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Probable Pitchers

New York Yankees @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Michael Pineda, RHP
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Just as Pineda looked to turn a corner with three strong outings, he gave up five earned runs in 5 1/3 innings in a 7-5 loss to the Mariners on Monday. It's been a disappointing season for the righty, who has tied a career high with 10 losses.

Dillon Gee, RHP
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Gee was decent in his last start, vs. the Marlins, giving up three runs in 5 1/3 innings, but K.C.'s offense couldn't muster any runs. The right-hander has given up just four runs in 12 1/3 innings over his last two starts.

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New York Yankees @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Masahiro Tanaka, RHP
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Tanaka has been on a roll, winning his last four starts. He has blanked opponents in each of his last two, combining for 14 2/3 scoreless innings with one walk and 14 strikeouts against the Angels and Mariners.

Edinson Volquez, RHP
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In his last start, vs. Miami, Volquez gave up just three hits and two runs (none earned). It was the first time since July 24 that he hadn't given up four or more runs in an outing and marked the fewest hits he'd surrendered since June 13.

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New York Yankees @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Luis Cessa, RHP
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Cessa has won both of his first two Major League starts, working quality efforts against the Angels and Orioles. His last time out, Cessa served up two Manny Machado homers but held Baltimore to just three other hits over six innings.

Ian Kennedy, RHP
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    Ian Kennedy, last 5 years vs. NYY
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Kennedy gave up two runs in 5 1/3 innings in his last outing, snapping a stretch of five straight quality starts. But even with that outing, Kennedy has posted a dominant 1.14 ERA in his past six starts.

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Detroit Tigers @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
To Be Announced

To Be Announced

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