The final weekend of the first half of the season is upon us, baseball fans. Unlike many years, the sport didn’t coast into the All-Star break this time around. With big-time performances, major injuries and season-changing moves, the baseball world has been turned upside down as the vast majority of those immersed in the game take a few days off.

Here at Bleacher Report, we don’t ever take time off from baseball. After watching the games, analyzing the numbers and dissecting the rumors, the most important narratives from the week have emerged.

Here are the biggest takeaways from the last week of MLB action.

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