Over the last few days, every MLB team has hit a milestone in the 2011 season: Game No. 81—the halfway point of the year.
Believe it or not, more than 50 percent of the regular season is already behind us. Boy, time flies.
Last month, I made a list of the 50 best players in baseball approximately as it would have looked before the 2011 season started, and gave grades to each of them at the one-third point in the season.
Now it's time to take another look at the gradebook.
Here are the results of their midterms.
In case you missed it in the third paragraph, this list is how the Top 50 would have looked before the season.