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Probable Pitchers

Cincinnati Reds @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Mike Leake, RHP
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    Mike Leake, last 3 starts
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    Mike Leake, last 5 years vs. STL
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This could be the last start as a Red for Leake, who is believed to be available before the Deadline. One of his strongest starts this season was vs. the Cards on April 19, when he pitched eight innings and allowed two runs, but he got no support.

Jaime Garcia, LHP
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    Jaime Garcia, last 3 starts
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Garcia will return from the DL, where he has been since June 25 due to a left groin strain. Garcia threw 58 pitches over five no-hit innings in a July 23 rehab start. He will be on a loose pitch count in this first start back.

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Cincinnati Reds @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
Anthony DeSclafani, RHP
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    Anthony DeSclafani, last 3 starts
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    Anthony DeSclafani, last 5 years vs. STL
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DeSclafani provided a good outing for the Reds on Friday, pitching seven innings and allowing three runs in a no-decision vs. the Rockies. With the rotation losing another veteran after Johnny Cueto?s trade, a deep start will be needed by the rookie.

John Lackey, RHP
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    John Lackey, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Lackey has not allowed more than two runs in any of his last eight starts, and he'll again be pitching at home, where he has a 1.97 ERA in 10 games. He gave up four runs over six innings in his only start against the Reds this year.

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Colorado Rockies @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
To Be Announced

Carlos Martinez, RHP
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Martinez is coming off a career-high eight-inning start and is riding a string of 11 straight quality starts. Martinez showcased a particularly effective sinker in his last outing, which will be key to his efficiency moving forward.

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Colorado Rockies @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
To Be Announced

Michael Wacha, RHP
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    Michael Wacha, last 3 starts
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    Michael Wacha, last 5 years vs. COL
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As nice a season as Wacha is putting together, he has not been so sharp lately. Over his last three starts (17 innings), Wacha has allowed 13 runs. He has, though, finished six innings in 14 of his 19 starts, including his most recent one.

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Colorado Rockies @ St. Louis Cardinals

, Busch Stadium
To Be Announced

Lance Lynn, RHP
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    Lance Lynn, last 3 starts
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    Lance Lynn, regular season
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    Lance Lynn, last 5 years vs. COL
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Lynn has averaged less than three runs per game in run support but has hardly needed it. His ERA dipped lower than 3.00 in June and has stayed below that benchmark.

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