remains in Phillies pinstripes.

Back To Top