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Probable Pitchers

Chicago Cubs @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Jake Arrieta, RHP
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For the second straight start, Arrieta couldn't finish the fifth. The problem this time was his pitch count and the Pittsburgh humidity, which made him sweat so much, he couldn't grip the ball. He has to hope the roof is closed in Miami.

Jeff Locke, LHP
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Locking down innings has been a struggle for the left-hander. Ten of the 11 runs he has allowed in four starts have come with two outs. Locke still seeks his first win after coming off the disabled list on June 1.

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Chicago Cubs @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
John Lackey, RHP
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Lackey is coming off a solid outing in which he held the Pirates to two hits over six innings. One of those hits was a home run, and Lackey now has served up 20 this season. He gave up 23 in 2016. He's 4-3 on the road so far.

Jose Urena, RHP
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Urena has won four straight decisions in his last six starts. His last three outings, he's 2-0 (2.65 ERA). His line is a bit uneven over the six starts. He's worked five innings in five of his last six starts.

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Chicago Cubs @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Jon Lester, LHP
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Lester received a no-decision in his last outing against the Padres, but did post his eighth quality start of the season. He'll miss Wrigley Field, where he has a 2.68 ERA in nine home starts. He's 1-3 with a 5.85 ERA in six road games.

Justin Nicolino, LHP
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Nicolino showed signs of rust in his in his first start off the disabled list. In a three-inning no-decision vs. the Nationals, he yielded six runs (three earned) on seven hits, two of which were home runs.

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Chicago Cubs @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Mike Montgomery, LHP
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Montgomery had an extra day between starts before his last outing, and it helped. He threw six scoreless innings against the Padres and picked up his first win of the season. So far on the road, the lefty is 0-2 with a 2.76 ERA.

Edinson Volquez, RHP
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It's been an up-and-down June for Volquez. In his first two starts -- including a no-hitter -- he allowed three hits with 18 K's in 16 scoreless innings. In his last two starts, he's allowed 10 earned runs in 8 2/3 innings.

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Chicago Cubs @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Eddie Butler, RHP
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Butler had trouble with his command in his last outing against the Padres, and it resulted in a high pitch count. He threw 92 pitches in four-plus innings before he was pulled. He's 1-1 with a 5.63 ERA in three road starts so far.

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