Second half: What to watch for

Davis and Cabrera … Biogenesis and trade deadline … Pirates and Puig-mania

Originally Published: July 19, 2013
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

In the immortal words of Nuke LaLoosh, "Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains." And sometimes it rains a lot. As commissioner Bud Selig pointed out this week, baseball has already endured 34 weather-related postponements this season compared to 21 for all of 2012.

As the 30 MLB teams return to a deluge of makeup games and unexpected day-night doubleheaders, we're about to go from extraordinarily wet to oppressively hot -- in more ways than one. Baseball will spend the ...

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