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Probable Pitchers

Los Angeles Angels @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Jered Weaver, RHP
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    Jered Weaver, last 3 starts
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    Jered Weaver, regular season
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    Jered Weaver, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Behind a jump in velocity, Weaver has been superb in his past three starts. Since July 12, Weaver is 2-0 with a 2.57 ERA and 17-to-5 strikeout-to-walk ratio. He earned the win Wednesday against Baltimore with eight innings of two-run ball.

Chris Tillman, RHP
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    Chris Tillman, last 3 starts
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    Chris Tillman, regular season
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    Chris Tillman, last 5 years vs. LAA
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Tillman turned in his fourth consecutive quality start in Anaheim, going six innings and allowing one earned run. The righty allowed five hits and two walks in the no-decision.

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Seattle Mariners @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Hisashi Iwakuma, RHP
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    Hisashi Iwakuma, last 3 starts
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    Hisashi Iwakuma, regular season
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    Hisashi Iwakuma, last 5 years vs. CLE
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Iwakuma lost to the Orioles, 4-0, on Thursday but is still 3-1 with a 2.27 ERA in five July starts. He hasn't walked a batter in his last 35 2/3 innings. He has a 4.02 ERA and no decisions in three career games against the Indians.

Trevor Bauer, RHP
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    Trevor Bauer, regular season
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    Trevor Bauer, last 5 years vs. SEA
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Bauer picked up a quality start against Minnesota on Wednesday, but the three runs he surrendered were enough to give the Twins a 3-1 victory. He has yet to surrender more than four earned runs in 14 starts this year.

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Chicago White Sox @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Jose Quintana, LHP
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    Jose Quintana, last 3 starts
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    Jose Quintana, regular season
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    Jose Quintana, last 5 years vs. DET
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Career stats

Quintana has posted a 2-0 record with a 1.70 ERA over his last seven starts, of which six were quality, striking out 49 in 47 2/3 innings. He has allowed three runs or fewer in 18 of his 21 starts this season.

Anibal Sanchez, RHP
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    Anibal Sanchez, last 5 years vs. CWS
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Sanchez has run into trouble in the middle innings in three of his past four starts. He has alternated wins and losses in July, beating the D-backs last Wednesday in Phoenix despite allowing five runs over 6 1/3 innings.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Trevor Cahill, RHP
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    Trevor Cahill, regular season
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    Trevor Cahill, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Cahill struggled last time out against the Tigers. He did not walk a batter but was wild within the strike zone and allowed seven runs (three earned) on eight hits while lasting just four innings.

Mike Leake, RHP
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    Mike Leake, last 5 years vs. ARI
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Leake's struggles since the start of June have continued into the season's second half. After posting a 2.16 ERA in May, the right-hander has a 4.71 ERA since. He's 3-0 in six career starts against Arizona, but his ERA against the D-backs is 5.84.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Matt Garza, RHP
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Garza delivered the mother of all bouncebacks against the Mets, allowing only one run and two hits over eight innings, five days after he recorded only one out against the Nats. It snapped a two-start losing streak.

Alex Cobb, RHP
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Cobb had perhaps his best start of the season on July 23 vs. the Cardinals, tossing seven scoreless innings and striking out 10. Cobb is 3-0 with a 2.59 ERA in four July starts.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Cole Hamels, LHP
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Hamels allowed just one run in eight innings on Thursday against the Giants. He allowed just one run and struck out 10, his fourth double-digit game of the season. He is expected to stick around following the non-waiver Trade Deadline.

Dillon Gee, RHP
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Gee lasted only five innings in Milwaukee on Thursday, allowing six earned runs on six hits. After a great start in his July 9 return from the DL, Gee has struggled in two straight, allowing 10 runs over 10 innings.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Marcus Stroman, RHP
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    Marcus Stroman, last 5 years vs. BOS
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Stroman carried a no-hitter into his last start until Boston's Shane Victorino hit a bloop single to shallow CF. That was the only hit Stroman would allow over seven scoreless innings as he continues to be one of the club's most valuable starters.

