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Probable Pitchers

Chicago White Sox @ Minnesota Twins

, Target Field
Jeff Samardzija, RHP
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    Jeff Samardzija, last 3 starts
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    Jeff Samardzija, last 5 years vs. MIN
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Career stats

Samardzija gladly will turn the page and leave August behind. He finished 0-6 in six starts, with 33 earned runs and 47 hits allowed over 33 2/3 innings. He has yielded a Major League-high 25 first-inning runs.

Kyle Gibson, RHP
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    Kyle Gibson, last 3 starts
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    Kyle Gibson, regular season
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    Kyle Gibson, last 5 years vs. CWS
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Gibson ended his drought of seven starts without a victory, as he tossed 5 2/3 scoreless innings against the Astros on Friday. It was his first win since before the All-Star break.

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Atlanta Braves @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Matt Wisler, RHP
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    Matt Wisler, last 3 starts
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    Matt Wisler, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Career stats

Wisler ended a frustrating August with an encouraging six-inning effort in a loss to the Yankees on Saturday. The rookie has struggled to consistently command his sinker, which is considered his best pitch.

Jordan Zimmermann, RHP
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    Jordan Zimmermann, last 3 starts
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    Jordan Zimmermann, regular season
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    Jordan Zimmermann, last 5 years vs. ATL
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Career stats

Zimmermann turned in seven strong innings in the Nationals' 5-1 victory over the Marlins on Saturday, scattering seven hits. Justin Bour's second-deck home run in the seventh was the only interruption in a string of zeros.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Milwaukee Brewers

, Miller Park
Francisco Liriano, LHP
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    Francisco Liriano, last 3 starts
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    Francisco Liriano, last 5 years vs. MIL
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Career stats

Liriano posted a quality start in Friday's no-decision against the Rockies, allowing three runs on four hits over six frames. He is unbeaten in 11 consecutive starts, all games the Pirates have won.

Taylor Jungmann, RHP
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    Taylor Jungmann, last 5 years vs. PIT
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The rookie bounced back from a poor start to toss six scoreless innings vs. Cincinnati on Friday. Jungmann has a 1.29 ERA in two starts vs. Pittsburgh this season, including limiting the Pirates to one run over seven innings in his debut on June 9.

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Detroit Tigers @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Matt Boyd, LHP
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    Matt Boyd, last 5 years vs. KC
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Boyd gets a third meeting with a Royals lineup he faced twice in early August. He tossed seven innings of one-run ball on Aug. 3 in Detroit, but gave up three runs on nine hits over 5 1/3 innings five days later in Kansas City.

Edinson Volquez, RHP
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    Edinson Volquez, last 5 years vs. DET
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Career stats

Volquez is 0-2 with a 4.85 ERA vs. the Tigers this year, with both starts coming at Kauffman Stadium. He posted a quality start on May 2, but was less effective in his most recent outing, allowing five earned runs on eight hits over seven on Aug. 12.

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San Francisco Giants @ Colorado Rockies

, Coors Field
Ryan Vogelsong, RHP
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    Ryan Vogelsong, last 5 years vs. COL
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Like most pitchers, Vogelsong has had his share of struggles at Coors Field. He's 3-3 there with a 6.63 ERA in 10 appearances, including six starts.

Chris Rusin, LHP
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Rusin's only start against the Giants this year resulted in one of his six no-decisions. On June 27 at AT&T Park, Rusin surrendered five runs (two earned) over 6 1/3 frames. It stands as his fourth-longest outing this year.

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Los Angeles Dodgers @ San Diego Padres

, Petco Park
Mat Latos, RHP
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Acquired to solidify the back end of the rotation, Latos hasn’t completed five innings in each of his past three starts, and he already has been bumped from the rotation for 16 days.

Colin Rea, RHP
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    Colin Rea, last 5 years vs. LAD
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Career stats

Rea had an up-and-down effort against the Phillies with three 1-2-3 innings mixed in with a pair of frames in which he allowed two runs. The No. 2 prospect in the Padres' system fell to 2-2 this year with a 5.95 ERA in five starts.

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