While the All-Star break doesn’t signify the midway point in the major league baseball season, the dogs days of summer are ahead as the Dodgers will start 2.5 games behind the Diamondbacks in the NL West.

Four of the five teams in the division are within 6.5 games of the division lead as September is filled with games between NL West teams.

68 games remain for the Dodgers while the Diamondbacks have 67 games remaining as the season will resume Friday with the Dodgers in Washington D.C. and the Diamondbacks in San Francisco.

Here is a complete breakdown of the entire NL West and each teams’ second half schedule:

Dodgers 

Record: 47-47

Place: 2nd, 2.5 games behind

Home: 31

Away: 37

Games vs. teams at or above .500: 32

Divisional Games: 26

Record vs. NL West: 23-27

Interleague record (games vs. AL teams): 4-5 (11)

Diamondbacks

Record: 50-45

Place: 1st, 2.5 games ahead

Home: 34

Road: 33

Games vs. teams at or above .500: 31

Divisional games: 33

Record vs. NL West: 21-22

Interleague record (games vs. AL teams): 3-3 (14)

Rockies

Record: 46-50

Place: 3rd, 4.5 games behind Arizona

Home: 34

Away: 32

Games vs. teams at or above .500: 38

Divisional games: 24

Record vs. NL West: 28-24

Interleague record (games vs. AL teams): 3-12 (Five)

Giants

Record: 43-51

Place: 4th, 6.5 games behind Arizona

Home: 36

Away: 32

Games vs. teams at or above .500: 43

Divisional games: 29

Record vs. NL West: 27-20

Interleague record (games vs. AL teams): 2-6 (12)

Padres

Record: 42-54

Place: 5th, 8.5 games behind Arizona

Home: 31

Away: 35

Games vs. teams or above .500: 43

Divisional games: 28

Record vs. NL West: 21-27

Interleague record (games vs. AL teams): 6-9 (Five)

 

 

 

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Ross Gasmer is a Social Media Producer for @TheHerd and was a contributing writer and editor for Dodger Nation. Follow him on Twitter @Ross_Gasmer12

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