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Around the Horn - Friday

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NATIONAL LEAGUE

Los Angeles at Washington - 7:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Los Angeles Dodgers Nolasco (6-9, 3.76 ERA) 47-47 UNDER 8-1 L9 overall
Washington Nationals Strasburg (5-7, 2.99 ERA) 48-47 9-2 L11 home Game 1's

-- Dodgers lost to Rockies, 3-1 on Sunday
-- Nationals beat Marlins, 5-2 on Sunday

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati - 7:10 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Pittsburgh Pirates Liriano (9-3, 2.00 ERA) 56-37 UNDER 8-0 L8 overall
Cincinnati Reds Leake (8-4, 2.69 ERA) 53-42 2-6 L8 vs. LHP

-- Pirates lost to Mets, 4-2 on Sunday
-- Reds beat Braves, 8-4 on Sunday

Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets - 7:10 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Philadelphia Philies Kendrick (8-6, 3.68 ERA) 48-48 6-3 L9 vs. division
New York Mets Hefner (4-6, 3.33 ERA) 41-50 OVER 4-0 L4 home Game 1's

-- Phillies beat White Sox, 4-3 on Sunday
-- Mets beat Pirates, 4-2 on Sunday

Miami at Milwaukee - 8:10 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Miami Marlins Turner (3-1, 2.33 ERA) 33-58 UNDER 4-1 L5 away Game 1's
Milwaukee Brewers Lohse (5-7, 3.67 ERA) 38-56 UNDER 7-1 L8 overall

-- Marlins lost to Nationals, 5-2 on Sunday
-- Brewers beat Diamondbacks, 5-1 on Sunday

San Diego at St. Louis - 8:15 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
San Diego Padres Marquis (9-4, 3.77 ERA) 42-54 1-11 L12 away
St. Louis Cardinals Westbrook (5-4, 2.88 ERA) 57-36 8-1 L9 home Game 1's

-- Padres beat Giants, 10-1 on Sunday
-- Cardinals beat Cubs, 10-6 on Sunday

Chicago at Colorado - 8:40 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Chicago Cubs Samardzija (5-9, 4.06 ERA) 42-51 6-3 L9 away
Colorado Rockies De La Rosa (9-5, 3.21 ERA) 46-50 3-8 L11 home vs. non-division

-- Cubs lost to Cardinals, 10-6 on Sunday
-- Rockies beat Dodgers, 3-1 on Sunday

Arizona at San Francisco - 10:15 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Arizona Diamondbacks Kennedy (3-6, 5.42 ERA) 50-45 2-8 L10 as away underdog
San Francisco Giants Gaudin (3-1, 2.39 ERA) 43-51 5-1 L6 vs. ARZ

-- Diamondbacks lost to Brewers, 5-1 on Sunday
-- Giants lost to Padres, 10-1 on Sunday

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Tampa Bay at Toronto - 7:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Tampa Bay Rays Price (3-5, 3.94 ERA) 55-41 UNDER 8-1 L9 overall
Toronto Blue Jays Rogers (3-4, 3.64 ERA) 45-49 3-7 L10 vs. division

-- Blue Jays lost to Orioles, 7-4 on Sunday
-- Rays beat Astros, 5-0 on Sunday

N.Y. Yankees at Boston - 7:10 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
New York Yankees Pettitte (7-6, 4.39 ERA) 51-44 2-5 L7 vs. division
Boston Red Sox Doubront (6-3, 3.91 ERA) 58-39 12-2 L14 home

-- Yankees lost to Twins, 10-4 on Sunday
-- Red Sox lost to Athletics, 3-2 on Sunday

Baltimore at Texas - 8:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Baltimore Orioles Chen (4-3, 2.82 ERA) 53-43 2-5 L7 vs. LHP
Texas Rangers Holland (8-4, 3.08 ERA) 54-41 5-2 L7 home Game 1's

-- Orioles beat Blue Jays, 7-4 on Sunday
-- Rangers lost to Tigers, 5-0 on Sunday

Detroit at Kansas City - 8:10 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Detroit Tigers Sanchez (7-6, 2.93 ERA) 52-42 0-4 L4 off win
Kansas City Royals Santana (5-6, 3.37 ERA) 43-49 2-8 L10 home Game 1's

-- Tigers beat Rangers, 5-0 on Sunday
-- Royals lost to Indians, 6-4 on Sunday

Cleveland at Minnesota - 8:10 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Cleveland Indians Kazmir (5-4, 4.60 ERA) 51-44 6-3 L9 away
Minnesota Twins Pelfrey (4-7, 5.55 ERA) 39-53 1-5 L6 vs. LHP

-- Indians beat Royals, 6-4 on Sunday
-- Twins beat Yankees, 10-4 on Sunday

Seattle at Houston - 8:10 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Seattle Mariners Saunders (8-8, 4.24 ERA) 43-52 7-1 L8 vs. division
Houston Astros Norris (6-8, 3.63 ERA) 33-61 3-5 L8 home Game 1's

-- Mariners beat Angels, 4-3 on Sunday
-- Astros lost to Rays, 5-0 on Sunday

Oakland at Los Angeles - 10:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Oakland Athletics Griffin (8-6, 3.68 ERA) 56-39 5-1 L6 vs. LAA
Los Angeles Angels Weaver (3-5, 3.63 ERA) 44-49 UNDER 5-1 L6 home Game 1's

-- Athletics beat Red Sox, 3-2 on Sunday
-- Angels lost to Mariners, 4-3 on Sunday

INTERLEAGUE

Atlanta at Chicago (A) - 8:10 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Atlanta Braves Hudson (6-7, 4.02 ERA) 54-41 4-0 L4 off loss
Chicago White Sox Danks (2-6, 4.31 ERA) 37-55 OVER 6-0 L6 vs. RHP

-- Braves lost to Reds, 8-4 on Sunday
-- White Sox lost to Phillies, 4-3 on Sunday

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