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Probable Pitchers

Philadelphia Phillies @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Adam Morgan, LHP
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    Adam Morgan, last 3 starts
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    Adam Morgan, regular season
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    Adam Morgan, last 5 years vs. CHC
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Career stats

Morgan bounced back nicely from the worst start of his career (3 2/3 IP, 7 ER) vs. Cincinnati. He allowed only two runs over six innings against the Braves but finished with one strikeout.

Jon Lester, LHP
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    Jon Lester, last 3 starts
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    Jon Lester, regular season
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    Jon Lester, last 5 years vs. PHI
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In his last outing, Lester struggled against the Giants, giving up five runs over 2 2/3 innings. It was the first time a Cubs starter did not go at least five innings. Lester is 1-2 with a 2.45 ERA in five home starts.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Jaime Garcia, LHP
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    Jaime Garcia, last 3 starts
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    Jaime Garcia, regular season
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    Jaime Garcia, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Career stats

Garcia has struggled in his past 2 starts, giving up 15 hits and 10 runs in 7 1/3 innings. The D-backs chased him after 2 1/3 frames last Sunday when he allowed 5 runs. It was the 1st time Garcia had gone fewer than 5 innings this season.

Max Scherzer, RHP
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    Max Scherzer, last 3 starts
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    Max Scherzer, regular season
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    Max Scherzer, last 5 years vs. STL
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Career stats

After another strong outing last time out against the Marlins, Scherzer said he is starting to round into midseason form. He has struck out at least eight in three consecutive starts and owns a 2.31 ERA during that span.

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Boston Red Sox @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
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. TOR
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Career stats

Kelly had an impressive return form the disabled list in his last start, holding the Indians hitless for 6 2/3 innings before Juan Uribe spoiled his no-hit bid with a double. That was the final pitch Kelly threw in a win.

Aaron Sanchez, RHP
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Career stats

Sanchez has won his last three decisions, including Friday, when he allowed two runs on eight hits in seven innings, striking out seven and walking none. Sanchez will be making his seventh appearance at Yankee Stadium, but first start there.

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Baltimore Orioles @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Mike Wright, RHP
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    Mike Wright, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Career stats

Wright will get the ball for the series opener against Cleveland and is coming off a no-decision over the weekend in Anaheim. Wright pitched 5 1/3 innings and allowed four runs in that one.

Trevor Bauer, RHP
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    Trevor Bauer, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Bauer labored through five innings in his last start. Against the Red Sox on Saturday, he allowed four runs off eight hits. It was the most runs and most hits he has given up in a single game all season.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Julio Urias, LHP
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The 19-year-old Urias -- the No. 2 overall prospect according to MLBPipeline.com -- has been dominating this season at Triple-A Oklahoma City, where he is 4-1 with a 1.10 ERA and 44 strikeouts in 41 innings.

Jacob deGrom, RHP
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His low velocity readings lingering, deGrom has seen his ERA balloon from 1.02 to 3.07 over his last four starts. His best outing during that stretch was a seven-inning, two-run performance against the same Dodger team he will face Friday.

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New York Yankees @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Masahiro Tanaka, RHP
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Chris Archer, RHP
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Archer lasted just three innings and allowed six runs on Sunday against Detroit. The former All-Star saw his ERA balloon to 5.16. For his career against the Yankees, though, Archer has posted a 5-2 record and a 2.25 ERA.

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Miami Marlins @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Adam Conley, LHP
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    Adam Conley, last 5 years vs. ATL
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Career stats

Conley will be glad to see someone other than the Nationals. Against them, he is 0-2 in three starts with a 9.00 ERA. In his other six starts, he has a 2.34 ERA in 34 2/3 innings. He's 2-0 with a 2.73 ERA on the road this year.

Williams Perez, RHP
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Perez has produced two strong starts against the Phillies and endured one rough outing against the Pirates since returning to the Majors. His fastball has had a little more life lately, and he's starting to show his changeup more frequently.

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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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Cincinnati Reds @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
John Lamb, LHP
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Lamb bounced back from getting roughed up in his return from a thumb injury with a quality start Saturday against Seattle. The southpaw holds a 5.40 ERA through four starts in his second season in the big leagues.

Zach Davies, RHP
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The rookie looks to complete an unbeaten May in which he's 1-0 in four starts. Davies also is trying for his first career win at Miller Park, where he's 0-3 in six starts, and his first against the Reds.

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Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Miguel Gonzalez, RHP
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The right-hander has an 0-6 record in 12 starts since his last win on July 25 with the Orioles. He had his best performance as a member of the White Sox on Saturday against the Royals, striking out eight and not issuing a walk over six innings.

Danny Duffy, LHP
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Duffy will start the opener of a four-game series with the White Sox. Duffy’s pitch limit likely will be bumped to 75-80 in his third start since coming out of the bullpen. He did not give up a run in his two previous shortened starts.

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San Francisco Giants @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Matt Cain, RHP
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The seemingly resurgent veteran has recorded a 1.71 ERA in his last three starts after posting a 7.84 figure in his first six outings. Cain's 0-2 with a 6.62 ERA in three road starts this year.

Tyler Chatwood, RHP
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Chatwood has been dominant on the road with a 0.53 ERA. He hasn't been as solid at home, but he won his last start at Coors -- over the Mets on May 15, when he gave up three runs and six hits in seven innings.

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San Diego Padres @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Christian Friedrich, LHP
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Friedrich was very sharp during his Padres debut in Milwaukee before struggling vs. L.A. last Friday. San Diego isn’t quite sure what it has in the 28-year-old southpaw, who is looking to establish himself in the rotation.

Robbie Ray, LHP
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Ray struggled with pitch efficiency in his last start against the Cardinals. He threw 28 pitches in the first inning and 25 in the second. That limited him to just five innings despite allowing just two runs (one earned).

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Detroit Tigers @ Oakland Athletics

, Oakland Coliseum
Michael Fulmer, RHP
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In his sixth Major League start, Fulmer will try to ride the momentum of his last start, when he struck out 11 over seven innings of one-run ball vs. the Rays. The Tigers are watching the rookie's innings, but they still plan to work him.

Sean Manaea, LHP
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Manaea, a rookie left-hander, took the loss in his last start at home against the Yankees, giving up five runs on six hits in 6 2/3 innings while striking out four and walking two.

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Houston Astros @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Mike Fiers, RHP
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Matt Shoemaker, RHP
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Shoemaker pitched a gem against the Orioles on Saturday, twirling 7 1/3 scoreless innings while giving up just three hits, walking none and striking out a career-high 12. He has a 5.59 ERA in 19 1/3 career innings against the Astros.

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Minnesota Twins @ Seattle Mariners

, Safeco Field
Pat Dean, LHP
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Dean was solid in his first Major League start against the Blue Jays, giving up two runs over six innings. He gave up a two-run homer, but was otherwise impressive.

Felix Hernandez, RHP
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    Felix Hernandez, last 5 years vs. MIN
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The Mariners ace is off to another strong start at 4-3 with a 2.21 ERA and opposing hitters are batting .077 (4-for-52) with runners in scoring position. He’s 8-5 with a 1.93 ERA in 17 career starts vs. Minnesota.

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