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The Pittsburgh Pirates appeared dead and buried in the National League Central Division but a six-game winning streak has them a game under .500 entering the All-Star break.
For most of the first half of the season, the five post-season places in the American League have seemed to be predestined.
The Colorado Rockies peaked nicely to end the first half positively, as the hosts defeated the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Sunday evening at Coors Field in Denver.
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The Boston Red Sox staked their claim to be the best team in baseball, as the hosts defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 at Fenway Park on Sunday evening.
The Chicago Cubs moved 1.5 games ahead of the slumping Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Central Division on Saturday with an 11-6 victory over the Padres.
The Los Angeles Dodgers will look to end the first half of the season 10 games over .500, a remarkable statistic given their poor start to the campaign.