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Probable Pitchers

Arizona Diamondbacks @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Robbie Ray, LHP
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Ray returns to action for the first time since being struck in the head by a 108-mph line drive on July 28. Ray suffered a concussion and required three staples to close the wound on the left side of his head.

Rafael Montero, RHP
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Montero earned his first win of 2017 after holding the Marlins to one run over six innings during Saturday's start, inducing double plays in four straight innings. The right-hander has now turned in two consecutive quality starts.

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Miami Marlins @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Vance Worley, RHP
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In his last four starts, Worley has been quite effective. The right-hander has a 2.42 ERA in 22 1/3 innings. He's coming off a solid performance Saturday at the Mets, giving up two runs in 5 1/3 innings, but he was tagged with a loss.

Jake Thompson, RHP
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Thompson is expected to be recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley, after right-hander Zach Eflin got placed on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday. It will be Thompson’s third start of the season. He has a 1.80 ERA through two starts this season.

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New York Yankees @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Jaime Garcia, LHP
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Garcia has turned in consecutive starts of five or more innings and three earned runs allowed for the Yankees, taking a no-decision last time out against the Mets. This will mark his fourth start for New York; he has logged a 6.32 ERA.

Michael Fulmer, RHP
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Don’t let the loss total fool you. Four of Fulmer’s defeats have come in Tiger shutouts, three of them in outings in which Fulmer has given up one run. That lone run was unearned in his last start Saturday against the Dodgers.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Tom Koehler, RHP
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Koehler will make his Blue Jays debut after spending his entire career with the Marlins. A starter three times in the Marlins-Rays Citrus Series, Koehler has a 4.50 ERA in 18 innings against Tampa Bay. He last pitched in the bigs on July 23.

Alex Cobb, RHP
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Cobb returns after serving a stint on the 10-day DL with turf toe. He is 2-2 with a 3.98 ERA in five starts since the All-Star break. In one 2017 start against the Blue Jays, Cobb is 0-1 with a 2.25 ERA.

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Colorado Rockies @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
German Marquez, RHP
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Marquez was plagued by the long ball in his last start, giving up three solo home runs to the Brewers. His home run rate is down from his time in Triple-A last year, as Marquez has allowed 1.13 homers per nine innings.

Jake Junis, RHP
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Junis is expected to start Thursday’s series finale against the Rockies. Junis last started Aug. 14 and gave up two runs on four hits over six innings in the Royals' 6-2 win over the A’s.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Hyun-Jin Ryu, LHP
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There are some who feel Ryu will be in the bullpen in October, but he’s held the opposition scoreless in three of his last four starts.

Chad Kuhl, RHP
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Kuhl weathered a nearly two-hour rain delay to pitch five strong innings on Saturday against the Cardinals, allowing one run on three hits while striking out six. Still, Kuhl has a 4.88 ERA at home this season compared to a 4.16 mark on the road.

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Boston Red Sox @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Chris Sale, LHP
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The ace will try to avenge a tough outing against the Indians on Aug. 1, when he gave up eight hits and seven run in five innings. In fact, Sale has had his share of troubles against Cleveland in his career, going 5-7 with a 4.81 ERA in 17 starts.

Trevor Bauer, RHP
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Bauer went 6 1/3 scoreless innings against the Royals his last time out, striking out four and allowing seven hits to earn his 12th win of the season. Bauer has posted a 1.51 ERA in his last six starts, and has not lost since July 16.

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Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Jake Arrieta, RHP
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Arrieta is 5-1 with a 2.00 ERA in his past seven starts, and he has allowed two or fewer earned runs in each start in that stretch. He picked up his team-leading 13th win in his last outing against the Blue Jays, giving up one run over 6 1/3 innings.

Sal Romano, RHP
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Romano snapped a three-game losing streak with a career-high seven innings pitched in his last start. He allowed one run and kept hitters off-balance with his three-pitch mix. His slider was effective, keeping lefties honest at the plate.

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San Diego Padres @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Luis Perdomo, RHP
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Perdomo continued to battle inconsistency in his last start against Washington. He allowed five runs (three earned) in six innings, but at one point retired 13 of 14. The right-hander worked at least six innings for the sixth straight start.

Carlos Martinez, RHP
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Most of Martinez’s troubles have come in the first inning, where he has a 6.84 ERA and six home runs allowed. He’s gotten sharper and stronger the deeper he’s gone, and he’s finished at least six innings in six of his past seven starts.

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Minnesota Twins @ Chicago White Sox

, Guaranteed Rate Field
Jose Berrios, RHP
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Berrios spun seven scoreless innings against Arizona his last time out, retiring the final 13 batters he faced. He recorded a career-best 24 called strikes and struck out seven, the most strikeouts since he whiffed seven in Boston on June 26.

Derek Holland, LHP
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Holland has struggled mightily over his last two starts in a season that has fallen below his expectations. He lasted a combined 4 2/3 innings in those two, allowing 14 runs on 13 hits, walking seven and striking out three to leave his ERA at 6.07.

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Washington Nationals @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Stephen Strasburg, RHP
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Strasburg was electric in his return off the disabled list. After a first-inning home run, the San Diego native settled in against the Padres. He retired the next 10 he faced, as well as 13 of the next 14, striking out eight Padres in six innings.

Dallas Keuchel, LHP
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Houston’s ace lefty appears to be regaining the form that made him the 2015 AL Cy Young winner. In 13 2/3 innings over his past two starts, Keuchel has allowed just nine hits and one run. He won both games, improving his record to 11-2 on the season.

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Texas Rangers @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Martin Perez, LHP
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Perez earned his third straight win on Saturday vs. the White Sox despite giving up five runs in the first inning, tied for the second-most runs he's allowed in a frame during his career. He allowed one run over the last five innings, though.

Troy Scribner, RHP
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Scribner will be recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on Thursday to fill the void in the rotation left by the injured JC Ramirez. Scribner has recorded a 3.46 ERA over 13 innings in four appearances for the Angels this season.

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