Second-half preview: Tom Verducci's video breakdowns of all 30 teams

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Friday July 17th, 2015

The All-Star break is over, which means it's time for the second half of the season to start. But which teams have legitimate postseason hopes, and which teams are already looking forward to 2016?

Find out whether your team is a contender or a pretender for the playoffs with SI senior baseball writer Tom Verducci's second-half video previews for each squad. He gives a quick breakdown of each team's first half, then lays out their road ahead, including the biggest challenges they face.

NOTE: Teams are organized by current standings in their division.

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