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ONE MORE TIMEJacob deGrom will make the final start of what has been a remarkably consistent season that has him a favorite for the NL Cy Young Award. It also is the last chance for deGrom (9-9) to have a winning record and reach double digits in victories. The Mets right-hander’s win total likely would have made him an underdog for the Cy Young in previous decades Danny Duffy Jersey , but voters are increasingly looking beyond win-loss record to numbers that are more within a pitcher’s control. And nobody has controlled opposing hitters like deGrom, who has a record 23 consecutive quality starts, 28 starts in a row allowing three runs or fewer and a 1.77 ERA. He is to face the NL East champion Braves and Sean Newcomb (12-9, 4.04 ERA), who will make his last start before the playoffs.SHORT-TERM SALERed sox ace Chris Sale gets one more chance to work his way back into form after missing a month with a shoulder injury. The left-hander (12-4 Frank White Jersey , 2.00 ERA) threw 73 pitches in 3 1/3 innings in his last start, the longest outing of his three since returning from the disabled list. He’ll start the nightcap of a doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles after Tuesday’s rainout in Boston. The Red Sox have clinched the AL East and home-field advantage throughout the postseason.AMERICAN DEBUTFelix Hernandez will make the 403rd start of his big league career and his first as an American citizen. The 32-year-old from Venezuela became a naturalized citizen during a ceremony in Seattle on Monday. On the mound, it’s been a disappointing season for the 2010 AL Cy Young Award winner, who had a long run as one of baseball’s best pitchers. He was briefly demoted to the bullpen last month, and his 5.46 ERA is nearly a full run higher than his career-worst. He faces the playoff-bound Oakland Athletics and resurgent veteran Edwin Jackson (6-3 http://www.royalsfanproshop.com/authentic-ryan-goins-jersey , 3.18 ERA). Tanner Roark gets the start."WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections Farmers onlyFeaturesPlayoffsHistory/Hall of FameGame ThreadsSpring Training Game Twenty-One: Dodgers at RedsNew,75commentsTanner Roark gets the start.EDTShareTweetShareShareSpring Training Game Twenty-One: Dodgers at RedsMatt Kartozian-USA TODAY SportsThe Cincinnati Reds and Los Angeles Dodgers played nine innings just yesterday, at which point nothing was solved in a 3-3 game. In a wonderful coincidence, the two clubs will swap stadiums and keep right on playing on Friday night with the chance to put some finality on the ledger in these completely meaningless spring training games.Hey, at least this one will be on TV! MLB Network will carry this broadcast http://www.royalsfanproshop.com/authentic-ryan-goins-jersey , and the Reds are rolling out a pretty realistic big league lineup to boot. Nick Senzel is leading of as the team’s CF, Joey Votto will be backing him hitting second, Tanner Roark will be on the mound to start - and Roark is even hitting for himself tonight as the teams have opted to buck the DH as the regular season nears.Your Reds travel roster:Go late night Reds! They’re our favorite late night team!


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