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Probable Pitchers

Boston Red Sox @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
David Price, LHP
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    David Price, last 3 starts
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    David Price, regular season
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    David Price, last 5 years vs. TOR
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Career stats

The ace has finally settled in after a tough start, producing three consecutive strong outings. Price is 3-1 with a 4.15 ERA in four road starts this season.

R.A. Dickey, RHP
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    R.A. Dickey, last 3 starts
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    R.A. Dickey, regular season
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    R.A. Dickey, last 5 years vs. BOS
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Career stats

Dickey continues to be plagued by the long ball, and he has now surrendered eight homers over his last six starts. He's also allowed four earned runs in each of his last two starts, but has actually pitched better than his lines would indicate.

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Baltimore Orioles @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
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. CLE
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Career stats

Tillman is coming off a strong seven-inning performance against Houston, in which he surrendered two runs on three hits in a no-decision. Tillman has gone at least six innings in his last seven starts.

Mike Clevinger, RHP
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    Mike Clevinger, last 3 starts
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    Mike Clevinger, regular season
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    Mike Clevinger, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Career stats

In just his second big league start, Clevinger coughed up six runs on seven hits over five innings. Against the White Sox on Monday, he struck out four batters and walked three. He is still seeking his first victory of his Major League career.

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New York Yankees @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Nathan Eovaldi, RHP
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    Nathan Eovaldi, last 3 starts
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    Nathan Eovaldi, regular season
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    Nathan Eovaldi, last 5 years vs. TB
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Career stats

Eovaldi has been spectacular in his last four starts, posting a 2.16 ERA. He’s succeeded by mixing his fastball and splitter, mixing velocity from almost 97 mph on the four-seamer down to around 89 on the split.

Jake Odorizzi, RHP
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    Jake Odorizzi, last 3 starts
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    Jake Odorizzi, regular season
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    Jake Odorizzi, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Career stats

Odorizzi was effective but not efficient in his last start vs. Miami Tuesday. He didn’t allow a run over five innings, but it took him 107 pitches to do so. It was his first scoreless start since he went seven frames vs. Chicago on April 15.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Michael Wacha, RHP
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    Michael Wacha, last 3 starts
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    Michael Wacha, regular season
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    Michael Wacha, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Career stats

Wacha has lost a career-high five starts in a row and given up 20 runs in his last 12 innings. He hasn't gotten out of the fourth in his last three outings and gave up a career-high eight runs in his last start, against the Cubs.

Stephen Strasburg, RHP
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    Stephen Strasburg, regular season
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    Stephen Strasburg, last 5 years vs. STL
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Career stats

The Nationals have won 14 consecutive starts made by Strasburg, extending his own franchise record. Since he returned from the DL last June, only Jake Arrieta and Clayton Kershaw own a better ERA than Strasburg.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Brandon Finnegan, LHP
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    Brandon Finnegan, last 3 starts
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    Brandon Finnegan, last 5 years vs. MIL
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Career stats

Finnegan turned in the best start of his career Monday at Dodger Stadium, throwing a complete game with just one earned run. Manager Bryan Price attributed the success to fastball command on the outside part of the zone.

Jimmy Nelson, RHP
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    Jimmy Nelson, regular season
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    Jimmy Nelson, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Career stats

The righty has allowed two or fewer earned runs in eight of 10 starts, but he is 0-1 with two no-decisions over his past three starts. He is 1-2 with a 6.62 ERA in his career vs. the Reds.

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Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Chris Sale, LHP
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    Chris Sale, last 3 starts
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    Chris Sale, regular season
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    Chris Sale, last 5 years vs. KC
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For the 1st time in 10 starts this season, Sale did not win and he did not make a quality start. Sale had a 10-game win streak come to an end, dating back to his last start in ’15, by allowing 6 runs on 7 hits and 4 walks over 3 1/3 innings.

Edinson Volquez, RHP
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    Edinson Volquez, regular season
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    Edinson Volquez, last 5 years vs. CWS
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Career stats

Volquez was solid against the Twins on Tuesday in a 7-4 win, going 6 2/3 innings and giving up six hits and four runs (two earned) while striking out six.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Vince Velasquez, RHP
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    Vince Velasquez, last 3 starts
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    Vince Velasquez, regular season
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    Vince Velasquez, last 5 years vs. CHC
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Career stats

Velasquez is coming off his shortest outing of the season, giving up three runs on nine hits over four innings in Detroit. He has a 2.25 road ERA in May, but all three of his road starts in May have been no-decisions.

John Lackey, RHP
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    John Lackey, last 5 years vs. PHI
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Lackey had held opponents to two earned runs or fewer in each of his four May starts before giving up three runs in his last outing, against the Cardinals. He has a 2.12 ERA in four home starts and was holding batters to .182 average there.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Francisco Liriano, LHP
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    Francisco Liriano, last 5 years vs. TEX
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In his last outing, Liriano limited the D-backs to one run and two hits in 5 2/3 innings. In May, Liriano has only given up more than three runs once -- he surrendered nine hits and eight runs in a loss to the Cubs on May 13.

