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Probable Pitchers

Baltimore Orioles @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Yovani Gallardo, RHP
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    Yovani Gallardo, last 3 starts
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    Yovani Gallardo, regular season
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    Yovani Gallardo, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Gallardo is coming off a quality start against Arizona on Friday, when he worked six innings of two-run ball to pick up the win.

Michael Pineda, RHP
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    Michael Pineda, last 3 starts
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    Michael Pineda, regular season
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    Michael Pineda, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Pineda aims to finish his year on a strong note, coming off a pair of solid outings against the Rays and Blue Jays in which he has permitted one earned run over 11 innings (0.82 ERA). He's 1-0 with a 1.80 ERA in two starts vs. the O's this year.

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Miami Marlins @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Andrew Cashner, RHP
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    Andrew Cashner, last 3 starts
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    Andrew Cashner, regular season
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    Andrew Cashner, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Cashner, a free agent this offseason, will make his final start of the season. He has gone 1-4 with a 5.73 ERA in 11 games (10 starts) since being acquired by the Marlins before the non-waiver Trade Deadline.

A.J. Cole, RHP
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    A.J. Cole, last 3 starts
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    A.J. Cole, regular season
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    A.J. Cole, last 5 years vs. MIA
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Cole is appealing his suspension for throwing at Jung Ho Kang and is expexted to start against the Marlins on Friday. He said he was trying to throw inside, around Kang's hands, and the pitch got away from him.

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New York Mets @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Robert Gsellman, RHP
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    Robert Gsellman, last 3 starts
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    Robert Gsellman, regular season
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    Robert Gsellman, last 5 years vs. PHI
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Gsellman will start once more in the regular season as the Mets use a four-man rotation on their final road trip. He and Seth Lugo are auditioning for a potential Wild Card Game start should Noah Syndergaard and Bartolo Colon both be unavailable.

Alec Asher, RHP
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He lasted just five innings in Saturday’s start against the Mets, allowing four unearned runs. But Asher has been a pleasant surprise in his first four starts, not allowing more than two earned runs in any of them.

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Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Jake Buchanan, RHP
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Buchanan will make his first start with the Cubs and pitch in his second game since he was called up from Triple-A. In 22 starts, he posted a 4.35 ERA, striking out 97 over 130 1/3 innings. He's appeared in one game with the Cubs on Sept. 5.

Josh Smith, RHP
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    Josh Smith, last 5 years vs. CHC
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This will be long reliever Smith’s second time starting this season, and it’s again vs. the Cubs. On Sept. 20 at Wrigley Field, he pitched well with one run, three hits, two walks and three strikeouts over three innings.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Marco Estrada, RHP
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Estrada gets the ball in the series opener against the Red Sox. Estrada has rebounded from a rough patch to pitch 14 innings of one-run ball over his past two starts, with 15 strikeouts in that span.

Rick Porcello, RHP
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The righty has one more chance to bolster his candidacy for the American League’s Cy Young Award when he opens Boston’s final series of the regular season in a game that will have postseason implications for the Blue Jays.

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Detroit Tigers @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Daniel Norris, LHP
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Norris tossed 5 2/3 innings of two-run ball on Saturday and was in line for the win before the Royals rallied late. He overcame three unearned runs to beat the Indians Sept. 18 with six strikeouts over five innings.

Matt Wisler, RHP
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Wisler’s past two starts have provided indication that he has gained the confidence he lacked before being sent to Triple-A Gwinnett this summer. His ability to consistently command his fastball has enhanced the value of his slider.

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Tampa Bay Rays @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Matt Andriese, RHP
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Andriese exited his last start in line for his third straight win but earned a no-decision after the bullpen gave up the lead. He has allowed two runs or fewer in three straight starts, pitching to a 2.76 ERA.

Yu Darvish, RHP
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Darvish allowed two hits over seven scoreless innings against the A’s on Friday to pick up a win. However, he’s still 1-2 with a 5.16 ERA in his last four starts. Opponents are hitting just .221 against him in that span, though.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Brent Suter, LHP
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A soft-tosser who relies on deception and a quick pace, Suter has not allowed a run in 12 relief appearances since losing his Major League debut as a starter in Seattle on Aug. 19.

Chad Bettis, RHP
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Bettis, usually a fast worker, sped his delivery beyond his control and struggled for 4 2/3 innings in a road loss to the Dodgers. But the Rockies have won every one of his road starts since May 30.

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Minnesota Twins @ Chicago White Sox

, U.S. Cellular Field
Tyler Duffey, RHP
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Duffey has a chance at being Minnesota's only 10-game winner this year after a strong start against the Mariners. Pitching on nine days' rest, he gave up two runs on seven innings in a win.

Carlos Rodon, LHP
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Cleveland Indians @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Ryan Merritt, LHP
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Merritt has been working out of the bullpen with the Indians, but he started all season in Triple-A. In 24 starts with Columbus, the left-hander went 11-8 with 3.70 ERA.

Yordano Ventura, RHP
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Pittsburgh Pirates @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Tyler Glasnow, RHP
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Glasnow will try to finish strong following a personally disappointing year. The top prospect’s success hasn’t followed him to the Majors, where he has a 6.35 ERA in three starts. He allowed four runs in St. Louis in his MLB debut.

Carlos Martinez, RHP
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This will be Martinez’s final regular-season start and what the Cards hope is a Wild Card tuneup. Martinez, who has allowed two or fewer runs in four of his last five starts, has a 2.41 ERA in three starts vs. Pittsburgh, but has lost twice.

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San Diego Padres @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Edwin Jackson, RHP
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Since arriving in San Diego after the break, Jackson has endured a roller-coaster second half. He’s been relatively solid at Petco Park, but has struggled mightily away from home this year, posting a 9.12 ERA in road games.

Braden Shipley, RHP
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Shipley is making his 13th big league appearance and 11th start. In his last outing against the Orioles, he allowed two runs over six innings. He allowed three runs (two earned) in four innings when he last faced the Padres.

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Houston Astros @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Brad Peacock, RHP
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Peacock will make his fifth start of the year after moving into the rotation. His last start was vs. the Angels on Saturday, when he allowed one run on one hit in five innings. In six career outings (four starts) vs. the Halos, he's 3-0, 4.00 ERA.

Daniel Wright, RHP
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Wright will make the final start of a rookie season that began with Cincinnati and continued into Anaheim when he was claimed off waivers in early September. He has a 6.53 ERA in four starts with the Angels so far.

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Oakland Athletics @ Seattle Mariners

, Safeco Field
Raul Alcantara, RHP
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    Raul Alcantara, last 5 years vs. SEA
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Alcantara allowed four runs on seven hits across six innings against the Rangers in his fourth big league outing Saturday. He had totaled 5 2/3 innings with two earned runs allowed in each of his previous two starts.

Taijuan Walker, RHP
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Walker has been better of late, going 3-1 with a 3.28 ERA over his last four starts. He’ll close out his regular season against a team that has given him trouble (0-2, 5.16 ERA in six games, including four starts).

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Rich Hill, LHP
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Hill and his troublesome blisters take the mound for the first time since Sept. 20. The Dodgers are trying to keep his arm sharp without stressing tender finger skin. The lefty will start Game 2 of the NLDS.

Madison Bumgarner, LHP
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Bumgarner matched a season-high by allowing five earned runs, including three homers, to the Padres in his last start. He’ll look to bounce back from that outing against the Dodgers, a club he threw seven scoreless innings against Sept. 19.

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