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Rockies @ Yankees
At Yankee Stadium
TV: YES, ATT SportsNet-RM, MLBN (out-of-market only)
8-6, 5.79 ERA, 52 SO
Senzatela is coming off two efforts in which he struggled with location -- one a loss at Arizona, one a win at home over Cincinnati. When his stuff is at its best, he gets grounders and weak contact.
6-5, 3.81 ERA, 95 SO
After picking up the win in the All-Star Game, Tanaka notched another in his last start, limiting the Blue Jays to a pair of solo homers over six innings on Sunday. He scattered four hits, striking out five without a walk, but threw just 79 pitches.
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Padres @ Cubs
At Wrigley Field
7-4, 3.92 ERA, 96 SO
Lucchesi has surpassed 100 innings, and he's gearing up to work well past his career high of 130 from last season. He has made plenty of progress this season, allowing walks, hits and homers at a much lower clip.
7-7, 4.21 ERA, 88 SO
Quintana picked up a win vs. Pittsburgh on Sunday after logging a quality start (three runs in six innings). He has gone 3-0 with a 2.84 ERA in his past three appearances and is 4-4 with a 4.20 ERA in nine home starts this season.
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Mets @ Giants
At Oracle Park
0-1, 11.74 ERA, 6 SO
With Zack Wheeler on the IL, the Mets will recall rookie Walker Lockett to make his third start of the season. He allowed 10 runs in his previous two, though the second -- four runs in 5 1/3 innings in Philadelphia --- went better than the first.
7-7, 3.93 ERA, 89 SO
Samardzija looks to extend a strong run of three starts over which he's lowered his season ERA from 4.52 to 3.93. Over that span, he has a 1.66 ERA with 17 strikeouts and three walks.
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White Sox @ Rays
At Tropicana Field
TV: WGN, Fox Sports Sun
11-4, 3.23 ERA, 125 SO
Giolito’s first start after his first All-Star appearance resulted in his first career loss to the Royals on Monday. Giolito is 1-3 over his last five starts to go with a 6.48 ERA.
8-3, 4.26 ERA, 53 SO
In four starts this season, Yarbrough is 2-2 with a 4.82 ERA in 28 innings. As a reliever, however, Yarbrough is 6-1 with a 3.89 ERA in 41 2/3 innings over 11 appearances.
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Blue Jays @ Tigers
At Comerica Park
3-7, 5.25 ERA, 97 SO
Thornton has faced Detroit once this season, throwing five scoreless innings with eight strikeouts. He pitched just 1 1/3 innings in his last outing on Monday against the Red Sox. Thornton gave up five runs without a strikeout, and will look to bounce back against the Tigers.
2-8, 5.14 ERA, 79 SO
Four years after the Blue Jays traded Norris to Detroit in the David Price deal, Norris will start against his old squad for the first time, though with few former teammates left. He tossed 2 1/3 scoreless innings of relief in Toronto on March 30.
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Phillies @ Pirates
At PNC Park
7-9, 4.16 ERA, 88 SO
Eflin is 2-6 with a 5.73 ERA in his last 10 starts. He has allowed six or more runs in three of his last four starts. He got knocked around in a six-run fourth inning on Monday against the Dodgers.
6-8, 4.31 ERA, 90 SO
Musgrove is coming off an unusual outing in which he worked only 4 2/3 innings on 104 pitches as the Cardinals pestered him with foul balls. He's put together a 3.89 ERA with 39 strikeouts and seven walks in eight starts since the beginning of June.
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Red Sox @ Orioles
At Oriole Park at Camden Yards
7-7, 5.37 ERA, 83 SO
The righty was up and down in his last start, giving up eight hits and four runs over six innings while earning the win. Porcello is 3-5 with a 4.38 ERA in 10 career starts at Camden Yards.
0-1, 5.06 ERA, 7 SO
A control pitcher, Eshelman showed enough in his first two Major League outings for the Orioles to want to see more. He found his strikeout pitch last time out after fanning zero in his debut, whiffing seven Rays over five-plus innings.
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Rangers @ Astros
At Minute Maid Park
TV: FSSW, ATT SportsNet-SW
5-5, 4.63 ERA, 51 SO
Jurado is 1-0 with a 5.87 ERA in one start and two relief appearances against the Astros. He allowed five runs in four innings in a 12-4 loss to Houston on Sunday. Jurado is 3-1 with a 3.74 ERA in four starts and six relief appearances on the road.
