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Probable Pitchers

Miami Marlins @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Tom Koehler, RHP
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    Tom Koehler, last 3 starts
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    Tom Koehler, last 5 years vs. SD
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Koehler has allowed five homers in three starts. One issue is being behind in counts. His strike percentage is just 57.4 percent. A year ago, it was 60.7 percent. In his loss at Seattle, lefties were 4-for-8 off Koehler.

Luis Perdomo, RHP
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The right-hander is set to return after missing two weeks with right shoulder inflammation. Last season, he led the National League with a 59 percent ground-ball rate, and in his lone start of 2017, he induced 13 grounders to just three fly balls.

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Miami Marlins @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Wei-Yin Chen, LHP
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    Wei-Yin Chen, last 3 starts
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Chen comes off his best start as a Marlin -- seven hitless, scoreless innings at Seattle. But after reaching 100 pitches, he was taken out. The last three starts, Chen has been matched with catcher A.J. Ellis.

Vince Velasquez, RHP
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Velasquez allowed three runs in six innings Wednesday in a loss to the Mets, but he considered it a step forward following two rough starts to open the season. He pitched more to contact, inducing 10 ground ball outs.

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Miami Marlins @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Edinson Volquez, RHP
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The three-inning stint at Seattle was Volquez's shortest start since Sept. 25, 2016, when he worked 2 2/3 innings at Detroit. Volquez has a 2-0 record with a 1.89 ERA at Citizens Bank Park.

Aaron Nola, RHP
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Nola struggled Thursday vs. the Mets. He got 0-2 counts in a few key situations, but each time the batter reached. That included an 0-2 curveball that Neil Walker hit for a three-run homer. Nola hopes to do a better job in pitcher's counts this time.

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Miami Marlins @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
Adam Conley, LHP
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Jeremy Hellickson, RHP
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    Jeremy Hellickson, last 5 years vs. MIA
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Hellickson looks to make his fourth straight start allowing two or fewer runs Thursday against Miami, the team he was reportedly almost traded to at the 2016 non-waiver Trade Deadline. He holds a 2.71 ERA in against the Marlins.

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