With the calendar turning to July, there are no more "early-season struggles." We're three months into the 2012 baseball season now.
But this week, we're focusing more on players who have hit a rough patch in their respective seasons or have been put into new roles and need to perform.
I also believe that we have a player on this list on consecutive weeks for the first time this season. That would be a surprise to the Mets' Ike Davis, who was close to having this weekly feature named after him. I usually try to avoid repeating myself, though.
With all that said, here are five National League players who could really use a good week.