10 biggest winners and losers from the first half of the MLB season

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With the baseball season reaching the halfway point, there have been many teams who have clearly separated themselves as contenders and many players who have lived up to expectations. On the other hand, there have been many disappointments. We break down the 10 biggest winners and losers after the first 81 games in the MLB.

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Winner: Milwaukee Brewers

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Loser: Texas Rangers

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Winner: Paul Skenes, Pittsburgh Pirates

Paul Skenes
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Loser: Ian Happ, Chicago Cubs

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Winner: Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals
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Loser: Randy Arozarena, Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay Rays' Randy Arozarena
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Winner: Gunnar Henderson, Baltimore Orioles

Gunnar Henderson
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Loser: Luis Castillo, Seattle Mariners

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Winner: Ranger Suarez, Philadelphia Phillies

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Loser: Chicago Cubs bullpen

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