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Nationals @ Mets
At Citi Field
4-3, 3.32 ERA, 82 SO
Strasburg has been locked in since April 16, striking out 62 batters while issuing nine walks and holding hitters to a .189 batting average. He is 1-0 with a 2.84 ERA in a pair of starts against New York this year.
3-3, 3.96 ERA, 38 SO
Matz's pitch count was up in his return from the IL, which forced him out after 3 2/3 innings last Saturday in Miami. Most encouraging was he didn't feel discomfort while throwing his curve, a pitch that possibly irritates the nerve in his forearm.
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Rockies @ Pirates
At PNC Park
TV: ATT SportsNet-PIT
3-3, 4.89 ERA, 25 SO
Battling a Phillies lineup that took close pitches and worked counts, Senzatela threw 101 pitches over five innings in his last start. But he limited the damage to two runs.
4-1, 1.97 ERA, 47 SO
Lyles is coming off his best start with the Pirates -- seven innings, one run, five hits, one walk and a career-high 12 strikeouts on Friday at San Diego. He’s pitching up in the zone with his fastball, making his curve and other offspeed stuff more effective.
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Yankees @ Orioles
At Oriole Park at Camden Yards
TV: YES, MASN, MLBN (out-of-market only)
3-3, 3.09 ERA, 53 SO
Tanaka was pitching a gem his last time out when he took a 111-mph comebacker off his right shin, sustaining a bruise. He's 2-1 with a 1.40 ERA in his last three starts, holding opponents to three runs in 19 1/3 innings.
2-5, 4.66 ERA, 47 SO
Bundy has lowered his ERA more than two runs this month, thanks to a three-start stretch in which he's pitched to a 1.50 mark. He's won two of his past three starts after going winless over his first six.
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Red Sox @ Blue Jays
At Rogers Centre
TV: NESN, SNET, MLBN (out-of-market only)
0-0, 1.13 ERA, 7 SO
Weber will make his first start for the Red Sox and the ninth of his career on Thursday. The right-hander worked four innings earlier this month and topped out at 63 pitches in his most recent outing on May 18.
0-0, -.-- ERA, 0 SO
Richard is set to make his first start of the season in the series finale against the Red Sox. The 35-year-old lefty has been out since March 29 with a right knee stress reaction and will be held to about 50 to 60 pitches in the matinee.
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Marlins @ Tigers
At Comerica Park
1-5, 4.44 ERA, 44 SO
It took nine starts for Richards to get his first win of the season, and he now seeks his first away win. He's 0-2 (5.40) in three road starts. Hitters are hitting .181 off Richards' changeup, a pitch on which he has a 34.6 swinging miss percentage.
4-4, 3.41 ERA, 73 SO
Boyd’s stellar opening month has given way to recent struggles, thanks in large part to the long ball. After holding opponents to two home runs in 44 1/3 innings over his first seven starts, he has allowed five homers in his last three outings.
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Phillies @ Cubs
At Wrigley Field
4-0, 4.47 ERA, 60 SO
Nola looked like the 2018 version on Saturday against the Rockies, matching a career high with 12 strikeouts in his best outing of the season. He has a 2.30 ERA in his last five starts, after posting a 6.84 mark in his first five.
3-2, 2.09 ERA, 42 SO
Lester struggled in a 5-2 loss to the Nationals on Saturday night. He lasted just 4 1/3 innings and gave up five runs, the first time this season the veteran has given up more than two. His ERA jumped from 1.16 to 2.09.
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Braves @ Giants
At Oracle Park
TV: FSSE, NBCS BA, MLBN (out-of-market only)
2-3, 4.31 ERA, 50 SO
Gausman labored early, then retired 12 of the last 13 Brewers he faced Saturday. The veteran will be starting on regular rest again after serving a suspension for throwing behind Miami's Jose Urena earlier this month.
3-4, 4.21 ERA, 64 SO
Bumgarner has a 4.21 ERA through 10 starts. He has never finished with an ERA above 3.37 in the previous 10 seasons. Against the Braves, the left-handed ace is 7-3 with a 2.71 ERA in 12 career starts, but he hasn't faced them since 2016.
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Twins @ Angels
At Angel Stadium
TV: FSNO, FS-W, MLBN (out-of-market only)
Makeup of 5/22 PPD
6-1, 2.89 ERA, 53 SO
Perez has been the American League's breakout pitcher, sporting a 2.01 ERA in seven starts since joining the rotation in mid-April. After 7 seasons in Texas, he could be on pace for his first All-Star selection.
2-3, 6.35 ERA, 34 SO
Harvey has showed some signs of turning it around with a 4.05 ERA over his last five starts. He gave up two runs over five innings in a win vs. the Royals in his last outing.
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Rays @ Indians
At Progressive Field
TV: SportsTime Ohio, Fox Sports Sun
1-0, 1.50 ERA, 4 SO
After beginning the year on Triple-A Columbus' injured list with a strained right forearm, Plutko made as strong a season debut as he could have hoped for last time out, allowing just one hit -- a solo homer -- through six innings.
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White Sox @ Astros
At Minute Maid Park
TV: NBCSCH, ATT SportsNet-SW, MLBN (out-of-market only)
5-1, 3.35 ERA, 50 SO
Giolito continues to impress and he showed in his victory over the Blue Jays on Saturday that he has it figured out. Giolito threw five innings and allowed just one run in a rain-shortened complete-game win. It's the second time in Giolito's career he's won three consecutive starts.
1-0, 3.86 ERA, 9 SO
This will be Martin's third Major League start. He struck out nine batters in his Major League debut on May 12 and gave up five hits and two earned runs on Saturday against the Red Sox. He induced only two swings and misses in that game.
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