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Probable Pitchers

Milwaukee Brewers @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Brent Suter, LHP
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    Brent Suter, last 5 years vs. CHC
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Suter has allowed 31 hits over 25 1/3 innings and opponents are hitting .295 against him. He escaped with a no-decision on Saturday against the Marlins despite allowing five runs in five innings. Suter has yet to complete six innings this season.

Yu Darvish, RHP
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Darvish hasn't been able to finish the fifth inning in three of his four starts. In his last outing, he gave up five runs in 4 2/3 innings against the Rockies. He pitched well vs. the Brewers on April 7, giving up one run on two hits in six innings.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Zack Godley, RHP
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Godley celebrated his 28th birthday by picking up his third win of the season in Arizona’s 6-2 victory over the Padres on Friday. He held San Diego to two runs in 5 1/3 innings while striking out eight batters.

Stephen Strasburg, RHP
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A dominant fastball helped carry Strasburg to his first double-digit strikeout outing of the season in his last start against the Dodgers. Even though he lost, he gave up just two runs in seven innings and has posted a 2.97 ERA on the year.

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Atlanta Braves @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Julio Teheran, RHP
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Coming off two of his best outings since the start of 2016, Teheran faces the Phillies for the 3rd time this season. Teheran recorded nine strikeouts -- his highest total since '16 -- in his most recent start against Philadelphia.

Aaron Nola, RHP
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Nola looks like an early candidate to make the National League All-Star team. He has not allowed more than two runs in any of his first five starts. He has allowed only 20 hits in 31 1/3 innings as he induces plenty of weak contact.

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Detroit Tigers @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Mike Fiers, RHP
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Fiers has displayed excellent control in his first three starts in a Tigers uniform with exactly one walk in each outing. However, he did not register a strikeout in his most recent start, his first time doing so since September 2016.

Chris Tillman, RHP
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Tillman gave up four runs over a season-high six innings against the Indians on Saturday but is still searching for his first win. The righty needs to turn things around soon or his rotation spot could be in jeopardy.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Miles Mikolas, RHP
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Mikolas is garnering a reputation as a strike thrower with an ability to command five pitches in his first month back in the big leagues. The righty is the only full-time member of the Cardinals' rotation not to lose this season.

Steven Brault, LHP
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Brault held the Phillies to two runs on two hits while walking three and striking out four over 5 1/3 innings on Saturday, a no-decision. Brault has faced the Cardinals twice, but only once as a starter: in his Major League debut on July 5, 2016.

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Texas Rangers @ Toronto Blue Jays

, Rogers Centre
Mike Minor, LHP
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Minor will make his second start against the Blue Jays. He allowed one run on two hits over six innings in a 5-1 victory on April 7 in Arlington. He is 3-0 with a 1.64 ERA in three starts and two relief appearances in his career against Toronto.

Marcus Stroman, RHP
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Stroman has been struggling with his command so far this season. He has walked 14 batters over 20 innings, and that's a major reason behind an 8.55 ERA. Stroman has never walked more than 2.8 batters per nine innings in a full season.

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Colorado Rockies @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Tyler Anderson, LHP
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Anderson enjoyed a strong outing vs. the Cubs his last time out and also drew a two-out walk in the fifth. After struggling in his debut, Anderson has held his opponent to two earned runs or fewer in four straight starts.

Jose Urena, RHP
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Mixing his pitches has become a focus for Urena, who's aiming to do more than rely on his fastball. He showed that in his last start. At Milwaukee, among his 99 pitches, he threw 23 changeups and 22 sliders. Urena's fastball maxed out at 97.1 mph.

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Seattle Mariners @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Erasmo Ramirez, RHP
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Ramirez returned from a right lat strain to make his season debut on Sunday, and it didn't go well. He took the loss after allowing two home runs and five runs in 4 2/3 innings, but the veteran will try to get back on the horse in start No. 2.

Corey Kluber, RHP
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Kluber allowed three runs over seven innings in a win over Baltimore on Sunday, striking out four and walking none in the win. On Opening Day, the Tribe ace held Seattle to two runs over eight innings in a hard-luck, complete-game loss.

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Tampa Bay Rays @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Blake Snell, LHP
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Snell has been the team’s most effective starter this year. He’s won his past three starts and struck out 25 batters during that span. Overall, Snell has fanned 32 in 28 1/3 innings.

Drew Pomeranz, LHP
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The lefty will try to get in a better rhythm than he was in during his first start back from the disabled list, when he gave up five hits and three runs over 3 2/3 innings against Oakland while throwing 88 pitches. Pomeranz did strike out seven.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Luis Castillo, RHP
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So far, Castillo has lacked the power of a high 90s-100-mph fastball that he had in 2017. What’s also needed is better command. He gave up three runs on seven hits and a season-high four walks over five innings on Sunday at St. Louis.

Phil Hughes, RHP
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After starting the year on the DL, Hughes made his return against the Rays on Sunday, giving up two runs over 3 1/3 innings. He's had two surgeries to alleviate Thoracic outlet syndrome and has to prove he can be healthy and effective going forward.

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Oakland Athletics @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Sean Manaea, LHP
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Manaea will make his first start since throwing a no-hitter against the Red Sox on Saturday. The lefty struck out 10 in the historical effort, giving him 30 strikeouts in 36 2/3 innings this season.

Dallas Keuchel, LHP
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Keuchel is coming off his first win of the season, allowing one run in six innings to beat the White Sox on Saturday. He’s 13-6 with a 2.42 ERA in his career in 29 games (25 starts) in April -- his best ERA of any month.

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Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Reynaldo Lopez, RHP
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Lopez has been a bright spot in Chicago’s rotation, owning a 1.50 ERA through four starts. His FIP sits nearly 3 runs higher at 4.20, likely a result of his average 5.63 walks per 9 innings.

Danny Duffy, LHP
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Duffy will start the second game of this series. The left-hander struggled in his previous start on Saturday against the Tigers, giving up 10 hits and six runs through 4 2/3 innings.

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New York Yankees @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Luis Severino, RHP
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Severino will try for his third straight victory as he opens the three-game series with the Angels. In his past 13 innings against the Marlins and Blue Jays, Severino has permitted one run and four hits (0.69 ERA), with three walks and 14 strikeouts.

Andrew Heaney, LHP
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Heaney will make his third start and second at home. On Friday vs. the Giants, he allowed seven earned runs on six hits with two walks and six K's. He's made one career start vs. the Yanks, earning the win in June 2015, tossing seven two-hit innings.

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New York Mets @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Jacob deGrom, RHP
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The Mets’ bullpen has blown two straight leads for deGrom, leaving him with no-decisions despite a 1.88 ERA, 22 strikeouts and three walks in those starts. He can become the first pitcher in Mets history to go undefeated in 11 straight road starts.

Clayton Richard, LHP
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Again, Richard is having trouble keeping his opponents off the bases, as evidenced by his 1.63 WHIP through five starts this season. In the meantime, Richard’s ground-ball rate has dipped by about 10 percent from last season.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Hyun-Jin Ryu, LHP
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Ryu is coming off one of his best starts in years, having shut out the Nationals for seven innings on two hits. He is 4-3 with a 3.40 ERA at AT&T Park.

Derek Holland, LHP
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The 31-year-old southpaw was hit hard by the long ball in his last outing, as three of the five hits he allowed in six innings were deposited in the Angel Stadium bleachers. Holland is winless in two career starts against the Dodgers.

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