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Probable Pitchers

Chicago Cubs @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Jake Arrieta, RHP
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Arrieta will be vying for his 14th consecutive quality start, which would tie him with Greg Maddux for the longest stretch by a Cubs pitcher. Maddux did so in 1992, when he won his first Cy Young. Arrieta has a 0.54 ERA in five August starts.

Alex Wood, LHP
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Yanked in the sixth with a four-hit shutout in Cincinnati, Wood wasn’t happy with the quick hook, although he earned his second win against the Reds in as many starts.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
David Holmberg, LHP
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There is a chance Holmberg doesn’t make this start and Michael Lorenzen is called up to take the spot. Holmberg is 0-3 with a 15.19 ERA in his past three starts.

Kyle Hendricks, RHP
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Hendricks had trouble in the first inning of his last start vs. the Giants, serving up a leadoff home run and walking three. He'll be happy to turn the calendar. He's 2-1 with a 5.40 ERA in five August starts.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Anthony DeSclafani, RHP
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DeSclafani was a 1-0 loser to Zack Greinke on Thursday despite seven strong innings. He has six quality starts in his past seven outings and a team-high 15 in '15. He challenged hitters and also helped himself by inducing four double-play grounders.

Dan Haren, RHP
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Haren posted his longest outing for the Cubs in his last start, throwing 105 pitches over 6 1/3 innings against the Giants. Said manager Joe Maddon: "I think it's something for him to build off of going into the next outing."

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Cincinnati Reds @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Raisel Iglesias, RHP
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    Raisel Iglesias, last 5 years vs. CHC
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Iglesias struggled in a two-run first inning vs. the Brewers before a 5-0 loss. But once he course corrected in the first, he retired 16 in a row as he changed speeds and arm angles while using a good slider. He has six-straight quality starts.

Jason Hammel, RHP
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Hammel had to deal with Clayton Kershaw in his last start, and blinked in the sixth when he walked two of the first three batters. Both would score. Other than that, it was a good outing. He has a 5.44 ERA in his last seven starts.

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