Martin Perez, LHP
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    Martin Perez, last 5 years vs. PIT
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Perez pitched six scoreless innings in a 4-1 win over the Angels on Tuesday and is 1-2 with a 2.08 ERA in five starts in May. He is also 2-1 with a 2.08 ERA in five starts at home. His only career start against the Pirates came back in 2013.

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Houston Astros @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Doug Fister, RHP
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    Doug Fister, last 5 years vs. LAA
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Career stats

Fister, on a fairly successful run of late, pitches the finale at Angel Stadium. He entered his last outing on a run of six straight quality starts, and only missed a seventh by a single out, still holding the Orioles to two runs in 5 2/3 innings.

Nick Tropeano, RHP
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Tropeano, formerly in the Astros’ system, has allowed only one run on 11 hits and three walks in 13 2/3 innings over his last two starts, striking out 10. The 25-year-old has allowed two earned runs or fewer in seven of nine starts this season.

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Detroit Tigers @ Oakland Athletics

, Oakland Coliseum
Mike Pelfrey, RHP
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Pelfrey remains in search of his first victory as a Tiger, missing out Tuesday against the Phillies thanks to two solo homers among 11 hits over six innings. He gave up five runs over 6 2/3 innings against the A’s on April 26.

Rich Hill, LHP
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Hill continued his stretch of recent dominance in his longest outing of the year on May 23. The veteran southpaw pitched scoreless ball for eight innings in a 5-0 victory over the Mariners at Safeco FIeld.

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Minnesota Twins @ Seattle Mariners

, Safeco Field
Ricky Nolasco, RHP
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    Ricky Nolasco, last 5 years vs. SEA
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After posting a 3.25 ERA in April, Nolasco has struggled in May with a 8.14 ERA. He lasted 2 2/3 innings against the Royals on Monday, giving up a season-high six runs.

Taijuan Walker, RHP
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    Taijuan Walker, last 5 years vs. MIN
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The 23-year-old is 0-4 with a 3.96 ERA over his past five starts, with eight unearned runs not helping his cause. The only time he’s faced the Twins, Walker threw a complete-game one hitter with 11 strikeouts in a 6-1 win last July 31.

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San Diego Padres @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Drew Pomeranz, LHP
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Pomeranz has been nothing short of spectacular this season, as his 1.70 ERA is the third lowest in Padres history through nine starts. Over his last three road outings, Pomeranz has allowed one run on eight hits in 20 innings.

Archie Bradley, RHP
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Bradley will be called up from Triple-A Reno to make his third start of the season and first career start against San Diego, taking Shelby Miller's (finger sprain) turn in the rotation. Bradley is 1-0 with a 7.84 ERA this season.

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San Francisco Giants @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Johnny Cueto, RHP
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    Johnny Cueto, last 5 years vs. COL
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Part of Cueto's success this year can be attributed to him allowing just two home runs to the 293 batters he has faced. Also, his strikeout-to-walk ratio is an all-time best 5.58.

Chris Rusin, LHP
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    Chris Rusin, last 5 years vs. SF
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Rusin replaced a wild and ineffective Jordan Lyles on Monday in Pittsburgh and threw 4 2/3 scoreless innings. Rusin struggled with the Giants in a May 5 start, giving up 13 hits and seven runs in 4 1/3 innings of a no-decision.

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Miami Marlins @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Tom Koehler, RHP
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    Tom Koehler, last 5 years vs. ATL
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Command has been an issue for Koehler, who seeks his first win since April 26. The right-hander has walked five in three straight starts. Koehler lost to the Braves on April 16, giving up six runs (five earned) in 3 2/3 innings.

Julio Teheran, RHP
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    Julio Teheran, last 5 years vs. MIA
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As Teheran has posted a 1.17 ERA over his past seven starts, he has commanded his changeup, which has made his 90-93 mph fastball seem livelier. His ability to locate inside has halted his struggles against left-handed hitters.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Clayton Kershaw, LHP
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    Clayton Kershaw, last 5 years vs. NYM
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Kershaw has been absolutely dominant this month. The Dodgers' ace has tossed three shutouts in five May starts, yielding three earned runs across 42 innings. He’s struck out 55 batters against just two walks in that span.

Bartolo Colon, RHP
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    Bartolo Colon, regular season
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    Bartolo Colon, last 5 years vs. LAD
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The last time Colon faced the Dodgers, he posted his worst start of the season: five runs in five innings. He’s had particular trouble over the years with Adrian Gonzalez, who is 12-for-27 (.444) against him with two doubles and two home runs.

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