Aaron Nola has quietly been one of baseball’s best pitchers this year. The young right-hander will hope to to turn around Philadelphia’s recent woes as the Phillies and Giants open a four-game set at AT&T Park on Thursday. San Francisco will counter with Jeff Samardzija.
As the Rockies continue their quest for a National League Wild Card spot, they’ll send ace Jon Gray to the mound on Wednesday against Mike Foltynewicz and the Braves.
It’s no surprise Giancarlo Stanton is on fire, but so is the team he plays for. Winners of their last five, the Marlins look to extend their season-high win streak against Matt Cain and the Giants in the final of three games Wednesday at 1:10 p.m. ET at Marlins Park.
Yu Darvish will make his highly anticipated Dodger Stadium debut Wednesday as he looks to continue his sizzling start with his new club in the finale of a two-game set against the White Sox.
Rookie right-hander Dinelson Lamet will try to extend the longest run of success in his career when he and the Padres face Mark Leiter Jr. and the Phillies on Tuesday at Petco Park.
San Diego welcomes the Phillies to Petco Park for a three-game set beginning Monday in the second of two series the two clubs were scheduled to play this season.
Not much has been able to slow down Giancarlo Stanton’s torrid home run stretch. The Giants will be the next club to give it a try when they open a three-game series with the Marlins on Monday at Marlins Park.
The hot Cardinals will face a different kind of challenge Sunday afternoon in Braves veteran knuckleballer R.A. Dickey.
The Twins, who had been rolling until Saturday night, will look to get back on track in the rubber game against the Tigers on Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park. Minnesota will turn to veteran right-hander Ervin Santana, while the Tigers counter with lefty Matthew Boyd.
Mariners southpaw Ariel Miranda will look to get back on track on Sunday at Safeco Field after a dreary stretch in July and August. He’ll face off with Angels right-hander Parker Bridwell, who is 4-0 with a 2.33 ERA in his last six starts. in the finale a four-game series.
The Blue Jays will send left-hander J.A. Happ to the mound on Sunday afternoon in Toronto as they wrap up their three-game series against the Pirates, who will counter with Chad Kuhl.