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Probable Pitchers

Miami Marlins @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Tom Koehler, RHP
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    Tom Koehler, last 3 starts
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    Tom Koehler, regular season
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    Tom Koehler, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Career stats

Koehler wasn’t very effective against the Phillies last time out. The right-hander yielded four runs on four hits and walked three through five innings. He owns a 1.88 ERA in 14 1/3 career innings versus the Reds.

Sal Romano, RHP
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    Sal Romano, last 3 starts
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    Sal Romano, regular season
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    Sal Romano, last 5 years vs. MIA
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Romano gave up mostly soft contact in the first four innings of his last start, a loss to the D-backs. But that changed in the fifth, as he allowed two doubles and a two-run triple, failing to record an out.

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Oakland Athletics @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Daniel Gossett, RHP
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    Daniel Gossett, last 3 starts
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    Daniel Gossett, regular season
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    Daniel Gossett, last 5 years vs. NYM
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Career stats

Gossett had one of his better outings in his last start against Tampa Bay, when he allowed three runs over seven innings. But the right-hander is winless since June 24. Gossett has also been tagged hard, giving up 10 home runs in 37 1/3 innings.

Rafael Montero, RHP
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    Rafael Montero, last 3 starts
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    Rafael Montero, regular season
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    Rafael Montero, last 5 years vs. OAK
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Career stats

Continuing to start regularly in the absences of Noah Syndergaard, Matt Harvey and Robert Gsellman, Montero has held his own in the rotation. Over his last three starts, he is 1-2 with a 3.50 ERA, 18 strikeouts and five walks in 18 innings.

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Texas Rangers @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Tyson Ross, RHP
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    Tyson Ross, last 5 years vs. TB
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Ross allowed nine runs in 3 2/3 innings in his last start against the O's. Prior to that, he was 1-0 with a 3.24 ERA in his previous three starts. He is 0-2 with a 9.00 ERA in four career games against the Rays, but he hasn't faced them since '13.

Jake Odorizzi, RHP
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    Jake Odorizzi, last 5 years vs. TEX
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Odorizzi pitched his best start of the year July 17, giving up one run on one hit in seven innings to beat the A’s. Odorizzi found comfort in the stretch in Oakland and said he plans to only throw out of the stretch going forward.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
J.A. Happ, LHP
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    J.A. Happ, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Happ has surrendered three earned runs or fewer in seven consecutive outings. His lone blemish during that stretch came on July 9 when he allowed six runs (two unearned) over four innings.

Corey Kluber, RHP
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    Corey Kluber, last 5 years vs. TOR
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Kluber has been battling a stiff neck but looks to continue his hot streak since coming off the disabled list in June with a lower back strain. He has a 1.56 ERA in nine starts during that stretch with eight quality starts.

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Houston Astros @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Lance McCullers Jr., RHP
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    Lance McCullers Jr., last 3 starts
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    Lance McCullers Jr., regular season
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    Lance McCullers Jr., last 5 years vs. BAL
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McCullers is 1-1 in his last four starts since coming off the DL on June 24. In that span, McCullers (7-2, 3.28 ERA) has an ERA of 6.05, allowing 15 runs and 25 hits in his last 19 1/3 innings.

Dylan Bundy, RHP
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Bundy is fresh off being a part of the Orioles’ first back-to-back quality starts since June 1 and June 2 after going six innings, giving up just one run on four hits against the Rangers.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Junior Guerra, RHP
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    Junior Guerra, last 5 years vs. PHI
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Guerra only gave up three hits in 5 2/3 innings in his last start against the Pirates on Tuesday, but two of those hits were home runs. Guerra has yet to face the Phillies this season.

Jerad Eickhoff, RHP
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Eickhoff served up a season-high three homers to the Marlins over six innings in his last start. He allowed five runs in a no-decision. Over his last three outings, the right-hander is 1-0 with a 3.18 ERA.

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Detroit Tigers @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Matthew Boyd, LHP
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Boyd gets another turn in the rotation after overcoming a three-run first inning to salvage a quality start and a win Tuesday at Kansas City. He tossed 10 1/3 innings with two runs allowed in two April outings against the Twins.

