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Probable Pitchers

Kansas City Royals @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Jeremy Guthrie, RHP
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    Jeremy Guthrie, last 3 starts
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    Jeremy Guthrie, regular season
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    Jeremy Guthrie, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Once Guthrie pitched his way out of a first-inning jam Wednesday, he had little trouble shutting out the Reds through six innings and winning his third straight start. But the Royals will need more from him than his past bouts with the Yankees.

Nathan Eovaldi, RHP
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    Nathan Eovaldi, last 3 starts
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    Nathan Eovaldi, regular season
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    Nathan Eovaldi, last 5 years vs. KC
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Eovaldi didn't make it out of the fifth inning in his last start, hit for five runs and seven hits in 4 1/3 frames by the Nationals in D.C. His fastball velocity generally ranks among the league leaders. Eovaldi has never faced the Royals.

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Colorado Rockies @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Eddie Butler, RHP
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    Eddie Butler, last 3 starts
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    Eddie Butler, regular season
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    Eddie Butler, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Butler's last two starts haven't generated much production. He hasn't lasted more than three innings in either of them, while surrendering eight runs (five earned) and 12 hits.

Jason Marquis, RHP
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    Jason Marquis, regular season
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    Jason Marquis, last 5 years vs. COL
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This could be a pivotal start for the struggling Marquis, who has allowed 10 earned runs and 11 hits over his last two starts -- covering only 6 2/3 innings. Manager Bryan Price has indicated that Marquis' status in the rotation is in question.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Severino Gonzalez, RHP
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    Severino Gonzalez, last 3 starts
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    Severino Gonzalez, regular season
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    Severino Gonzalez, last 5 years vs. NYM
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Gonzalez should have a nice opportunity ahead of him. He is replacing injured right-hander Chad Billingsley in the rotation, which means Gonzalez could get a handful of starts before his return.

Bartolo Colon, RHP
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    Bartolo Colon, last 5 years vs. PHI
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Colon lost his second straight start his last time out, but not before setting the franchise record for consecutive innings without walking a batter. That streak ended at 48 1/3 innings on a night his ERA jumped to 4.85.

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Houston Astros @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Dallas Keuchel, LHP
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    Dallas Keuchel, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Keuchel is the first Astros starter to begin a season 6-0 since Roger Clemens in 2004 (9-0). The reigning AL Pitcher of the Month allowed no earned runs over seven innings in his last start. Keuchel has won eight straight decisions.

Wei-Yin Chen, LHP
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    Wei-Yin Chen, last 5 years vs. HOU
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Chen has gone seven innings in each of his last three starts, although two of the outings resulted in losses. The lefty's high for earned runs in a game is four, which came in his last start on Wednesday against Seattle.

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Boston Red Sox @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Joe Kelly, RHP
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    Joe Kelly, last 5 years vs. MIN
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Since allowing five or more runs in four straight starts, Kelly has begun to settle down on the mound, giving up just three runs over 13 1/3 innings during his last two.

Ricky Nolasco, RHP
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Nolasco improved to 4-0 in four outings since missing nearly a month with elbow inflammation with a win against the Pirates on Tuesday. He gave up four runs (three earned) over 5 2/3 innings with eight strikeouts.

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San Francisco Giants @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Tim Lincecum, RHP
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Lincecum's ERA is his lowest after eight starts since he fashioned a 1.76 ERA early in 2010. His strikeouts-per-nine-innings ratio is his lowest ever, reflecting his emphasis on guile rather than pure stuff.

Kyle Lohse, RHP
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For the first time this season, Lohse is coming off consecutive quality starts. He cruised for eight innings against the Mets on May 15, then practiced damage control against the Tigers on Wednesday.

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Washington Nationals @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Tanner Roark, RHP
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After making 31 starts last season, Roark has spent 2015 in the bullpen for the Nats. He will fill in for Doug Fister, who is on the 15-day DL. In two starts vs. the Cubs last season, Roark was 0-2 with a 5.54 ERA.

