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Probable Pitchers

Tampa Bay Rays @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Blake Snell, LHP
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Snell was masterful in his most recent start, retiring each of the 15 Blue Jays batters he faced on Friday. But his bid for a perfect game was nipped in the bud because he had still not stretched himself out adequately following a stint on the DL.

Masahiro Tanaka, RHP
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Tanaka suffered perhaps his poorest outing of the year last time out, when he allowed six earned runs in five innings to the Rangers. Prior to that outing, he’d pitched to a 1.78 ERA in six starts since early June.

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New York Mets @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Corey Oswalt, RHP
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Mets manager Mickey Callaway has said that as long as Oswalt continues to pitch well, the Mets will make space for him in their rotation. He hasn’t disappointed so far, posting a 3.68 ERA and 1.23 walks per nine innings over his last four starts.

To Be Announced

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New York Mets @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Steven Matz, LHP
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After missing two starts with a strained flexor-pronator muscle in his left forearm, Matz will come off the DL to face the Phillies for the third time in his career. He went 0-1 with a 2.53 ERA in the two prior outings, both at Citizens Bank Park.

To Be Announced

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Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Jon Lester, LHP
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Lester has posted a 10.32 ERA in five starts since the All-Star break. His most recent outing was the worst of the bunch, when he allowed nine runs (eight earned) in 3 2/3 innings vs. the Nats. Opponents are hitting .383 off him in the second half.

Ivan Nova, RHP
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Nova has put together a 3.88 ERA in 11 starts since coming off the DL in early June, and the Pirates have won eight of those games. He last faced the Cubs on June 10 at Wrigley Field, allowing one run with eight strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings.

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Washington Nationals @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Tanner Roark, RHP
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Roark has turned a corner lately and put together four straight spectacular starts, where he has posted a 1.21 ERA during that span with 27 strikeouts and two walks. He extended his pitch count to 117 in his last outing to stretch out his arm.

Luke Weaver, RHP
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Weaver will make his first start since Aug. 6 after missing his start on Sunday with a cut on his right index finger. The Cardinals couldn't support him in his last outing, losing, 4-0, behind his six-inning, two-run start against the Marlins.

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Colorado Rockies @ Atlanta Braves

, SunTrust Park
Jon Gray, RHP
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Gray will make his 23rd start of the season and 12th on the road, where he's 4-4 with a 4.88 ERA in 62 2/3 innings. Gray's start will be his first vs. the Braves in 2018. The Rockies are 7-0 in each of his past seven starts.

Julio Teheran, RHP
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Los Angeles Angels @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
To Be Announced

Ariel Jurado, RHP
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Jurado allowed six runs in five innings in a 7-3 loss to the Yanks on Thursday. He allowed four homers after giving up just one in his first three starts. Through four starts, right-handers are hitting .244 off him, while lefties are batting .294.

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Detroit Tigers @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Francisco Liriano, LHP
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Liriano returns to Target Field for just the fourth time as an opposing starter, and the first since he was a Pirate in 2015. But he’s familiar with the Twins, having pitched five innings of three-run ball against them in Detroit in his last start.

Ervin Santana, RHP
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Santana has struggled to regain his velocity since coming back from finger surgery. He's coming off a tough outing against the Tigers, allowing five runs over six innings in a loss.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Sam Gaviglio, RHP
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Gaviglio is coming off a creditable showing against the Rays on Saturday. Although he took the loss, Gaviglio surrendered just six hits and two runs over 5 1/3 innings.

Glenn Sparkman, RHP
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Sparkman will make his first Major League start as he fills in for the injured Danny Duffy. Sparkman last pitched on Friday against the Cardinals and gave up two runs over 4 1/3 innings while striking out two.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Clay Buchholz, RHP
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Buchholz has been a key pickup for the D-backs after being signed to a Minor League deal on May 5. Over his past six starts, he is 4-1 with a 2.25 ERA. He faced the Padres at Petco last month and allowed three runs over 5 2/3 innings.

Jacob Nix, RHP
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The rookie right-hander became the seventh Padre to work at least six scoreless frames in his debut when he blanked Philadelphia for six innings on Friday. Between Double-A, Triple-A and the Majors this season, Nix has a 1.67 ERA.

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