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Probable Pitchers

Detroit Tigers @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Michael Fulmer, RHP
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    Michael Fulmer, last 3 starts
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    Michael Fulmer, regular season
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    Michael Fulmer, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Fulmer has posted seven innings of one-run ball in each of his last two outings, getting back to his old form by pounding hitters with 97-98-mph sinkers down in the strike zone. Expect more of that in Cincinnati, even on a hot summer afternoon.

Tyler Mahle, RHP
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    Tyler Mahle, last 3 starts
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    Tyler Mahle, last 5 years vs. DET
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Mahle tied a career-high with 6 1/3 IP in a 7-0 win in KC on Wednesday. His four-seamer was located well and he induced two inning-ending double plays. Mahle also may have found a batterymate in Curt Casali; the two have worked well together.

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Atlanta Braves @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Anibal Sanchez, RHP
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    Anibal Sanchez, last 3 starts
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    Anibal Sanchez, last 5 years vs. TOR
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Sanchez has been one of this season’s most valuable surprises. He’s shown an ability to mix speeds and locate as he’s limited opponents to a .138 batting average through three starts this month.

J.A. Happ, LHP
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    J.A. Happ, last 5 years vs. ATL
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Happ has allowed three runs or fewer in five of his past six appearances. His only issue lately has been a lack of deep starts, going five innings in two of his last three. Happ is 3-0 with a 2.42 ERA in his career vs. Atlanta.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
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. PHI
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A few days removed from the worst start of his career -- he gave up three homers in four-plus innings -- Wacha gets the start as the Cardinals close the series in Philadelphia. Wacha allowed two runs in 5 2/3 innings in a Cardinals win on June 9.

Jake Arrieta, RHP
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    Jake Arrieta, last 5 years vs. STL
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Career stats

Arrieta had a 2.16 ERA through his first 10 starts this season, but his last three starts have been a bit of a struggle. He is 0-3 with a 7.98 ERA in those starts, allowing 13 earned runs in 14 2/3 innings.

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Chicago White Sox @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Reynaldo Lopez, RHP
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    Reynaldo Lopez, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Lopez threw 73 of his 97 pitches for strikes last time out vs. the Tigers, topping out at 99 mph and impressing manager Rick Renteria along the way. Cleveland roughed up Lopez for 7 runs in 2 innings in his only outing against them on May 30.

Corey Kluber, RHP
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Kluber will look to bounce back after taking his third loss of the season last Friday against the Twins. The Indians' ace was taxed for four runs through five innings and also broke a streak of 46 1/3 innings without issuing a free pass.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Ross Stripling, RHP
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The current ace continues his unexpected All-Star campaign in the series finale, risking a six-game win streak. Stripling has pitched into the seventh inning in his last two starts and will be working on regular rest.

Jon Lester, LHP
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Lester might want to stay away from Chicago. He won his fourth straight road start in his last outing, giving up two runs over six innings against the Cardinals in St. Louis. He's given up eight hits over 20 innings in his past three starts.

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Oakland Athletics @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Frankie Montas, RHP
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This will be Montas' second Interleague start of the season, as he allowed just one run in six innings vs. the D-backs on May 27 in his 2018 debut. He has walked seven batters in 27 innings, but four of them came in his last start against the Astros.

Joey Lucchesi, LHP
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Lucchesi will make his return from the DL after a hip injury sidelined the rookie southpaw in mid-May. Before his injury, Lucchesi held a 3.23 ERA over nine games and struck out more batters (48) than innings pitched (47 1/3).

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Miami Marlins @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Jose Urena, RHP
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Urena threw a career-high 112 pitches over eight scoreless innings in Friday's 2-0 win over Baltimore. It was Urena's third career scoreless outing of five innings or more. He'll be making his second career start at AT&T Park.

Derek Holland, LHP
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Oddly, Holland remains more effective on the road (3-5, 3.94 in nine starts) than at pitcher-friendly AT&T Park (1-2, 5.55 ERA in five starts). His lone home win was a five-inning, three-run effort on May 2 against San Diego.

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Baltimore Orioles @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Andrew Cashner, RHP
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Cashner missed his last start after hitting the disabled list with a lower back strain, but has reacted well to the time off. He will look to regain form against the Nationals after allowing at least eight hits in his last four outings.

Gio Gonzalez, LHP
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Gonzalez hasn’t been at his best in his past two starts, allowing a combined nine runs over 9 1/3 innings. When Gonzalez last faced the Orioles on May 28, the left-hander threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Brent Suter, LHP
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Suter has surrendered three or fewer runs in six straight starts. He has yet to start against the Pirates this season, but has a 1.80 ERA against them in 20 career innings, including a scoreless relief outing in May.

Chad Kuhl, RHP
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Leaning on his breaking balls, Kuhl has seemingly turned a corner lately. He owns a 2.45 ERA over his last five starts, and six of his last eight outings have been quality starts. Kuhl is 3-0 with a 1.91 ERA in six career starts against the Brewers.

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Seattle Mariners @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Felix Hernandez, RHP
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Hernandez has the highest ERA of his 13-year career, but is coming off seven innings of two-run ball against Boston and has a history of pitching well vs. the Yankees -- 10-7, 3.04 ERA in 21 starts and 6-1, 1.41 in nine games at new Yankee Stadium.

Jonathan Loaisiga, RHP
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Loaisiga earned another start after throwing five scoreless innings against the Rays in his Major League debut on Friday.

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Boston Red Sox @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
David Price, LHP
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The lefty has been tremendous in recent weeks, going 6-0 with a 2.64 ERA in his last seven starts. Last time out, Price stifled the M's, holding them to five hits and a run in seven innings. Lifetime at Target Field, Price is 4-3 with a 2.93 ERA.

Lance Lynn, RHP
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After an 8.37 ERA in five April starts, Lynn has settled down to register a 3.20 ERA over his last eight outings. He's coming off a tough loss, allowing three runs over 6 2/3 innings against Detroit on Thursday.

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Tampa Bay Rays @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Nathan Eovaldi, RHP
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Eovaldi allowed five runs in 7 1/3 innings in his last start on Friday vs. the Yankees. He was cruising before running out of steam in a three-run eighth inning.

Charlie Morton, RHP
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After allowing seven earned runs in nine innings across two starts, Morton rebounded on Friday in Kansas City and allowed three earned runs in six innings. Morton is 5-1 with a 2.76 ERA in eight starts at home this year.

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Texas Rangers @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Austin Bibens-Dirkx, RHP
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Bibens-Dirkx will start Wednesday for southpaw Yohander Mendez, who was optioned back to the Minors for violating a team rule. Bibens-Dirks is 2-3 with a 4.47 ERA through 11 starts with Triple-A Round Rock this season.

Jakob Junis, RHP
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Junis will start the series finale against the Rangers. He allowed three homers -- two solo shots and a grand slam by Evan Gattis -- last time out against the Astros en route to his fourth straight loss.

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New York Mets @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Seth Lugo, RHP
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For as long as Noah Syndergaard is nursing a strained right index finger, Lugo should continue to receive starts as a member of the rotation. Lugo snapped a 13-inning scoreless streak last time out, allowing five runs in five innings in Arizona.

Chad Bettis, RHP
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Bettis is coming off a win against the Rangers on Friday, when he allowed five runs on six hits in 5 2/3 innings. The victory was Bettis’ first since a win over the Mets on May 5. He is 1-0 with an 8.80 ERA in his last three starts.

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