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Probable Pitchers

Tampa Bay Rays @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Jake Odorizzi, RHP
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    Jake Odorizzi, last 3 starts
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    Jake Odorizzi, regular season
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    Jake Odorizzi, last 5 years vs. MIA
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Career stats

“Quicker outs” is Odorizzi’s mantra. Quick outs lead to lower pitch counts, which translates to pitching deeper into the game. Odorizzi has pitched significantly better at home (2.51 ERA) as compared to the road (5.57).

Tom Koehler, RHP
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    Tom Koehler, last 3 starts
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    Tom Koehler, regular season
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    Tom Koehler, last 5 years vs. TB
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Career stats

In his last three starts, Koehler has a 1.83 ERA in 19 2/3 innings, yet he is 0-1. The right-hander is 1-1 with a 4.02 ERA in three home starts this season. Koehler is 1-1 with a 4.15 ERA in two career starts against the Rays.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Pittsburgh Pirates

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

Miller took the loss in his last start against the Yankees, allowing three runs on 10 hits in 5 2/3 innings. Miller's lone win of the season came on May 7 in Atlanta, when he went six innings and permitted two runs.

Francisco Liriano, LHP
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    Francisco Liriano, last 3 starts
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    Francisco Liriano, regular season
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    Francisco Liriano, last 5 years vs. ARI
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Career stats

Liriano rediscovered his form Wednesday against the Braves, allowing two runs over seven efficient innings, but he fell victim to a lack of run support. The lefty gave up four runs over six innings against Arizona on April 24.

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New York Mets @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Matt Harvey, RHP
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    Matt Harvey, last 3 starts
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    Matt Harvey, regular season
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    Matt Harvey, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Career stats

Initially, the Mets toyed with the idea of using Harvey on short rest Monday, hoping to shake him from his funk. Instead, Harvey threw a simulated game Saturday and will pitch Tuesday against the Nats, who battered him for nine runs last time out.

Stephen Strasburg, RHP
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    Stephen Strasburg, last 3 starts
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    Stephen Strasburg, regular season
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    Stephen Strasburg, last 5 years vs. NYM
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Career stats

Strasburg joins Jake Arrieta and Chris Sale as the only unbeaten pitchers in baseball. The Nationals have won Strasburg's last 13 starts overall, a franchise record.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
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. NYY
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Career stats

Dickey gave up five runs (four earned) on eight hits and served up three homers in his last outing, a 6-3 loss to the Rays. The veteran knuckleballer has allowed a Major League-leading 94 home runs since the start of 2013.

Nathan Eovaldi, RHP
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    Nathan Eovaldi, last 3 starts
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    Nathan Eovaldi, regular season
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    Nathan Eovaldi, last 5 years vs. TOR
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Career stats

Eovaldi picked up the win in his last outing, working six innings of one-run ball to defeat the D-backs in Arizona. It was the third straight winning effort by Eovaldi, who allowed four runs in 6 2/3 innings to the Blue Jays on April 14 at Toronto.

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Chicago Cubs @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Jason Hammel, RHP
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    Jason Hammel, last 3 starts
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    Jason Hammel, regular season
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    Jason Hammel, last 5 years vs. STL
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Hammel had given up one home run over 40 2/3 innings in his seven previous starts, but served up two in his last outing against the Brewers. The right-hander beat the Cardinals on April 19, giving up one run over six innings.

Michael Wacha, RHP
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    Michael Wacha, last 3 starts
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    Michael Wacha, regular season
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    Michael Wacha, last 5 years vs. CHC
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Career stats

Wacha has given up six runs in each of his last two starts, which both lasted just four innings. He is winless in his last five starts, the longest such winless stretch of his career. He has pitched better at home, where he has a 3.60 ERA.

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Colorado Rockies @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Jorge De La Rosa, LHP
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    Jorge De La Rosa, last 5 years vs. BOS
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Career stats

The lack of command and confidence in his fastball hurt De La Rosa early this season, when he posted a 10.18 ERA in five starts. He went to the DL with a left groin injury, and worked on his sharpness.

David Price, LHP
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    David Price, regular season
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    David Price, last 5 years vs. COL
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Career stats

The left-hander will make his 10th start, coming off two good outings after fixing the mechanics of his delivery. Last time out, Price went 7 1/3 innings against the Royals - allowing five hits, two runs and one walk with five strikeouts.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Jimmy Nelson, RHP
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    Jimmy Nelson, last 3 starts
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    Jimmy Nelson, regular season
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    Jimmy Nelson, last 5 years vs. ATL
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Career stats

Nelson has tossed quality starts in each of his last two outings, surrendering a combined two runs in 15 1/3 innings. In his only career start against Atlanta on the same date a year ago, he took the loss after allowing two runs over 5 2/3 innings.

