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Astros Probable Pitchers

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Astros @ Reds
At Great American Ball Park
TV: FS-O, ATT SportsNet-SW
RHP
9-2, 2.41 ERA, 125 SO
Verlander struck out a career-high 15 batters on Wednesday against the Brewers, joining Randy Johnson (1998) as the only Astros pitchers to have at least 15 strikeouts and no walks. He's one strikeout shy of tying Mickey Lolich (2,832) for 19th all-time.
RHP
3-3, 4.43 ERA, 64 SO
This will be DeSclafani's first career start vs. the Astros. Michael Brantley has faced him the most, albeit a small sample size of 2-for-5 with a homer and three RBIs. DeSclafani is 3-2 with a 4.27 ERA in nine career Interleague games.
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Astros @ Reds
At Great American Ball Park
TV: FS-O, ATT SportsNet-SW
RHP
6-5, 3.67 ERA, 140 SO
Cole has double-digit strikeouts in eight of his 15 starts this year and leads the AL with 140 strikeouts. He leads the Majors with 13.9 strikeouts per nine innings. In his last four starts, he's 2-0 with a 2.52 ERA with 40 strikeouts in 25 innings.
RHP
2-7, 4.33 ERA, 73 SO
Mahle voiced irritation with David Bell about being lifted after 4 1/3 innings and 96 pitches in Friday's 7-1 loss to the Rangers. Bell said the issue is over and respected Mahle's competitiveness and desire to stay in games.
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Astros @ Yankees
At Yankee Stadium
TV: YES, ATT SportsNet-SW
Astros @ Yankees
At Yankee Stadium
TV: ATT SportsNet-SW, WPIX, MLBN (out-of-market only)
Astros @ Yankees
At Yankee Stadium
TV: FOX