What’s on Tap: Previewing Thursday’s action

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Match-ups first for this Thursday evening…

Detroit Tigers (Mike Pelfrey) @ Baltimore Orioles (Ubaldo Jimenez), 7:05 PM EDT

Kansas City Royals (Ian Kennedy) @ New York Yankees (Nathan Eovaldi), 7:05 PM EDT

Houston Astros (Dallas Keuchel) @ Boston Red Sox (David Price), 7:10 PM EDT

Philadelphia Phillies (Vincent Velasquez) @ Atlanta Braves (Aaron Blair), 7:10 PM EDT

San Diego Padres (James Shields) @ Milwaukee Brewers (Jimmy Nelson), 8:10 PM EDT

San Francisco Giants (Johnny Cueto) @ Arizona Diamondbacks (Zack Greinke), 9:40 PM EDT

St. Louis Cardinals (Adam Wainwright) @ Los Angeles Angels (Jered Weaver), 10:05 PM EDT

New York Mets (Bartolo Colon) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (Clayton Kershaw), 10:10 PM EDT

Only eight games tonight, but there are tons of interesting pitching match-ups here. Like dueling aces? Astros/Red Sox and Giants/Diamondbacks are for you. Wanna see pitchers past their prime try to keep it together? Cardinals/Angels. Bartolo? Mets/Dodgers. Young pitchers with promise? Phillies/Braves. Don’t know what to expect? Royals/Yankees.

Enjoy the weekend.