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Probable Pitchers

Toronto Blue Jays @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Drew Hutchison, RHP
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    Drew Hutchison, last 3 starts
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    Drew Hutchison, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Hutchison's line wasn't pretty during his last start against the Orioles, but most of the damage came off two swings. He allowed a three-run homer in the first and a solo shot in the second en route to six runs, but at one point, he retired 15 of 17.

Masahiro Tanaka, RHP
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    Masahiro Tanaka, last 3 starts
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    Masahiro Tanaka, regular season
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    Masahiro Tanaka, last 5 years vs. TOR
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The Yankees are planning to give this start to Tanaka, who has been out since early July with a partially torn UCL. The righty reported no issues after throwing 65 pitches in a simulated game on Monday against instructional league hitters.

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Washington Nationals @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Stephen Strasburg, RHP
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    Stephen Strasburg, last 3 starts
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    Stephen Strasburg, last 5 years vs. MIA
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Strasburg hasn't been successful at Marlins Park. In two career starts there, he is 0-2 and has given up seven runs in 11 innings. Strasburg shut out the Braves his last time out, scattering five hits over seven innings.

Nathan Eovaldi, RHP
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    Nathan Eovaldi, last 5 years vs. WSH
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The Marlins considered other options, but are sticking with Eovaldi, who is 1-6 (5.14 ERA) in his last 10 starts. Eovaldi last won on Aug. 8 at Cincinnati. In his last two outings, he has given up 10 runs in eight innings.

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Boston Red Sox @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Joe Kelly, RHP
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    Joe Kelly, last 3 starts
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    Joe Kelly, regular season
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    Joe Kelly, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Kelly gets the nod in Boston's final road game of the season. This will be Kelly's first career start at Camden Yards. Kelly has held opponents to a .211 average since joining the Red Sox.

Miguel Gonzalez, RHP
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    Miguel Gonzalez, last 5 years vs. BOS
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Gonzalez gave the Orioles another solid outing on Sept. 13 with six innings of three-run ball against the Yankees. Since the All-Star break, the right-hander is 5-3 with a 2.12 ERA.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Wily Peralta, RHP
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    Wily Peralta, regular season
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    Wily Peralta, last 5 years vs. PIT
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Thanks to a resurgent slider, Peralta has authored a turnaround. He had a 4.81 ERA and a .294 opponents' average in August, and has lowered that to 2.75, .243 in three September starts.

Vance Worley, RHP
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Worley steps back into his original rotation spot, after moving aside for one turn to make way for Charlie Morton (sports hernia) and make his first start in 11 days. His seven wins are tied for second on the team since mid-June.

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New York Mets @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Jacob deGrom, RHP
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This will be the penultimate start of deGrom's season. The Rookie of the Year candidate helped his case Monday by striking out the first eight Marlins and 13 total in seven innings. In two starts vs. Atlanta, deGrom allowed three runs in 12 innings.

Ervin Santana, RHP
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Santana was much improved against Washington, recording a quality start and striking out six over six innings. He has pitched well against the Mets this season, allowing just five earned runs over the three games he's pitched against them.

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Chicago White Sox @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
John Danks, LHP
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Danks worked six shutout innings in his last start at Kansas City and allowed just two hits. The only glitch was his fastball command, as Danks issued four walks. He was able to harness his offspeed stuff and record six strikeouts.

Nate Karns, RHP
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Karns made his Rays debut on Sept. 12 in Toronto and used 114 pitches to post seven zeroes, allowing just two hits and two walks while striking out eight to earn his first Major League win in a 1-0 Rays win.

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Cleveland Indians @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Corey Kluber, RHP
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The righty's Cy Young case keeps getting stronger after another dominant start in Houston, but six of Kluber's nine losses have come on the road this season.

Anthony Swarzak, RHP
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Swarzak will get his third spot start of the year with Tommy Milone still injured. Swarzak struggled against the Tigers on Monday, giving up six runs over 4 1/3 innings.

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Detroit Tigers @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Rick Porcello, RHP
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Porcello has been rather filthy against the Royals this season, going 2-1 with a 2.18 ERA in three solid starts against them, including 6 2/3 innings of two-run ball with seven strikeouts on Sept. 10 at Comerica Park.

