Historically, the dog days run from July into August. And we baseball fans know they reach their peak when a sultry August doubleheader leaves us panting like Fido and willing to lap up a $10 beer out of a dog bowl.
In honor of this season's dog days, we've assigned each major league team a famous fictional pooch.
We started with the National League on Thursday. Here's that pack o' puppies: The NL's dog day dogs »
Today, we're barking up the American League tree.