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Probable Pitchers

San Diego Padres @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Ian Kennedy, RHP
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    Ian Kennedy, last 3 starts
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    Ian Kennedy, regular season
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    Ian Kennedy, last 5 years vs. CHC
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Career stats

Kennedy struggled with control in his last outing, against the Mets. He needed 105 pitches just to get through five innings, with four runs allowed and three walks. He still has a 2.08 ERA in four July starts spanning 26 innings.

Tsuyoshi Wada, LHP
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    Tsuyoshi Wada, last 3 starts
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    Tsuyoshi Wada, regular season
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    Tsuyoshi Wada, last 5 years vs. SD
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Career stats

This will be Wada's second big league start. In his first on July 8 against the Reds, he gave up one unearned run on five hits over five innings and struck out three. The lefty was leading the Pacific Coast League in strikeouts.

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San Diego Padres @ Chicago Cubs

, Wrigley Field
Tyson Ross, RHP
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    Tyson Ross, last 3 starts
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    Tyson Ross, regular season
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    Tyson Ross, last 5 years vs. CHC
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Career stats

Ross, an All-Star, has been dynamite of late. He has a 1.47 ERA in his last six games and has allowed 30 hits in 43 innings. The slider continues to be a big weapon for him, but his sinker got eight ground-ball outs in hist last start vs. the Mets.

Edwin Jackson, RHP
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    Edwin Jackson, last 3 starts
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    Edwin Jackson, regular season
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    Edwin Jackson, last 5 years vs. SD
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Career stats

Maybe pitching at Wrigley Field will help Jackson. He's 4-3 with a 5.19 ERA in nine starts at home compared to 1-7 with a 5.97 ERA on the road. He's 0-3 in his last five starts. In his last game against the D-Backs, he gave up three runs.

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San Diego Padres @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
To Be Announced

Alex Wood, LHP
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    Alex Wood, last 3 starts
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    Alex Wood, regular season
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    Alex Wood, last 5 years vs. SD
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Career stats

Wood battled through rainy conditions in his last start to three-hit the Phillies in six strong innings. He demonstrated good command, issuing zero free passes, fanning eight and retiring the final 13 batters he faced.

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San Diego Padres @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
Odrisamer Despaigne, RHP
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    Odrisamer Despaigne, last 3 starts
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    Odrisamer Despaigne, regular season
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    Odrisamer Despaigne, last 5 years vs. ATL
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Career stats

The Padres will give Despaigne one extra day of rest after he threw 123 pitches his last time as he came within four outs of the first no-hitter in club history. He's allowed two or fewer runs and gone six or more innings in all five of his starts.

Julio Teheran, RHP
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    Julio Teheran, last 3 starts
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    Julio Teheran, last 5 years vs. SD
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Career stats

Teheran began his second half with the type of start that earned him his first All-Star nod. He fanned a career-high 11 and gave up one run in seven innings against Miami, his 15th start allowing two earned runs or fewer.

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San Diego Padres @ Atlanta Braves

, Turner Field
To Be Announced

Mike Minor, LHP
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    Mike Minor, last 3 starts
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    Mike Minor, regular season
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    Mike Minor, last 5 years vs. SD
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Career stats

Minor's 2014 woes continued as he allowed double-digit hits for the fourth time in his past eight starts. The left-hander had previously given up 10 or more hits only twice in his first 92 career starts.

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