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Probable Pitchers

Cleveland Indians @ Baltimore Orioles

, Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Corey Kluber, RHP
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    Corey Kluber, last 5 years vs. BAL
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Working on seven days of rest, Kluber held the Twins to one run over 6 2/3 innings Tuesday in Puerto Rico. He struck out six and walked two. In five career starts at Camden Yards, Kluber has a 3.12 ERA with 42 K'sand five walks in 34 2/3 frames.

Andrew Cashner, RHP
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Cashner has thrown three straight quality starts, but he has just one win to show for those efforts. The right-hander is 0-2 with a 9.90 ERA in two career outings vs. the Indians.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ New York Yankees

, Yankee Stadium
Jaime Garcia, LHP
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Garcia will get an opportunity to face his former team, as he made eight starts for New York last season and has a 2.20 ERA in three career appearances at Yankee Stadium. He has completed six innings just once for Toronto.

Luis Severino, RHP
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Severino was electric in his last start, hurling six scoreless one-hit innings against the Marlins on Monday with eight strikeouts. He pitched on Opening Day at Toronto, hurling 5 2/3 scoreless, one-hit frames with seven strikeouts.

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Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Eric Skoglund, LHP
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In his second start this season, Skoglund lasted five innings and gave up five runs and eight hits, but he struck out six.

Francisco Liriano, LHP
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Liriano gets a rematch against a Royals lineup he quieted for 6 2/3 innings of one-run ball on April 2. He has walked three batters in each of his two starts since then, but limited the damage to a couple runs in both outings.

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Minnesota Twins @ Tampa Bay Rays

, Tropicana Field
Phil Hughes, RHP
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Hughes returns after a stint on the 10-day disabled list (left oblique strain). It will be his first start since May 21 of last season. Hughes is 5-6 with a 4.83 ERA in 20 career games (13 starts) against the Rays and 1-3 with a 5.92 ERA at The Trop.

Yonny Chirinos, RHP
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Chirinos is now officially in the rotation. Previously, he'd been the starter for "Bullpen Days." He did not allow a run in his first three outings (14 1/3 innings), but he allowed six in 5 2/3 innings last time out against the Rangers.

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New York Mets @ Atlanta Braves

, SunTrust Park
Zack Wheeler, RHP
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Coming off a dominant season debut in Miami, Wheeler struggled early last time out against the Nationals, but he managed to deliver a second straight quality start. He’s earned at least one more, with Jason Vargas still recovering from a hand injury.

Mike Foltynewicz, RHP
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Foltynewicz struggled with fastball command his last time out, but he found enough consistency with the slider to complete six innings vs. the Phillies. He has minimized damage and shown more consistency with a shorter windup.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Trevor Williams, RHP
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Williams put together his third quality start on Tuesday, allowing two runs over six innings in a loss to Colorado. He has yet to allow more than two runs or work less than 5 1/3 innings in a start this season. He has never pitched in Philadelphia.

Nick Pivetta, RHP
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Pivetta seems to be turning a corner. Since he allowed three runs in four innings in his first start, he has a 1.53 ERA (three earned runs in 17 2/3 innings) in last three starts. Better yet, Pivetta has struck out 18 and walked none.

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Houston Astros @ Chicago White Sox

, Guaranteed Rate Field
Lance McCullers Jr., RHP
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McCullers tied his career high of 11 strikeouts while allowing only one hit (a first-inning homer) and one walk in seven innings Tuesday night in a victory over the Mariners. He has 34 strikeouts in 21 innings pitched this season.

Reynaldo Lopez, RHP
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His record may not show it, due to a chronic lack of run support, but Lopez made a third straight quality start to open 2018 on Monday in Oakland, holding the A’s to two runs on four hits in six frames while fanning 10, one shy of his career-high.

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Miami Marlins @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Caleb Smith, LHP
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The road has been rough on Smith, who has made 2 away starts and has a 13.50 ERA in 5 1/3 innings, after being tagged for 5 runs in 2 1/3 frames on Monday vs. the Yankees. At home, he has a 3.48 ERA with 15 strikeouts in 10 1/3 innings over 2 starts.

