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Probable Pitchers

Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Reds

, Great American Ball Park
Jake Arrieta, RHP
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    Jake Arrieta, last 3 starts
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    Jake Arrieta, regular season
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    Jake Arrieta, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Arrieta will miss Wrigley Field. He improved to 3-1 with a 1.86 ERA at home with a win over his former team, the Orioles, in his last start. He beat the Reds June 24 at Wrigley, giving up two runs over seven innings.

Dylan Axelrod, RHP
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    Dylan Axelrod, last 3 starts
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    Dylan Axelrod, last 5 years vs. CHC
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Axelrod pitched well despite taking a no-decision in his Reds debut on Aug. 17, allowing two runs on seven hits, walking one and striking out seven against the Rockies. He will be making his first career appearance against the Cubs.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Mike Leake, RHP
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    Mike Leake, last 3 starts
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    Mike Leake, regular season
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    Mike Leake, last 5 years vs. PIT
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Leake tossed 6 2/3 scoreless innings to beat the Braves on Saturday, allowing two hits, walking three and striking out six. In three starts against the Pirates this season, he allowed 11 earned runs in 19 2/3 innings.

Edinson Volquez, RHP
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    Edinson Volquez, last 3 starts
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    Edinson Volquez, regular season
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    Edinson Volquez, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Volquez allowed a career-high 11 hits, yet wouldn't break on Saturday vs. the Brewers in picking up his 11th win. That improved his lifetime mark against NL Central clubs to 26-12, but he was 0-2 against the Reds last season.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Alfredo Simon, RHP
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    Alfredo Simon, last 3 starts
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    Alfredo Simon, regular season
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    Alfredo Simon, last 5 years vs. PIT
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Career stats

Simon was stellar against the Braves on Sunday, allowing one run on five hits in seven innings to earn the win. He's 2-0 in two starts against the Pirates this season, allowing five earned runs in 13 innings (3.46 ERA).

Vance Worley, RHP
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    Vance Worley, last 3 starts
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    Vance Worley, regular season
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    Vance Worley, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Worley will make a concerted effort to be more aggressive from the get-go after his early woes in his last three starts (11 runs allowed within the first two innings). He'll be making his first start against Reds since Aug. 22, 2012.

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Cincinnati Reds @ Pittsburgh Pirates

, PNC Park
Johnny Cueto, RHP
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    Johnny Cueto, last 3 starts
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    Johnny Cueto, regular season
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    Johnny Cueto, last 5 years vs. PIT
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Cueto was beaten by the home run in his last start, a 3-0 loss to the Cubs on Tuesday. He gave up two homers among seven total hits, walked two and struck out eight. In four starts against the Pirates this season, he is 3-0 with a 1.80 ERA.

Francisco Liriano, LHP
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    Francisco Liriano, last 3 starts
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    Francisco Liriano, regular season
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    Francisco Liriano, last 5 years vs. CIN
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Liriano didn't record a win in his last start, but he shut out St. Louis for six innings on Monday, striking out eight. The lefty allowed more than two earned runs in one of his five starts so far in August, but the Bucs are 0-5 in those games.

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