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Probable Pitchers

Boston Red Sox @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Joe Kelly, RHP
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    Joe Kelly, last 3 starts
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    Joe Kelly, regular season
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    Joe Kelly, last 5 years vs. NYY
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The righty gets his first taste of the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry. In fact, Kelly has never pitched against the Yankees. Kelly is 0-1 with a 3.86 ERA in his first five starts for the Red Sox.

Shane Greene, RHP
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    Shane Greene, last 3 starts
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    Shane Greene, regular season
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    Shane Greene, last 5 years vs. BOS
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Greene is coming off a seven-inning gem in which he allowed two runs in a victory over Detroit. The rookie has been a strong addition to a Yankees rotation that has been decimated by injuries.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Mat Latos, RHP
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    Mat Latos, last 3 starts
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    Mat Latos, regular season
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    Mat Latos, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Latos got the win against the Cubs after allowing four runs on seven hits while walking one and fanning 10 in seven innings on Wednesday. In five starts prior to that one, the right-hander was 2-0 with a 2.48 ERA. He has never faced the Orioles.

Bud Norris, RHP
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    Bud Norris, last 3 starts
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    Bud Norris, regular season
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    Bud Norris, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Norris surrendered four runs in six innings of an Orioles win against the Rays on Thursday and saw his ERA rise to 4.00 for the first time since April. Norris finished August with a 5.33 ERA but still went 3-1.

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Detroit Tigers @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Kyle Lobstein, LHP
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    Kyle Lobstein, last 3 starts
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    Kyle Lobstein, regular season
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    Kyle Lobstein, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Lobstein returns from Toledo as a September callup to try to build on his form that held down the Yankees for a lone earned run over six innings. The 25-year-old southpaw holds Detroit's fifth starter spot for now.

Carlos Carrasco, RHP
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    Carlos Carrasco, last 3 starts
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    Carlos Carrasco, regular season
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    Carlos Carrasco, last 5 years vs. DET
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Earned his third win in four starts since returning to the rotation in a 3-2 triumph over the White Sox on Thursday. Carrasco lasted 6 2/3 innings, surrendered one run and struck out seven. He has a 0.73 ERA in his last four starts.

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New York Mets @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Jon Niese, LHP
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    Jon Niese, last 5 years vs. MIA
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Niese was on his way to potentially his best second-half start Thursday against Atlanta until hitting a wall in the eighth, ultimately allowing three runs in 7 1/3. In two outings vs. Miami this season, the lefty has allowed three runs in 13 innings.

Brad Penny, RHP
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    Brad Penny, last 3 starts
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    Brad Penny, regular season
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    Brad Penny, last 5 years vs. NYM
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Penny makes his third start for Miami, and first since Aug. 14 when he had a no-decision against the D-backs. Penny is 1-0 with a 4.50 ERA in two starts, walking seven and striking out six in 10 innings.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Kyle Kendrick, RHP
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    Kyle Kendrick, last 5 years vs. ATL
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Kendrick allowed four runs in six innings Wednesday against the Nationals. He has a 10.00 ERA (30 earned runs in 27 innings) in the first inning this season, which is the highest mark in baseball since 2011.

Mike Minor, LHP
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    Mike Minor, regular season
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    Mike Minor, last 5 years vs. PHI
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When struggles led to a skipped start in early August, Minor regained a feel for his pitches and now has replaced his inconsistent changeup with a more effective sinker he's used to post a 2.22 ERA in his past four starts.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
R.A. Dickey, RHP
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Dickey allowed three runs during the first inning of his last start against Boston before settling into a groove. He didn't allow another run over six innings but came away with the no-decision.

Jeremy Hellickson, RHP
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    Jeremy Hellickson, regular season
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    Jeremy Hellickson, last 5 years vs. TOR
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Hellickson got a no-decision vs. the Orioles on Thursday when he allowed three earned runs on eight hits and two walks in his eighth start since his July 7 reinstatement from the DL. He is 0-2 with a 3.86 ERA in four starts at home this season.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Yovani Gallardo, RHP
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    Yovani Gallardo, last 5 years vs. CHC
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Gallardo was in line to win after working six hard-fought innings against the Padres last week, but a lead escaped Francisco Rodriguez in the ninth inning. He's 9-3 with a 3.00 ERA in 18 career starts against the Cubs.

