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Probable Pitchers

Chicago Cubs @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Jake Arrieta, RHP
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    Jake Arrieta, last 3 starts
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    Jake Arrieta, regular season
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    Jake Arrieta, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Arrieta is coming off his best outing of the season, in which he held Miami to one run over seven innings and threw an efficient 82 pitches. His last start vs. the Nats was May 8, 2016 (no decision).

Max Scherzer, RHP
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    Max Scherzer, last 3 starts
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    Max Scherzer, regular season
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    Max Scherzer, last 5 years vs. CHC
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Scherzer was the victim of one of the toughest losses of the year last time out, as he struck out 11 and gave up just two hits in eight innings but allowed two unearned runs. He has recorded double digit strikeouts in six consecutive games.

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Tampa Bay Rays @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Alex Cobb, RHP
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    Alex Cobb, last 3 starts
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    Alex Cobb, regular season
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    Alex Cobb, last 5 years vs. PIT
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Career stats

In a 6-5 win over the Reds, Cobb delivered his third straight quality start and seventh in his last 10 games. He completed seven innings, striking out six and allowing two runs. It was his second straight outing of more than 110 pitches.

Trevor Williams, RHP
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    Trevor Williams, last 3 starts
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    Trevor Williams, regular season
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    Trevor Williams, last 5 years vs. TB
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Williams struck out a career-high seven batters while allowing three runs in six innings Wednesday at Miller Park. He has pitched into the sixth inning in five of his nine starts since moving out of the bullpen. He has a 5.34 ERA at home this season.

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Baltimore Orioles @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Kevin Gausman, RHP
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    Kevin Gausman, last 3 starts
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    Kevin Gausman, regular season
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    Kevin Gausman, last 5 years vs. TOR
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Gausman made some strides in his last outing against Cleveland, falling one out shy of a quality start. He has recorded an out in the sixth just once in his past five starts.

Joe Biagini, RHP
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    Joe Biagini, last 3 starts
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    Joe Biagini, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Career stats

Biagini's time in the rotation likely will be coming to an end soon with the return of Aaron Sanchez on the horizon. Biagini is 2-5 with a 4.91 ERA over nine starts. and he allowed four runs over 5 2/3 innings last time out.

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Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Matt Strahm, LHP
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    Matt Strahm, regular season
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    Matt Strahm, last 5 years vs. DET
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Strahm will make his third start since shifting from the bullpen to the starting rotation. The left-hander gave up one unearned run in five innings in his first start, but allowed five runs, all earned, in his second one.

Justin Verlander, RHP
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    Justin Verlander, last 5 years vs. KC
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Verlander hasn't had a decision in four straight outings as he tries to climb above the .500 mark. In his last start at Seattle he didn't allow a base runner until one out in the sixth. But he surrendered three runs and four hits, with 11 strikeouts

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Junior Guerra, RHP
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    Junior Guerra, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Guerra got a no-decision his last time out against the Pirates despite walking five batters. He gave up three runs on seven hits with six strikeouts in six innings.

Tim Adleman, RHP
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Adleman last faced the Brewers in his season debut on April 16, when he allowed one run in four innings. In his last two starts, he has allowed a combined five runs in 11 innings, while walking eight batters.

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Minnesota Twins @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Hector Santiago, LHP
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    Hector Santiago, regular season
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Santiago will make his first start since June 6, as the lefty will be activated from the DL to take the mound against Boston, against whom he is 3-3 with a 3.05 ERA in his career. In his only rehab outing, Santiago tossed three scoreless frames.

Drew Pomeranz, LHP
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The lefty earned a no-decision in his last start after striking out five and allowing two runs in 6 1/3 innings. Pomeranz’s last start marked second time this season he’s made it into the sixth inning in consecutive starts.

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New York Mets @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Robert Gsellman, RHP
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    Robert Gsellman, regular season
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    Robert Gsellman, last 5 years vs. MIA
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Though Gsellman owns a 13.50 ERA his last two starts, he’s healthy, which qualifies him to take the mound again. Gsellman said after his last outing that he needs to pitch inside more to become less predictable, and make batters uncomfortable.

Dan Straily, RHP
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Straily remains Miami's most consistent starter, allowing one run and seven hits in 12 1/3 innings in his last two starts. Before those two outings, he had given up seven runs in 11 innings in his previous two starts.