Julio Teheran, RHP
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    Julio Teheran, last 5 years vs. MIL
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Teheran has posted a 1.15 ERA over his past six starts and in the process proved he still is capable of being a solid rotation asset. His slider has been more effective recently, and he's generating late life with his four-seam fastball.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Jeremy Hellickson, RHP
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    Jeremy Hellickson, last 5 years vs. DET
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Career stats

Hellickson has turned in two impressive performances in a row. He is feeling his changeup and commanding his fastball. Hellickson has allowed just two earned runs over his last 13 innings spanning his past two starts.

Justin Verlander, RHP
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Historically, Verlander’s April struggles break in May, and he’s on that track again. His 10 strikeouts over 7 1/3 quality innings against the Twins marked his third straight dominant outing since an adjustment in arm slot.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Jhoulys Chacin, RHP
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    Jhoulys Chacin, last 5 years vs. TEX
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Chacin couldn’t avoid trouble in his last outing, as two first-inning wild pitches led to a run. He would leave with the bases loaded in the fifth inning, lasting just 4 1/3 innings and giving up four runs. He has never faced the Rangers.

Martin Perez, LHP
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Perez is 0-2 despite a 2.59 ERA in four starts in May. He is also 1-1 with a 2.59 ERA in four starts at home. Perez has not beaten the Angels since Aug. 5, 2013. He is 0-2 with a 3.26 ERA in last three starts against them.

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Baltimore Orioles @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Chris Tillman, RHP
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Tillman has really turned things on as of late, winning his last five decisions. He’s gone at least six innings in each of his last six starts, including a four-hit, two-run outing in 6 1/3 innings against the Mariners his last time out.

Doug Fister, RHP
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Fister has become Mr. Reliable in a burgeoning Houston rotation, lasting at least six innings in his last six starts. The righty is utilizing his sinker to increase ground-ball outs and has won his last three decisions.

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Cleveland Indians @ Chicago White Sox

, U.S. Cellular Field
Josh Tomlin, RHP
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Career stats

Tomlin is the first Indians starter to begin the season with a 6-0 mark since Cliff Lee did it in 2008. In his sixth win, Tomlin tossed 7 2/3 innings, allowing two runs on five hits. He fanned seven batters while walking just one.

Chris Sale, LHP
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    Chris Sale, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Career stats

Sale has made nine trips to the mound this season and won all nine starts. He leads the AL with a 1.58 ERA, and his .163 opponents’ average against is the second lowest through nine starts in franchise history, trailing his .152 mark in ’14.

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Kansas City Royals @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Edinson Volquez, RHP
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    Edinson Volquez, last 5 years vs. MIN
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Career stats

Volquez has lost four of his past five starts after giving up four runs over six innings vs. the Red Sox last Wednesday. The right-hander is 3-1 with a 2.13 ERA in seven career appearances against the Twins.

Ervin Santana, RHP
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Santana is coming off his best start of the year, having limited the Blue Jays to two runs on four hits over a season-high eight innings, but he was stuck with a no-decision.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Daniel Wright, RHP
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Daniel Wright, coming off a nine-inning complete game to earn his first Triple-A victory, will be making his Major League debut in place of Tim Adleman. In 10 games between Triple-A Louisville and Double-A Pensacola, Wright is 3-0 with a 0.79 ERA.

Mike Bolsinger, RHP
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    Mike Bolsinger, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Bolsinger is expected to start Tuesday night in place of Stripling, who pitched the final three innings of relief and was the winning pitcher in the Sunday marathon the Dodgers won, 9-5.

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Oakland Athletics @ Seattle Mariners

, Safeco Field
Kendall Graveman, RHP
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    Kendall Graveman, last 5 years vs. SEA
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Graveman has struggled this year, going 1-6 with a 5.48 ERA in eight starts. But his most recent start, in which he gave up two runs in 5 2/3 innings, could be a step in the right direction.

Nathan Karns, RHP
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    Nathan Karns, last 5 years vs. OAK
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Since giving up four runs in five innings in losing his Mariners debut to the A’s on April 9, Karns has gone 4-0 with a 2.85 ERA in seven starts, including a win at Oakland on May 2. He’s 1-2 with a 4.86 ERA in three career outings vs. the A’s.

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San Diego Padres @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Andrew Cashner, RHP
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    Andrew Cashner, last 3 starts
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Cashner, who suffered a right hamstring strain on May 8, will make his return after the minimum 15-day stint on the DL. The hard-throwing right-hander has struggled against the Giants, with a 5.26 career ERA in 15 games.

Jeff Samardzija, RHP
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    Jeff Samardzija, last 5 years vs. SD
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Career stats

Eight is great for Samardzija. In his nine starts, he has pitched exactly eight innings four times and lasted 7 2/3 innings in two others.

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