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Probable Pitchers

Kansas City Royals @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Yordano Ventura, RHP
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    Yordano Ventura, last 3 starts
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    Yordano Ventura, regular season
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    Yordano Ventura, last 5 years vs. TEX
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Career stats

Ventura had some control issues -- he walked five (and one intentionally) -- but he had a one-hit shutout through six frames vs. the Twins on Saturday. He gave up three runs on three hits in the seventh and took the loss, his first in five starts.

Colby Lewis, RHP
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    Colby Lewis, last 3 starts
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    Colby Lewis, regular season
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    Colby Lewis, last 5 years vs. KC
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Career stats

Lewis lost to the Angels for the third time this season on Saturday, but struck out a career-high 10 batters. Lewis has a 3.29 ERA in 38 1/3 innings over six starts since the All-Star break. He now shares the team lead with 22 starts this year.

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Kansas City Royals @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Jeremy Guthrie, RHP
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    Jeremy Guthrie, last 3 starts
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    Jeremy Guthrie, regular season
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    Jeremy Guthrie, last 5 years vs. TEX
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Guthrie has won four of his last five starts, which included a complete game at Arizona. In his last outing, he spaced an initial 3 1/3 innings and a final 3 2/3 innings around a 54-minute rain delay at Minnesota and beat the Twins.

Nick Tepesch, RHP
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    Nick Tepesch, last 3 starts
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    Nick Tepesch, regular season
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    Nick Tepesch, last 5 years vs. KC
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Tepesch has allowed only four runs over 14 innings in his past two starts. He has allowed three or fewer runs in four consecutive starts and is second on the Rangers with nine quality starts this season.

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Kansas City Royals @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
Jason Vargas, LHP
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    Jason Vargas, last 3 starts
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    Jason Vargas, regular season
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    Jason Vargas, last 5 years vs. TEX
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Career stats

Vargas followed a shutout of the A's with a seven-inning, one-run winning effort over the Twins. The run came on a homer, the first he's given up in his last six games. All season, he's given up just two runs in the first inning.

Miles Mikolas, RHP
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    Miles Mikolas, last 3 starts
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    Miles Mikolas, regular season
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    Miles Mikolas, last 5 years vs. KC
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Career stats

Mikolas is 0-4 with a 13.73 ERA in four starts at home, compared to 1-1 with a 3.34 ERA on the road. He allowed three runs in five-plus innings in Miami on Tuesday. This will be his first career appearance against the Royals.

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Texas Rangers @ Seattle Mariners

, Safeco Field
Nick Martinez, RHP
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    Nick Martinez, last 3 starts
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    Nick Martinez, regular season
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    Nick Martinez, last 5 years vs. SEA
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Career stats

Martinez earned his third win of the season by holding the Marlins to two runs in six innings on Wednesday. He's now 3-4 with a 3.99 ERA in 11 starts and three relief appearances on the road. He is 2-3 with a 5.18 ERA on six starts since the break.

Roenis Elias, LHP
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    Roenis Elias, last 3 starts
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    Roenis Elias, regular season
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    Roenis Elias, last 5 years vs. TEX
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Career stats

Elias had control problems his last outing and walked a career-high six and hit a batter while lasting just four innings, though he allowed just one run to the Phillies. Elias faced Texas twice in April, going 1-0 with a 2.92 ERA.

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Texas Rangers @ Seattle Mariners

, Safeco Field
To Be Announced

James Paxton, LHP
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    James Paxton, last 3 starts
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    James Paxton, regular season
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    James Paxton, last 5 years vs. TEX
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Paxton lost for the first time in 10 Major League starts in a 4-3 setback at Philadelphia on Wednesday, when he gave up four runs (one earned) in four innings. He's 6-1 with a 1.91 ERA in 10 starts over two seasons, but has never faced Texas.

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