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Probable Pitchers

Chicago Cubs @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Mike Montgomery, LHP
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    Mike Montgomery, last 3 starts
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    Mike Montgomery, last 5 years vs. MIA
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Career stats

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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New York Mets @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Robert Gsellman, RHP
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Though Gsellman owns a 13.50 ERA his last two starts, he’s healthy, which qualifies him to take the mound again. Gsellman said after his last outing that he needs to pitch inside more to become less predictable, and make batters uncomfortable.

Dan Straily, RHP
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Straily remains Miami's most consistent starter, allowing one run and seven hits in 12 1/3 innings in his last two starts. Before those two outings, he had given up seven runs in 11 innings in his previous two starts.

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New York Mets @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Steven Matz, LHP
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Matz has completely abandoned his slider since coming off the DL, instead throwing both his changeup and curveball at career-high rates. He’ll showcase that revamped repertoire at Marlins Park, where Matz is 1-0 with a 1.59 ERA in two career starts.

Jeff Locke, LHP
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Locke is going through a rough stretch. In his last two starts, he's worked four innings in each, and he's allowed eight earned runs in those eight innings. He's also given up 12 hits. The lefty is 0-2 (6.63 ERA) vs. the Mets.

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New York Mets @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Seth Lugo, RHP
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Lugo threw 24 curveballs in his last outing, five days after setting a career high with 23. Long known for his curve, Lugo used it only sparingly last season, but has increased his reliance on the pitch by about 25 percent this year.

Jose Urena, RHP
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Urena has worked six innings in each of his last three starts, and he has given up three runs in those 18 innings (1.50 ERA). In five starts in June, the right-hander has an ERA of 3.62 (11 earned in 27 1/3 innings).

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