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Probable Pitchers

Chicago Cubs @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Jake Arrieta, RHP
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    Jake Arrieta, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Arrieta is coming off his best outing of the season, in which he held Miami to one run over seven innings and threw an efficient 82 pitches. His last start vs. the Nats was May 8, 2016 (no decision).

Max Scherzer, RHP
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    Max Scherzer, last 3 starts
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    Max Scherzer, regular season
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Scherzer was the victim of one of the toughest losses of the year last time out, as he struck out 11 and gave up just two hits in eight innings but allowed two unearned runs. He has recorded double digit strikeouts in six consecutive games.

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Chicago Cubs @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
John Lackey, RHP
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    John Lackey, last 3 starts
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Lackey has posted quality starts in his last two outings. He's also fared better on the road, going 4-4 with a 4.40 ERA. However, he hasn't had much luck vs. NL East teams this year, going 0-3 with a 5.32 ERA in four starts.

Stephen Strasburg, RHP
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    Stephen Strasburg, last 5 years vs. CHC
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Strasburg struggled his last start, giving up five runs on eight hits in five innings. He has not made it out of the sixth inning in any of his past three outings. In four career starts against the Cubs he owns a 1.95 ERA.

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Chicago Cubs @ Washington Nationals

, Nationals Park
Jon Lester, LHP
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Lester notched his third straight quality start in his last outing, beating the Marlins. He gave up three first-inning runs, then settled down and scattered four hits over seven innings. He hasn't faced the Nationals since 2015.

Joe Ross, RHP
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Ross is still searching for some consistency during his uneven 2017 campaign, but he is coming off a start in which he threw seven innings of one-run ball.

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Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Mike Montgomery, LHP
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    Mike Montgomery, last 3 starts
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Montgomery is coming off a loss to the Marlins in which he gave up three unearned runs in the first inning, then didn't allow another. Montgomery went six innings, matching his longest outing of the season, and threw a season-high 91 pitches.

Scott Feldman, RHP
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In his last start, a win over the Nats, Feldman pitched seven innings, allowing seven hits and two runs. He has pitched two solid games in a row. In a loss earlier this year to the Cubs, however, he gave up seven runs (five earned) in 2 2/3 frames.

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Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Eddie Butler, RHP
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    Eddie Butler, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Butler scattered four hits over five shutout innings in his last start vs. the Nationals. This will be his first outing vs. the Reds this season. He has not fared well, giving up 15 runs in 16 innings in three starts with the Rockies.

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