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Probable Pitchers

Kansas City Royals @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Edinson Volquez, RHP
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Volquez has given up 26 runs (22 earned), six homers and 41 hits over his last five outings, posting an ERA of 7.16 in that span. He last pitched against the Marlins on Aug. 7, 2014, and was brilliant, giving up one hit and no runs in seven innings.

Tom Koehler, RHP
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Koehler has been the top starter for Miami since the All-Star break. Since July 21 over a span of six outings, the right-hander has an ERA of 1.62. In 39 innings, he has allowed just 26 hits, while striking out 30.

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Kansas City Royals @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Ian Kennedy, RHP
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Kennedy has been dominant in August with a 0.67 ERA for the month. He's only given up three runs in his last five outings, and has pitched in three consecutive wins, which he hadn't previously done since the end of May.

Steven Wright, RHP
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Wright, who hasn't pitched since Aug. 5 with shoulder inflammation. will be activated from the DL to make the start. The knuckleballer, who is 13-5 with a 3.01 ERA, threw a bullpen session on Tuesday in advance of his start.

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Kansas City Royals @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Danny Duffy, LHP
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Duffy's command was off in his last outing, but the roll he's on seems to have made him invincible. In his "rough" performance, Duffy gave up just one run in 6 2/3 innings. The Royals have won in each of his last 11 starts dating to June 27.

David Price, LHP
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Price is coming off what might be his best start of the season on Monday in St. Petersburg. He threw eight scoreless innings against the Rays. On the season, he's 12-8 with a 4.00 ERA. He's allowed 179 hits in 177 2/3 innings.

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Kansas City Royals @ Boston Red Sox

, Fenway Park
Yordano Ventura, RHP
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    Yordano Ventura, last 5 years vs. BOS
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Ventura hasn't allowed more than three runs in his past nine outings, and he has been dynamic in August, posting a 2.03 ERA. He pitched six shutout innings in his last start against the Marlins and has given up just one run in his past two starts.

To Be Announced

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New York Yankees @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
To Be Announced

To Be Announced

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