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Ranking contenders' remaining schedules

Updated: July 10, 2011, 3:25 PM ET
By Buster Olney

You'd love to have a lot of games against the Dodgers in the second half except on the days that Clayton Kershaw is pitching. The Mariners have a young and thin lineup, so you might be glad to see Seattle on your schedule -- but not if you happened to catch it when Felix Hernandez and Michael Pineda are on the hill. Washington doesn't have a great record, but the Nationals have been playing well in the past month.

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