Mahle didn't factor into the decision in Friday's 6-5 win over the Cardinals, allowing two runs on five hits and four walks over five innings. He struck out five.

The right-hander had trouble finding the strike zone, tossing only 51 of 95 pitches for strikes before getting the hook, and two of the balls he did get over the plate left the yard for solo shots. Mahle has served up multiple homers in back-to-back starts and three times in his last five outings, and since the beginning of June he sports a 4.47 ERA inflated by a 1.6 HR/9 despite a solid 1.33 WHIP and strong 12.0 K/9.

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