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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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Phillies @ Nationals
At Nationals Park
TV: NBCSP, MASN
Makeup of 6/17 PPD
RHP
6-5, 4.31 ERA, 70 SO
Arrieta allowed three runs in six innings in his last start, working himself out of a few jams. But his past nine starts have been a struggle, posting a 5.40 ERA in that stretch.
LHP
5-5, 4.11 ERA, 94 SO
Corbin’s current three-game losing streak matches the longest of his career, tying a streak from July-August 2016. During this three-start span, Corbin owns an 11.37 ERA with 13 strikeouts and seven walks.
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Rays @ Yankees
At Yankee Stadium
TV: YES, Fox Sports Sun, MLBN (out-of-market only)
LHP
4-5, 3.70 ERA, 101 SO
Snell will be making his third start of the season against the Yankees. In his previous two starts vs. New York, the left-hander is 0-1 with a 2.31 ERA and has recorded 21 strikeouts in just 11 2/3 innings.
LHP
3-4, 4.42 ERA, 50 SO
Sabathia will take his fourth crack at notching his 250th career victory when he faces the Rays. The Yankees' southpaw was roughed up by the White Sox on Friday, allowing six runs in 4 2/3 innings as his road woes continued.
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Orioles @ Athletics
At Oakland Coliseum
TV: MASN 2, NBCSCA
RHP
1-1, 5.40 ERA, 12 SO
Yacabonis, who inspired manager Brandon Hyde’s confidence by finishing Monday night’s 3-2 loss to Oakland with two shutout innings, will receive his first career assignment as an opener in Wednesday’s series finale. Yacabonis actually made seven starts in 12 appearances during the 2018 season. He finished 0-2 with a 4.76 ERA in those games and averaged just four innings per start.
RHP
3-3, 3.68 ERA, 57 SO
Bassitt was frustrated with his command problems after he walked four batters in a 9-2 loss to the Mariners on Friday. He's now walked 15 batters in his last five outings, after issuing just nine over his first five starts. Bassitt is 1-0 with a 1.80 ERA in two career starts against Baltimore.
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Brewers @ Padres
At Petco Park
TV: FSWI, FSSD, FOX Deportes San Diego
RHP
7-1, 2.60 ERA, 50 SO
Davies won his first seven decisions before taking a loss in San Francisco in his most recent start, when he allowed three runs in five innings. He has a 2.16 ERA in four career starts against the Padres.
LHP
2-6, 4.66 ERA, 60 SO
After a strong start, Strahm has struggled in his last two outings, allowing 13 runs. He also dealt with rib soreness that kept him off the mound for 11 days between those starts. After walking eight through nine starts, he has walked seven in his last three.
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Royals @ Mariners
At T-Mobile Park
TV: ROOTNW, FSKC
RHP
3-8, 3.97 ERA, 63 SO
Keller turned in his third straight quality start and earned a no-decision Friday in Minnesota in a 2-0 loss. Keller tossed seven scoreless innings and gave up three hits and three walks, while striking out five. He induced two inning-ending double-play balls to get out of jams.
LHP
7-6, 4.50 ERA, 62 SO
Gonzalez is coming off a solid seven-inning performance on Friday against Oakland. It marked the fifth time in 16 starts that Gonzales has worked seven innings or more.
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Tigers @ Pirates
At PNC Park
TV: FS-D, ATT SportsNet-PIT
RHP
0-4, 5.93 ERA, 21 SO
Zimmermann has been on the injured list since April 26 with a right UCL sprain. He completed two rehab outings in June, allowing three homers and six runs over 7 1/3 innings and the right-hander yielded six home runs over 30 1/3 innings before going on the IL.
RHP
2-1, 3.33 ERA, 42 SO
According to manager Clint Hurdle, the Bucs intend to have Williams (right side strain) return from the IL after one rehab start at Triple-A, where he got his pitch count up to 90. Williams faced Detroit in April, giving up two runs over six innings.
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Phillies @ Nationals
At Nationals Park
TV: MASN, NBCSP
RHP
6-6, 2.81 ERA, 66 SO
Eflin has been the Phillies' best and most consistent performer this season, at least according to his 2.7 WAR per Baseball-Reference.com. Eflin allowed two runs and had a career-high nine strikeouts in eight innings in a loss on Wednesday against the D-backs.
TBD
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Angels @ Blue Jays
At Rogers Centre
TV: SNET-1, FS-W
LHP
0-1, 4.57 ERA, 30 SO
Heaney was stuck with a no-decision on Friday despite holding the Rays to a single run on two hits over five innings. Wednesday will mark his Rogers Centre debut.
