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Probable Pitchers

Chicago White Sox @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Carlos Rodon, LHP
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    Carlos Rodon, last 3 starts
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    Carlos Rodon, last 5 years vs. CHC
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The southpaw has made four starts, including his season debut on June 28, but he has struggled in his last two. Rodon has allowed 11 runs on 12 hits over his last nine innings, striking out eight and walking five.

John Lackey, RHP
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    John Lackey, last 3 starts
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In his first start off the DL, Lackey gave up one run on five hits in five innings vs. the Braves. He's 1-4 with a 5.05 ERA at Wrigley. Lackey had been sidelined with plantar fasciitis in his right foot, which is something to keep an eye on.

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Cincinnati Reds @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Luis Castillo, RHP
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    Luis Castillo, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Castillo gave up three first-inning runs and four overall in a loss to Arizona on Thursday. He made a mechanical change after the first, by not pulling himself on the front side to righty hitters and opening his shoulder.

Jordan Montgomery, LHP
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    Jordan Montgomery, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Montgomery lost his first start since May in his last outing on Wednesday at Minnesota, allowing six runs on seven hits in six frames. The rookie left-hander is 4-2 with a 3.63 in his last 11 starts.

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Houston Astros @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Charlie Morton, RHP
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    Charlie Morton, last 3 starts
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    Charlie Morton, last 5 years vs. PHI
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Morton has gone 2-1 with a 4.58 ERA and 18 strikeouts through 17 2/3 innings since being activated from the DL. Against the Mariners on Wednesday, the righty went 6 2/3 innings, giving up four runs on six hits.

Nick Pivetta, RHP
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    Nick Pivetta, last 5 years vs. HOU
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Career stats

Pivetta has had a rough few weeks. He is 2-2 with a 7.33 ERA in his past five starts. In 27 innings he has allowed 25 hits, 22 runs, 13 walks and nine home runs. The rookie has struck out 25.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Zach Davies, RHP
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Davies produced one of his best starts of the season on Wednesday, allowing one unearned run over seven innings in the Brewers' loss to the Pirates. Manager Craig Counsell said Davies' offspeed stuff was exceptional and encouraging moving forward.

Edwin Jackson, RHP
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Jackson’s second stint with the Nationals got off to an excellent start, as he threw seven innings of two-run ball to beat the Angels. He was also efficient, firing 91 pitches. With that outing, he has secured the No. 5 spot in the rotation.

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Oakland Athletics @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Sonny Gray, RHP
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Gray is 4-1 with a 1.62 ERA and 0.72 WHIP over his last five starts, with 27 strikeouts recorded in 33 1/3 innings over that stretch. He held the Rays to two runs in 6 1/3 innings in his most recent start Wednesday.

Cesar Valdez, RHP
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Valdez will make his first start for the Blue Jays in this game. He previously allowed three earned runs over 10 innings out of the bullpen, but will now start following an injury to Aaron Sanchez.

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Baltimore Orioles @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Wade Miley, LHP
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Miley has surrendered fewer than four runs in just one of his past nine starts. He allowed a combined 12 runs over 9 2/3 innings in his past two outings while walking eight. The lefty gave up two runs in seven innings vs. the Rays on April 25.

Jacob Faria, RHP
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Faria has pitched well since being recalled from Triple-A Durham on June 7. All but one of his starts have been a quality start. He’s shown that he’s not afraid to throw strikes, which can be difficult for rookies.

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Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Danny Duffy, LHP
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Duffy will make his fifth start since coming off the disabled list. He has a 4.46 ERA (12 runs allowed in 26 innings) in four starts since returning. In Duffy's last start, also against the Tigers, he allowed four runs over five innings.

