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Probable Pitchers

Seattle Mariners @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Hisashi Iwakuma, RHP
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    Hisashi Iwakuma, last 3 starts
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    Hisashi Iwakuma, regular season
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    Hisashi Iwakuma, last 5 years vs. TOR
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Career stats

The 35-year-old right-hander is 9-2 with a 3.75 ERA over his past 11 starts, including seven scoreless innings with two hits against the Astros in his last outing. Iwakuma is 3-1 with a 2.40 ERA in five career appearances (four starts) vs. Toronto.

R.A. Dickey, RHP
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    R.A. Dickey, last 3 starts
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    R.A. Dickey, regular season
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    R.A. Dickey, last 5 years vs. SEA
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Career stats

Dickey has surrendered 109 home runs since the start of 2013, which is the most in baseball over that span. This year, he has allowed 22, but 18 of those have been solo shots. His first three-run homer came during last start vs. Oakland.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Pittsburgh Pirates

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

In his first start since the Phillies skipped him to clear his mind, Nola pitched six scoreless innings Monday vs. the Marlins. Nola posted a 13.50 ERA in his previous five starts, but he looked like himself again.

Tyler Glasnow, RHP
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    Tyler Glasnow, last 3 starts
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    Tyler Glasnow, regular season
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    Tyler Glasnow, last 5 years vs. PHI
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Glasnow will make his home debut at PNC Park on Saturday, getting the callup for his second big league start. Glasnow allowed four runs on three hits while striking out five over 5 1/3 innings in a loss to the Cardinals on July 7.

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San Francisco Giants @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Jeff Samardzija, RHP
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    Jeff Samardzija, last 3 starts
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    Jeff Samardzija, regular season
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    Jeff Samardzija, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Career stats

Samardzija owns a 3-9 record with a 5.28 ERA in 21 Interleague appearances, including 15 starts. He has allowed 12 home runs in his last eight outings after yielding five homers in his first 11 games.

Ivan Nova, RHP
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    Ivan Nova, regular season
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    Ivan Nova, last 5 years vs. SF
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Career stats

Nova has made one previous start against San Francisco and it may well be the best of his career. Nova tossed a shutout, allowing six hits and striking out seven while walking one back on Sept. 21, 2013.

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Cleveland Indians @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Josh Tomlin, RHP
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    Josh Tomlin, regular season
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    Josh Tomlin, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Career stats

Tomlin logged 7 2/3 innings on Sunday against the Twins, picking up his 10th win of the year. Dating to the start of June, the righty has spun a 2.89 ERA over eight turns.

Kevin Gausman, RHP
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    Kevin Gausman, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Career stats

Gausman has posted quality starts in three of his past four outings, and he'll try to build on a 6 2/3-inning, two-run, six-strikeout effort against the Yankees his last time out, even though he took a hard-luck loss in that game.

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San Diego Padres @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Edwin Jackson, RHP
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    Edwin Jackson, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Career stats

In his Padres debut, Jackson carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning against the Giants on Sunday. The veteran right-hander pitched for Washington in 2012 and has a 3.26 ERA in 20 career appearances at Nationals Park.

Max Scherzer, RHP
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Career stats

Scherzer has found a groove during the past two months. In his past nine starts dating back to June 1, he owns a 1.61 ERA with 81 strikeouts and just 13 walks in 61 1/3 innings.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Robbie Ray, LHP
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Career stats

Ray pitched seven scoreless innings against the Dodgers his last time out on Sunday, notching his first win in a month. He lost his only career start against the Reds in 2015, but allowed just three runs in six innings.

Keyvius Sampson, RHP
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Sampson is getting an expected one-time spot start until Homer Bailey is ready. As the Reds were being blown out in a loss to the Brewers on Saturday, he provided four scoreless innings of relief to earn this opportunity.

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Chicago Cubs @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
John Lackey, RHP
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Lackey will miss pitching at Wrigley, where he's compiled a 2.84 ERA compared to a 4.70 ERA on the road. He's 0-4 in his last seven starts, and hasn't won since June 8. He didn't get a decision vs. the Brewers on May 18, giving up one run in 6 IP.

