With almost two weeks of June baseball remaining, the Nationals and Royals did something we don't usually see quite this early in the season: they made an actual trade of import.
The Mariners have put themselves in an extremely good position so far this season, and they have plenty of players who could improve if some of the players who have been leading the charge take a step back.
Mookie Betts has been putting up numbers that could make the "best player in baseball" conversation more interesting.
Prior to this weekend, Sergio Romo had appeared in 588 games, but had never started one. After this weekend, he has officially started two, and has brought the term "opener" into modern parlance.
The Astros' rotation almost certainly won't be this good all year long, but it's worth admiring just how good they've been to this point, because they are historically good right now, just as their offense was last year.