Jeremy Guthrie, RHP
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Guthrie turned in one of his most impressive starts of the season in Kansas City's 7-1 win on Saturday, allowing one unearned run and just three hits in eight innings. In the previous start, he surrendered eight runs in 2 2/3 innings to the Tigers.

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Seattle Mariners @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Hisashi Iwakuma, RHP
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Iwakuma has been strong most of the season, but allowed 22 runs in 21 1/3 innings over his last 5 starts and gave up a career-high 7 runs in 3 1/3 innings to the Angels Monday. He also lasted just 4 1/3 in his previous start, a loss to the Astros.

Collin McHugh, RHP
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McHugh left his previous start Monday after 6 2/3 innings when he was struck in the left wrist by a line drive. He's 6-0 with a 1.54 ERA in his last seven starts. He's allowed two earned runs or less in nine starts in a row.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Jamey Wright, RHP
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Last September, Wright started a bullpen game for the Rays and allowed a leadoff home run, the only score in 1 1/3 innings and 36 pitches. It was his first start since 2007, and he hasn't started since.

Jacob Turner, RHP
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Turner cruised through the first four innings in his last start vs. the Bucs, but the first two batters in the fifth got on base, and ignited a six-run inning. He ended up with the loss. He faced the Dodgers in May in Los Angeles and took the loss.

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Texas Rangers @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Nick Tepesch, RHP
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Tepesch beat the Athletics on Tuesday for his first win since Aug. 6. He is 2-4 with a 4.02 ERA in his last eight starts,.He is 3-5 with a 4.76 ERA on the road this season. He is 0-2 with a 3.86 ERA in his two starts against the Angels.

Cory Rasmus, RHP
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The 26-year-old reliever gets his fifth straight start in Garrett Richards' old spot and is coming off his best outing yet. Against the Mariners on Tuesday, Rasmus pitched four one-hit innings, striking out four in an eventual 13-2 loss.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Oakland Athletics

, O.co Coliseum
A.J. Burnett, RHP
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Burnett allowed four runs in 5 2/3 innings Tuesday. He is the first Phillies pitcher to lose 17 games in a season since Mark Leiter lost 17 in 1997. No Phillie has lost more than 17 since Steve Carlton lost 20 in 1973.

Scott Kazmir, LHP
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Kazmir has been inconsistent since the beginning of August, going 3-6 with a 6.29 ERA. His last time out, he allowed four earned runs (six total) in just 4 1/3 frames, though he was bitten by bleeders and poor defense.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Wade Miley, LHP
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Miley recovered from a poor outing against the Giants on Sept. 9 with a stellar performance vs. the same team Monday. Miley commanded his pitches well and went seven innings without issuing a walk -- the first walk-free game he had since July 1.

Christian Bergman, RHP
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Despite setting a career high with seven strikeouts, Bergman allowed six runs to the Dodgers last time for his worst start since returning from a fractured non-pitching hand. He allowed one run in 5 1/3 innings in his only previous start vs. Arizona.

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San Francisco Giants @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Ryan Vogelsong, RHP
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Vogelsong will strive to reverse his fortunes at Petco Park, where he's 1-3 with a 9.37 ERA in five starts. He's 5-5 with a 5.20 ERA on the road this season.

Ian Kennedy, RHP
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The month of September hasn't been kind to Kennedy, who has a 5.19 ERA in three starts. He was good last time against the Phillies. He allowed three runs in six innings. He's closing in on 200 strikeouts (196) for the first time in his career.

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Cincinnati Reds @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Alfredo Simon, RHP
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Simon has had back-to-back nice outings and turned in seven scoreless innings vs. the Cubs on Sept. 15. It wasn't enough as he got a no-decision in a 1-0 Reds loss at Wrigley Field. He beat the Cardinals with seven good innings on Sept. 10.

Lance Lynn, RHP
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Lynn has allowed one run in each of his last three outings and will have a shot at eclipsing 200 innings this next time out. He has 22 quality starts and continues to pitch like a co-ace alongside Adam Wainwright.

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