Adalberto Mejia, LHP
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    Adalberto Mejia, last 5 years vs. DET
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Mejia has posted a 3.79 ERA in three starts in July, striking out 15 and walking four. The lefty was pulled after 5 1/3 innings against the Yankees on Monday after he allowed one run on five hits.

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Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Derek Holland, LHP
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Holland has struggled since the beginning of June, allowing 13 homers and posting a 9.82 ERA in 36 2/3 innings since then. He allowed two runs (one earned) in 6 2/3 innings against Kansas City on May 4.

Travis Wood, LHP
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Wood will be making his third start of the season. He gave up two runs in four innings in his first start, but in his last one, a loss to Detroit, Wood was pulled after giving up six runs on nine hits in 4 1/3 innings.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Ivan Nova, RHP
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Nova allowed 10 hits but held the Brewers to three runs while striking out six in six innings Tuesday. His ERA has ticked up to 3.97 over his last 14 starts, but he is still averaging more than six innings per outing.

Kyle Freeland, LHP
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Freeland returns to the rotation after a brief stint in the bullpen to limit his innings. He nearly made Rockies history in his last start on July 9, coming up 2 outs short of the Rockies’ first no-hitter at Coors Field.

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Boston Red Sox @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Rick Porcello, RHP
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Porcello's slump has continued past the break as the righty leads the Majors in losses (12). However, the numbers may be deceiving -- he has four quality starts in his past five outings and has gone at least six innings in 17 straight starts.

Parker Bridwell, RHP
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Bridwell allowed two runs over 6 1/3 innings and set a career high with eight strikeouts against the Rays on Sunday. The 25-year-old rookie earned his second win of the season against the Red Sox on June 25 after yielding two runs over 6 2/3 innings.

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San Diego Padres @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Dinelson Lamet, RHP
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Lamet once again struggled to command his fastball Tuesday in Colorado. He’s been excellent this season when he’s done so, but those outings have been few and far between lately. He’s now walked four over four innings in consecutive starts.

Ty Blach, LHP
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Blach was sharp his last time out, tossing seven innings of one-run ball. It was his longest start since pitching a shutout against the Phillies in early June. He’s fared better at home (3.57 ERA) than on the road (5.49 ERA).

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Atlanta Braves @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Sean Newcomb, LHP
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Newcomb impressed through his first four career starts, but he has struggled with his command in his past three outings. The rookie southpaw is a fastball/curveball pitcher who could benefit from the development of another secondary pitch.

Clayton Kershaw, LHP
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Kershaw held the White Sox scoreless for seven innings then essentially apologized for, in his mind, a subpar performance resulting from the rust of eight days off. That’s how high the bar is set for the MLB leader in wins.

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New York Yankees @ Seattle Mariners

, Safeco Field
Caleb Smith, LHP
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Smith will be making his first Major League start and his second career appearance. He made his big league debut on Monday against the Twins and allowed two runs in three innings.

Yovani Gallardo, RHP
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The veteran right-hander moves back into the rotation in place of rookie Sam Gaviglio after performing well in long relief. Gallardo allowed just one earned run in 11 1/3 innings in relief after going 3-7 with a 6.30 ERA in 14 starts.

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Washington Nationals @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Stephen Strasburg, RHP
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In his last start against the Reds, Strasburg tossed seven strong innings, allowing one run on four hits and a walk while striking out 11. It was his sixth game with double-digit strikeouts this season and the 35th of his career.

Robbie Ray, LHP
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A long period between starts didn't hurt Ray in his first outing of the second half against the Reds. The left-hander allowed two runs on four hits over six innings for his ninth win of the season.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Michael Wacha, RHP
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Wacha twirled his first career complete game - and shutout - his last time out while throwing a career-high 119 pitches. Since posting an 8.17 ERA in a six-start stretch, Wacha is 4-0 with a 1.01 ERA over his last four outings.

Jose Quintana, LHP
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    Jose Quintana, last 5 years vs. STL
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This will be Quintana's firs Wrigley Field start with the Cubs. In his debut against the Orioles, he struck out 12 over seven scoreless innings. He is 0-1 in two career starts at Wrigley. He last pitched there on July 12, 2015.

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