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Probable Pitchers

Washington Nationals @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Tanner Roark, RHP
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    Tanner Roark, last 3 starts
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Roark pitched his third straight quality start last time out, holding the Angels to three runs across seven innings. The right-hander has a 3.26 ERA in August, his lowest in any month so far. Since posting a 8.31 ERA in June, Roark has a 3.40 ERA.

Charlie Morton, RHP
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Morton was superb in his last start vs. Arizona, allowing just three hits and one run in 6 1/3 innings while fanning nine. Since returning from the DL (lat strain) on July 7, Morton is 5-2 with a 3.26 ERA in 8 starts, holding hitters to a .192 BA.

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Washington Nationals @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Edwin Jackson, RHP
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Continuing a run of efficiency and effectiveness, Jackson held the Padres to one run in his previous start, needing only 83 pitches to get through seven innings. In six starts with the Nationals, the veteran right-hander has a 2.92 ERA.

Mike Fiers, RHP
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Fiers has taken the loss in four of his past five starts, but he did show improvement on Thursday. In 5 1/3 innings vs. Arizona, Fiers surrendered seven hits but just three runs (two earned) while striking out seven.

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Washington Nationals @ Houston Astros

, Minute Maid Park
Stephen Strasburg, RHP
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Strasburg was electric in his return off the disabled list. After a first-inning home run, the San Diego native settled in against the Padres. He retired the next 10 he faced, as well as 13 of the next 14, striking out eight Padres in six innings.

Dallas Keuchel, LHP
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    Dallas Keuchel, last 5 years vs. WSH
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Houston’s ace lefty appears to be regaining the form that made him the 2015 AL Cy Young winner. In 13 2/3 innings over his past two starts, Keuchel has allowed just nine hits and one run. He won both games, improving his record to 11-2 on the season.

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Houston Astros @ Los Angeles Angels

, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
To Be Announced

To Be Announced

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