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Probable Pitchers

Philadelphia Phillies @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Vince Velasquez, RHP
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Velasquez appeared to take a small step forward Thursday, allowing one run in five innings against the Rockies. He struck out seven batters on four-seam fastballs, which is his strength.

Justin Nicolino, LHP
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    Justin Nicolino, last 5 years vs. PHI
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Nicolino is making his third start, and first since May 19. The lefty is striking out more, eight in 10 innings, but his walks per nine innings is 5.4. It was 2.3 last year. Opponents are hitting .263 off his cutter.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Aaron Nola, RHP
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Nola allowed two home runs in six innings Friday against the Reds. He had allowed just one home run in his previous 41 innings, dating to July 2, 2016.

Dan Straily, RHP
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A string of eight starts without allowing more than four hits ended. The right-hander has struggled to go as many as six full innings. He has done it once in his last seven starts. In 54 innings, he has 54 strikeouts.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Zack Greinke, RHP
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Greinke's five-game winning streak was snapped in a 6-1 loss to the Brewers on Saturday. The righty dealt three perfect innings, before allowing five earned runs. In the month of May, Greinke finished 4-1 with a 3.28 ERA and 44 strikeouts.

Jeff Locke, LHP
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Locke, on the DL with left shoulder tendinitis, is set to be reinstated Thursday. The lefty last appeared in a big league game on Sept. 24 for the Piates vs. the Nationals. He had a 1.77 ERA in four rehab starts.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
To Be Announced

Jose Urena, RHP
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Urena set career highs for strikeouts (seven) and walks (six) in his last start. He has been able to effectively minimize damage since joining the rotation, but he hasn't gone as many as six full innings in three straight outings.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
To Be Announced

Edinson Volquez, RHP
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    Edinson Volquez, last 5 years vs. ARI
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Volquez has plenty of history vs. the D-backs, facing them 10 times in his career with a 2-2 record and 3.94 ERA in 61 2/3 innings. He registered his first win of 2017 in his last start and has thrown six innings in each of his past four outings.

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