0-0, 10.50 ERA, 8 SO
Urquidy is up from Triple-A Round Rock to make his third Major League start. He allowed two runs in 3 2/3 innings in his July 2 debut and five runs in 2 1/3 innings July 7. He has 109 strikeouts and 16 walks in 81 2/3 innings in the Minors this year.
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Cardinals @ Reds
At Great American Ball Park
6-9, 4.15 ERA, 78 SO
Mikolas reset after an inconsistent first half with a complete-game shutout of the Pirates on Monday. He allowed eight hits, struck out three with no walks on 100 pitches. It was the game he and the Cardinals needed after struggling with command.
9-3, 2.41 ERA, 134 SO
Castillo continued his Cy Young-caliber season in his first start after the All-Star break. He picked up his ninth win, allowing three runs over six innings vs. the Cubs, while reaching double-digit strikeouts for the second time this season.
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Athletics @ Twins
At Target Field
9-5, 3.79 ERA, 55 SO
Anderson has been Mr. Consistency for the A's, pitching at least into the sixth inning in 12 of his past 13 starts. The left-hander is 3-3 with a 3.83 ERA in nine games (seven starts) vs. Minnesota.
8-5, 3.10 ERA, 110 SO
Berrios didn't have the best command of his offspeed pitches in Sunday's series finale against the Indians and matched his second-shortest start of the season by lasting only five innings and allowing three earned runs for the second consecutive outing.
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Royals @ Indians
At Progressive Field
TV: SportsTime Ohio, FSKC
5-8, 5.08 ERA, 108 SO
Junis is coming off two straight strong outings, both seven-inning starts. On Monday, Junis beat the White Sox, 5-2, and he gave up five hits and one run while striking out a career-high 10.
3-1, 5.40 ERA, 27 SO
Plutko will attempt to right the ship after a rusty first outing back in the starting rotation on Monday, when he allowed 5 runs in 5 1/3 innings with one strikeout. Plutko closed out the first half of the season in the bullpen, making just one relief appearance on June 28.
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Nationals @ Braves
At SunTrust Park
5-6, 3.71 ERA, 77 SO
Sanchez has been excellent in his past eight starts dating back to May 29, going 5-0 with a 2.47 ERA and tossing at least six innings in seven of the eight starts. It’s a run similar to his final eight-game stretch to close out the 2018 season for the Braves.
10-1, 2.24 ERA, 82 SO
The 21-year-old has won 10 straight decisions after dropping his first start. Soroka, second in the NL in ERA, left in the third inning vs. the Nationals on June 23 after being hit by a line drive in the right forearm.
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Brewers @ D-backs
At Chase Field
TV: FSWI, FS-A, FS-A+(Sp.)
2-1, 3.19 ERA, 26 SO
The veteran will come off the injured list to make his first Major League start since May 27, before he went down with shoulder irritation. He threw 68 pitches in his most recent rehab start, so he could be somewhat limited against the D-backs.
10-4, 2.95 ERA, 114 SO
Greinke, who is 10-4 with a 2.95 ERA this season, has won two of his last three starts, and owns a 2.25 ERA over that span. In his last outing on Sunday, the 35-year-old right-hander allowed five runs on eight hits over six innings against the Cardinals.
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Angels @ Mariners
At T-Mobile Park
3-5, 4.75 ERA, 71 SO
Canning is coming off the worst start of his young career, giving up three runs over 1 1/3 innings against the Astros. He walked six and threw four wild pitches but insisted he's healthy.
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Marlins @ Dodgers
At Dodger Stadium
TV: FS-F, SportsNet LA, SNLA Spanish
4-9, 3.94 ERA, 76 SO
Alcantara makes his second start since the All-Star break, and third in July. He's struggled a bit in his first two starts this month, with a 4.63 ERA in 11 2/3 innings. This will be his first time facing the Dodgers. On the road, his ERA is 3.60.
8-2, 3.00 ERA, 98 SO
After escaping a pair of early bases-loaded jams Monday against the Phillies, Kershaw settled in on his way to allowing just one run over six innings in a 16-2 rout. He has a 2.76 ERA in 11 career starts vs. the Marlins.
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