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Texas Rangers @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Tyson Ross, RHP
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Ross has made two starts since coming off the DL. He allowed 2 runs in 5 2/3 innings in a win over Seattle and 7 runs in 3 innings in a loss to the Jays. He is 1-1 with a 1.77 ERA in four career games vs. the Tribe but hasn't faced them since 2014.

Mike Clevinger, RHP
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Clevinger is coming off his third win of the season, where he went five innings and allowed two runs on six hits with four strikeouts against the Orioles on Thursday. He will make his first career start against the Rangers.

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New York Yankees @ Chicago White Sox

, Guaranteed Rate Field
Luis Severino, RHP
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Severino (5-3, 3.30 ERA) will make his 15th start of the season. He allowed six runs (five earned) in his last outing against the Angels, which is the most runs he's given up in a single start all year.

Jose Quintana, LHP
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Quintana has bounced back from a rough May campaign to post a 2.25 ERA through four June starts. He was great against Toronto last time out, throwing 6 2/3 shutout innings while scattering five hits.

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Oakland Athletics @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Sean Manaea, LHP
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Manaea took the loss against Houston on Wednesday, allowing three runs on seven hits in six innings, walking two and fanning eight. The lefty was 5-0 in his previous six starts.

Mike Fiers, RHP
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After going 1-2 with a 5.21 ERA and 18 homers allowed in his first nine starts (46 2/3 innings), Fiers is 4-0 with a 1.72 ERA in his last five starts. He hasn’t allowed a home run in his last 31 1/3 innings.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Carlos Martinez, RHP
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In his career, Martinez has made four starts and three relief appearances against the D-backs, with a 2.86 ERA in 28 1/3 innings. He hasn't faced Arizona since a May 2016 start in which he allowed four earned runs in five innings.

Taijuan Walker, RHP
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Walker has bounced back nicely in June after missing nearly a month with a blister on his right index finger. He is 2-0 in two starts this month with a 3.27 ERA with 14 strikeouts in 11 innings.

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Atlanta Braves @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Sean Newcomb, LHP
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Newcomb has been solid in his first 3 career starts, giving up just 5 runs (4 earned) in 18 1/3 innings. He has held batters to a .185 batting average. In his last start, Newcomb had good command, issuing 1 walk and scattering 3 hits in 6 innings.

Jhoulys Chacin, RHP
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    Jhoulys Chacin, last 5 years vs. ATL
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Chacin has reeled off four quality starts this month, including six innings of two-run ball against the Cubs in his best road start of the year. He’s been much better at Petco Park, where he owns a 1.72 ERA and .161 batting average against.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Jesse Chavez, RHP
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Chavez gave up five runs over four innings against the Yankees on Thursday, but he came away with a no-decision after the Angels rallied for a 10-5 win. Chavez, a former Dodger, has logged a 3.32 ERA in 11 career appearances against his old club.

Kenta Maeda, RHP
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To give the Dodgers’ rotation an extra day of rest, Maeda will make a spot start against the Angels. Maeda had been moved to the bullpen and has made two relief appearances, including a four-inning save on June 9.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Seattle Mariners

, Safeco Field
Aaron Nola, RHP
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Nola was brilliant in his last outing, recording a season-best eight strikeouts. The 24-year-old righty gave up just one run on four hits in 7 1/3 innings against the Cardinals.

James Paxton, LHP
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Paxton picked up a no-decision in his last start, surrendering four runs on nine hits in 5 1/3 innings. Since starting the season at 5-0 with a 1.69 ERA, he's 0-2 with a 9.36 ERA in his last three starts.

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Colorado Rockies @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Jeff Hoffman, RHP
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    Jeff Hoffman, last 5 years vs. SF
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Hoffman, a rookie, excelled in his first five starts (2.05 ERA, 34 Ks, 36 IP) before giving up nine third-inning runs against the D-backs Wednesday. He held the Giants to one run and seven hits in six innings.

Matt Cain, RHP
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Cain aims to right the ship after a rocky appearance Thursday in Atlanta. He allowed seven runs in four innings and has struggled in June with an 8.84 ERA. Each of his three wins this season have come at home.

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