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Probable Pitchers

Baltimore Orioles @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Bud Norris, RHP
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    Bud Norris, last 3 starts
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    Bud Norris, regular season
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    Bud Norris, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Norris and the O's avoided the hangover game on Wednesday as he pitched 5 1/3 innings to pick up the win over Toronto. Norris struck out four and walked five.

Shane Greene, RHP
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    Shane Greene, last 3 starts
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    Shane Greene, regular season
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    Shane Greene, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Greene will end an impressive rookie campaign against the Orioles, who he held to two runs over 5 1/3 innings at Camden Yards on Sept. 13. He tossed 6 2/3 scoreless frames in his last start against the Blue Jays on Thursday.

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Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Chris Sale, LHP
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    Chris Sale, last 3 starts
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    Chris Sale, regular season
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    Chris Sale, last 5 years vs. DET
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Sale will make his final start of the 2014 season in Wednesday's series finale in Detroit, where he will try to reclaim the AL lead in ERA. The Royals got to him for five runs in five innings in his last start.

Justin Verlander, RHP
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    Justin Verlander, last 3 starts
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    Justin Verlander, regular season
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    Justin Verlander, last 5 years vs. CWS
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Career stats

The Verlander revision was effective Friday against the Royals, striking out four and allowing one run on seven hits over 7 1/3 innings. He has three seven-inning quality starts in four meetings with the White Sox this year.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Vidal Nuno, LHP
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    Vidal Nuno, last 3 starts
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    Vidal Nuno, regular season
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    Vidal Nuno, last 5 years vs. MIN
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Nuno is looking for his first win in a D-backs uniform after coming over from the Yankees in July. In 13 starts for the D-backs, he has a 3.78 ERA. Last time out against the Rockies, he allowed three runs in 5 1/3 innings.

Phil Hughes, RHP
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    Phil Hughes, last 3 starts
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    Phil Hughes, regular season
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    Phil Hughes, last 5 years vs. ARI
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Hughes has been Minnesota's best pitcher this season and will get one more start. The right-hander has gone at least eight innings in eight straight starts and has a 2.65 ERA over that span.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Oakland Athletics

, O.co Coliseum
Hector Santiago, LHP
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    Hector Santiago, last 3 starts
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    Hector Santiago, regular season
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    Hector Santiago, last 5 years vs. OAK
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Career stats

Santiago has recorded nine outs in his last two starts. The 26-year-old walked five batters and gave up three runs in two innings to the Astros on Sunday and gave up seven runs (six earned) on six hits to the Rangers in one-plus innings on Friday.

Jon Lester, LHP
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    Jon Lester, last 3 starts
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    Jon Lester, regular season
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    Jon Lester, last 5 years vs. LAA
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Lester improved to 6-3 with a 2.20 ERA in 10 starts with the A's after putting together seven innings of one-run ball against the Phillies on Friday. The lefty allowed just five hits with two walks and seven strikeouts in the win.

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New York Mets @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Dillon Gee, RHP
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    Dillon Gee, regular season
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    Dillon Gee, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Gee enters his final start of the season with a 4.95 ERA and a 1.36 WHIP in the second half after allowing Miami four runs in 6 2/3 innings on Wednesday. In three starts against the Nats in 2014, the right-hander owns a 5.50 ERA and a 1.39 WHIP.

Gio Gonzalez, LHP
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    Gio Gonzalez, last 5 years vs. NYM
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Gonzalez has won three of his last four starts. In Miami, he made it through seven innings on 96 pitches and allowed two runs on six hits. He struck out five and walked none, due in part to his ability to locate his fastball vs. righties.

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Seattle Mariners @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Taijuan Walker, RHP
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    Taijuan Walker, regular season
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The 22-year-old rookie will get his second and final start since taking the place of the injured Roenis Elias after throwing 5 2/3 innings of two-run ball in a 10-5 win at Houston on Friday. Walker is regarded as the Mariners' top prospect.

Mark Buehrle, LHP
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    Mark Buehrle, regular season
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    Mark Buehrle, last 5 years vs. SEA
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Buehrle will need another six innings in his final start of 2014 to reach 200 frames for the 14th straight season. Manager John Gibbons said he will do everything he can to help Buehrle reach that mark.

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Kansas City Royals @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Jason Vargas, LHP
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    Jason Vargas, regular season
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    Jason Vargas, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Vargas' shortest start of the season came at the wrong time in the Royals' 10-1 loss to the Tigers last Saturday. With first place on the line in the AL Central, the lefty lasted just 3 1/3 innings and allowed five runs.

