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• As the rotation takes its final turn over the last four games of the season, don't expect starters to get shorter outings before the playoffs begin.

"I think we'll go on schedule," Speier said. "A lot of it is mainly how they feel. Pitch counts, we'll take a look at that. Situations of the game, of course, are going to matter. It's going to be monitored with maybe a stricter hand as we go here."

• As the rotation takes its final turn over the last four games of the season, don't expect starters to get shorter outings before the playoffs begin.

"I think we'll go on schedule," Speier said. "A lot of it is mainly how they feel. Pitch counts, we'll take a look at that. Situations of the game, of course, are going to matter. It's going to be monitored with maybe a stricter hand as we go here."