Zach Davies, RHP
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Davies has a 2.95 ERA over his last 13 starts. In his most recent start against the Reds, he pitched seven scoreless innings, retiring 16 of the final 17 batters he faced, including the last 11 in a row.

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Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox

, U.S. Cellular Field
Matt Boyd, LHP
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Career stats

Boyd gets at least one more turn through the Tigers' rotation after tossing six shutout innings with seven groundouts and seven strikeouts against the Twins on Monday at Comerica Park. A solid changeup and sharp slider were keys.

Chris Sale, LHP
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In his most recent start, the southpaw held Seattle scoreless through eight innings, but the White Sox were unable to hold their 3-0 lead in the ninth, giving Sale a no-decision. Sale is 1-1 with a 4.73 ERA against Detroit this year.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Jered Weaver, RHP
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Weaver’s fastball, the slowest in the Majors this season among non-knuckleball pitchers, showed its most life of the season in Sunday’s 8-1 win over the White Sox. He hit 87.5 mph as he worked his way through seven innings of one-run ball.

Collin McHugh, RHP
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McHugh has recaptured the form he had a year ago when he won 19 games. He’s 1-1 with a 2.41 ERA in his last six starts, allowing 35 hits and 16 walks while striking out 37 in 37 1/3 innings in that span. Astros are 5-1 in those starts.

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Minnesota Twins @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Ricky Nolasco, RHP
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Despite suffering the loss, Nolasco turned in one of his best outings of the season last time out. He allowed one run and three hits over six innings of work. He's gone six or more innings in four straight outings.

David Price, LHP
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Price has lost three of his last four starts and has a 4.75 ERA over his last five outings. Still, the lefty has worked eight innings in each of his last four starts at Fenway Park, where he's 6-3 with a 4.06 ERA in 11 starts this year.

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New York Mets @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Jacob deGrom, RHP
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deGrom pitched his best game of the season on Sunday when he allowed just one hit to the Phillies in his first career complete game. He said he found the feel for his changeup in the win, but he’ll be challenged by a tougher Marlins lineup.

Jose Fernandez, RHP
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Fernandez will face Jacob deGrom in a matchup of young aces, both of whom dominated the Phillies in their last outings. Fernandez fanned 14 for the fourth time in his career and became the fastest starter, by innings pitched, to 500 career K's.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Kenta Maeda, RHP
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Maeda is coming off a poor start in Arizona, where he allowed seven hits and five runs in 4 1/3 innings. He has been a bright spot in a beaten-up Dodgers rotation, with a 3.25 ERA and 112 strikeouts in 108 innings.

Mike Leake, RHP
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Leake has won his last two starts, accumulating 21 strikeouts and no walks over that span. He went six innings in his last start, against the Padres, giving up one run on six hits. He struck out three against the Dodgers on May 15.

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Texas Rangers @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Cole Hamels, LHP
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Hamels struck out seven and allowed one unearned run over eight innings vs. the Cubs on Sunday. He had allowed five runs in each of his two previous July starts. He will be making his first career start at Kauffman Stadium, and second vs. the Royals.

Yordano Ventura, RHP
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Ventura has posted two straight quality starts but has yet to pick up a win since his eight-game suspension. Ventura's ERA is 6.55 in the four starts since his return. The Royals offense has averaged 2.5 runs per game in those starts.

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Atlanta Braves @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Matt Wisler, RHP
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Wisler struggled in his last outing against the Reds, allowing six runs (five earned) over five innings. He's struggled to keep the ball down, allowing five homers over his last two outings.

Tyler Anderson, LHP
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Anderson allowed a career-high four runs vs. the Rays in his last start, breaking a streak of three straight quality starts. However, he did not allow a home run after allowing four in his previous three starts.

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Tampa Bay Rays @ Oakland Athletics

, Oakland Coliseum
Drew Smyly, LHP
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Smyly has given up four runs or more in eight of his last nine starts, and over that span is 0-6 with a 8.03 ERA. Manager Kevin Cash on Tuesday refuted any speculation that Smyly would be removed from the rotation.

Kendall Graveman, RHP
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    Kendall Graveman, last 5 years vs. TB
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Graveman has turned it around since going 1-5 with a 5.84 ERA in seven starts to open the season. The sinkerballer is 4-0 with a 2.64 ERA in his past seven starts.

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