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LEADING OFF: Heat wave, surging Giants and Indians, Gio back


A look at what's happening around the majors today:


The extreme heat gripping much of the country is having an effect around the major leagues. The Yankees and Rockies have called off most of the pregame activities for their afternoon game — New York is forecast to come close to its first 100-degree day since 2012.

It is expected to be 100 in Baltimore, where the Orioles host Boston at night.

And it was 94 at Target Field on Friday night — the second-hottest start in park's 10-year history, trailing only a 97-degree reading on July 16, 2012 — when Minnesota faced Oakland.


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