Gosh, this month has flown by. The first game of our favorite team's 2015 season was only three weeks ago. Still, with at least 16 games played for each team, that's about 10 percent of the season officially on the books. Yep, it's not too early for the blogs in the ESPN SweetSpot Network to give our own perspectives on what has happened so far.
For this edition, we talk player mechanics and front office machinations. We chat about the young ones and the hot ones while we lament the woulda, coulda, shouldas who aren't quite living up to expectations. Some of us are even clamoring for change.
Below is a sampling of some of the material our ESPN SweetSpot bloggers have come up with in the last few days. Make sure to check out each site for more information on your favorite team and say hello to them on Twitter!
So, In Case You Missed It...
Arizona Diamondbacks: Inside the 'Zona
Baltimore Orioles: Camden Depot
Colorado Rockies: Rockies Zingers
Discussing defense with DJ LeMahieu: The Rockies second baseman tells Richard Bergstrom about the stigma against tall second basemen, what it's like to win his first Gold Glove and the advice he has for young players. Twitter: @RockiesZingers
Rosario to Triple-A: What does it mean? Defensively-challenged Wilin Rosario has worked hard on learning to play first base but even though he has continued to hit, he was demoted to Triple-A. Sarah Ford discusses the implications for him and for the organization. Twitter: @Sarah_L_Ford
Milwaukee Brewers: Disciples of Uecker
Blowing it up: A survival guide: Ryan Topp outlines four strategies for the Brewers front office in order to usher a potential rebuilding approach for the team. As fans clamor for changes, Topp endorses Doug Melvin to acquire new, young talent. Twitter: @RDTopp
Minnesota Twins: Twins Daily
Defenseless: How can the Twins improve in the field? The Twins have one of the worst defenses in baseball, and with a contact-heavy pitching staff that doesn't work. Nick Nelson looks at some creative ways they can improve. Twitter: @TwinsDaily
New York Yankees: It's About The Money, Stupid
Chris Young needs to play: William Tasker makes the case for why the hot-hitting Young should get the lion's share of the playing time in right field over the scuffling Carlos Beltran. Twitter: @FlagrantFan
The potential Barry Bonds effect on A-Rod's hot start: Brad Vietrogoski points out some interesting parallels between late-career Bonds and 2015 Alex Rodriguez, and wonders if Bonds passed on some hitting wisdom during the duo's offseason workouts together. Twitter: @BradVietro
Toronto Blue Jays: Blue Jays Plus
Inside the Scorecard: Devon Travis: When he was acquired from the Tigers, many questioned whether Devon Travis could make the jump from Double-A. Steve McEwen looks at his approach and the changes he has made to his swing that have led to his success early on. Twitter: @SMcEwen_eh