If the standings are all that matter than the New York Yankees couldn't be happier with their April performance.
The team wrapped up the month with a 15-11 record, and they're sitting in first place in the American League East.
However, April is just the first of a six-month journey through the regular season and isn't necessarily an accurate gauge of the season to come.
With that in mind, the first month of the season can still create handfuls of notable stories.
In this slideshow, we will take a look at some of the biggest winners and losers on the Yankees for the month of April.
Being considered a winner or a loser isn't strictly statistic based—the overall impact on the team and the individual's expectations weigh into the consideration.
With still five months to go in the season a lot can change. Winners can become losers and vice-versa.
Let's take a look at how April played out.