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Probable Pitchers

Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Bruce Chen, LHP
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Chen got through five innings for his first victory on Saturday against the Twins, giving up four runs on eight hits and four walks. A strained glute delayed his start for two days but he recovered to make 98 pitches.

Corey Kluber, RHP
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Kluber gave up five runs (four earned) on nine hits in a loss to the Blue Jays at home on Saturday. The right-hander struck out three, walked three and logged 111 pitches (74 strikes) in 6 2/3 innings.

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Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Tony Cingrani, LHP
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Cingrani has not pitched deep into games of late. Since tossing seven shutout innings in his first start vs. the Cards, Cingrani has lasted just four, 6 1/3 and five innings in his last three starts. Lack of command has led to high pitch counts.

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With Wandy Rodriguez on the DL with a sore right knee, the leading candidates to start are long relievers Jeanmar Gomez and Stolmy Pimentel or prospect Brandon Cumpton.

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Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Jose Quintana, LHP
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Quintana seemed to make some good pitches over his five innings against the Rangers Saturday night. Quintana allowed five runs on nine hits, throwing 98 pitches in total, while striking out one and walking two.

Max Scherzer, RHP
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The White Sox were responsible for one of Scherzer's three losses last season, roughing him up last September in Chicago. But they also accounted for three of his wins, including his all-important 20th at Comerica Park.

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Minnesota Twins vs. Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Ricky Nolasco, RHP
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Nolasco allowed 11 hits and five earned runs over 5 2/3 innings last Friday in Kansas City, but felt he threw the ball well. The Royals found holes and Nolasco felt his only big mistake was a two-run homer by Mike Moustakas.

Erik Bedard, LHP
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Bedard made his first start as a Ray Friday night vs. the Yanks and got a no-decision after allowing four runs on six hits and a walk with three K's in 3 2/3 innings. He is 3-5 with a 4.04 ERA in 15 career outings against the Twins.

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St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Mets

, Citi Field
Lance Lynn, RHP
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Lynn became the Majors' first four-game winner and has allowed one run in his last two starts. He seems past his first-inning troubles after altering his pregame routine, and Lynn said his command last time out was the best it's been this year.

Bartolo Colon, RHP
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Over his first four outings, Colon has given the Mets three quality starts and one clunker. He'll look to make it four out of five against the Cardinals, whom he held to one run over eight innings in a win last June.

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Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Mike Bolsinger, RHP
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Bolsinger made his first Major League start Saturday against the Dodgers. He cruised through the first three innings but allowed a three-run homer in the fourth and was chased from the game in the fifth.

Edwin Jackson, RHP
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Jackson is coming off his first win, in which he held the Reds to two runs on eight hits over 5 2/3 innings. He is 2-3 with a 4.95 ERA in eight career games (seven starts) against the D-backs. He's yet to post a quality start this year.

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San Diego Padres vs. Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Eric Stults, LHP
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Stults continued a run of strong starting pitching performances, holding the Giants to one run over six innings to earn his first win of the season in his last start. His only blemish came on a home run by Michael Morse.

Jordan Zimmermann, RHP
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Zimmermann was solid against the Cardinals on Saturday. He allowed one earned run over seven innings on the mound, while fanning six. The earned run was scored in seventh inning on an RBI single by Matt Holliday.

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Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Bud Norris, RHP
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Norris pitched well enough to win on Saturday afternoon, holding the Red Sox to four runs over 6 1/3 innings. Two of those runs came off defensive plays that could have been made.

Drew Hutchison, RHP
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Hutchison was rolling along during his last start vs the Indians until he allowed a two-run homer to Carlos Santana in the sixth inning. He was unable to pitch his way out of the inning and has yet to pitch into the seventh this year.

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New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
CC Sabathia, LHP
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Sabathia put together a complete outing in his last start, holding the Rays to two runs over seven innings. The Red Sox saw him on April 11 and were silenced through five innings before erupting for a four-run sixth, with two homers.

Felix Doubront, LHP
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The left-hander has performed well in his past two starts, with two quality outings. However, he has little to show for it. In his last start against the Orioles, he allowed two runs on five hits in 6 2/3 innings for the no-decision.

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Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Scott Kazmir, LHP
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Kazmir has been dominant for the A's, allowing just five earned runs with 24 strikeouts and only four walks in 27 1/3 innings over his first four starts. He completed a season-high eight innings in his Saturday start vs. Houston.

Brett Oberholtzer, LHP
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The lefty will face the A's for the second consecutive start after allowing one run in 5 2/3 innings Saturday in Oakland. He's pitched well enough to win at least three games, but he has a seven-game losing streak.

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Philadelphia Phillies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Kyle Kendrick, RHP
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Kendrick pitched well enough to win Saturday at Coors Field but took the loss. He allowed six hits, three runs and struck out three in seven innings in a 3-1 defeat. He hopes for a little more run support this time at Dodger Stadium.

Dan Haren, RHP
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Now that he's becoming a ground-ball pitcher, Haren is doing more with less. He was the first Dodger to pitch into the eighth inning in his last start against the D-backs.

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