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Probable Pitchers

New York Mets @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Matt Harvey, RHP
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    Matt Harvey, last 3 starts
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    Matt Harvey, regular season
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    Matt Harvey, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Career stats

Harvey remains an enigma, flashing his old mid-90s velocity but laboring through outings. He’ll face a severe test in Washington against a Nationals club that nearly knocked him out of the rotation with 14 runs over consecutive starts last month.

Lucas Giolito, RHP
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    Lucas Giolito, last 3 starts
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    Lucas Giolito, regular season
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    Lucas Giolito, last 5 years vs. NYM
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Giolito, the game's No. 1 prospect as ranked by MLBPipeline.com, was 5-3 with a 3.17 ERA in 14 starts for Double-A Harrisburg with 72 strikeouts in 71 innings. He will be making his Major League debut.

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Texas Rangers @ New York Yankees

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

Hamels has won three straight starts and is 3-0 with a 1.82 ERA in five June starts. He has quality starts in seven of his last eight outings. He has made three career regular-season starts against the Yankees and is 0-2 with a 4.50 ERA.

CC Sabathia, LHP
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    CC Sabathia, last 3 starts
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    CC Sabathia, regular season
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    CC Sabathia, last 5 years vs. TEX
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Career stats

Sabathia had an injury scare in his last outing, rolling his right ankle twice in a no-decision vs. the Twins, and will be wearing a wrap in this start. He also snapped a seven-start run in which he had been the best pitcher in the Majors (0.82 ERA).

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Boston Red Sox @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Rick Porcello, RHP
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    Rick Porcello, last 3 starts
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    Rick Porcello, regular season
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    Rick Porcello, last 5 years vs. TB
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Career stats

Porcello gave up four runs in 5 1/3 frames his last time out against the White Sox. The righty has pitched at least five innings in each of his 15 starts this year, and at least six innings in 12 of them.

Chris Archer, RHP
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    Chris Archer, last 3 starts
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    Chris Archer, regular season
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    Chris Archer, last 5 years vs. BOS
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Career stats

Archer continues to struggle in the first inning, as evidenced by his 10.69 ERA in 16 first innings this season. Command has haunted Archer, who has fallen behind hitters a lot this season. He is 7-17 with a 4.29 ERA since the second half of '15.

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Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Jon Lester, LHP
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    Jon Lester, last 3 starts
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    Jon Lester, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Career stats

Lester served up two home runs in his last start against the Marlins, the first time he's done that this season. He's 1-0 with a 2.77 ERA in two starts against the Reds this year, including on April 22 in which he gave up one run over 7 innings.

John Lamb, LHP
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    John Lamb, last 3 starts
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    John Lamb, last 5 years vs. CHC
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The first batter of the inning is hitting .404 (19-for-47) vs. Lamb this season, with a .491 on-base percentage. On Thursday vs. the Padres, the leadoff batter reached five of six innings as he labored much of the night in a no-decision.

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Cleveland Indians @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Corey Kluber, RHP
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    Corey Kluber, last 5 years vs. ATL
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Kluber threw a shutout in his last outing, his second of the year, and third complete game. He allowed three hits and two walks with nine strikeouts against the Rays. Kluber is 3-1 in June and 5-2 in his last seven starts.

Matt Wisler, RHP
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Wisler overcame a season-high four walks against the Mets on Thursday to record his second consecutive quality start. This season, he’s 1-5 with a 4.45 ERA at Turner Field, where he’s issued 18 of his 26 walks.

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Miami Marlins @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Adam Conley, LHP
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In five of Conley's 15 starts, the left-hander has not allowed a run. One of those is his last outing, a win over Atlanta. Conley worked a career-most eight innings. In his last seven starts, he's 1-2 with a 3.73 ERA.

Mike Pelfrey, RHP
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    Mike Pelfrey, last 5 years vs. MIA
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With Jordan Zimmermann struggling Friday, Pelfrey made a rare relief appearance, allowing three hits over 4 1/3 shutout innings in a solid outing. In his last start, he gave up six runs on 12 hits over five innings against the Mariners.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Julio Urias, LHP
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The Dodgers keep delaying the 19-year-old Urias’ shutdown because he keeps getting outs. But he’s on a short leash with a bullpen that also figures to be worked hard on Wednesday.

