7 MLB Records Most Likely to Be Broken in Second Half

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7 MLB Records Most Likely to Be Broken in Second Half
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As the 2013 Major League Baseball season barrels towards toward the All-Star break, the second half of the season lurks, promising to provide intense pennant chases, blockbuster trades and one of the most unpredictable September finishes in recent memory.

Along the course of every MLB campaign, first-half stars ignite record-chasing finishes. Naturally, fans flock to projected statistics around the halfway point of every season, signalling a slew of players capable of tearing the record book apart with repeat performances down the stretch.

In the late '90s and early 2000s, that formula seemed to work, especially when it came to the rewriting of the home-run record on a yearly basis.

Of course, Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa no longer suit up as active players, so the single-season home-run record remains safe at 73.

The following seven records are in danger, however.

Here is a list of single-season records most likely to fall in the second half of the 2013 season.

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