Rubby De La Rosa, RHP
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    Rubby De La Rosa, last 5 years vs. TOR
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De La Rosa's road woes continued on Thursday as the right-hander was dealt the loss in his toughest outing of the season. He's yet to win away from Fenway Park.

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Washington Nationals @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Stephen Strasburg, RHP
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Strasburg gave up three runs in the first inning against Colorado on July 23, before settling in to a serviceable outing. He is 1-1 with a 5.91 ERA in two starts (10 2/3 innings) against the Marlins this season.

Henderson Alvarez, RHP
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Any questions about Alvarez's bruised left shin were put to rest after the right-hander threw eight strong innings in Atlanta. Alvarez limited the Braves to two runs. He's 0-1 in two starts vs. the Nationals this year.

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Colorado Rockies @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Jorge De La Rosa, LHP
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De La Rosa won his fifth straight decision Wednesday while striking out 11 Nationals. With his cutter-changeup combo looking sharp, he got all his punchouts swinging. The lefty didn't walk anyone, and the Nats hit 1-for-14 with RISP against him.

Edwin Jackson, RHP
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Jackson had to leave his last start early because of cramping in his right hand. The righty said it's happened before, and was most likely due to dehydration. He gave up four earned runs on seven hits over five-plus innings before exiting.

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New York Yankees @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Brandon McCarthy, RHP
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Acquired from the D-backs on July 6, McCarthy has bolstered the reconstructed Yankees rotation, improving to 2-0 with a 2.45 ERA in three starts and helping make up for the loss of Masahiro Tanaka to a right elbow injury.

Nick Martinez, RHP
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In his first start since July 1, back from a left side injury, Martinez threw 5 1/3 scoreless innings against the Yankees, allowing just three hits over a precautionary 67 pitches in the Fordham grad's first return to the Bronx.

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Minnesota Twins @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Kyle Gibson, RHP
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Gibson has been dealing with lower back stiffness, but after throwing a bullpen without any issues on Saturday he was cleared to make his next start. Gibson gave up six runs over 6 1/3 innings in his last outing on July 18 against the Rays.

James Shields, RHP
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Shields gave up four hits and a walk but just one run in the first two innings and settled into a strong seven-inning effort last Wednesday at Chicago. In his last seven starts, he's had just one win, but left five times either ahead or in a tie

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Oakland Athletics @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Jeff Samardzija, RHP
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Samardzija went eight innings and allowed just one run against the Astros on Thursday, improving to 2-1 with a 2.70 ERA in four starts since being traded from the Cubs. He's struck out 20 and walked two.

Scott Feldman, RHP
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Since starting the season with two stellar outings, Feldman has struggled. He's gone 2-8 with a 5.22 ERA in his last 16 starts. In his last three starts, he's 0-3 with an 8.15 ERA, allowing 27 hits and 11 walks in 17 2/3 innings.

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Atlanta Braves @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Aaron Harang, RHP
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Harang continues to enjoy what is quietly turning into a career-best season for the veteran. He has recorded 18 quality starts in 21 turns, 16 of which have been outings in which he's allowed two earned runs or fewer.

Josh Beckett, RHP
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Despite the solid ERA, Beckett will be scrutinized coming off his shortest start that followed a DL stint for a bad hip.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Lance Lynn, RHP
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Lynn had a quality start wasted on Wednesday because of no run support, but he continues to be durable and reliable. Lynn has allowed two or fewer runs in 15 of 21 starts this season and has pitched into the sixth in as many outings.

Tyson Ross, RHP
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Ross, an All-Star, has certainly pitched like one during the month of July. In five starts this month, he has a 1.03 ERA and has held opponents to a .194 average. He struck out 11 in six innings against the Cubs his last time out.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Francisco Liriano, LHP
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Liriano has allowed only one earned run in his last 14 innings. Interestingly, the Pirates are 7-1 in his no-decision starts. His '13 start in AT&T Park was one of his poorest (nine hits and four runs allowed in four innings).

Tim Hudson, RHP
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    Tim Hudson, last 5 years vs. PIT
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The four-time All-Star has lost his last three starts at AT&T Park. Yet, Hudson's home statistics overall remain above average. Hudson's 5-3 with a 3.13 ERA in the bayside ballpark.

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