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Giants to leave Cali for 1st time in 2nd half
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Quite often in recent years, the Giants have gone to Washington to celebrate. This time, they’ll head for our nation’s capital to reacclimate.

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Bench Report: Second half
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Bench coach Rob Thomson discusses New York’s revamped roster and how the team is gearing up for a postseason run.

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Moore seeks first win of second half vs. A's
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The Bay Bridge Series moves to San Francisco on Wednesday night as the Giants and A’s play the third of their four-game Interleague set. For the Giants, left-hander Matt Moore will take the ball with hopes of keeping up a solid start to the second half in a rough season. Meanwhile, the A’s will send […]

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Roark looks to build momentum in 2nd half
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Anthony Banda will make his Major League debut against the Nationals on Saturday night after posting a 7-5 record with a 5.18 ERA in 18 starts at Triple-A Reno this season. The Nats will counter with Tanner Roark.

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Odorizzi flashes old form to open 2nd half
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After walking the leadoff batter, Rays right-hander Jake Odorizzi threw out of the stretch and stayed in the stretch all the way through a superb start on Monday night.

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Holland eyes strong start to second half
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Andrew Moore may only be three starts into his Major League career, but he’s been nothing but quality so far. Moore will make his first road start in the Majors against left-hander Derek Holland and the White Sox for the series finale on Sunday at Guaranteed Rate Field.

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Duffy looking to start 2nd half right vs. Rangers
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Rangers left-hander Cole Hamels and Royals lefty Danny Duffy spent lengthy stints on the disabled list this season, but the two pitchers have made multiple starts since returning from their injuries. On Saturday, they will make their first starts after the All-Star break in the middle game at Kauffman Stadium.

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Gausman comes out flat to start 2nd half
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In a season where starting pitching has been the team’s biggest challenge, the Orioles need Kevin Gausman to find his stride to give Baltimore a chance at staying in the American League East race.

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Bullpen can't close out game to open 2nd half
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Down to their last strike in the ninth, the Dodgers turned to the guy with a knack for heroics: Yasiel Puig, who turned on an AJ Ramos 94-mph fastball and drilled the home run sculpture for his second homer of the game to lead the Dodgers to their seventh straight victory, a 6-4 series-opening win […]

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Refreshed Cubs get 2nd half off to good start
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During the All-Star break, Anthony Rizzo went on a boat trip to Bimini, Javier Baez enjoyed family and the beach in Puerto Rico, and Jake Arrieta returned home to Austin, Texas. Collectively, the Cubs hit the re-set button on the season.

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Lynn looks to start his 2nd half on right foot
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Jameson Taillon has excelled since returning to the Pirates’ rotation, but he was scratched from his scheduled start against the Cubs last Sunday due to food poisoning. So the right-hander will be on 10 days’ rest entering his start against righty Lance Lynn and the Cardinals on Saturday at PNC Park.

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Folty eyeing strong start to second half
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Mike Foltynewicz has allowed two earned runs or fewer in 12 of his first 16 starts and has compiled 81 strikeouts for the Braves this season. The Diamondbacks will send Patrick Corbin to oppose him, who is looking for his first win since June 16.

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