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Rays @ Orioles
At Oriole Park at Camden Yards
TV: MASN 2, Fox Sports Sun
2-6, 3.48 ERA, 60 SO
Castillo will make his fifth start of the year as he opens against the Orioles. The righty has posted a 2.35 ERA in 17 outings since the All-Star break, last being tagged for two runs in his last start on Aug. 20.
5-13, 4.98 ERA, 131 SO
Bundy was brilliant last time out, limiting the Royals to one run over seven innings on just 83 pitches. He owns a 4.13 ERA in August.
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Braves @ Mets
At Citi Field
4-5, 3.82 ERA, 66 SO
Keuchel has allowed one run over 12 innings (two starts) since enduring a season-worst start on Aug. 8 in Miami. He scattered six hits over five scoreless against the Mets on Aug. 14.
8-7, 4.06 ERA, 122 SO
Matz has been on an encouraging run of late, allowing two runs or fewer and lasting six-plus innings in each of his past three starts, two of which led to wins for the Mets.
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Royals @ Indians
At Progressive Field
TV: FSKC, SportsTime Ohio
0-0, 3.60 ERA, 0 SO
Skoglund gets his first start of the season after being called up from Triple-A Omaha on Friday. There was a chance Danny Duffy (hamstring) was going to take the start, but Duffy will go on a rehab assignment instead. Skoglund was 2-4 with a 6.14 ERA at Omaha.
12-6, 3.26 ERA, 211 SO
Bieber was coming off an illness last time out, but he was able to grind through six frames against the Mets, allowing four runs (two earned) with one walk and seven strikeouts. In each of his last three outings, the righty has given up two homers.
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Phillies @ Marlins
At Marlins Park
12-3, 3.56 ERA, 184 SO
Aaron Nola has thrown seven innings in each of his last two starts. He recorded a total of 14 strikeouts with just three runs in that stretch. The Phillies have put Nola on a five-day pitching schedule.
2-5, 4.97 ERA, 65 SO
A blister to his right middle finger limited Hernandez to four innings in his last outing, a no-decision at the Braves. To get him ready, Hernandez will not throw his between starts bullpen session. At home this season, he has a 4.32 ERA in 33 1/3 innings.
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Reds @ Pirates
At PNC Park
TV: FS-O, ATT SportsNet-PIT
10-10, 4.20 ERA, 217 SO
Bauer racked up 11 strikeouts over seven innings but took a 3-2 loss to the Padres on Monday. His fastball was on point, but his breaking stuff helped put away hitters. Ten of the 11 K's were on breaking balls.
2-3, 4.40 ERA, 23 SO
Agrazal worked two perfect innings in relief Wednesday in his return to the Majors, but he'll rejoin the rotation Sunday to take Chris Archer's spot. The rookie went 2-3 with a 4.29 ERA and four quality starts in his first eight MLB outings.
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Angels @ Astros
At Minute Maid Park
TV: ATT SportsNet-SW, FS-W
4-6, 6.29 ERA, 56 SO
Barria, who made a spot start in the second game of a doubleheader on Tuesday, is taking injured Griffin Canning's spot in the rotation for now. Barria allowed two earned runs in five innings for a no-decision against the Rangers.
3-6, 5.54 ERA, 46 SO
Valdez last started Monday for Round Rock at Memphis, giving up four earned runs and four hits in 7 1/3 innings while striking out eight. He last pitched for the Astros on July 15 in Anaheim. He's 1-3 with an 8.10 ERA in five starts with Houston.
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D-backs @ Brewers
At Miller Park
10-7, 3.94 ERA, 191 SO
After spending the minimum 10 days on the injured list, Ray will return to face Milwaukee. The lefty hasn't faced the Brewers since two starts early in the 2017 season, when he combined to throw 13 2/3 scoreless innings in a pair of victories.
8-6, 3.82 ERA, 83 SO
This will be Davies' second start off a stint on the 10-day injured list for back spasms. He should be back to the 90-100 pitch mark after throwing 75 pitches in five innings against the Cardinals in his return to action.
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Tigers @ Twins
At Target Field
6-9, 4.18 ERA, 205 SO
Boyd returns from paternity leave to try for his first win at Target Field since July 23, 2017. He took three losses in as many starts there last season. The lefty delivered seven innings of one-run ball with nine strikeouts Aug. 18 at Tampa Bay.
