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Probable Pitchers

Philadelphia Phillies @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Jeremy Hellickson, RHP
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    Jeremy Hellickson, last 3 starts
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    Jeremy Hellickson, last 5 years vs. ATL
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Hellickson makes his final start of the season, and it could be his last with the Phillies, who acquired him in the offseason from Arizona. Hellickson is set to be a free agent and it's likely he signs a multi-year contract with another club.

Josh Collmenter, RHP
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Collmenter has provided the Braves with exactly what they wanted when they acquired him from the Cubs to fill a void in their injury-depleted rotation. He has won both of his starts. The veteran spent most of this season in Arizona’s 'pen.

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Detroit Tigers @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Jordan Zimmermann, RHP
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After neck problems and pitching issues, Zimmermann returns for his first start since Sept. 10 and his third since June 30. He recorded eight outs over his last two starts combined, which prompted two simulated games.

Matt Wisler, RHP
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Wisler’s past two starts have provided indication that he has gained the confidence he lacked before being sent to Triple-A Gwinnett this summer. His ability to consistently command his fastball has enhanced the value of his slider.

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Detroit Tigers @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
To Be Announced

Aaron Blair, RHP
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After securing his first career win vs. the Mets on Sept. 19, Blair allowed five runs in 3 1/3 innings against the Marlins on Saturday, when his command issues resurfaced and he walked three batters.

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Detroit Tigers @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Justin Verlander, RHP
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Verlander lines up to pitch what could be a win-or-go-home contest. He’s 8-2 with a 2.00 ERA since the All-Star break, holding opponents to a .176 batting average.

Julio Teheran, RHP
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    Julio Teheran, last 5 years vs. DET
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A rain delay ended Teheran’s start vs. the Phillies after just four innings on Tuesday, when he tied his season high of six runs allowed on 10 hits. He has posted a 4.86 ERA since coming off the disabled list on Aug. 19.

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