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Probable Pitchers

Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Kyle Hendricks, RHP
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Hendricks hasn't felt as strong as he wants to be, and has struggled with command. In his last start against the Brewers, he walked four over five innings. He's 3-2 with a 3.77 ERA in eight career starts vs. the Pirates.

Gerrit Cole, RHP
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Cole has strung together three straight quality starts, all six-inning outings. He shut down everyone Wednesday except Dexter Fowler, whose two solo homers accounted for the only two runs Cole allowed as he struck out eight.

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Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Jon Lester, LHP
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Chicago's Opening Day hurler had to settle for his fourth consecutive no-decision Friday after allowing five runs over 5 2/3 innings at Cincinnati. A rotation tweak pits him against the Pirates instead of Boston.

Tyler Glasnow, RHP
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Glasnow was in “survival mode” and mostly minimized the damage over 4 2/3 innings Friday vs. the Yankees. He allowed six runs (four earned) on six hits while striking out seven at Wrigley Field on April 15, getting better as the game went along.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Jameson Taillon, RHP
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Taillon worked through his shortest start of the season Saturday, allowing four runs to the Yankees on five hits and three walks over 5 1/3 innings. Taillon is 4-2 with a 3.12 ERA in nine career starts on the road.

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Pittsburgh Pirates @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Ivan Nova, RHP
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    Ivan Nova, last 5 years vs. MIA
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Nova threw seven outstanding innings against his former team Sunday, holding the Yankees to one run on four hits while striking out seven. Each outing this season have been quality starts, and he’s yet to throw more than 93 pitches in a start.

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