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Hot diggity AL dog days!

August got you down? Celebrate the dog days with these fictional pooches.

Originally Published: August 8, 2014
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Uno in CincinnatiAP Photo/Morry GashIn 2008, Uno was Best in Show at Westminster. The thrill of woofin' out this first pitch was better.

Historically, the dog days run from July into August. And we baseball fans know they reach their peak when a sultry August doubleheader leaves us panting like Fido and willing to lap up a $10 beer out of a dog bowl.

In honor of this season's dog days, we've assigned each major league team a famous fictional pooch.

We started with the National League on Thursday. Here's that pack o' puppies: The NL's dog day dogs »

Today, we're barking up the American League tree.

AL WEST





AL CENTRAL





AL EAST






Jim Caple | email

Senior Writer, ESPN.com

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