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Probable Pitchers

Tampa Bay Rays @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Matt Moore, LHP
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    Matt Moore, last 3 starts
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    Matt Moore, regular season
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    Matt Moore, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Moore returned to the Rays from Tommy John surgery on July 2 to make the first of six starts in which he went 1-3 with an 8.78 ERA. That prompted the Rays to send him to Triple-A Durham, where he went 2-1 with a 3.30 ERA in five starts.

Nathan Eovaldi, RHP
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    Nathan Eovaldi, last 3 starts
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    Nathan Eovaldi, regular season
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    Nathan Eovaldi, last 5 years vs. TB
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Eovaldi got plenty of support to extend his unbeaten streak to 13 starts, hurling five innings of five-run, eight-hit ball in a 20-6 win over the Braves. Since June 20, Eovaldi is 9-0 with a 3.32 ERA.

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Baltimore Orioles @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Mike Wright, RHP
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    Mike Wright, last 3 starts
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    Mike Wright, regular season
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    Mike Wright, last 5 years vs. TOR
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Wright was reinstated from the DL on Friday to make the Saturday start. He'll be on a pitch limit of around 60 because he's throwing on short rest after making his final rehab start on Tuesday.

David Price, LHP
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    David Price, last 3 starts
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    David Price, regular season
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    David Price, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Career stats

Price has allowed three runs or fewer in 24 of his last 27 outings. He's also thrown at least six innings in 13 consecutive outings and has 21 quality starts on the season.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Cincinnati Reds

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

Garza has struggled all season, but the right-hander has had a particularly hard time of late. The right-hander allowed seven earned runs over just 3 2/3 innings Saturday against Cincinnati, raising his ERA over his past three starts to 12.83.

John Lamb, LHP
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    John Lamb, last 3 starts
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    John Lamb, regular season
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    John Lamb, last 5 years vs. MIL
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Career stats

Lamb is coming off of his best outing in four big league starts and his first quality start. In a 4-1 loss, he gave up two runs over six innings while throwing 87 pitches. He relied heavily on his changeup and used it to set up his fastball.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Wily Peralta, RHP
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    Wily Peralta, regular season
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    Wily Peralta, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Career stats

Garza has struggled all season, but the right-hander has had a particularly hard time of late. The right-hander allowed seven earned runs over just 3 2/3 innings Saturday against Cincinnati, raising his ERA over his past three starts to 12.83.

Keyvius Sampson, RHP
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    Keyvius Sampson, last 5 years vs. MIL
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With a 9.00 ERA in his last four starts, Sampson needs to not only find command of his fastball but success with his secondary pitches. His fastball has been getting hit hard often and he’s not going deep in games.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Robbie Ray, LHP
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Ray rebounded from a bad start against the Cardinals to allow just one run over 5 2/3 innings against the Rockies at Coors Field. Command is an issue at times for Ray, who has not gone seven innings in his last six starts.

Jake Arrieta, RHP
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It will be hard for Arrieta to top his last outing. The right-hander no-hit the Dodgers last Sunday, striking out 12, and picking up his 17th win. He went 6-0 with a 0.43 ERA in August and now has 14 consecutive quality starts.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Alec Asher, RHP
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Asher allowed eight hits, four runs and one walk and struck out three in 5 2/3 innings in his big league debut Sunday against the Padres. He will have more opportunities to prove himself before the end of the year.

Wade Miley, LHP
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    Wade Miley, last 5 years vs. PHI
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Miley has provided dependability on the mound, tossing at least six innings in his last six starts while posting a 4.31 ERA. The lefty leads the Sox with 14 quality starts.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Charlie Morton, RHP
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    Charlie Morton, regular season
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    Charlie Morton, last 5 years vs. STL
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The Pirates have lost each of the last nine starts against the Cardinals by Morton, who is 2-10 with a 5.58 ERA lifetime against them. Yet -- Morton pitched one-hit ball through seven shutout innings in his last Busch Stadium start, on July 7, 2014.

Jaime Garcia, LHP
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Garcia has finished at least six innings in 13 of his 14 starts this year and has won his last four decisions. He has given up four earned runs in a start just once, that being his most recent. Garcia has not faced the Pirates this season.

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Atlanta Braves @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Shelby Miller, RHP
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    Shelby Miller, regular season
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    Shelby Miller, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Career stats

Miller will attempt to halt his 19-start winless streak. He has allowed two earned runs or less 12 times during this frustrating stretch. But he's received two or less runs of support 14 times within this span.

