In some respects, the one-quarter mark of the 2015 MLB campaign is an arbitrary signpost. In another way, we’ve reached an important milestone.

There’s still enough baseball left for anything to happen. Hot streaks will turn cold, injuries will hit, slumps will end, teams will rise and fall and maybe even rise again.

But we’ve also watched enough action to draw some conclusions and make a few semi-definitive statements. Like, say, naming the biggest winners and losers of the season’s first lap.

Keep in mind: A “winner” label doesn’t guarantee continued success, just as our “losers” aren’t doomed in perpetuity. 

This is based solely on what we’ve seen so far and not what the remaining three quarters have in store.

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