Michael Fulmer, RHP
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Fulmer has a better record at home (6-2) than on the road, but his ERA is way higher (3.72) while his strikeout rate is curiously lower. Nevertheless, he has become the workhorse of the Tigers rotation in his second season.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Jesse Chavez, RHP
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Chavez allowed two runs over six innings in his last start against the Nationals on Tuesday. In 12 career appearances against the Indians, including one start, Chavez is 1-1 with a 5.95 ERA.

Mike Clevinger, RHP
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Clevinger has been absolutely dominant lately, holding opponents to two earned runs on 10 hits over his last four starts spanning 24 innings. In fact, he hasn't given up an earned run in his last 15 innings.

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Miami Marlins @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Dan Straily, RHP
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Straily could still be feeling the effects of a bruised thumb. He allowed four runs on a season-high-tying nine hits through five innings against the Phillies last time out. He’s 4-3 with a 4.15 ERA in 11 career appearances (10 starts) vs. Texas.

Cole Hamels, LHP
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Hamels took his first loss of the season, against the Orioles, on Thursday and is 2-1 with a 4.55 ERA in five starts since returning from the disabled list. He is 9-15 with a 3.39 ERA in 37 career starts against the Marlins.

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Colorado Rockies @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Jon Gray, RHP
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In his last start, an 18-4 blowout win over the Padres at home, Gray struck out seven in six innings and wound up yielding four runs. But that was a solid rebound from a rough two-inning start against the Mets his previous outing.

Lance Lynn, RHP
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Pitching amid speculation that he could be dealt before the non-waiver Deadline, Lynn has allowed one run over his last 19 1/3 innings. His results have been boosted by increased reliance on his offspeed pitches, including an improving curveball.

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Atlanta Braves @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Mike Foltynewicz, RHP
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The righty has been on a roll for the Braves and has been solid in his last five starts. Foltynewicz is 4-0 with a 2.93 ERA and 33 strikeouts in his last five outings.

Taijuan Walker, RHP
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Walker missed his last scheduled start due to the birth of his son, but in his most recent outing (on July 14), he held the Braves to five hits and two runs in six innings.

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Boston Red Sox @ Seattle Mariners

, Safeco Field
Drew Pomeranz, LHP
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The lefty is on one of the best runs of his career. In his last 11 starts, Pomeranz is 7-1 with a 2.64 ERA. In nine road starts, Pomeranz is 4-2 with a 3.06 ERA.

Felix Hernandez, RHP
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The veteran appears back on track, posting a 1.00 ERA over his last three starts with just 11 hits and 22 strikeouts in 18 innings. This will be his first time facing Boston this year, but he’s 8-4 with a 3.90 ERA in 18 career starts against the Sox.

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Minnesota Twins @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Jose Berrios, RHP
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Berrios is coming off a strong start against the Yankees, allowing one run over 6 2/3 innings. It was a nice bounce back after a run of three subpar starts.

Kenta Maeda, RHP
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Maeda takes over for the injured Brandon McCarthy. Maeda has allowed one run in each of his last two starts. He is 3-0 with a 1.06 ERA in three career Interleague starts and has never faced Minnesota.

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New York Mets @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Seth Lugo, RHP
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Lugo’s reliance on his curveball has become a trend. He threw 19 of them in a no-decision last time out against the Cardinals, and he is tossing the pitch roughly 25 percent more often than a year ago. In his last three outings, Lugo owns a 2.60 ERA.

Jhoulys Chacin, RHP
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Over the past two months, Chacin has found a groove. He’s posted a 2.72 ERA in nine starts since the beginning of June. He’s been brilliant at Petco Park all year with a 1.94 ERA and just 43 hits allowed in 65 innings.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Jameson Taillon, RHP
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Taillon has dealt with some efficiency issues over his last few starts, needing more than 100 pitches in four of his last five outings. He’s only pitched into the seventh inning once during that span.

Madison Bumgarner, LHP
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Still looking for his first win of the season, Bumgarner takes the mound in his third game back from the disabled list. All seven of Bumgarner's runs allowed in 13 1/3 innings since returning have come on homers.

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