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Around the Horn - Friday

NATIONAL LEAGUE

St. Louis at Chicago - 4:05 PM EST (Game 2/4)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
St. Louis Cardinals Kelly (0-3, 4.15 ERA) 55-35 4-0 L4 Game 2's
Chicago Cubs Villanueva (2-4, 3.63 ERA) 41-49 1-5 L6 home Game 2's

-- Cubs beat Cardinals, 3-0 on Thursday

N.Y. Mets at Pittsburgh - 7:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
New York Mets Hefner (4-6, 3.39 ERA) 40-48 OVER 10-1 L11 overall
Pittsburgh Pirates Morton (1-2, 3.38 ERA) 54-36 UNDER 6-2 L8 home

-- Mets beat Giants, 7-2 on Wednesday
-- Pirates beat Athletics, 5-0 on Wednesday

Washington at Miami - 7:10 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Washington Nationals Strasburg (5-6, 2.45 ERA) 47-45 5-1 L6 vs. MIA
Miami Marlins Eovaldi (1-0, 2.55 ERA) 33-57 7-3 L10 home

-- Nationals lost to Phillies, 3-1 on Thursday
-- Marlins beat Braves, 6-2 on Wednesday

Cincinnati at Atlanta - 7:30 PM EST (Game 2/4)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Cincinnati Reds Arroyo (7-7, 3.55 ERA) 51-41 UNDER 6-2 L8 away
Atlanta Braves Medlen (6-8, 3.45 ERA) 53-39 OVER 8-1-1 L10 overall

-- Braves beat Reds, 6-5 on Thursday

Milwaukee at Arizona - 9:40 PM EST (Game 2/4)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Milwaukee Brewers Gorzelanny (1-2, 2.12 ERA) 37-54 UNDER 5-1 L6 away Game 2's
Arizona Diamondbacks Corbin (10-1, 2.40 ERA) 48-44 2-5 L7 vs. LHP

-- Diamondbacks beat Brewers, 5-3 on Thursday

Colorado at Los Angeles - 10:10 PM EST (Game 2/4)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Colorado Rockies Nicasio (4-4, 5.31 ERA) 44-49 1-7 L8 away vs. division
Los Angeles Dodgers Kershaw (8-5, 1.89 ERA) 46-45 12-2 L14 vs. division

-- Dodgers beat Rockies, 6-1 on Thursday

San Francisco at San Diego - 10:10 PM EST (Game 2/4)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
San Francisco Giants Gaudin (2-1, 2.44 ERA) 41-50 1-9 L10 away Game 2's
San Diego Padres O'Sullivan (NR) 41-52 UNDER 6-2 L8 home vs. RHP

-- Giants beat Padres, 4-2 on Thursday

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Texas at Detroit - 7:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Texas Rangers Grimm (7-6, 5.88 ERA) 53-39 7-2 L9 vs. DET
Detroit Tigers Fister (6-5, 4.07 ERA) 50-41 OVER 8-3 L11 overall

-- Rangers lost to Orioles, 3-1 on Thursday
-- Tigers lost to White Sox, 6-3 on Thursday

Minnesota at N.Y. Yankees - 7:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Minnesota Twins Diamond (5-8, 5.52 ERA) 37-52 2-10 L12 away
New York Yankees Kuroda (7-6, 2.77 ERA) 50-42 7-1 L8 vs. MIN

-- Twins lost to Rays, 4-3 on Thursday
-- Yankees beat Royals, 8-4 on Thursday

Kansas City at Cleveland - 7:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Kansas City Royals Chen (3-0, 2.41 ERA) 43-46 7-1 L8 off loss
Cleveland Indians Kluber (6-5, 4.23 ERA) 48-44 UNDER 5-0 L5 home Game 1's

-- Royals lost to Yankees, 8-4 on Thursday
-- Indians beat Blue Jays, 3-1 on Thursday

Toronto at Baltimore - 7:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Toronto Blue Jays Buehrle (5-5, 4.50 ERA) 44-47 6-2 L8 vs. BAL
Baltimore Orioles Tillman (10-3, 3.92 ERA) 51-42 1-6 L7 Game 1's

-- Blue Jays lost to Indians, 3-1 on Thursday
-- Orioles beat Rangers, 3-1 on Thursday

Houston at Tampa Bay - 7:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Houston Astros Cosart (NR) 32-59 0-5 L5 away Game 1's
Tampa Bay Rays Price (3-4, 4.18 ERA) 53-40 9-0 L9 home

-- Astros lost to Cardinals, 5-4 on Wednesday
-- Rays beat Twins, 4-3 on Thursday

Boston at Oakland - 10:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Boston Red Sox Lackey (6-6, 2.80 ERA) 56-37 OVER 8-2 L10 away
Oakland Athletics Parker (6-6, 4.04 ERA) 54-38 9-1 L10 home Game 1's

-- Red Sox beat Mariners, 8-7 on Thursday
-- Athletics lost to Pirates, 5-0 on Wednesday

Los Angeles at Seattle - 10:10 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Los Angeles Angels Williams (5-4, 4.16 ERA) 44-46 5-1 L6 vs. SEA
Seattle Mariners Saunders (7-8, 4.51 ERA) 40-52 OVER 11-1 L12 home

-- Angels beat Cubs, 13-2 on Wednesday
-- Mariners lost to Red Sox, 8-7 on Thursday

INTERLEAGUE

Chicago (A) at Philadelphia - 7:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Chicago White Sox Danks (2-6, 4.31 ERA) 37-53 1-7 L8 off win
Philadelphia Phillies Pettibone (5-3, 3.84 ERA) 46-47 4-8 L12 vs. AL

-- White Sox beat Tigers, 6-3 on Thursday
-- Phillies beat Nationals, 3-1 on Thursday

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