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Probable Pitchers

Colorado Rockies @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
Antonio Senzatela, RHP
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Senzatela has been in and out of the rotation since June 22 and will take the spot of Jeff Hoffman, recently optioned to Triple-A. Senzatela’s last start came Aug. 9 vs. the Indians, and he gave up two runs in five innings.

Ian Kennedy, RHP
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Kennedy will get the start in Game 2 of the series with Colorado. Kennedy was shaky his last time out Friday against the Indians, lasting only 2 2/3 innings while giving up five runs.

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Colorado Rockies @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
German Marquez, RHP
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Marquez was plagued by the long ball in his last start, giving up three solo home runs to the Brewers. His home run rate is down from his time in Triple-A last year, as Marquez has allowed 1.13 homers per nine innings.

Jake Junis, RHP
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Junis is expected to start Thursday’s series finale against the Rockies. Junis last started Aug. 14 and gave up two runs on four hits over six innings in the Royals' 6-2 win over the A’s.

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Kansas City Royals @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Jason Vargas, LHP
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Vargas gets the start in the first game of the three-game series in Cleveland. Vargas gave up six hits and four runs over 4 2/3 innings last Saturday in a 6-1 loss to the Tribe.

Ryan Merritt, LHP
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Merritt will be recalled from Triple-A Columbus to start against the Royals on Friday. In his last start, he allowed two runs (one earned) on six hits in 3 2/3 innings in the second game of a doubleheader against the Twins on Aug. 17.

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Kansas City Royals @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
Jason Hammel, RHP
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Hammel takes the mound for Game 2 of the series. The big right-hander was solid against the Indians last Sunday, giving up three runs over six innings in a 7-4 Royals win.

Mike Clevinger, RHP
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Kansas City Royals @ Cleveland Indians

, Progressive Field
To Be Announced

Carlos Carrasco, RHP
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