Colon kicks off the second half on eight days' rest after quieting Atlanta last week. He'll try to solve his first-inning issues, which have plagued him especially in the last month. Colon has a 9.00 ERA in the first and a 3.13 ERA afterward.
Kennedy finished the first half strong, tossing eight shutout innings against the Dodgers. He finished the first half allowing a combined two earned runs over his final three starts and 21 innings. His road ERA in 10 starts is 3.06.