Tsuyoshi Wada, LHP
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Wada struck out a career high nine batters over 4 2/3 innings in his season debut. The lefty limited the Padres to four hits in his outing, which ended after 69 pitches. He was slowed this spring by a left groin strain.

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Detroit Tigers @ Oakland Athletics

, O.co Coliseum
Shane Greene, RHP
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The Athletics have had a rough time offensively in May, but they have enough of an arsenal from the left side to make things miserable for Greene, who's giving up a .314 average and .842 OPS to left-handed batters this season.

Jesse Hahn, RHP
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Hahn will look to snap a career-high three-game losing streak, which includes his last start in which he surrendered three runs on five hits and two walks in six innings. In four home starts this season, he is 0-1 with a 3.52 ERA.

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Texas Rangers @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Phil Klein, RHP
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Klein made his first big league start Wednesday against the Red Sox and allowed one run on five hits in 51/3 innings. He walked one and struck out four. He was a reliever in Spring Training before being converted to a starter in the Minor Leagues.

Shaun Marcum, RHP
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Marcum has his second start of the season on Monday, after making his first since 2013 after two years of shoulder rehab last Wednesday. Marcum will look to limit the long ball, having allowed three home runs in just 11 2/3 innings pitched this year.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Chase Anderson, RHP
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Anderson looks to allow one run or fewer for the fifth consecutive start in his first career appearance against St. Louis. He has faced just one batter on the Cardinals roster -- Jason Heyward (0-for-3).

Carlos Martinez, RHP
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Martinez won his first start of the month on Wednesday, when he shut out the Mets over 6 1/3 innings. Although the Cardinals are still looking for better late-game focus from Martinez, he did show improved command and efficiency.

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Miami Marlins @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
David Phelps, RHP
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Phelps had a string of five straight starts of working at least six innings come to a halt in his last outing, a loss to the D-backs. He gave up four runs in five innings. He won his last road start, beating the Giants.

Charlie Morton, RHP
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Morton will make his first start of the season after three rehab starts. The 31-year-old had offseason hip surgery, struggled in Spring Training and was placed on the disabled list after the Pirates' final exhibition game.

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Chicago White Sox @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Hector Noesi, RHP
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The right-hander makes his fifth start of the season and seventh appearance overall, as the White Sox give rookie left-hander Carlos Rodon extra rest. Noesi is 0-3 with a 6.06 ERA over 16 1/3 innings as a starter.

Drew Hutchison, RHP
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Hutchison's last outing vs. the Angels was spoiled when his bullpen couldn't protect a 3-2 lead in the seventh inning. Hutchison was charged with four earned runs over 6 2/3 innings, earning his first loss at 3-1.

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Seattle Mariners @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Roenis Elias, LHP
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Elias has put together five strong starts in place of Hisashi Iwakuma and finally was rewarded with his first win with 7 2/3 innings of one-run ball in Baltimore. He's 1-1 with a 2.76 ERA and has 15 straight starts of 3 runs or less since last July.

Jake Odorizzi, RHP
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Odorizzi notched his eighth quality start in nine outings on Wednesday, but has a losing record to show for it. Wednesday night he allowed two runs in six innings, but came away with the loss at Atlanta.

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Atlanta Braves @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Williams Perez, RHP
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Perez generated some momentum as he worked five strong innings in his first Major League start on Wednesday vs. the Rays. Along with relying on his sinker, he showed an ability to miss bats with both his changeup and curveball.

Brett Anderson, LHP
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Anderson will face the Braves for the first time in his seven-year career. This will be the southpaw's ninth start of the year -- his most in a season since 2011.

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San Diego Padres @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Tyson Ross, RHP
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Ross has actually been very good on the road this season, posting a 3.34 ERA in five starts away from Petco Park. He has also pitched better in May (3.24 ERA) than April (4.55) and has limited opposing hitters to a .234 average this month.

Jered Weaver, RHP
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Weaver went 0-4 with a 6.29 ERA in his first six starts. But he's turned it around of late, giving up a combined four runs on 13 hits and four walks in 23 1/3 innings. Two of those starts came at hitter-friendly parks, in Baltimore and Toronto.

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