Chase Anderson, RHP
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Anderson should be fresh, after the Brewers took advantage of three off-days in an eight-day span by skipping the right-hander's turn in the rotation. His last start came against the Dodgers, when he gave up seven runs in just 2 1/3 innings.

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Minnesota Twins @ Chicago White Sox

, U.S. Cellular Field
Kyle Gibson, RHP
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Gibson is still seeking his first win of the season following a no-decision Wednesday against the Phillies. He allowed five runs (four earned) in six innings in his third start back from a right shoulder strain.

Jose Quintana, LHP
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On a night when Quintana was a little off his game, the White Sox offense stepped up to prevent a loss for the southpaw in Boston. Quintana has six losses and two no-decisions over his last eight starts, having not won since May 8.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Michael Wacha, RHP
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Wacha snapped a 10-start winless streak his last time out, but has made three consecutive quality starts. Over those three outings, Wacha has allowed five runs in 21 1/3 innings.

Yordano Ventura, RHP
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Ventura will get the ball for his first start after serving an eight-game suspension. Leading up to the suspension, the righty made arguably his two best starts of the season, combining to go 13 1/3 innings while giving up one run.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
J.A. Happ, LHP
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Happ labored through five innings his last time out against Arizona. The veteran left-hander picked up the win, surrendering two runs on six hits, but he walked four batters along the way.

Eddie Butler, RHP
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Butler has struggled lately, allowing at least three runs in his last five appearances. He has had a problem with the long ball lately, allowing eight home runs during that stretch, which ballooned his ERA from 3.58 to 6.71.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Jerad Eickhoff, RHP
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Eickhoff has been the Phillies’ stopper of late. He not only has been their most consistent pitcher, but he won the Phillies’ only three games from June 7 through June 23, including a solid effort last week against Minnesota.

Zack Greinke, RHP
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Greinke has won his last seven decisions over his last eight starts. He was in line to win his eighth straight last time out against the Rockies before the bullpen coughed up a lead in the eighth.

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Houston Astros @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Scott Feldman, RHP
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The veteran right-hander returns to rotation to make his first start since April 24. Feldman will start in place of Lance McCullers, who has a blister. Feldman went 0-2 with a 4.58 ERA as a starter, but is 4-1 with a 1.85 ERA in relief.

Tim Lincecum, RHP
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Lincecum struggled in his Angels home debut on Thursday against Oakland, giving up four runs in three innings. He said he’s still trying to figure out his mechanics on his surgically-repaired left hip, trying to add more depth to his pitches.

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Baltimore Orioles @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Ubaldo Jimenez, RHP
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After making a spot start Wednesday vs. the Padres, Jimenez earned another chance to start. Jimenez, who was demoted to the bullpen after his start June 12, allowed two runs on four hits and four walks over six innings.

Erik Johnson, RHP
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Johnson has struggled since being traded to the Padres, posting a 9.82 ERA in three starts, allowing seven homers over 14 2/3 innings. He's coming off his worst start, in which he pitched a season-low four innings and allowed a season-high six runs.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Seattle Mariners

, Safeco Field
Jonathon Niese, LHP
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    Jonathon Niese, last 5 years vs. SEA
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Niese has allowed 12 runs on 17 hits over 10 2/3 innings in his last two starts, both of them losses. That has come on the heels of a strong six-start stretch in which Niese went 3-1 with a 2.15 ERA and five quality starts.

Hisashi Iwakuma, RHP
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    Hisashi Iwakuma, last 5 years vs. PIT
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Iwakuma had gone 5-1 with a 3.95 ERA in six prior starts until getting rocked for a season-high 11 hits and five runs in 4 2/3 innings Wednesday in Detroit. This will be the 35-year-old’s first time facing the Pirates.

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Oakland Athletics @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Kendall Graveman, RHP
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    Kendall Graveman, last 5 years vs. SF
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Graveman tossed 6 2/3 innings of two-run ball to beat the Angels in his last start. The right-hander has won his last two decisions. He has never faced the Giants.

Albert Suarez, RHP
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    Albert Suarez, last 5 years vs. OAK
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In four starts this year, Suarez holds a 4.29 ERA, compared to a 2.87 mark as a reliever. Suarez earned a win after allowing three runs (two earned) in five innings in his most recent start at Pittsburgh.

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