Trevor Bauer, RHP
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    Trevor Bauer, regular season
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    Trevor Bauer, last 5 years vs. KC
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On Friday, Bauer took a no-decision after giving up three runs (two on solo homers) in six innings against the Twins. The right-hander has a 4.38 ERA through four September outings.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Kyle Lohse, RHP
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    Kyle Lohse, regular season
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    Kyle Lohse, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Lohse is coming off consecutive quality starts, a good sign he's moved past the ankle injury that compromised his August. In his last start at St. Louis on Thursday, Lohse needed only 88 pitches for 7 1/3 fine innings.

Daniel Corcino, RHP
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In two starts since joining the rotation, totaling 11 2/3 innings, Corcino has given up four runs and five hits. With four walks last time out vs. the Cubs, he needs to improve command.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Kyle Kendrick, RHP
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Kendrick makes his final start of the season and possibly his final start in a Phillies uniform. He is a free agent after the season, and the Phillies could decide to move on without him. He hopes to make it a good one.

Brad Hand, LHP
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Hand is coming off a rough start against the Nationals, in which he gave up six runs (five earned) in five innings. In Hand's previous start, he was effective in six innings, giving up two runs in six innings at Philadelphia.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Jeff Locke, LHP
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Last September's forgotten pitcher is making good use of his second stretch chance, with five second-half wins, compared to two last year that cost him his spot in the rotation. He won his only decision against Atlanta, his original team.

Julio Teheran, RHP
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Teheran will attempt to cap this season with a start similar to those that helped him gain his first All-Star selection. Since struggling in his first two August starts, he has posted a 2.18 ERA in his past seven starts.

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Tampa Bay Rays @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Jake Odorizzi, RHP
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Odorizzi earned his 11th win on Sept. 16 when he held the Yankees to one earned run on five hits in six innings. He is 5-6 with a 6.06 ERA on the road this season and 0-1 with a 13.50 ERA in one start at Fenway Park.

Anthony Ranaudo, RHP
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    Anthony Ranaudo, last 5 years vs. TB
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The right-hander continues to be victimized by the long ball. Ranaudo has given up 10 homers in six starts. He is 1-1 with a 5.79 ERA in two Fenway starts.

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Houston Astros @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Scott Feldman, RHP
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Feldman received little run support in his last outing in a no-decision against Cleveland. He carried a shutout into the ninth inning, allowing one run and four hits. Over his last five starts, he's 2-2 with a 2.20 ERA.

Lisalverto Bonilla, RHP
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    Lisalverto Bonilla, last 5 years vs. HOU
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Bonilla has made two starts with the Rangers and won both. In 11 innings, he has allowed four runs on six hits and eight walks while striking out seven. Prior to that he had made just two relief appearances in the Majors.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
John Lackey, RHP
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    John Lackey, last 3 starts
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After having his start pushed back three days while dealing with a dead arm issue, Lackey made his best start as a Cardinal on Friday. He was efficient through 7 2/3 innings and scattered six singles.

Jake Arrieta, RHP
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For the third time this season, Arrieta took a no-hitter into the seventh, but again came up short. He did notch his first complete game shutout in a 7-0 win, holding the Reds to one hit. It was an impressive outing as he fanned 13.

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Colorado Rockies @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Yohan Flande, LHP
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    Yohan Flande, last 5 years vs. SD
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Flande holds a 2.75 ERA in innings one through four. In frames five and six, he's allowed 18 runs in 14 innings, good for an ERA of 11.57. In other words, he projects best as a long reliever but he'll continue to get an audition as a starter.

Joe Wieland, RHP
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    Joe Wieland, last 5 years vs. COL
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Wieland, who missed all of last season working his way back from Tommy John surgery in 2012, makes his second start of the season against the Rockies. He allowed four runs in 2 1/3 innings in his lone start against Colorado on Sept. 6.

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San Francisco Giants @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Tim Hudson, RHP
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    Tim Hudson, last 3 starts
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    Tim Hudson, regular season
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    Tim Hudson, last 5 years vs. LAD
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Hudson owns a 3.12 ERA in 16 road starts this year. The 39-year-old is bound for the first losing season of his 16-year career. Previously, he finished one game above .500 three times.

Clayton Kershaw, LHP
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    Clayton Kershaw, last 5 years vs. SF
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Kershaw really had to struggle to get his 20th win with the wind blowing out at Wrigley Field, where the Cubs used a patient approach the Giants might copy.

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