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Probable Pitchers

Arizona Diamondbacks @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Joe Saunders, LHP
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Saunders is making his first start since being placed on the disabled list on June 23. He felt tightness in his shoulder and could not get loose for his start on June 22. Saunders stared an Arizona League game last Sunday in preparation for return.

Ryan Dempster, RHP
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Dempster came off the DL and extended his scoreless inning streak to 27 innings against the Mets. His start Sunday was his first off the DL, and he cruised through five innings. He's also won four straight starts.

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Arizona Diamondbacks @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Trevor Cahill, RHP
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Cahill won his last start before the break, holding the Dodgers to three runs over seven innings. He has made just one career start against the Cubs and at Wrigley Field. In that game, he allowed four runs in 5 2/3 innings.

Matt Garza, RHP
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After opening the season strong, Garza has stumbled, and his season has been a roller-coaster ride. In his last start before the break, he lasted four innings vs. the Braves, giving up three homers. On the plus side, he's 2-1 with a 2.50 ERA at home.

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Miami Marlins @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Anibal Sanchez, RHP
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After an up-and-down first half, Sanchez seeks his first win since June 27, when he beat the Cards. He is coming off back-to-back no-decisions. The righty was on the hook for a win in St. Louis on July 8, but Miami lost in the ninth.

Travis Wood, LHP
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Wood won his last four starts leading up to the break, giving up three earned runs over 26 2/3 innings. It's an encouraging trend after posting a 5.94 ERA in his first three games. He's faced the Marlins once and lost, lasting 3 1/3 innings.

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Miami Marlins @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Josh Johnson, RHP
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Johnson matched his career high of 11 hits allowed in his last start, a loss to Washington. On April 17, Johnson faced the Cubs in Miami, settling for a no-decision. He gave up two runs in seven innings that day.

Jeff Samardzija, RHP
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Samardzija finished the first half with a loss to the Mets, giving up three runs on seven hits over seven innings. He's been able to make in-game adjustments, not get rattled and impressed the staff with his maturity.

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