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Around the Horn - Friday

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NATIONAL LEAGUE

Pittsburgh at Chicago - 4:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Pittsburgh Pirates Liriano (7-3, 2.23 ERA) 52-32 3-8 L11 away Game 1's
Chicago Cubs Samardjiza (5-7, 3.34 ERA) 36-47 7-2 L9 off loss

-- Pirates lost to Phillies, 6-4 on Thursday
-- Cubs lost to Athletics, 1-0 on Thursday

San Diego at Washington - 7:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
San Diego Padres Cashner (5-3, 3.31 ERA) 40-46 1-8 L9 away
Washington Nationals Gonzalez (5-3, 3.09 ERA) 43-42 4-0 L4 Game 1's

-- Padres lost to Red Sox, 8-2 on Thursday
-- Nationals beat Brewers, 8-5 on Thursday

Atlanta at Philadelphia - 7:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Atlanta Braves Hudson (4-7, 4.22 ERA) 49-36 1-4 L5 away Game 1's
Philadelphia Phillies Lee (9-2, 2.59 ERA) 41-45 1-5 L6 off win

-- Braves lost to Marlins, 4-3 on Thursday
-- Phillies beat Pirates, 6-4 on Thursday

N.Y. Mets at Milwaukee - 8:10 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
New York Mets Wheeler (1-1, 5.06 ERA) 35-47 OVER 9-3 L12 overall
Milwaukee Brewers Hellweg (0-1, 20.25 ERA) 34-50 9-4 L13 vs. NL East

-- Mets lost to Diamondbacks, 5-4 on Thursday
-- Brewers lost to Nationals, 8-5 on Thursday

Miami at St. Louis - 8:15 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Miami Marlins Turner (2-0, 1.76 ERA) 32-52 10-3 L13 overall
St. Louis Cardinals Westbrook (4-3, 2.95 ERA) 50-34 8-2 L10 home Game 1's

-- Marlins beat Braves, 4-3 on Thursday
-- Cardinals lost to Angels, 6-5 on Thursday

Colorado at Arizona - 9:40 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Colorado Rockies De La Rosa (8-4, 3.09 ERA) 42-44 UNDER 9-0-1 L10 vs. ARZ
Arizona Diamondbacks Skaggs (7-3, 3.59 ERA) 44-41 3-6 L9 home vs. division

-- Rockies beat Dodgers, 9-5 on Thursday
-- Diamondbacks beat Mets, 5-4 on Thursday

Los Angeles at San Francisco - 10:15 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Los Angeles Dodgers Ryu (6-3, 2.83 ERA) 40-44 10-2 L12 overall
San Francisco Giants Cain (5-4, 4.29 ERA) 39-45 3-6 L9 vs. division

-- Dodgers lost to Rockies, 9-5 on Thursday
-- Giants postponed by rain on Thursday

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees - 7:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Baltimore Orioles Gonzalez (6-3, 3.77 ERA) 48-38 1-5 L6 away
New York Yankees Nova (2-2, 4.63 ERA) 46-39 6-2 L8 home Game 1's

-- Orioles lost to White Sox, 3-2 on Thursday
-- Yankees beat Twins, 9-5 on Thursday

Detroit at Cleveland - 7:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Detroit Tigers Porcello (4-6, 5.21 ERA) 46-38 1-6 L7 as away favorites
Cleveland Indians Masterson (10-6, 3.48 ERA) 45-40 6-1 L7 off loss

-- Tigers beat Blue Jays, 11-1 on Thursday
-- Indians lost to Royals, 10-7 on Thursday

Minnesota at Toronto - 7:07 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Minnesota Twins Correia (6-5, 4.08 ERA) 36-46 2-8 L10 away
Toronto Blue Jays Buehrle (4-5, 4.81 ERA) 41-44 8-0 L8 home Game 1's

-- Twins lost to Yankees, 9-5 on Thursday
-- Blue Jays lost to Tigers, 11-1 on Thursday

Chicago at Tampa Bay - 7:10 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Chicago White Sox Axelrod (3-4, 4.57 ERA) 34-48 1-5 L6 off win
Tampa Bay Rays Hellickson (7-3, 4.90 ERA) 46-40 OVER 5-2 L7 home Game 1's

-- White Sox beat Orioles, 3-2 on Thursday
-- Rays beat Astros, 7-5 on Thursday

Houston at Texas - 8:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Houston Astros Harrell (5-8, 4.59 ERA) 31-55 1-5 L6 away Game 1's
Texas Rangers Tepesch (3-6, 4.71 ERA) 49-36 5-0 L5 vs. HOU

-- Astros lost to Rays, 7-5 on Thursday
-- Rangers beat Mariners, 5-4 on Thursday

Oakland at Kansas City - 8:10 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Oakland Athletics Milone (7-7, 4.17 ERA) 50-36 5-1 L6 away Game 1's
Kansas City Royals Davis (4-6, 5.55 ERA) 40-42 6-4 L10 as underdog

-- Athletics beat Cubs, 1-0 on Thursday
-- Royals beat Indians, 10-7 on Thursday

Boston at Los Angeles - 10:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Boston Red Sox Doubront (4-3, 4.22 ERA) 53-34 8-1 L9 overall
Los Angeles Angels Wilson (8-5, 3.63 ERA) 41-44 7-2 L9 vs. BOS

-- Red Sox beat Padres, 8-2 on Thursday
-- Angels beat Cardinals, 6-5 on Thursday

INTERLEAGUE

Seattle at Cincinnati - 7:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Seattle Mariners Harang (3-7, 5.08 ERA) 37-48 OVER 10-2 L12 overall
Cincinnati Reds Leake (7-3, 2.52 ERA) 49-36 7-3 L10 home

-- Mariners lost to Rangers, 5-4 on Thursday
-- Reds postponed by rain on Thursday

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