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Probable Pitchers

Kansas City Royals @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Jason Vargas, LHP
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    Jason Vargas, last 3 starts
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    Jason Vargas, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Career stats

Vargas is 3-3 with a 5.19 career ERA against the Indians. He has been better at Progressive Field -- in four career starts there he is 1-0 with a 3.38 ERA.

Corey Kluber, RHP
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    Corey Kluber, last 3 starts
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    Corey Kluber, last 5 years vs. KC
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After three strong starts to open his season, Kluber labored on Wednesday against the White Sox. Over six innings, the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner gave up six runs and ended with six strikeouts and one walk.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Aaron Sanchez, RHP
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    Aaron Sanchez, last 5 years vs. BOS
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Sanchez walked a career-high seven batters in his last outing vs. the O's. Command issues have been a problem for Sanchez in his first three outings, but he still hasn't given up more than three runs in a start. For now, he's getting away with it.

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. TOR
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Career stats

Kelly gave up five earned runs in five innings against the Rays in his last start, but he struck out seven and now has 18 with just five walks in his first three games.

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Chicago White Sox @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Hector Noesi, RHP
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    Hector Noesi, last 3 starts
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    Hector Noesi, regular season
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    Hector Noesi, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Career stats

Noesi makes his third start of the season and first road start. He features a 1-4 mark and 5.34 ERA lifetime against the Orioles, covering nine appearances and four starts. But he is 1-0 with a 1.50 ERA at Camden Yards.

Ubaldo Jimenez, RHP
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    Ubaldo Jimenez, last 5 years vs. CWS
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Career stats

Jimenez allowed four runs in five innings and took the loss against the Blue Jays on Wednesday, walking three, striking out six and giving up six hits, including two home runs.

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Tampa Bay Rays @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Nathan Karns, RHP
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    Nathan Karns, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Career stats

Karns threw a season-high 108 pitches over six innings Wednesday against the Red Sox, his third consecutive start of 100-plus pitches. He allowed a pair of homers and has allowed eight home runs in 21 2/3 innings at Tropicana Field.

Adam Warren, RHP
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    Adam Warren, last 5 years vs. TB
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Warren is facing the Rays for the second time in three starts, having recorded a no-decision in a four-inning effort on April 17. He is coming off a victory in a 13-4 win at Detroit on Wednesday, allowing four runs and five hits in 5 2/3 innings.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Jimmy Nelson, RHP
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Nelson has been a bright spot for the Brewers, accounting for two of the team's three quality starts after three full turns through the starting rotation. He's coming off an eight-inning no-decision in a duel with Johnny Cueto.

Jason Marquis, RHP
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Career stats

Marquis gave up five runs on nine hits in five innings in his last start, but evened his record at 1-1 thanks to an offense that pounded out 16 runs vs the Brewers. He has allowed 21 hits in 15 innings in his three starts, but also has 21 K's.

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New York Mets @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Dillon Gee, RHP
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Gee held Atlanta to two runs over seven innings in his last start after struggling in his first two. The righty is pitching with added pressure and could lose his rotation spot to Rafael Montero if he doesn't pitch well.

Jarred Cosart, RHP
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Cosart let a three-run lead slip away in an April 16 outing in New York in a game Miami lost. But he rebounded with his best start so far, beating the Phillies by giving up one run in six innings, with four strikeouts and no walks.

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Washington Nationals @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Doug Fister, RHP
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    Doug Fister, last 5 years vs. ATL
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Fister avoided disaster and a loss in his previous start on Wednesday, despite allowing five runs in the first three innings against the Cardinals. The righty pitched three more scoreless frames as the Nats rallied to tie.

Eric Stults, LHP
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Stults displayed his potential as he limited the Mets to one run over six innings on Wednesday. The southpaw relied on his fastball and attacked the inner half of the plate more frequently than he had in his previous two starts.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Vance Worley, RHP
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Worley limited the Cubs to one unearned run over 5 2/3 innings en route to a win on Wednesday. It was a windy, snowy affair in Pittsburgh. Worley battled through it, working around six hits and two walks while striking out five.

Jason Hammel, RHP
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Hammel should have a good idea on how to handle the Pirates. He lost to them in his last start, giving up four runs on six hits over five innings at PNC Park. Hammel will be on his turf at Wrigley, where he's 4-1 with a 2.75 ERA.

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Seattle Mariners @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Taijuan Walker, RHP
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The hard-throwing 22-year-old got on track in his last outing with 5 1/3 innings of one-run ball against the Astros. He's still sporting a 10.66 ERA and needs to command his fastball better after walking 10 in 12 2/3 innings so far.

Yovani Gallardo, RHP
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Gallardo pitched six scoreless innings in a 3-1 win over the Mariners on April 17. He is 2-1 with a 2.70 ERA in his past three starts. This will be only his second start in Arlington, the other three have been on the road.

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Detroit Tigers @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
David Price, LHP
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Price gave up more runs to the Yankees (eight) than he did in his previous three starts this season combined, in addition to 10 hits over just 2 1/3 innings. However, he fell an out shy of a shutout of the Twins on Opening Day.

Tommy Milone, LHP
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Milone was saddled with a no-decision against the Royals on Tuesday, giving up four runs on five hits and four walks over 5 2/3 innings. He left with a two-run lead, but the bullpen couldn't hold it.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Cole Hamels, LHP
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Hamels looked a little better Wednesday in a loss to the Marlins. He allowed one unearned run in six innings, with the only run scoring because of an error he made. Hamels could be crisper, and he hopes to be starting Monday.

John Lackey, RHP
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Lackey allowed five runs over 5 2/3 innings in his last start. All five came in one inning, and Lackey may have limited the damage to one if he had promptly covered first base. He has had the roughest season start of any of the Cards' starters.

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Colorado Rockies @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Tyler Matzek, LHP
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For the third straight start, Matzek didn't reach six innings in a no-decision against the Padres. He walked six, but forced three double-play grounders; however, he went just five innings.

Chase Anderson, RHP
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Anderson deserved a better fate than a no-decision in his last start against the Rangers. He allowed just one run over seven innings, but the bullpen allowed six runs in a loss for the D-backs.

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Houston Astros @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Collin McHugh, RHP
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McHugh gets his first career start against the Padres. He's won his last 10 decisions dating to last August, including a win at Seattle in his last start. He's recorded 18 strikeouts in 18 2/3 innings this season.

James Shields, RHP
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Shields struggled in the first two innings in Colorado, yielding five of his six hits and all three runs, but followed with four shutout innings. He pitched without his best stuff, using his curve and change effectively to keep hitters off balance.

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San Francisco Giants @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Tim Lincecum, RHP
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Lincecum hasn't owned a 2.00 ERA after three starts since 2011. He has fared relatively well at Coors Field, where he picked up his first Major League win in 2007 and owns a 6-4 record with 83 strikeouts in 81 2/3 innings.

Brett Anderson, LHP
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Anderson is looking for his first career win over the Giants after going only four innings in a loss to Tim Lincecum last week in San Francisco.

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