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Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 800iso, f4, 1/2000th, Manual Detailed view as dust flies as San Diego Padres first baseman Wil Myers chalks his bat with powder in the on deck circle against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 800iso, f4, 1/2000th, Manual
Detailed view as dust flies as San Diego Padres first baseman Wil Myers chalks his bat with powder in the on deck circle against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Time to get back on the blogging wagon. Here are my favorite baseball shots from the first half of the MLB season!

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f8, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority The sun shines as fans walk through the concourse prior to the Arizona Diamondbacks game against the San Francisco Giants during opening day at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f8, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
The sun shines as fans walk through the concourse prior to the Arizona Diamondbacks game against the San Francisco Giants during opening day at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.5, 1/640th, Manual Chalk flies as San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner uses a rosin bag on the pitchers mound in the first inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks during opening day at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.5, 1/640th, Manual
Chalk flies as San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner uses a rosin bag on the pitchers mound in the first inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks during opening day at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual MLB former commissioner Bud Selig prior to the Arizona Diamondbacks game against the San Francisco Giants during opening day at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
MLB former commissioner Bud Selig prior to the Arizona Diamondbacks game against the San Francisco Giants during opening day at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Overall view of Chase Field as a fireworks explode as recording artist Taylor Hicks sings the national anthem prior to the Arizona Diamondbacks game against the San Francisco Giants during opening day. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Overall view of Chase Field as a fireworks explode as recording artist Taylor Hicks sings the national anthem prior to the Arizona Diamondbacks game against the San Francisco Giants during opening day. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Archie Bradley lay motionless on the field after being hit by a line drive in the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Archie Bradley lay motionless on the field after being hit by a line drive in the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Archie Bradley reacts on the field as he is tended to by trainers after being hit by a line drive in the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Archie Bradley reacts on the field as he is tended to by trainers after being hit by a line drive in the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez tosses his bat as he reacts after striking out inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez tosses his bat as he reacts after striking out inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Colorado Rockies second baseman D.J. LeMahieu leaps as he throws to first base against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Colorado Rockies second baseman D.J. LeMahieu leaps as he throws to first base against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual San Diego Padres outfielder Will Venable (right) slides safely into home to score ahead of the tag by Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Tuffy Gosewisch in the fourth inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
San Diego Padres outfielder Will Venable (right) slides safely into home to score ahead of the tag by Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Tuffy Gosewisch in the fourth inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run in the sixth inning against the San Diego Padres at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run in the sixth inning against the San Diego Padres at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Chris Owings tags out San Diego Padres base runner Wil Myers as he attempts to stretch a single into a double in the eighth inning at Chase Field. The Padres defeated the Diamondbacks 6-5. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Chris Owings tags out San Diego Padres base runner Wil Myers as he attempts to stretch a single into a double in the eighth inning at Chase Field. The Padres defeated the Diamondbacks 6-5. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f4.5, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority Fans in the grandstands stand during the national anthem prior to the Arizona Diamondbacks game against the San Diego Padres at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f4.5, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority
Fans in the grandstands stand during the national anthem prior to the Arizona Diamondbacks game against the San Diego Padres at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 800iso, f4, 1/4000th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed (top) throws to first base to complete the double play after forcing out sliding San Diego Padres base runner Jedd Gyorko in the eighth inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 800iso, f4, 1/4000th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed (top) throws to first base to complete the double play after forcing out sliding San Diego Padres base runner Jedd Gyorko in the eighth inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 800iso, f4, 1/8000th, Manual San Diego Padres second baseman Yangervis Solarte bats in the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 800iso, f4, 1/8000th, Manual
San Diego Padres second baseman Yangervis Solarte bats in the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual Overall view of Chase Field as Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Vidal Nuno throws in the third inning against the Washington Nationals at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
Overall view of Chase Field as Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Vidal Nuno throws in the third inning against the Washington Nationals at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Washington Nationals pitcher Doug Fister uses scissors to cut the string on a baseball a female fan in the front row was trying to get autographed during the eighth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Washington Nationals pitcher Doug Fister uses scissors to cut the string on a baseball a female fan in the front row was trying to get autographed during the eighth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2000iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Manual Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2000iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Manual
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Washington Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar dives for the ball against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
Washington Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar dives for the ball against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper hits a solo home run in sixth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper hits a solo home run in sixth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual Atlanta Braves outfielder Jonny Gomes dumps water on his head in the dugout prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
Atlanta Braves outfielder Jonny Gomes dumps water on his head in the dugout prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/500th, Manual Atlanta Braves pitcher Shelby Miller reacts as he looks on from the dugout after being pulled from the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/500th, Manual
Atlanta Braves pitcher Shelby Miller reacts as he looks on from the dugout after being pulled from the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Manual Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout signs autographs prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks during an interleague game at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Manual
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout signs autographs prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks during an interleague game at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Chase Anderson against the Los Angeles Angels during an interleague game at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Chase Anderson against the Los Angeles Angels during an interleague game at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt makes a diving stop for an out in the second inning against the Los Angeles Angels during an interleague game at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt makes a diving stop for an out in the second inning against the Los Angeles Angels during an interleague game at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Chris Owings (right) falls on top of Los Angeles Angels base runner Johnny Giavotella after a double play in the fifth inning during an interleague game at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Chris Owings (right) leaves Los Angeles Angels base runner Johnny Giavotella in a precarious position after a double play in the fifth inning during an interleague game at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Los Angeles Dodgers base runner Justin Turner (left) is caught in a run down with Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed in the third inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Los Angeles Dodgers base runner Justin Turner (left) is caught in a run down with Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed in the third inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson hits a solo home run in the fourth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson hits a solo home run in the fourth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 320iso, f3.5, 1/160th, Manual with Einstein Strobes Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado poses for a portrait prior to a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 320iso, f3.5, 1/160th, Manual with Einstein Strobes
Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado poses for a portrait prior to a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Young fans in the grandstands react as Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant signs autographs prior to the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
Young fans in the grandstands react as Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant signs autographs prior to the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual Rain falls as St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha pitches in the second inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
Rain falls as St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha pitches in the second inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Mark Reynolds makes a barehanded catch and throw to first base for an out in the seventh inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Mark Reynolds makes a barehanded catch and throw to first base for an out in the seventh inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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