8-5, 4.52 ERA, 113 SO
Perez has issued eight walks in his past two starts, but he has largely pitched around the traffic by allowing only three runs (two earned) in those games. He held opponents homerless in those two starts after giving up 10 over his previous four outings.
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Rangers @ White Sox
At Guaranteed Rate Field
0-0, 0.00 ERA, 4 SO
Burke made his Major League debut on Tuesday and pitched six scoreless innings against the Angels. He allowed four hits and two walks while striking out four. Only four of 17 balls put in play had an exit velocity of 95 mph or greater.
7-11, 5.16 ERA, 135 SO
Although Lopez gave up seven runs over six innings against the Twins on Tuesday, only three of those runs were earned. Lopez now has a 3.10 ERA over his eight second-half starts.
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Nationals @ Cubs
At Wrigley Field
TV: WGN, MASN, TBS, TBS (out-of-market only)
15-5, 3.63 ERA, 193 SO
Strasburg worked off an effective changeup to toss seven scoreless innings against the Pirates on Tuesday. He induced eight swings and misses on the offering, one shy of his season-high mark.
7-4, 3.67 ERA, 112 SO
Hamels turned in a quality start on Tuesday, limiting the Giants to three runs over six innings. The lefty struck out five and walked two. Hamels still felt off mechanically but improved as the game wore on. He has a 2.05 ERA in 22 career games at Wrigley.
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Rockies @ Cardinals
At Busch Stadium
TV: FS-M, ATT SportsNet-RM
8-7, 6.29 ERA, 53 SO
The Rockies are expected to call up righty Antonio Senzatela from Triple-A Albuquerque to start the series finale. Senzatela has spent a month correcting issues with his delivery and honing offspeed pitches.
6-6, 5.22 ERA, 80 SO
Wacha threw his first scoreless start since June 10 on Tuesday against the Brewers, when he gave up three hits and struck out five in four innings. He's firmly reinstated himself in the rotation.
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Giants @ Athletics
At Oakland Coliseum
1-0, 1.80 ERA, 7 SO
Webb will make his second start after a solid showing in his Major League debut. San Francisco's top pitching prospect tossed five innings and allowed two runs (one earned) against the D-backs. Webb struck out seven and walked one to earn his first big league win.
10-9, 4.06 ERA, 74 SO
A blister limited Anderson's command as he issued four walks and allowed four runs over five innings in a loss to the Astros last Sunday. The left-hander held the Giants to two runs over six innings in a loss on Aug. 13 at San Francisco.
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Blue Jays @ Mariners
At T-Mobile Park
0-2, 6.57 ERA, 12 SO
Clay Buchholz is expected to return from the 60-day IL to make his first start for the Blue Jays since May 5. The veteran right-hander has been battling a Grade 2 teres major muscle strain in his upper back, but recently made three rehab starts.
13-10, 4.30 ERA, 121 SO
Gonzales earned his career-high-tying 13th win on Monday against the Rays with five innings of three-run ball during which he struck out five and walked two. He is 14-8 with a 4.17 ERA in 37 career home games (24 starts).
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Red Sox @ Padres
At Petco Park
TV: NESN, FSSD, FOX Deportes San Diego
1-2, 6.58 ERA, 21 SO
With Chris Sale and David Price on the injured list, Johnson gets another chance to start. He put the Red Sox in a quick hole on Tuesday, when he gave up three runs in the first inning of a loss to the Phillies.
8-7, 4.20 ERA, 129 SO
Lucchesi threw a career-high 109 pitches in Philadelphia his last time out, so he's likely to benefit from six days of rest before facing the Red Sox. The left-hander hasn't pitched into the seventh inning since before the All-Star break.
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Yankees @ Dodgers
At Dodger Stadium
16-3, 4.15 ERA, 131 SO
The Yankees realize that they must continue to treat German's valuable right arm with considerable care, given he just turned 27. As a result, German has averaged fewer than six innings per start this season.
13-2, 2.71 ERA, 147 SO
Kershaw edged past Sandy Koufax in career victories in his last start, but it wasn’t pretty with three homers allowed and three walks in six innings against Toronto. He’s 19-4 with a 2.21 ERA in 37 career Interleague games.
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