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Stockton Notebook: Second-Half Push

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The Stockton Ports had a disappointing first half of their 2012 season. Despite losing their best player over the All-Star break to a promotion, the Ports are optimistic about competing for a post-season spot during the second half of the season. Chris Kusiolek briefs us on the latest with the Oakland A's High-A affiliate.

Team Overview The Stockton Ports are gradually recovering from their disastrous 16-game losing streak that saw them plummet from first half California League title contention while wasting a 7-3 beginning to the 2012 campaign. However, since the skid was snapped, Stockton has shown that they intend on challenging for the second half crown, with gritty performances throughout the latter portions of... Recommended Stories

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