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Tebow ends 1st half of his 1st pro season with 3 strikeouts
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Tim Tebow’s first half of his first professional baseball season is complete. The former Heisman Trophy winner appears to have made progress with the New York Mets Class A affiliate.

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Mets reach deals with half of Draft picks
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The Mets have inked half of their Draft picks to their first professional contracts, announcing Sunday that they signed 20 of their 40 selections.

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Anthony Rendon's 10 RBIs didn't even account for half of the Nationals total on Sunday
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Anthony Rendon made┬áhistory on Sunday going six-for-six with three homers and 10 runs batted in against the New York Mets. [Sign up for Yahoo Fantasy Baseball: Get in the game and join a league today] He becomes just the 13th player in Major League Baseball history to record 10 or more RBIs and is the […]

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Braves find production in lineup's bottom half
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Although the Tigers proved too much for the Atlanta offense to overcome in the Braves’ 7-5 loss Saturday, their fifth, sixth and seventh hitters certainly did their part.

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Rebuilding Reds made strides in second half
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Amid injuries and poor performance, the Reds were 32-57 at the All-Star break. But after some players returned healthy, and others with improved play, Cincinnati finished one game under .500 in the second half at 36-37.

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Votto bats over .400 in stellar 2nd half
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By batting .408 in the second half, Reds first baseman Joey Votto achieved something that hadn’t been done in Major League Baseball for 12 years. The last to bat .400 after the All-Star break was Ichiro Suzuki for the Mariners in 2004.

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Archer aims to continue solid second half facing O's
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Baltimore is making a postseason push, and Ubaldo Jimenez has been up to the challenge, going 2-1 with a 2.83 ERA over four starts since being reinserted into the rotation. Jimenez will take the ball Friday at Camden Yards against the Rays, who counter with right-hander Chris Archer.

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Red-hot Votto on pace to hit .400 in 2nd half
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Joey Votto is putting together a second half for the history books. The Cincinnati Reds first baseman, who struggled during the early part of the season, has been on fire in the second half, owning a .418 batting average in 182 at-bats since the All-Star break. If he’s able to keep it up for the […]

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Abreu surging down stretch after tough first half
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When the 2016 season comes to a close, Jose Abreu will take a step back and analyze his overall body of work. But not too many advanced metrics need to be invoked to realize that the White Sox stand as a far better team when Abreu has All-Star level production in the middle of the […]

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Peralta aims to continue impressive second half
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Jason Hammel will take his remarkable career success against the Brewers to the mound on Tuesday at Miller Park as the Cubs continue their push toward an early clinching of the National League Central. Their magic number to clinch the division is 10 with 25 games remaining after they ran away with the series opener.

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Who's hot, who's not, during MLB's 2nd half
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It’s crunch time for MLB teams with only one month left to decide if they’re going to be true playoff contenders, or pretenders set to spend the postseason on their couches. Playoff races are tight – especially in the AL East and Central – and a number of players, who aren’t the obvious MVP or […]

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Odorizzi looks to keep up strong second half
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Jake Odorizzi will start for the Rays and Luis Severino for the Yankees as the two teams close out their three-game series Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. New York is going for a sweep and its fifth straight win as the club makes a push for the second American League Wild Card spot.

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