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Probable Pitchers

Minnesota Twins @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Bartolo Colon, RHP
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    Bartolo Colon, last 3 starts
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    Bartolo Colon, regular season
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    Bartolo Colon, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Colon allowed four runs on five hits in six innings against the Blue Jays in his last start. He is 0-3 with a 7.53 ERA in three September starts. In 20 career outings vs. New York, including 19 starts, Colon is 6-8 with a 5.81 ERA in 110 innings.

Luis Severino, RHP
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Severino will start today's series finale as the Yankees have decided to keep him on regular rest. He is coming off a gem vs. the Orioles in which he allowed two runs and three hits in eight innings, striking out seven.

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New York Mets @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Rafael Montero, RHP
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    Rafael Montero, last 3 starts
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    Rafael Montero, regular season
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    Rafael Montero, last 5 years vs. MIA
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Montero dealt with a high pitch count that kept him from going deeper in his last start. He worked 4 2/3 innings and gave up three runs on 108 pitches. In his last seven starts, Montero has allowed three runs or fewer six times.

Jose Urena, RHP
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    Jose Urena, regular season
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After working into the seventh inning in consecutive starts, Urena lasted just 4 2/3 innings against the Brewers on Friday. Urena has a 2.25 ERA in four appearances, including two starts, against the Mets this season.

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Oakland Athletics @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Daniel Mengden, RHP
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    Daniel Mengden, last 5 years vs. DET
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The mustachioed Mengden is coming off the best start of his career, a two-hit shutout vs. the Phillies, his first complete game. He's never faced the Tigers in his two-year big league career.

Anibal Sanchez, RHP
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If Sanchez is pitching for a role in a Major League rotation next year, his last outing made a good case that he can still pitch effectively. He struck out 11 White Sox batters over six innings of one-run ball at Comerica Park.

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Colorado Rockies @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Tyler Chatwood, RHP
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Chatwood's ERA in three starts since rejoining the Rockies' rotation is 0.66 (one run in 13 2/3 innings). In his last start at AT&T Park, he tossed a two-hit shutout on April 15.

Matt Moore, LHP
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    Matt Moore, last 5 years vs. COL
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Moore's season ERA vs. the Rockies (13.50) is highest among all 18 Major League teams he's pitched against this year. Moore lasted 4 1/3 innings vs. the Dodgers in his last outing, his shortest start since July 7 (3 1/3 vs. Miami).

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Boston Red Sox @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Chris Sale, LHP
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Sale’s pitches caught too much of the plate against the Rays, resulting in two homers and four runs against the lefty in 5 2/3 innings. He still struck out nine batters. Four more whiffs will tie him for the second most in a season by a Sox pitcher.

Wade Miley, LHP
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The lefty is coming off a career-low one-out outing on Thursday night against the Yankees. Miley gave up six earned runs over 19 pitches.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Alex Wood, LHP
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Even though his fastball velocity isn’t completely back, Wood looked like his first-half All-Star self in blanking the Nationals for six innings with eight strikeouts Friday.

Jake Thompson, RHP
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Thompson is one of a handful of young starters who are trying to make a good impression going into 2018. He’s allowed one or zero runs in two of his last three starts, including Sept. 14 against the Marlins.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Aaron Wilkerson, RHP
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Wilkerson will make his first Major League start after debuting in relief last week against the Marlins with two strikeouts in a scoreless inning. He fired seven hitless innings in his last start -- a playoff outing for Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Steven Brault, LHP
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Brault is coming off a dominant start in Milwaukee, where he held the Brewers to one hit and a walk while striking out six over six scoreless innings to earn his first MLB win. He’ll face Milwaukee again on Wednesday.

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Kansas City Royals @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Jakob Junis, RHP
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Junis will take the mound in the middle game of this series. Junis went 5 2/3 innings against the Indians on Thursday and gave up seven hits and one run.

Brett Anderson, LHP
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Anderson has been solid since joining the Blue Jays' rotation on Aug. 29, registering a 3.27 ERA over his first four outings. In his last start, the left-hander allowed two runs on five hits over 4 1/3 innings vs. the Twins.

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Chicago Cubs @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Jon Lester, LHP
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Lester has gotten off to slow starts in his last two outings. Against the Mets, he threw 78 pitches over the first three innings, then needed 36 for the final three innings. He's 13-10 with a 4.22 ERA in 29 games vs. the Rays.

Blake Snell, LHP
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Snell got a no-decision Tuesday when he allowed a run on two hits against the Yankees. The southpaw faced the Cubs on July 5 and took a no-decision after five scoreless innings. He is 3-1 with a 3.75 ERA in 11 post-All-Star Game starts.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Luke Weaver, RHP
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Weaver has been sensational since stepping in for an injured Adam Wainwright. He’s won each of his last five starts and six consecutive decisions. Weaver has allowed two or fewer runs in six of his seven starts this year.

Rookie Davis, RHP
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Davis did not distinguish himself in five starts with the Reds earlier this season (1-2, 7.71 ERA). He spent most of the summer in the Minor Leagues (4-5, 4.43 ERA) or on the DL (14 days, bruised right forearm).

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Washington Nationals @ Atlanta Braves

, SunTrust Park
Gio Gonzalez, LHP
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This will be Gonzalez’s first start in more than a week, following a rough outing against Atlanta on Sept. 12 when he gave up five runs on seven hits in five innings. He has yet to beat the Braves in three starts this season.

Lucas Sims, RHP
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After spending a couple weeks in the bullpen, Sims returns to the rotation to replace an injured Mike Foltynewicz. Sims has worked into the sixth inning during five of his seven career starts.

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Chicago White Sox @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
James Shields, RHP
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In his last outing, Shields threw 69 percent of his pitches for strikes en route to his first road win since May 12, 2016.

Brad Peacock, RHP
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Peacock has gone 8-2 with a 3.22 ERA in 19 starts this year, averaging 11.35 strikeouts per nine innings. In the last week, manager A.J. Hinch has said Peacock is a viable candidate to make the Astros’ postseason rotation.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Robbie Ray, LHP
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Ray has won all five starts since returning from getting hit in the head by a line drive, striking out 55 in 32 1/3 innings and carrying a 1.39 ERA through that stretch. The left-hander has 206 strikeouts on the season.

Dinelson Lamet, RHP
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Lamet used an effective slider and fastball to earn a no-decision Wednesday in Minnesota, when he allowed one run on five hits and two walks while striking out five. It was the rookie’s 10th straight start allowing three runs or fewer.

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Cleveland Indians @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Josh Tomlin, RHP
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Tomlin has not pitched six full innings in any of his past four starts, but he's allowed two or fewer runs in each outing. Tomlin is the only pitcher with at least 120 innings to have a walks-per-nine-innings rate lower than 1.00 (0.99).

Ricky Nolasco, RHP
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Nolasco registered his first quality start in eight outings on Thursday against the Astros. In his only game against the Indians this season, he allowed three earned runs on nine hits in 6 2/3 innings of a 10-4 loss on July 26.

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Texas Rangers @ Seattle Mariners

, Safeco Field
Andrew Cashner, RHP
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Cashner is making his second straight start against the Mariners. He allowed five runs in 4 1/3 innings in a 10-4 loss last Thursday in Arlington and is 1-2 with a 4.15 ERA in four starts against them this season.

Felix Hernandez, RHP
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Hernandez will try to get up to the 75-pitch range in his second start back from the DL. This will be his third straight start against Texas, including his 3 2/3-innings return on Thursday, when he allowed three hits and one run in Arlington.

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