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Probable Pitchers

Arizona Diamondbacks @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Rubby De La Rosa, RHP
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    Rubby De La Rosa, last 3 starts
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    Rubby De La Rosa, last 5 years vs. PIT
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De La Rosa was skipped last time through the rotation because the team had a pair of off-days during a five-day stretch. Over his last five starts, De La Rosa has a 1.93 ERA and a 3-1 record.

Jeff Locke, LHP
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    Jeff Locke, last 3 starts
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    Jeff Locke, regular season
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Locke is coming off a solid seven-inning performance in a win over the Braves on Thursday. This was a rebound performance for Locke, after a 5 1/3-inning loss to the Cubs the week prior in which he gave up six earned runs.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Patrick Corbin, LHP
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    Patrick Corbin, last 3 starts
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    Patrick Corbin, last 5 years vs. PIT
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Corbin got the win his last time out against the Cardinals when he allowed two runs in 6 1/3 innings. Over his last three starts, Corbin has a 2.29 ERA. He has a 2.01 ERA on the road this year compared to 6.48 at home.

Gerrit Cole, RHP
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In his last start, Cole helped the Pirates to a 2-1 win despite allowing 10 hits and not striking out a single batter. His last two performances were the first two times this season he pitched more than six innings.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Jonathon Niese, LHP
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With three straight quality starts, including seven innings of one-run ball against the Rockies on Saturday, Niese has found his rhythm. Texas' home park could be an issue for the lefty, who's allowed 11 homers in 53 innings.

Cole Hamels, LHP
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Hamels is off to a 5-0 start for the first time in his career and is 12-0 with a 2.99 ERA in his last 19 starts. His 12 straight winning decisions ties the club record held by Bobby Witt. He is 3-2 with a 2.43 ERA in nine career starts vs. the Bucs.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Juan Nicasio, RHP
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Nicasio threw one inning in the Pirates' postponed game Sunday then had his turn skipped when they made up the game Monday. The Bucs are monitoring Nicasio's workload as he moves from a relief role back into the rotation.

Yu Darvish, RHP
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Darvish will be making his first start appearance since Aug. 8, 2014, after Tommy John surgery on March 17, 2015. Darvish had a 0.90 ERA through five rehab starts this season between Triple-A Round Rock and Double-A Frisco.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Francisco Liriano, LHP
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    Francisco Liriano, last 3 starts
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    Francisco Liriano, last 5 years vs. TEX
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To Be Announced

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