The 2012 MLB season has been the most exciting one in years, as we have witnessed some of the most unbelievable individual and team performances in recent memory.
Perennial losers like the Nationals and Orioles are playing fantastic baseball, while perennial powerhouses like the Phillies and Red Sox are sitting in last place in their respective divisions.
Superstars such as Justin Upton and Albert Pujols have underperformed drastically, while flawed players such as R.A. Dickey and A.J. Ellis are putting together terrific seasons.
This season has had no shortage of shocking developments, and this is likely to continue up the All-Star break.
Here are five bold predictions for the next month of baseball action.