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Probable Pitchers

Miami Marlins @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Edinson Volquez, RHP
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    Edinson Volquez, last 3 starts
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The three-inning stint at Seattle was Volquez's shortest start since Sept. 25, 2016, when he worked 2 2/3 innings at Detroit. Volquez has a 2-0 record with a 1.89 ERA at Citizens Bank Park.

Jeremy Hellickson, RHP
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Hellickson looks to make his fourth straight start allowing two or fewer runs Thursday against Miami, the team he was reportedly almost traded to at the 2016 non-waiver Trade Deadline. He holds a 2.71 ERA in against the Marlins.

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Atlanta Braves @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
R.A. Dickey, RHP
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Dickey has pitched well enough to win each of his first three starts. He quieted the Nationals' lineup his last time out until a two-out walk to Bryce Harper gave Ryan Zimmerman a chance to drill a hanging knuckleball for a two-run homer.

Noah Syndergaard, RHP
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While Syndergaard hit triple digits in his last start vs. the Phillies, he was touched up early, allowing five runs (three earned) in the first three innings. He finished the night tossing seven innings while fanning a season-high 10 in the loss.

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Seattle Mariners @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Hisashi Iwakuma, RHP
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    Hisashi Iwakuma, last 5 years vs. DET
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The 36-year-old has been hurt by the homer as he’s allowed six in 20 1/3 innings in his first four starts, including two solo shots in a 3-1 loss at Oakland on Friday. He’s 2-2 with a 3.47 ERA in eight games (seven starts) vs. Detroit.

Justin Verlander, RHP
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Not since his rookie season had Verlander walked as many batters as the six he walked in his last start, Friday in Minnesota. He walked the bases loaded to set up a six-run sixth inning and a hasty exit, erasing an early lead.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Mat Latos, RHP
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Latos made his season debut in his last outing vs. the Angels. He allowed four runs over five-plus innings, but his days with the team could be numbered with the returns of J.P. Happ and Aaron Sanchez seemingly imminent.

Carlos Martinez, RHP
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Martinez has battled inconsistency since looking dominant on Opening Day. Control/command have been an issue, especially in his 11-K, eight-BB, 5 1/3-inning outing vs. the Yankees on April 15.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Casey Lawrence, RHP
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Adam Wainwright, RHP
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Wainwright ended a three-start losing streak last time out, earning his first win of the season. He allowed two runs on six hits, striking out nine, over five innings against the Brewers.This will be his first home start since April 4.

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Washington Nationals @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Gio Gonzalez, LHP
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Gonzalez carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning in his last start against the Mets to continue his fast start this season. He has lasted at least six innings in each of his four starts, with 21 strikeouts in 26 2/3 innings.

Antonio Senzatela, RHP
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Senzatela allowed one run on four hits and no walks Saturday, pitching seven innings for his third straight start. His slider was the best it’s been, and his changeup was effective. He threw 12 straight scoreless innings in his last two starts.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Julio Urias, LHP
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Urias makes his 2017 Dodgers debut after being throttled back by management to conserve innings. Against the Giants last year he allowed two runs in a 5 1/3-inning losing start and one run in a two-inning relief stint.

Matt Moore, LHP
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Moore is settling into AT&T Park, where he’s 5-3 with a 3.38 ERA in eight career starts. Last Aug. 25 vs. the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium, Moore maintained a no-hitter for 8 2/3 innings before Corey Seager broke it up.

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Houston Astros @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Mike Fiers, RHP
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Fiers has enjoyed success against the Indians in his two career outings against them. The 31-year-old is 2-0 with a 2.25 ERA vs. Cleveland and fired five innings of two-run ball in his only career start at Progressive Field.

Corey Kluber, RHP
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Kluber takes the mound for his fifth start of the year on the heels of a shutout versus the White Sox. The 2014 American League Cy Young Award winner gave up three hits and two walks, striking out nine for his fourth career shutout.

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New York Yankees @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Masahiro Tanaka, RHP
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Backed by four home runs in his last start vs. White Sox, Tanaka pitched a gem, allowing one run on six hits in seven innings. Grinding through the first four innings, his splitter was the best it’s been all season.

Chris Sale, LHP
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Sale has come as advertised. Since joining the Red Sox, he's had at least 10 strikeouts in three of his four starts and gone at least seven innings in all four. He allowed four hits in eight innings vs. the Jays in his last start, striking out 13.

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San Diego Padres @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Jered Weaver, RHP
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Oddly enough, Weaver has posted the same line for three straight games. He’s pitched six innings and allowed two earned runs in each. All 10 earned runs Weaver has given up this season have come via the seven home runs he’s allowed.

Taijuan Walker, RHP
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Walker’s D-backs career has gotten off to a relatively slow start, but the righty has faced the Giants and the Dodgers twice in four starts. He will mix things up by facing the Padres, who he’s gone 1-1 with a 1.50 ERA against in two career starts.

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Oakland Athletics @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Kendall Graveman, RHP
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Ricky Nolasco, RHP
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Nolasco's fifth start was pushed back to allow him time to address a mechanical issue. He's slated to return Thursday and is coming off his first win of the season.

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