Amazingly, the first quarter of the Major League Baseball season has flown by in front of our eyes. From the disappointments in Los Angeles and Toronto to surprise underdogs in New York, the start of the 2013 baseball marathon has been a whirlwind.
Due to the long nature of a baseball season, opinions can change with extra context and time. While three weeks in the NFL calendar can be the difference between a postseason berth or a fired coach, baseball allows for more critical thought, patience and context.
The rise of talented baseball writers, sabermetrics and wonderful statistical and analytical outlets have increased our knowledge of the game on a day-by-day basis.
Of course, that allows fans and media to admit they were wrong and start anew.
On May 1, this writer made a series of updated award predictions. At the one-quarter mark, some have changed.
Here are full MLB award predictions at the one-quarter mark of the 2013 season.