Jake Arrieta, RHP
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Arrieta didn't have his command in his last start vs. the Reds, and he threw 96 pitches over four innings, matching his shortest outing of the year. He gave up six runs for the second time this season. The Reds also stole six bases against him.

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Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Hector Noesi, RHP
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    Hector Noesi, last 5 years vs. MIN
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The White Sox improved to 12-10 in games started by Noesi this season. Noesi has made 11 quality starts and features an 8-8 record with a 4.34 ERA during his stint as part of the rotation.

Tommy Milone, LHP
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The left-hander struggled in his fourth start with the Twins, allowing four runs on nine hits and two walks in 5 1/3 innings on Thursday. He took a no-decision as Minnesota earned an 11-5 win in 10 innings.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
C.J. Wilson, LHP
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Wilson has still struggled with his control recently (11 walks in his last 17 1/3 innings) but has managed to allow three or fewer runs in each of his last four starts. He gave up three home runs in his last matchup with Houston on July 4.

Brad Peacock, RHP
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Peacock has no decisions in last four starts and has not lasted more than 5 1/3 innings in his last seven outings. He pitched well against Oakland last Wednesday, giving up just four hits and one run in 5 1/3 innings.

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Texas Rangers @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Derek Holland, LHP
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Holland is making his first start this season. He has been sidelined since undergoing surgery on his left knee in January. He was 2-1 with a 4.43 ERA in six starts on a rehab assignment. He allowed four runs in 5 2/3 innings in his last rehab start.

Jeremy Guthrie, RHP
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Guthrie was roughed up in six innings against the Twins on Thursday. He allowed nine hits and five runs in the Royals' 11-5 extra-inning loss. He's allowed four or more runs in three of his last four starts.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Jeff Locke, LHP
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Locke had a 4-0 August, which he capped by allowing just one run over 7 1/3 innings against the Cardinals last Wednesday.

Adam Wainwright, RHP
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Wainwright lost to the Pirates in his last start when they tagged him for three runs in six innings. The Cardinals have won only three of Wainwright's eight second-half starts after going 15-4 behind him prior to the All-Star break.

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San Francisco Giants @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Yusmeiro Petit, RHP
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He'll make a second consecutive start in place of the struggling Tim Lincecum. He set a Major League record with 46 consecutive retired batters in his last start. He is 2-2 with a 5.54 ERA in seven starts this season.

Jordan Lyles, RHP
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Lyles has struggled in his last three starts, giving up 11 runs in 16 2/3 innings. He has struggled with his command during that span, walking a combined 10 batters while striking out 14. Lyles hasn't gone more than six innings since May 5.

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Seattle Mariners @ Oakland Athletics

, O.co Coliseum
James Paxton, LHP
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The rookie threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings against Texas in his last start, improving to 7-1 in his career with a 1.71 ERA. That's the lowest ERA for any Major League starter in his first 11 games since 1990. He's never faced the A's.

Sonny Gray, RHP
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Gray is 1-3 with a 5.06 ERA and a 21:13 strikeout-to-walk ratio in his past five starts. On Thursday he took a no-decision after allowing three runs on six hits and three walks with six strikeouts in seven innings against the Angels.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Wade Miley, LHP
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Miley picked up his fourth straight quality start when he faced the Dodgers on Aug. 27, but the three runs he allowed were too much for the D-backs' offense to overcome, as the left-hander fell to 7-10 this season after a 3-1 loss.

Odrisamer Despaigne, RHP
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    Odrisamer Despaigne, last 5 years vs. ARI
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Despaigne is a totally different pitcher at home (2.25 ERA in six starts) than he is on the road (4.45 ERA, six starts). That could bode well as he faces the D-backs for the second time in 10 days, this time at Petco Park.

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Washington Nationals @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Doug Fister, RHP
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    Doug Fister, last 3 starts
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Clayton Kershaw, LHP
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    Clayton Kershaw, last 5 years vs. WSH
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The machine takes the mound. Kershaw continues his drive toward a Cy Young and MVP Award. He's won 13 of his last 14 decisions.

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