Junior Guerra, RHP
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When Guerra throws enough strikes to access his outstanding splitter, he’s tough. But throwing strikes is sometimes a problem for him. Against the Reds his last time out, only nine of 20 pitches in a scoreless first inning were strikes.

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Cincinnati Reds @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Luis Castillo, RHP
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Castillo had an especially effective changeup that challenged Brewers hitters in Monday’s 10-4 win. Of his eight strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings, six came via the changeup. He took a shutout into the seventh inning.

Miles Mikolas, RHP
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The righty enjoyed his best Major League outing in more than three years last time out, when he tossed seven strong innings against the Reds. He’ll face Cincinnati again, sporting a 2-0 record and a 4.26 ERA.

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Seattle Mariners @ Texas Rangers

, Globe Life Park in Arlington
To Be Announced

Erasmo Ramirez is likely to be activated from the DL to make his 2018 debut after recovering from a strained lat since mid-February. He pitched well in three Minor League rehab games and threw 5 2/3 innings and 76 pitches in his last start Tuesday.

Martin Perez, LHP
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Perez has allowed 16 runs over seven innings in his last two starts. Opponents are hitting .455 off him with runners in scoring position. He is 6-4 with a 3.28 ERA in 15 career starts against the Mariners.

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Chicago Cubs @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Jose Quintana, LHP
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In his last outing, Quintana pitched 2 1/3 innings, his shortest start since Sept. 2, 2013, vs. the Yanks. Part of the problem was the weather as it was wet and cold at Wrigley.

German Marquez, RHP
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A devastating combination of a mid-to-upper 90s fastball and a mid 70s curve helped Marquez baffle the Pirates to the tune of two hits and six strikeouts in six innings of a win in his last start.

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Boston Red Sox @ Oakland Athletics

, Oakland Coliseum
David Price, LHP
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After dealing with a worrisome “sensation” in his pitching hand during an April 11 start, the lefty showed Tuesday that he's feeling just fine. Price gave up one run vs. the Angels on Tuesday and will pitch in Oakland, where he has a career 3.02 ERA.

Daniel Mengden, RHP
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Mengden was excellent against the White Sox on Monday, his lone blemish a home run to lead off the ninth that forced his exit. The right-hander allowed six hits with one walk and six strikeouts in eight-plus innings.

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San Francisco Giants @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Johnny Cueto, RHP
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Cueto is coming off a strong outing vs. the D-backs in which he tossed seven scoreless innings with 11 K's and no walks. He's only faced the Angels twice in his career, the last start coming with K.C. on Aug. 15, 2015, when he went 8 innings.

Jaime Barria, RHP
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Barria will be recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake and make his second start of the season on Sunday. The 21-year-old right-hander allowed one run over five innings in his MLB debut against the Rangers on April 11.

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San Diego Padres @ Arizona Diamondbacks

, Chase Field
Joey Lucchesi, LHP
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Lucchesi’s 1.66 ERA is tied for the third lowest all-time for a Padres starter through his first four appearances. He’s done it mostly with a two-pitch mix, featuring a two-seam fastball and a changeup/curve combo he calls the “churve.”

Patrick Corbin, LHP
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Corbin has been excellent in 2018. He's won three of his four starts and nearly threw a no-hitter his last time out, losing his bid in the eighth inning on a check-swing infield hit. He settled for a one-hit shutout, the first of his career.

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Washington Nationals @ Los Angeles Dodgers

, Dodger Stadium
Jeremy Hellickson, RHP
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Hellickson took over for A.J. Cole as the fifth starter on April 16 and he received a no-decision vs. the Mets. Hellickson went 4 2/3 innings and threw 61 of his 88 pitches for strikes. This will mark his first career outing at Dodger Stadium.

Alex Wood, LHP
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Wood seeks his first win on the season although he pitched well enough to gain one in his last start against the Padres. He was charged with one run and two hits over 5 1/3 innings as he got a no-decision in a game the Dodgers won in 12 innings.

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