Hot diggity NL dog days!

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

Originally Published: August 7, 2014
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Sam and Dailey in AtlantaAP Photo/David GoldmanThese two ballpark beauties are household names only in their own doghouses. But still …

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 start with the National League. We'll cut our canines on the American League on Friday.

NL WEST





NL CENTRAL





NL EAST






Jim Caple | email

Senior Writer, ESPN.com

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