April has been a very exciting month in Major League Baseball and May is bound to bring even more surprises.
Will players like Clay Buchholz, Bryce Harper or Justin Upton cool down or continue their extremely hot starts? Buchholz has brought the Boston Red Sox back from the dead while Harper and Upton have led their playoff favorite clubs to the top of the National League East.
Which players will step up and which will falter in May? Will the current first-place clubs finish May atop their respective divisions?
Here are some bold predictions for baseball’s second month of the season.
*All statistics in this article were obtained via FanGraphs unless otherwise noted. All contract information was obtained via Cot’s Contracts. All injury information was obtained via Baseball Prospectus.