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Probable Pitchers

St. Louis Cardinals @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Adam Wainwright, RHP
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    Adam Wainwright, last 5 years vs. KC
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Each of Wainwright’s last seven starts have been at least six innings in length, and he’s allowed three or fewer runs in all but one of them. Wainwright has a 2.36 ERA in June.

Danny Duffy, LHP
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Duffy enters this game off back-to-back outings of allowing at least three earned runs and one home run. Despite the recent struggles, he's been solid in June, with an ERA of 3.54.

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St. Louis Cardinals @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Michael Wacha, RHP
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    Michael Wacha, last 5 years vs. KC
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Wacha snapped a 10-start winless streak his last time out, but has made three consecutive quality starts. Over those three outings, Wacha has allowed five runs in 21 1/3 innings.

Yordano Ventura, RHP
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Ventura will get the ball for his first start after serving an eight-game suspension. Leading up to the suspension, the righty made arguably his two best starts of the season, combining to go 13 1/3 innings while giving up one run.

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Kansas City Royals @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Edinson Volquez, RHP
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Volquez will take the mound after perhaps the worst outing of his career. In his last start, the righty gave up 12 runs (11 earned) to the Astros, recording only three outs in the game.

Carlos Martinez, RHP
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Martinez has been masterful in his last three starts. He finished at least seven innings in each and allowed no more than one run. Over his last five outings, Martinez has a 1.24 ERA and 3-0 record.

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Kansas City Royals @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Chris Young, RHP
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Young really struggled in his last outing, giving up seven runs in 2 1/3 innings against the Astros. He walked four batters in that game for the second time in June and was pulled after 67 pitches. He's given up a homer in every start this season.

Mike Leake, RHP
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Leake lasted a season-short 3 1/3 innings in his start on Sunday to take just his second loss in his last nine starts. Though he allowed nine hits, most were groundballs that found holes to sneak through.

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Kansas City Royals @ Philadelphia Phillies

, Citizens Bank Park
To Be Announced

Jeremy Hellickson, RHP
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Hellickson allowed just one earned run in six innings Saturday at AT&T Park. Scouts will be watching him closely before the Trade Deadline as the rebuilding Phillies could flip him to a contender for the right price.

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