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Probable Pitchers

Chicago Cubs @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Kyle Hendricks, RHP
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Hendricks is 1-1 with a 4.91 ERA in four starts against the Brewers this season. Since coming back from the disabled list, he's 3-2 with a 2.42 ERA in 11 starts.

Brent Suter, LHP
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After a stint on the DL with a strained rotator cuff, Suter is getting back to full strength. He’s thrown 43, 50 and 64 pitches in three starts since returning, which should push him to the 80-85 range for this start against the Cubs.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Bud Norris, RHP
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Norris will make his second start of the season on Saturday in place of the injured Andrew Heaney, beginning another bullpen game for the Angels. Norris worked two-plus scoreless innings in his last spot start against the Rangers on Sept. 15.

Charlie Morton, RHP
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In three September starts, Morton has posted a 2.81 ERA (five earned runs in 16 innings), with 24 strikeouts to just five walks. In two starts this season vs. the Angels, he has a 2.70 ERA (three runs in 10 innings).

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New York Yankees @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Sonny Gray, RHP
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Gray endured his shakiest start as a Yankee last time out, allowing five runs and six hits in four innings vs. the Orioles. Prior to that, Gray had compiled a 2.66 ERA in eight starts for New York, though he was just 3-5 due to a lack of run support.

Joe Biagini, RHP
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Biagini has been inconsistent from one start to the next. In his last start, Biagini could not make it out of the second inning, allowing six runs (four earned). Prior to that, he tossed a career-high eight innings vs. the Orioles.

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Boston Red Sox @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Eduardo Rodriguez, LHP
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The lefty is trying to earn a spot in the postseason rotation. He has pitched better of late, giving up two earned runs or less in his last three starts. Rodriguez is 3-5 with a 4.42 ERA on the road this season.

Robert Stephenson, RHP
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After struggling in his previous outing, Stephenson bounced back Sunday vs. the Pirates, allowing one hit over six scoreless innings in a 5-2 win. He wasn’t as sharp in the first 3 innings but made adjustments and retired 11 of his last 12 batters.

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Cleveland Indians @ Seattle Mariners

, Safeco Field
Carlos Carrasco, RHP
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Carrasco got the win over the Royals on Saturday despite allowing four runs on eight hits in 6 2/3 innings. He has gone 10-2 with a 2.71 ERA and 113 strikeouts in 16 road starts (99 2/3 innings) this season.

Andrew Moore, RHP
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The rookie right-hander struggled in a midseason stint in Seattle, but has a 3.24 ERA in 16 2/3 innings in three outings as a September call-up. He took the loss in Houston on Sunday, allowing three runs on seven hits over 4 2/3 innings.

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Minnesota Twins @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Ervin Santana, RHP
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Santana was solid against the Yankees, allowing two runs over 5 2/3 innings, but he was saddled with the loss. He has a 3.29 ERA over his last 10 starts.

Matthew Boyd, LHP
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Boyd received an extra day’s rest as he makes his first outing since falling an out shy of a no-hitter against the White Sox on Sunday. He has a 2.16 ERA and .204 batting average against in four September starts.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Lance Lynn, RHP
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Lynn has been the tough-luck starter of the St. Louis staff. The Cardinals have lost six times in his last seven starts despite him giving up more than three earned runs only once. He is 2-1 with a 3.32 ERA in three starts vs. the Pirates in 2017.

Gerrit Cole, RHP
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Cole is coming off a loss to the Reds in which he allowed four runs on three hits (two homers) and four walks over five innings. He's pitched well vs. the Cardinals this year with a 2.50 ERA and 1.06 WHIP in three starts.

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Tampa Bay Rays @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Jake Odorizzi, RHP
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Odorizzi had a no-hitter Sunday against the Red Sox before yielding a walk and a two-run homer to Jackie Bradley Jr. to start the sixth. According to Statcast, he got 15 swings-and-misses on his 96 pitches, including 10 on his 61 fastballs.

Jeremy Hellickson, RHP
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Hellickson is 1-5 with an 8.61 ERA over his past eight starts. His 8.20 ERA in Camden Yards is his worst such mark at any venue in which he's made multiple starts this year. Hellickson has never faced his former team before.

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Kansas City Royals @ Chicago White Sox

, Guaranteed Rate Field
Danny Duffy, LHP
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Duffy was excellent in his return from the DL on Sunday, holding Cleveland to one run over five innings with eight strikeouts. He has not issued more than three walks in a start this season.

Dylan Covey, RHP
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Covey will look for his first win of the season when he makes his 11th start. In his last outing, the righty lasted just 3 2/3 innings in a loss at Detroit. He allowed four earned runs over 5 2/3 innings in a loss to Kansas City on Sept. 12.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Atlanta Braves

, SunTrust Park
Henderson Alvarez, RHP
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Alvarez makes his second start in the big leagues since 2015, joining the Phillies last weekend to give them a six-man rotation. He allowed four hits, four runs, two walks and two home runs in five innings vs. the A's. He struck out four.

Julio Teheran, RHP
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This will be Teheran's last chance to conquer SunTrust Park, where he has a 6.23 ERA over 16 starts. He has pitched more effectively over the past month and allowed three earned runs or less in each of his past three home starts.

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Washington Nationals @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Stephen Strasburg, RHP
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Strasburg can tie his single-season career high in wins (15). He is 8-2 with a 2.06 ERA in 13 road starts this season. The veteran has been dominant in his last six starts, allowing three runs in 41 innings.

Noah Syndergaard, RHP
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Syndergaard, who has not pitched since tearing his right lat on April 30, will pitch one inning, with originally scheduled starter Matt Harvey entering the second inning in relief.

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Miami Marlins @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Dillon Peters, LHP
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Peters was roughed up for eight runs on nine hits over 3 2/3 innings vs. the Brewers in the worst start of his young career. The lefty has walked 12 batters through his first four starts.

Taijuan Walker, RHP
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Walker took the loss in his last outing, as he gave up four runs on seven hits over five innings in a 7-2 loss to the Giants at AT&T Park. In his five starts prior to that, Walker was 3-0 with a 1.26 ERA.

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Colorado Rockies @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Chad Bettis, RHP
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Bettis didn’t fare too well in his last outing (five runs in 1/3 of an inning), but the Rockies and manager Bud Black feel confident the extra rest and bullpen sessions will get him back on track.

Jhoulys Chacin, RHP
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Chacin is coming off his first start at Coors Field as a visitor. In a rain-shortened outing, he gave up three runs in 4 1/3 innings. Saturday’s game will be Chacin’s final home start of 2017. He enters with a 1.91 ERA this year at Petco Park.

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Texas Rangers @ Oakland Athletics

, Oakland Coliseum
Miguel Gonzalez, RHP
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Gonzalez earned his first win for the Rangers when he held the Angels to one run in five innings in a 4-2 victory on Sunday. He will be facing the A's for the first time since 2015.

Sean Manaea, LHP
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After a bit of a rough road trip for Manaea -- including being knocked around for seven runs in Boston -- he returns to Oakland, where he has allowed just two runs in 11 innings over his past two home starts.

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San Francisco Giants @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Madison Bumgarner, LHP
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The two-run, first-inning homer that Arizona’s Paul Goldschmidt hit off Bumgarner in his last start was somewhat unusual. Bumgarner’s first-inning ERA this year is a respectable 2.81.

Hyun-Jin Ryu, LHP
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Ryu’s October role is a real unknown because of the surplus of starters. Manager Dave Roberts said he wants to see Ryu come out of the bullpen after this start, even though the club is uncertain if he can warm up quickly.

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