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Probable Pitchers

Oakland Athletics @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Drew Pomeranz, LHP
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    Drew Pomeranz, last 3 starts
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    Drew Pomeranz, last 5 years vs. MIN
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Pomeranz took a no-decision after allowing three earned runs on eight hits -- including one home run -- and one walk with four strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings Saturday at Texas. The lefty has completed six innings in just one of his five starts.

Ricky Nolasco, RHP
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    Ricky Nolasco, regular season
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Nolasco proved he was healthy but had just so-so results in his return from the disabled list on Saturday against the White Sox, giving up three runs on eight hits over five innings.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Carlos Frias, RHP
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    Carlos Frias, last 5 years vs. MIL
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Frias earned a second shot at Brandon McCarthy's rotation spot by getting into the sixth inning without allowing a run to the D-backs, enjoying the luxury of a big early lead from his offense.

Mike Fiers, RHP
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    Mike Fiers, last 5 years vs. LAD
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After striking out 12 Cubs in six innings last Saturday for his first quality start, Fiers goes from one good matchup on paper to another. He's 3-0 with a 1.08 ERA in two starts and one relief appearance against the Dodgers.

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Chicago Cubs @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Jake Arrieta, RHP
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    Jake Arrieta, last 5 years vs. STL
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Arrieta's streak of consecutive quality starts was snapped in his last outing, a loss to the Brewers, when he gave up four runs over five innings. The right-hander beat the Cardinals on April 8 at Wrigley, throwing seven scoreless innings.

John Lackey, RHP
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Lackey pitched in and out of trouble in his last outing against the Pirates on Saturday but made pitches when he needed to, limiting the Pirates to just one run. Lackey stranded 10 Bucs on the bases in his six innings of work.

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Cleveland Indians @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Corey Kluber, RHP
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The reigning AL Cy Young winner has gone 0-3 with a 7.27 ERA and a 1.030 opponents' OPS in his last three starts (17 1/3 innings). On Saturday, he was charged with five runs (four earned) in five innings vs. Toronto.

Edinson Volquez, RHP
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Volquez takes the mound for the Royals in the series finale. Volquez threw six strong innings on Saturday in a 2-1 loss to the Tigers, giving up just five hits and two runs. Vargas has a career 12.19 ERA in three starts vs. Cleveland.

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Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox

, U.S. Cellular Field
Kyle Lobstein, LHP
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Lobstein recovered from a three-run first inning to allow a run on six hits over his final 6 1/3 innings last Friday at Kansas City. By staying on turn, Lobstein faces the White Sox rather than a Royals rematch in Detroit.

Jose Quintana, LHP
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Quintana has allowed three earned runs over his last 14 innings and two starts combined, but he has a no-decision and a loss to show for his work. He is 12-13 lifetime at U.S. Cellular Field.

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Baltimore Orioles @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Chris Tillman, RHP
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Tillman has been superb as of late, and he allowed two runs on three hits and two walks in seven innings on Friday against the Rays. He also struck out seven.

Nathan Eovaldi, RHP
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The right-hander won after allowing two runs on seven hits over 6 2/3 innings, with one walk and two strikeouts vs. the Red Sox on Saturday. Eovaldi hasn't taken a loss in five starts this season.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Anthony DeSclafani, RHP
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Coming off a career-high five walks in a 4-3 loss in Atlanta, DeSclafani makes his PNC Park debut. He took a no-decision in his first start vs. the Bucs, also his first start of '15, allowing two runs and five hits over six innings

A.J. Burnett, RHP
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At 38, Burnett is in the midst of the best stretch of his career, which translates to also the most frustrating since he is winless despite a 1.45 ERA. Needs three strikeouts to become 27th right-hander all-time to reach 2,400.

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Texas Rangers @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Nick Martinez, RHP
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Martinez gave up five runs, two earned, on seven hits over six-plus innings in the Rangers' 8-7 win over the A's on Saturday. Martinez last faced the Rays in his MLB debut last April when he allowed three runs over six innings in a 5-4 loss.

Chris Archer, RHP
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After four consecutive starts without allowing an earned run, Archer took the loss Saturday when he allowed four earned runs in six innings against the Orioles. He is 1-0 with a 2.25 ERA in three career starts against the Rangers.

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San Diego Padres @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Odrisamer Despaigne, RHP
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Despaigne, who made the team as the long reliever, steps into the rotation for the second time for a pitcher on the disabled list. First it was Ian Kennedy, and now it's Brandon Morrow, who is on the DL with inflammation of the right shoulder.

Rubby De La Rosa, RHP
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De La Rosa struggled for about 15 minutes in his last start, but it was enough to cost him and his team the game. He allowed the Dodgers five runs -- four of which came on Joc Pederson's grand slam -- in the second inning.

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Houston Astros @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Collin McHugh, RHP
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Houston still hasn't lost when the righty takes the mound, but it's been a grind. He's allowed 3+ runs in his last three outings, including four home runs vs. Seattle on May 2.

Hector Santiago, LHP
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Miami Marlins @ San Francisco Giants

, AT&T Park
Dan Haren, RHP
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Haren, winner of two straight starts, is 6-6 with a 2.94 ERA in his career against the Giants. But at AT&T Park, the right-hander is 2-4 with a 3.74 ERA. In his last start, he threw six shutout innings in a win over Phillies.

Tim Hudson, RHP
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The 39-year-old looked to be in vintage form his last time out, pitching into the ninth inning against the Angels. In his only start against the Marlins last year, Hudson allowed one run in 7 1/3 innings to earn a victory.

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