The 2016 Major League Baseball season has only been around long enough to make a first impression. It’ll be a while before we really know what it’s all about.

But for now, some things regarding the 2016 campaign stand out.

There are dozens of early talking points worth discussing. But for brevity’s sake, we’ve narrowed things down to nine big ones. From players and teams that are and aren’t performing well to how the game is being played, these are the early themes that define the 2016 season.

Step into the box when you’re ready.

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