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Probable Pitchers

Toronto Blue Jays @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Marco Estrada, RHP
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    Marco Estrada, last 5 years vs. KC
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Estrada has allowed at least six runs in three of his past four starts. His ERA, which was 3.15 at the end of May, now sits at 4.98. Home runs has been an issue with five allowed over that same span.

Jason Vargas, LHP
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Vargas is tied with Clayton Kershaw for the Major League lead in wins this season with 10. He's allowed a combined six runs in his past four outings, one of which was a shutout vs. the Indians.

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Toronto Blue Jays @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Francisco Liriano, LHP
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    Francisco Liriano, last 5 years vs. KC
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Liriano will toe the rubber for the Blue Jays on Sunday in the finale vs. Kansas City. The veteran left-hander is 6-5 with a 4.45 ERA in 18 career games (15 starts) against the Royals.

Jason Hammel, RHP
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Hammel pitched seven innings while allowing a two-run home run in a victory against the Red Sox on Monday, his second straight win and third in June. Though he hit two batters, Hammel didn't allow a walk for the third time in his past four starts.

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Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Ian Kennedy, RHP
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Kennedy, who has allowed a home run in 10 straight starts, will face Detroit to open the series. When he faced the Tigers earlier this season, Kennedy gave up five earned runs in three innings.

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Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Jake Junis, RHP
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    Jake Junis, last 5 years vs. DET
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Junis will make his sixth start of the season. He allowed two runs over 6 1/3 innings in his last start, a no-decision. He's struggled with command at times, having hit four batters over his past two outings.

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