With the calendar turning to May, baseball jumps to the second month of the season. With that comes an increase in context when talking about individual players or teams.
Hot starts are leaning more toward an acceptable sample size. Early slumps are skating on the edge of becoming a rough start to the season rather than just a bad week or two.
Within the ebb and flow of the major league season comes storylines, takeaways and talking points from the week of action that was completed.
As you sit around watching baseball and chatting about the sport this weekend, keep in mind these five takeaways from the week that was in MLB action.