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Probable Pitchers

Los Angeles Dodgers @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Kenta Maeda, RHP
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    Kenta Maeda, last 3 starts
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    Kenta Maeda, last 5 years vs. DET
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Maeda fanned eight Padres on Sunday, tying his season high. The righty is 4-3 with a 4.44 ERA on the road. He has never faced the Tigers.

Justin Verlander, RHP
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Barring a trade, Verlander will move up in the Tigers' rotation and start on regular rest, putting his 23-5 Interleague record and 2.94 career ERA against the National League on the line against the Dodgers’ powerhouse lineup.

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Miami Marlins @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Adam Conley, LHP
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Conley has made 48 starts, and his most recent is the only one in which he didn't record a strikeout. Still, in 6 1/3 innings, he gave up only three runs. In six starts since the All-Star break, he has a 3.62 ERA.

Jacob deGrom, RHP
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    Jacob deGrom, last 5 years vs. MIA
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deGrom doesn’t have the numbers to factor into the NL Cy Young Award race this year, but he can still achieve some personal bests. A strong push over the season’s final six weeks could leave deGrom with career highs in wins, innings and strikeouts.

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Seattle Mariners @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Yovani Gallardo, RHP
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    Yovani Gallardo, last 5 years vs. TB
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The 31-year-old right-hander is 0-1 with a 9.45 ERA over his past three starts and lasted just four innings with eight runs and two homers in his previous outing against the Orioles. He’s 3-2 with a 4.71 ERA in seven career starts vs. the Rays.

Blake Snell, LHP
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Snell battled through six innings his last time out and, despite allowing four earned runs, manager Kevin Cash said it might have been Snell's best start of the season because of his ability to push through the last inning when his team needed it.

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New York Yankees @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Sonny Gray, RHP
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Gray picked up his first Yankees win in his last start, holding the Mets to two runs over six-plus innings. He has completed six innings in each of his three starts for New York. Gray is 0-1 with an 8.38 ERA in two career starts at Fenway Park.

Rick Porcello, RHP
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The sinkerballer has bounced back nicely after a tough start to the season. Porcello has gone at least six innings in seven of his last eight starts. He is 0-3 with a 3.79 ERA against the Yankees this season.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Atlanta Braves

, SunTrust Park
Luis Castillo, RHP
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Castillo unveiled a two-seam fastball three weeks ago to go with a four-seamer, changeup and slider. He used the two-seamer the most over his six scoreless innings Tuesday and allowed two hits. His quick command of his four pitches has impressed.

Sean Newcomb, LHP
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The rookie southpaw’s fastball command has improved over his past two starts, but he still had to pitch around four walks while allowing three solo homers Tuesday at Coors Field. He has not used his slider in either of his past two starts.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Parker Bridwell, RHP
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Bridwell has been great his past two starts, allowing a combined two runs over 13 innings. The right-hander notched one of his best starts of the year when the faced the Orioles on Aug. 8, permitting one run over seven innings with no walks.

Chris Tillman, RHP
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Tillman will return to the rotation after a brief demotion to the bullpen. In his last start on Aug. 3, he lasted just two innings. Still the right-hander's return to starting allows the O’s to rest some of their rotation down the stretch.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
T.J. McFarland, LHP
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McFarland is making his first start of the season after 32 relief appearances as the D-backs go with a "bullpen game." Anthony Banda had been scheduled to start, but was optioned to Triple-A Reno on Thursday.

Bartolo Colon, RHP
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Colon was charged with three runs off seven hits, including three homers, over five innings against Cleveland. Colon walked four batters for the first time all year and committed his first balk since 2005 in the loss.

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Oakland Athletics @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Jharel Cotton, RHP
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Cotton gave up six runs in as many innings against the Royals on Monday, four of them coming on a Cam Gallagher grand slam. The right-hander has yielded a combined 15 runs in 17 innings over his last three starts.

Brad Peacock, RHP
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Peacock has won six consecutive decisions as a starter, going 7-1 with a 3.73 ERA overall since being moved from the bullpen. The Astros are averaging 10.3 runs scored per nine innings with him on the mound as a starter.

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Cleveland Indians @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Danny Salazar, RHP
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In his last outing, Salazar went seven strong innings, allowing one run on three hits while striking out 10 against the Twins. In five starts since being activated from the DL on June 22, he is 2-0 with a 1.39 ERA and 46 strikeouts.

Jason Hammel, RHP
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Hammel gave up a season-high three homers against the A's on Aug. 15 but didn't get a decision, allowing four runs in six innings. The righty has pitched into the sixth inning in all but one of his 14 starts since the beginning of June.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Marco Estrada, RHP
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Estrada allowed six runs over 4 1/3 innings during his last start against the Rays in his shortest outing since June 30. Prior to that, Estrada has allowed three runs or less in four consecutive starts.

Kyle Hendricks, RHP
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Hendricks threw six scoreless innings in his last outing against the Reds, striking out six. He was encouraged by his fastball command and an uptick in velocity. In his last five starts, he has a 2.00 ERA.

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Chicago White Sox @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Miguel Gonzalez, RHP
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Since coming off the disabled list on July 18, Gonzalez has posted a 3.60 ERA over six trips to the mound, with four quality starts. Seven of his 14 earned runs allowed during that stretch came in one start against Boston.

A.J. Griffin, RHP
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Griffin beat the Tigers, 10-4, in his last outing, holding them to one run in five innings. He is 2-1 with a 3.32 ERA since his return from the disabled list. He is making his second career start and his first since 2013.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Chase Anderson, RHP
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Anderson will make his first start off the 10-day DL after sustaining a left oblique strain in an at-bat on June 28. He's made two rehab starts with no setbacks since then. He is 3-3 with a 4.92 ERA in 11 career starts against Colorado.

Kyle Freeland, LHP
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Freeland has pitched better at Coors Field than on the road this season, a rarity for most hurlers. The Denver native’s 3.31 ERA at home is nearly a full run lower than his road ERA of 4.22. Sunday is his 11th home outing.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Ben Lively, RHP
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Lively rejoins the rotation for the series finale against the Giants. He pitched with some success earlier this season before being optioned to Triple-A. He allowed two runs in 6 1/3 innings in his last Minor League start.

Madison Bumgarner, LHP
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Bumgarner was victimized by Giancarlo Stanton last time out, but he settled down to allow four runs on nine hits through six innings. The southpaw is 4-3 with a 3.60 ERA lifetime vs. Philadelphia.

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Washington Nationals @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Gio Gonzalez, LHP
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Gonzalez has been simply spectacular over his last three starts, going 3-0 with a 0.43 ERA with 15 strikeouts in 21 innings. The left-hander is on a roll, having completed at least six innings in 13 out of his last 14 outings.

Dinelson Lamet, RHP
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The rookie righty has posted a 2.37 ERA over his past five starts. He’s scaled back his changeup use significantly, instead relying on a dominant fastball/slider mix. Opponents are hitting .146 against his slider in those five outings.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, Williamsport Little League Classic
Mike Leake, RHP
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Leake will be looking to get back on track when he starts the Little League Classic game. He's pitched beyond the fifth in just two of his last eight starts, and has an 8.80 ERA in three starts this month. Leake, though, insists he's fine physically.

Ivan Nova, RHP
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Nova had his best start in months Tuesday vs. the Brewers, allowing one earned run on four hits over six innings. He entered with a 6.67 ERA in five outings since the All-Star break. The Pirates need the first-half version of Nova down the stretch.

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