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Probable Pitchers

Philadelphia Phillies @ Oakland Athletics

, O.co Coliseum
David Buchanan, RHP
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    David Buchanan, last 3 starts
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    David Buchanan, last 5 years vs. OAK
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Buchanan went 6 1/3 innings of one-run ball vs. the Marlins his last time out. Since being recalled on Aug. 6, Buchanan has a 2.91 ERA in eight starts.

Jon Lester, LHP
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Fans and pundits likely will continue to debate the merits of Oakland's trade to acquire Lester for Yoenis Cespedes, but Lester has been as good as advertised. In nine starts for the A's, he boasts a 2.30 ERA.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Oakland Athletics

, O.co Coliseum
Jerome Williams, RHP
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Williams is 3-2 with a 3.05 ERA in seven starts with the Phillies. It included a solid effort Monday against the Padres at Petco Park, where he allowed three hits and one unearned run in 7 2/3 innings in a 1-0 loss.

Drew Pomeranz, LHP
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With Jason Hammel heading home for the birth of his second child, Pomeranz will make a spot start. The left-hander has thrived in a number of roles this season, including a 4-3 record with a 2.85 ERA and 1.18 WHIP in nine starts.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Oakland Athletics

, O.co Coliseum
A.J. Burnett, RHP
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Burnett allowed four runs in 5 2/3 innings Tuesday. He is the first Phillies pitcher to lose 17 games in a season since Mark Leiter lost 17 in 1997. No Phillie has lost more than 17 since Steve Carlton lost 20 in 1973.

Scott Kazmir, LHP
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Kazmir has been inconsistent since the beginning of August, going 3-6 with a 6.29 ERA. His last time out, he allowed four earned runs (six total) in just 4 1/3 frames, though he was bitten by bleeders and poor defense.

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Philadelphia Phillies @ Miami Marlins

, Marlins Park
Cole Hamels, LHP
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Hamels allowed seven hits, one run and one walk and struck out nine in seven innings Wednesday in San Diego. He has a 1.86 ERA in his last 21 starts, putting him on pace for one of the best seasons of his career.

Henderson Alvarez, RHP
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    Henderson Alvarez, last 5 years vs. PHI
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Alvarez had a strong performance at Philadelphia on Sept. 12, giving up one run in seven innings in a no-decision. The right-hander followed that up with a gutsy six-inning, two-run win at the Mets. He gave up eight hits.

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