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Probable Pitchers

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Steven Brault, LHP
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Brault will be recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis to take Gerrit Cole’s scheduled turn in the rotation. He has made two starts for the Bucs this season, lasting four innings against St. Louis on July 5 and six innings against Milwaukee on July 29.

Jake Arrieta, RHP
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Arrieta, who improved to 10-2 with a 2.99 ERA on the road after his last outing, will open a homestand at Wrigley Field against the Pirates. This will be his fifth start vs. the Bucs; he's 3-1 with a 2.67 ERA in four games.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Chad Kuhl, RHP
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The rookie has worked at least six innings with two or fewer earned runs in five consecutive starts. He will be facing the team his last non-quality start came against, as the Cubs knocked him around for four runs in 2 1/3 innings on July 9.

Kyle Hendricks, RHP
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Hendricks is on a roll. He's given up three or fewer earned runs in each of his last 17 starts, dating to May 22. It's the longest streak by a MLB starter this season. He has a 1.70 ERA in that stretch.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Ryan Vogelsong, RHP
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Vogelsong has performed well since returning after missing over two months due to facial fractures, posting a 2.48 ERA in five starts. The veteran limited the Brewers to two runs over 5 1/3 innings his last time out.

Mike Montgomery, LHP
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Montgomery will make his third start with the Cubs. In his last outing, he threw a season-high 91 pitches and gave up three runs over five innings against the Dodgers. The lefty did walk four, and would like to cut down on that.

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Milwaukee Brewers @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
To Be Announced

To Be Announced

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