Gio Gonzalez, LHP
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In his last outing against St. Louis, Gonzalez pitched through the sixth for just the second time in August. He was 1-3 with a 5.46 ERA last month.

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Cleveland Indians @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Danny Salazar, RHP
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The right-hander showed no signs of rust Monday, pitching on eight days of rest against the Blue Jays. Even after losing 6 pounds due to illness, Salazar struck out 10 over seven strong innings.

Alfredo Simon, RHP
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What was hoped to be a turnaround for Simon after his one-hitter over the Rangers on Aug. 20 looks more like a blip after 14 runs on 15 hits over 9 1/3 innings in his last two starts, including four homers at Toronto last Sunday.

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Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Jose Quintana, LHP
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Quintana has three losses, one win and, of course, two no-decisions over his last six starts. His 49 no-decisions since 2012 rank No. 1 among all pitchers in that time frame. He has walked nine over his last six starts, against 29 strikeouts.

Danny Duffy, LHP
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Duffy looks to get his command back in the second game of the series. Because of high pitch counts, he has not made it through the sixth inning in any of his last three starts. He has not made it into the seventh inning since since Aug. 4.

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Minnesota Twins @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Ervin Santana, RHP
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After posting a 9.12 ERA through his first five starts in August, Santana finished the month on a high note. The right-hander tossed seven scoreless innings with 10 strikeouts in a win against the Astros.

Lance McCullers, RHP
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Since allowing six runs in one-third of an inning at the Rangers on Aug. 3, McCullers has come back from the Minor Leagues and posted a 3.46 ERA in two starts, both of which were quality with 12 hits allowed in 13 innings.

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New York Mets @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Bartolo Colon, RHP
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Colon is starting on normal rest but on what was Noah Syndergaard’s originally scheduled day, as the Mets continue to monitor the rookie’s innings. Colon is riding a streak of 16 consecutive scoreless innings.

Brad Hand, LHP
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Hand had been on a roll over a four-start span, which began on Aug. 9 at Atlanta. He was 3-1 with a 3.33 ERA in 27 innings. However, in his last outing, Hand was knocked out after 4 2/3 innings and five runs at Washington.

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San Francisco Giants @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Jake Peavy, RHP
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Peavy has struggled on the road, where he's 1-4 with a 4.81 ERA in seven starts. He's coming off an August in which he was 2-2 with a 4.67 ERA in six starts.

Chad Bettis, RHP
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Bettis had one of his best starts this year against the Giants at Coors Field, tossing 8 1/3 innings of two-run ball on May 24. The outing was his longest this season.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Alex Wood, LHP
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Wood is making his seventh start for the Dodgers since coming over in a trade with the Braves. He lost his last start to the Cubs on Aug. 30 as the Dodgers were shut out, 2-0. Wood pitched six innings and was charged with two runs on eight hits.

Tyson Ross, RHP
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Ross earned his 10th win in his last outing, allowing three hits through seven scoreless innings. The righty last faced the Dodgers at the start of the season on April 7, when he took a no-decision, allowing two runs on six hits in six innings.

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Seattle Mariners @ Oakland Athletics

, O.co Coliseum
Felix Hernandez, RHP
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    Felix Hernandez, last 5 years vs. OAK
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The Mariners' ace is 3-3, 7.12 ERA over his last six games. But after skipping a start, he returns to face a team he’s gone 21-8, 2.62 against in 39 starts, including a win in his last outing, when he allowed three hits and two runs in eight frames.

Jesse Chavez, RHP
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Chavez took a no-decision Sunday, surrendering three runs (one earned) on eight hits, including a home run, and one walk with six strikeouts in five innings in Arizona. He has three wins in his past 12 starts.

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Texas Rangers @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Derek Holland, LHP
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Holland recorded his eighth career shutout in his previous outing, mowing down the Orioles with 11 strikeouts, no walks and only three hits. Holland hasn’t faced the Angels since 2013 and has a 5.88 ERA in 21 games against them.

Jered Weaver, RHP
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Weaver has been charged with 14 earned runs in 11 2/3 innings his last two starts, but he also had three fly balls fall in that shouldn’t have. Mike Trout and Kole Calhoun miscommunicated on one in Detroit, and each lost one in the sun in Cleveland.

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