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Probable Pitchers

Colorado Rockies @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Jeff Hoffman, RHP
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    Jeff Hoffman, last 3 starts
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    Jeff Hoffman, regular season
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    Jeff Hoffman, last 5 years vs. PHI
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Recalled for this start, Hoffman went 5 1/3 innings and allowed three runs on six hits in a 10-7 win over the Dodgers on May 11. Since then, he pitched five innings and allowed one run on one hit in an outing for Triple-A Albuquerque.

Jerad Eickhoff, RHP
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    Jerad Eickhoff, last 3 starts
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    Jerad Eickhoff, regular season
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    Jerad Eickhoff, last 5 years vs. COL
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Eickhoff looked a little more like himself last week in Texas, allowing three runs in six innings. He had struggled in his three previous starts, allowing 14 earned runs in 15 innings.

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Kansas City Royals @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Jason Vargas, LHP
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    Jason Vargas, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Vargas is still seeking his first career victory against the Yankees. The left-hander allowed six runs in last week’s start against New York, which was the most runs he had given up in a game this season.

Michael Pineda, RHP
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    Michael Pineda, last 3 starts
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    Michael Pineda, last 5 years vs. KC
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Pineda defeated the Royals in his last start, permitting four runs (three earned) and six hits over six innings in an 11-7 win. He served up homers to Salvador Perez and Whit Merrifield.

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Minnesota Twins @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Kyle Gibson, RHP
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    Kyle Gibson, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Gibson has been recalled from Triple-A Rochester to start against the series opener. The right-hander was solid in two starts in the Minors, posting a 2.92 ERA with 18 strikeouts in 12 1/3 innings.

Ubaldo Jimenez, RHP
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    Ubaldo Jimenez, last 5 years vs. MIN
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The righty wasn't able to reach six innings in five of his seven starts this season. Jimenez gave up five runs over five innings in Wednesday's loss to the Tigers.

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Cleveland Indians @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Josh Tomlin, RHP
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    Josh Tomlin, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Tomlin has been hit hard of late, especially when his location is off, going 0-2 over his past three starts. Giving up early runs has plagued him. In his last outing, he lasted only 2 1/3 innings vs, the Rays, allowing six runs on seven hits.

Scott Feldman, RHP
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Feldman worked a poorly commanded 2 2/3 innings in a 7-5 loss to the Cubs Wednesday. He was done in by a five-run second inning where he struggled to execute pitches and issued three walks and hit a batter on a 0-2 count.

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Los Angeles Angels @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
JC Ramirez, RHP
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Ramirez took a no-decision in his last start on Tuesday after allowing two runs over seven innings against the White Sox. He has tossed two scoreless innings in two career relief appearances against the Rays.

Jake Odorizzi, RHP
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Odorizzi continues to be a model of consistency for the Rays. On Tuesday in Cleveland, he earned his third win when he held the Indians to four runs on seven hits in six innings. He is 0-3 with a 6.98 ERA in four career starts vs. the Angels.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Atlanta Braves

, SunTrust Park
Gerrit Cole, RHP
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Cole is coming off a string of quality starts. In his last five outings, Cole has struck out 31 batters, while issuing only six walks and allowing seven earned runs. He holds the fifth-lowest ERA among National League starters in May.

Mike Foltynewicz, RHP
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    Mike Foltynewicz, last 5 years vs. PIT
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Foltynewicz has allowed three earned runs or fewer in six of his seven starts. The young hurler still gets in trouble at times when he overthrows, but he has shown he has the stuff to be a front-line starter.

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San Francisco Giants @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Ty Blach, LHP
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Blach allowed three runs on 10 hits over 14 innings in his last two outings, tossing seven innings in each start, and earned his first win of the season vs. the Dodgers his last time out. In his brief career, he's 2-2 with a 3.38 ERA in seven starts.

John Lackey, RHP
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Lackey has had back-to-back tough outings in Colorado and a windy Wrigley Field. Despite that, he's 3-0 with a 3.86 ERA in his last four outings. He gave up three runs over 5 1/3 innings against the Reds in his last outing.

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Detroit Tigers @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Michael Fulmer, RHP
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Fulmer has tossed seven or more innings with three earned runs or fewer in four of his past five starts, including his 5-4 win over Baltimore in his outing Wednesday at Comerica Park. He has never faced the Astros.

Brad Peacock, RHP
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Peacock, normally a reliever, will make a spot start in place of Dallas Keuchel (placed on DL with pinched nerve in neck). Peacock is 2-0 this season with a 1.10 ERA.

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Chicago White Sox @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Miguel Gonzalez, RHP
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Gonzalez, who hasn't won since April 24, takes on the D-backs in the series opener of an Interleague series in Phoenix.

Zack Greinke, RHP
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In his last start Greinke allowed four runs in 6 2/3 innings against the Mets. It was just the second time this year that he allowed four or more runs in a game. Greinke has won his last three starts.

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