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Probable Pitchers

Oakland Athletics @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Andrew Triggs, RHP
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Triggs has posted a 3.97 ERA in four May starts after recording a 1.84 ERA in five April outings. In his most recent start against the Red Sox, Triggs matched a season-high by giving up six runs over 5 1/3 innings.

Michael Pineda, RHP
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Pineda has completed at least six innings in each of his last four starts, winning two straight -- both against the Royals. Last time out, he held Kansas City to two runs on six hits over 6 1/3 innings, walking one and striking out six.

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Texas Rangers @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Andrew Cashner, RHP
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Cashner allowed five runs in five innings against the Red Sox on Tuesday and is 1-1 with a 3.37 ERA in his past four starts. His only career start against the Blue Jays was last season when he allowed three runs in six innings at Rogers Centre.

Joe Biagini, RHP
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Biagini will work to increase his efficiency in his fifth career start. Biagini threw a career-high 77 pitches over 4 1/3 innings in a no-decision against the Brewers on Tuesday. He is 1-1 with a 4.15 ERA (17.1 IP, 8 ER) as a starter.

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Kansas City Royals @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Danny Duffy, LHP
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Duffy threw seven strong innings against the Yankees on Tuesday, giving up two runs while striking out seven in a 6-2 win.

Josh Tomlin, RHP
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Although he pitched well through the first 6 innings vs. the Reds in his last outing, Tomlin made a costly throwing error in the seventh and ultimately took the loss. He will aim to bounce back vs. the Royals, against whom he is 9-4 in his career.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Matt Shoemaker, RHP
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Shoemaker won his third consecutive start Tuesday after shutting out the Rays over 6 1/3 innings. The 30-year-old right-hander has never faced the Marlins.

Jose Urena, RHP
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Since joining the rotation, Urena has worked at least five innings in each outing. But he comes off his roughest start, giving up six runs in five-plus innings at Oakland. As a starter, his ERA is 3.57.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Scott Feldman, RHP
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Feldman had command of his breaking ball early Monday against the Indians, striking out the first five batters he faced and retiring 15 of the first 18. He finished the game with a season-high nine K's while giving up just one run in six innings.

Zach Eflin, RHP
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Eflin hopes to get back on track. He has allowed 21 hits and 15 earned runs in 10 innings (13.50 ERA) in his last two starts after posting a 2.81 ERA (10 earned runs 32 innings) after his first five starts.

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San Diego Padres @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Jhoulys Chacin, RHP
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Something has to give for Chacin in D.C. In six road outings, he’s posted a 10.94 ERA (compared with a 0.67 mark at Petco Park). That said, Chacin has posted a 0.45 ERA in three career starts at Nationals Park.

Joe Ross, RHP
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Ross has been given plenty of run support as the Nats have scored 62 runs during his first four starts, a Major League record. He threw eight innings of one-run ball in his return from Triple-A in his last start, which matched a career high.

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Seattle Mariners @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Christian Bergman, RHP
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Bergman will look to bounce back from a rough outing in D.C. in which he allowed 10 runs on 14 hits in four innings against the Nationals. That one start spiked his ERA from 2.25 to 6.30.

Rick Porcello, RHP
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The sinkerballer hasn’t been able to replicate the form of his 2016 breakout season; opponents are hitting .296 off him. After dominating at Fenway in 2016, Porcello is 2-4 with a 5.50 ERA at home. He has a 3.69 ERA in his career vs. the Mariners.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Patrick Corbin, LHP
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Corbin battled in his last start and managed to get through six innings against the White Sox. Chicago touched him for eight hits and three runs, but Corbin managed to get the win in a 5-4 Arizona victory.

Jimmy Nelson, RHP
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Nelson is still seeking his first win of the season at Miller Park after taking a loss against the Blue Jays in the opener of this homestand. Fourteen of his 16 walks this season have been issued at home.

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Baltimore Orioles @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Alec Asher, RHP
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Asher will replace Ubaldo Jimenez to start the series finale against the Astros. Asher, a reliable reliever, is 1-2 this season with a 2.17 ERA and has allowed seven earned runs in 29 innings.

Lance McCullers Jr., RHP
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McCullers (5-1, 2.43 ERA) has thrown 22-consecutive scoreless innings and seeks his sixth win this season against Baltimore. McCullers has won his last three decisions and hasn’t allowed an earned run since May 1.

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Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox

, Guaranteed Rate Field
Jordan Zimmermann, RHP
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Zimmermann tossed his best outing in eight starts last time out, holding the Astros to five hits over six innings but paying for two solo homers and two unearned runs. He beat the White Sox with five solid innings April 30.

Miguel Gonzalez, RHP
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Gonzalez looked as strong as any AL starter in his first four trips to the mound of '17, going 3-0 with a 2.00 ERA in 27 innings. But in his last five starts, which all finished as losses, Gonzalez yielded 22 runs in 28 1/3 innings for a 6.99 ERA.

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Tampa Bay Rays @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Alex Cobb, RHP
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Cobb has made consecutive starts of at least seven innings, and has four such outings this season. He has yielded four or more runs in eight of his 15 starts since returning from Tommy John surgery, compared to 20 of 81 starts before it.

Kyle Gibson, RHP
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In Gibson's first outing back after being recalled from Triple-A, he allowed six runs on seven hits through five innings against the Orioles. Five of the runs came in the second inning alone. In his seven starts, he has an 8.62 ERA with 21 K's.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Lance Lynn, RHP
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Lynn took a no-decision in his last start, despite allowing just one run and two hits over eight innings. His biggest nemesis this year has been the home run, of which he has allowed nine in 53 1/3 innings.

German Marquez, RHP
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In his last three starts, Marquez is 3-0 with a 0.95 ERA. In his last start at Coors, he didn't give up a hit until the first hitter of the seventh inning and pitched eight three-hit innings in a win over the Cubs.

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Atlanta Braves @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
R.A. Dickey, RHP
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Dickey is looking for his first win since May 2, after taking three no-decisions in his last four starts. The veteran knuckleballer has given up 12 earned runs over his last 24 1/3 innings pitched.

Johnny Cueto, RHP
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Blisters could be an issue for Cueto, who divulged that he had one on both the index and middle fingers of his throwing hand after his last start. He has insisted on pitching through the discomfort.

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Chicago Cubs @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Jon Lester, LHP
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Lester threw his 15th complete game in his last start, holding the Giants to four hits while striking out 10. He'll miss Wrigley Field. He's now 12-0 with a 1.55 ERA in his last 16 regular-season home starts.

Clayton Kershaw, LHP
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Kershaw had one of his best outings of the season with a near shutout against the Cardinals on Tuesday night. The lefty struck out 10 in the no-decision. No surprise that the Dodgers won, as they are 42-11 when he reaches double-digit K's.

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New York Mets @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Matt Harvey, RHP
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Control remains a major issue for Harvey in his return from thoracic surgery. He has 26 walks in nine starts this season -- five fewer than he did in his entire 2013 All-Star campaign. Harvey is 0-1 with a 5.29 ERA lifetime against the Pirates.

Tyler Glasnow, RHP
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Without a changeup or consistent curveball, Glasnow held the Braves to two runs over six innings Tuesday night. Three of his five outings this month have been quality starts, though he allowed a season-high nine hits last time out.

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