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NATIONAL LEAGUE

Pittsburgh at N.Y. Mets - 7:05 PM EST (Game 1/4)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Pittsburgh Pirates Locke (3-1, 3.21 ERA) 18-15 4-7 Game 1's
New York Mets Gee (2-4, 6.16 ERA) 13-17 OVER 6-3 L9 vs. LHP

-- Pirates lost to Mariners, 2-1 on Wednesday
-- Mets lost to White Sox, 6-3 on Wednesday

Philadelphia at Arizona - 9:40 PM EST (Game 1/4)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Philadelphia Phillies Hamels (1-4, 4.34 ERA) 16-19 4-1 L5 as road 'dog
Arizona Diamondbacks Corbin (4-0, 1.80 ERA) 19-15 OVER 6-3 L9

-- Phillies lost to Giants, 4-3 on Wednesday
-- Diamondbacks beat Dodgers, 3-2 on Wednesday

Atlanta at San Francisco - 10:15 PM EST (Game 1/4)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Atlanta Braves Teheran (1-0, 5.08 ERA) 20-13 OVER 8-0 L8 away
San Francisco Giants Vogelsong (1-2, 7.20 ERA) 20-14 7-3 L10 Game 1's

-- Braves beat Reds, 7-2 on Wednesday
-- Giants beat Phillies, 4-3 on Wednesday

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Oakland at Cleveland - 12:05 PM EST (Game 4/4)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Oakland Athletics Colon (3-1, 3.62 ERA) 18-17 OVER 8-2 vs. LHP
Cleveland Indians Kazmir (1-1, 6.28 ERA) 17-14 9-1 L10 overall

-- Indians beat Athletics, 7-3 on Monday
-- Indians beat Athletics, 1-0 on Tuesday
-- Indians beat Athletics, 4-3 on Wednesday

Kansas City at Baltimore - 7:05 PM EST (Game 3/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Kansas City Royals Guthrie (4-0, 2.40 ERA) 17-13 6-2 Game 3's
Baltimore Orioles Garcia (0-0, 2.70 ERA) 21-13 6-1 L7 as home favorites

-- Orioles beat Royals, 4-3 on Tuesday
-- Orioles beat Royals, 5-3 on Wednesday

Minnesota at Boston - 7:05 PM EST (Game 4/4)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Minnesota Twins Correia (3-2, 2.83 ERA) 15-15 UNDER 7-2-1 L10 away vs. RHP
Boston Red Sox Lackey (1-2, 3.52 ERA) 21-12 7-3 L10 home

-- Red Sox beat Twins, 6-5 on Monday
-- Twins beat Red Sox, 6-1 on Tuesday
-- Twins beat Red Sox, 15-8 on Wednesday

Toronto at Tampa Bay - 7:10 PM EST (Game 4/4)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Toronto Blue Jays Dickey (2-5, 5.36 ERA) 13-22 3-7 L10 away vs. division
Tampa Bay Rays Price (1-3, 6.25 ERA) 15-18 OVER 11-0 L11

-- Blue Jays beat Rays, 8-7 on Monday
-- Blue Jays beat Rays, 6-4 on Tuesday
-- Rays beat Blue Jays, 10-4 on Wednesday

Los Angeles at Houston - 8:10 PM EST (Game 3/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Los Angeles Angels Vargas (1-3, 3.72 ERA) 11-22 OVER 6-3 L9
Houston Astros Harrell (3-3, 5.03 ERA) 10-24 OVER 10-4-1 L15 home

-- Astros beat Angels, 7-6 on Tuesday
-- Astros beat Angels, 3-1 on Wednesday

INTERLEAGUE

N.Y. Yankees at Colorado - 3:10 PM EST (Game 3/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
New York Yankees Sabathia (4-3, 3.31 ERA) 19-13 2-4 L6 Game 3's
Colorado Rockies Francis (1-2, 7.27 ERA) 19-14 OVER 4-0 L4 vs. LHP

-- Rockies beat Yankees, 2-0 on Tuesday
-- Yankees beat Rockies, 3-2 on Wednesday

Detroit at Washington - 4:10 PM EST (Game 2/2)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Detroit Tigers Fister (4-0, 2.48 ERA) 19-12 OVER 8-4 L12 away
Washington Nationals Haren (3-3, 5.01 ERA) 18-15 4-7 L11 home

-- Nationals beat Tigers, 3-1 on Wednesday

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