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Probable Pitchers

Oakland Athletics @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Sonny Gray, RHP
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    Sonny Gray, last 3 starts
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    Sonny Gray, regular season
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    Sonny Gray, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Gray put together his best 2017 start to date Wednesday, holding the Marlins to one run on three hits with 11 strikeouts and one walk across seven innings. He has completed at least six innings in four of his five starts.

Trevor Bauer, RHP
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    Trevor Bauer, last 5 years vs. OAK
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Bauer is coming off a no-decision against the Reds, allowing two runs on four hits in 5 1/3 innings. In three career starts against the A's, the right-hander is 0-1 with a 2.89 ERA.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Robbie Ray, LHP
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    Robbie Ray, last 5 years vs. PIT
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Ray provided the D-backs with seven scoreless innings against the Brewers on Thursday. The lefty dealt nine strikeouts, allowing zero walks, and has a scoreless streak of 15 2/3 innings.

Ivan Nova, RHP
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Nova pitched 8 1/3 innings in his last start and has worked at least six innings in all 10 of his starts, including his last outing vs. the D-backs, on May 14. In that game, Nova struck out four and allowed three earned runs in six innings.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Kenta Maeda, RHP
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    Kenta Maeda, last 5 years vs. STL
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Maeda will make his second start since coming off the disabled list last week. In his Thursday return against the Cardinals, the righty gave up three runs in the first inning, but recovered with four scoreless and picked up the win.

Michael Wacha, RHP
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    Michael Wacha, last 5 years vs. LAD
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For the first time this season, Wacha failed to finish six innings in a start. He allowed a season-high six runs and had particular trouble finding the feel of his changeup. He generated just one swing and miss on the pitch.

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New York Yankees @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Luis Severino, RHP
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Severino has allowed three or fewer runs in each of his past four starts, and has just once been touched up for more than four runs this season. He pitched eight shutout innings and struck out seven in his last outing, against the Royals

Chris Tillman, RHP
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Tillman will be making his fifth start of the season, but his previous four starts were short outings, going only 20 1/3 innings for the season. In his most recent start vs. Minnesota, he went just five innings, allowing nine hits and four runs.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Asher Wojciechowski, RHP
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Wojciechowski debuted for the Reds on May 20 vs. the Rockies and turned in 3 2/3 innings of scoreless relief. He got a tune-up on Friday in Philadelphia, but he was hit hard with two doubles and two runs (one earned) in 1/3 of an inning.

J.A. Happ, LHP
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Happ will make his return from the disabled list for this start. He hasn't pitched since April 16 because of inflammation in his left elbow. Happ made one rehab start, but likely will be limited to four or five innings max.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Zach Davies, RHP
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Davies has cleared the sixth inning in each of his last two starts after not doing so in his first eight outings of the season. He has been solid in four road starts, going 2-0 with a 3.74 ERA.

Tyler Pill, RHP
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Pill, who made his Major League debut in relief Saturday in Pittsburgh, will be making his first Major League start. Pill was 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA in two starts for Double-A Binghamton and 3-1 with a 1.96 ERA in seven starts for Triple-A Las Vegas.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Vince Velasquez, RHP
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Velasquez appeared to take a small step forward Thursday, allowing one run in five innings against the Rockies. He struck out seven batters on four-seam fastballs, which is his strength.

Justin Nicolino, LHP
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Nicolino is making his third start, and first since May 19. The lefty is striking out more, eight in 10 innings, but his walks per nine innings is 5.4. It was 2.3 last year. Opponents are hitting .263 off his cutter.

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Seattle Mariners @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Ariel Miranda, LHP
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Miranda has turned into Seattle's top starter in an injury-riddled rotation at 4-2 with a 4.22 ERA in 10 games and has a 2.12 ERA with 21 strikeouts in 17 innings over his last three outings. This will be his first time facing the Rockies.

Tyler Anderson, LHP
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After a rough April, Anderson has seemingly regained the form that made him so successful as a rookie: by eliciting soft contact. Along with a 2.55 ERA in four May starts, batters are hitting an exit velocity of just 79.3 mph against him.

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Tampa Bay Rays @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Matt Andriese, RHP
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Andriese is 4-0 in five May starts and his coming off his best outing of the season. He held the Angels to six hits over eight shutout innings on May 25. He’ll be making his fourth road start of the season.

Nick Martinez, RHP
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Martinez allowed four runs in five innings in his last start vs. the Red Sox on Thursday at Fenway Park. Martinez is making his fourth start at home, where he has a 3.32 ERA. He has no record and a 5.25 ERA in three career outings against the Rays.

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Boston Red Sox @ Chicago White Sox

, Guaranteed Rate Field
Chris Sale, LHP
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The lefty ace pitches against his former team for the first time since the trade that brought him to the Red Sox back in December. In 117 career appearances at Guaranteed Rate Field, Sale is 42-24 with a 3.01 ERA. He has 101 K's in 73 frames in '17.

Jose Quintana, LHP
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It appears to be one of the true marquee matchups of the season when Quintana goes against Chris Sale, his friend and former teammate. Quintana and Sale pitched as part of the same rotation from 2012-16, before Sale was traded to the Red Sox.

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Houston Astros @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Mike Fiers, RHP
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Fiers was sent to the Astros' bullpen for one day, Saturday, before being brought back to the starting rotation to replace Charlie Morton (10-day DL) against the Twins. Fiers has allowed an MLB-high 18 home runs this season.

Jose Berrios, RHP
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Berrios will look to continue his strong 2017 campaign after starting the season in Triple-A. In three Major League starts, Berrios has allowed a total of four runs over 21 2/3 innings of work. Opposing teams are batting just .111 off him this year.

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Detroit Tigers @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Justin Verlander, RHP
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Verlander got hit hard his last time out, giving up three Astros homers and didn't go at least six innings for the first time in five starts. He's 22-9 with a 3.23 lifetime ERA against the Royals, his most wins against any opponent.

Eric Skoglund, LHP
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Skoglund is slated to make his first career start on Tuesday. In eight starts with Triple-A Omaha this season, Skoglund is 2-3 with a 4.53 ERA.

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Atlanta Braves @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Bartolo Colon, RHP
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Having allowed 29 earned runs over his last 29 innings, it’s likely that the 44-year-old is pitching to stay in the rotation at this point. Colon has only one win over his last seven starts and hasn’t made it out of the sixth inning since April 21.

Parker Bridwell, RHP
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Bridwell will make the first start of his Major League career on Tuesday in place of the injured Alex Meyer. The Angels converted Bridwell to a starter after acquiring him from the Orioles in April.

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Chicago Cubs @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Eddie Butler, RHP
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Butler had a better outing in his last start against the Giants, giving up one run over five innings. The right-hander now has given up three runs over 14 innings in three starts with the Cubs. He's 0-2 with a 5.68 ERA in his career vs. the Padres.

Dinelson Lamet, RHP
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The rookie right-hander was sharp in his debut, striking out eight and allowing three hits over five innings of one-run ball. He showcased a much-improved changeup, which he’s added to his fastball/slider mix this year.

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Washington Nationals @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Gio Gonzalez, LHP
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Gonzalez has come back to earth after his stellar start to the season. He gave up a combined six runs in 11 innings during his past two outings, struggling with his command. Still, the lefty holds a career-best 2.90 ERA.

Jeff Samardzija, RHP
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    Jeff Samardzija, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Samardzina’s streak of consecutive batters faced without issuing a walk ended at 154 last Thursday at Chicago. He also allowed three homers for the first time since his initial start of the season.

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