With just over a month of the Major League Baseball season behind us, it is time to take a little bit of a step back and see what has been happening.

Are there trends that are beginning to develop? Have they been surprising?

I would contend that there are five things that have been especially prevalent this season. Some of them are team accomplishments while others are individual, and some of them are incredibly positive while others are not so hot.

That being said, all of these trends can turn around. This season is young, but keep your eyes on these tendencies.

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