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What We Learned: Second half starts against Giants

The second half gets started this weekend with a series against the Giants.

2019 MLB All-Star Game, presented by Mastercard Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images

This Weekend’s Games

Brewers vs. Giants

  • Friday: Shaun Anderson vs. Chase Anderson | 7:10 pm
  • Saturday: Madison Bumgarner vs. Zach Davies | 6:15 pm
  • Sunday: Tyler Beede vs. Jhoulys Chacin | 1:10 pm

NL Central Standings

Team W L GB Recent Upcoming
Team W L GB Recent Upcoming
Cardinals 90 69 - 9/26: No Game 9/27-9/29: vs. Cubs
Brewers 89 70 1.0 9/26: Brewers 5, Reds 3 9/27-9/29: @ Rockies
Cubs 82 77 7.5 9/26: Pirates 9, Cubs 5 9/27-9/29: @ Cardinals
Reds 73 86 16.5 9/26: Brewers 5, Reds 3 9/27-9/29: @ Pirates
Pirates 68 91 23.5 9/26: Pirates 9, Cubs 5 9/27-9/29: vs. Reds

Coverage from BCB


Around the Web

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With 31 home runs and 19 steals in the first half of the season, Christian Yelich could become the first player in MLB history to hit 50 home runs and steal 30 bases in a season.

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Starting as a scoreboard animation, the racing sausages have evolved from there and have generated several spin-offs.