RHP
3-8, 5.04 ERA, 65 SO
Sanchez will face the Angels seeking his first win in June in his fourth start this month. He's yielded 17 earned runs over 15 innings in June. In five career outings vs. the Angels, Sanchez has allowed 9 earned runs across 18 1/3 innings.
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Mets @ Braves
At SunTrust Park
TV: FSSE, SNY, MLBN (out-of-market only)
LHP
5-4, 3.93 ERA, 72 SO
How’s this for consistency? In each of Matz’s last five starts, he’s gone exactly six innings. While the results haven’t been perfect, Matz owns a 3.90 ERA over that stretch, with 34 strikeouts and 11 walks in 30 innings.
LHP
7-3, 4.11 ERA, 70 SO
Fried still has not regained the effective consistency he had with his curveball during the early part of the season. The southpaw has posted a 7.52 ERA and has allowed opponents to produce a .418 on-base percentage over his past four starts.
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Indians @ Rangers
At Globe Life Park in Arlington
TV: SportsTime Ohio, FSSW
RHP
3-1, 4.63 ERA, 17 SO
Plutko secured back-to-back wins for the first time this season after allowing three runs (two earned) through six frames in the Indians' victory over the Tigers on Friday. He struck out six batters and walked one, throwing a season-high 107 pitches.
LHP
0-0, 9.00 ERA, 4 SO
Palumbo made his Major League debut on June 8 against Oakland and allowed four runs in four innings. All four runs came in the fourth. He has a 3.19 ERA in 11 games at Double-A Frisco, including three scoreless in his last outing vs. NW Arkansas.
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White Sox @ Cubs
At Wrigley Field
TV: NBCSCH, ABC 7
RHP
10-1, 2.22 ERA, 95 SO
Giolito has won eight straight starts and is 9-0 over his last 11 trips to the mound after shutting down the Yankees on Friday. Giolito has a 0.94 ERA with 65 strikeouts over 57 1/3 innings during the eight-start win streak.
LHP
5-5, 4.08 ERA, 69 SO
Lester gave up six runs (via three two-run homers) in a five-inning loss to the Dodgers on Thursday. The lefty has a 7.59 ERA in his last six outings. In 17 career games against the White Sox, Lester is 9-6 with a 4.13 ERA.
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Red Sox @ Twins
At Target Field
TV: NESN, FSNO
LHP
7-4, 4.67 ERA, 84 SO
Coming off one of his best outings of the season, in which he allowed just one run in seven innings to the Orioles, Rodriguez will look to keep the momentum going facing a Twins club against whom he owns a 3.91 ERA in four career starts.
RHP
7-3, 3.70 ERA, 77 SO
Gibson was at his best on Friday night against the Royals, when he allowed only a pair of singles in eight shutout innings while he faced one batter over the minimum in his longest start of the season. The right-hander has a 3.02 ERA in eight starts since May 3.
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Marlins @ Cardinals
At Busch Stadium
TV: FS-M, FS-F
RHP
3-7, 3.68 ERA, 69 SO
A native of Aviston, Ill., Richards will be close to home when he faces the Cardinals. Last July 7, he started at St. Louis, giving up three earned runs in five innings in a loss. He allowed a career-high 11 hits in his last outing, a loss to the Pirates.
RHP
0-0, 2.00 ERA, 10 SO
After laboring through a 71-pitch, four-inning spot start versus the Mets, Ponce de Leon gets another chance. It will serve as a sort of audition, as the Cards will have to choose between Ponce de Leon and Michael Wacha once Adam Wainwright returns.
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Rockies @ D-backs
At Chase Field
TV: FS-A, ATT SportsNet-RM
RHP
6-5, 4.38 ERA, 93 SO
In 2017, Gray was 2-0 with a 2.77 ERA, 20 strikeouts and one walk at Chase Field. Since then, has had two bad ones -- 1 1/3 innings, seven hits, four runs in the 2017 NL Wild Card Game and four innings, three runs on six hits and three walks on 2018 Opening Day.
RHP
8-2, 2.65 ERA, 85 SO
Greinke had a no-hitter through six innings in his last start against the Nats. He ended up allowing two hits in 7 2/3 innings. Greinke was only removed because of a one-hour, three-minute rain delay.
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Giants @ Dodgers
At Dodger Stadium
TV: NBCS BA, SportsNet LA, SNLA Spanish, ESPN
LHP
2-6, 6.43 ERA, 55 SO
After posting an 8.08 ERA over his first 10 starts of the season, Pomeranz decided to make an adjustment and raise his arm slot. Since then, he's allowed no earned runs over 10 innings in his last two outings.
LHP
4-1, 2.60 ERA, 59 SO
Rich Hill was roughed up early by the Cubs (two homers in the first two-plus innings), then finished up seven innings by allowing only one hit over the last four innings, with his curveball improving as the game went on.
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