For 29 other teams, we did an "R.I.P." at the end of their season upon elimination from either playoff contention or the playoffs. For one team, we can't call it that because it won the World Series. So, instead, it's congratulations Boston Red Sox.
The Dodgers stay this red-hot, Don Mattingly might move from the firing line to the NL Manager of the Year by season's end. Looking at that and other first-half bests and worsts as baseball sails into the All-Star break.