Tanner Smith
April breakouts can be hard to gauge, but we will look at some of the top pitching breakouts so far and see if they have the skills to maintain their success.
Ryan Bloomfield
An ice-cold start for Luis Castillo; will he turn things around as the weather heats up?
Brant Chesser
Walker Buehler loses some velocity, but the skills are strong, Eugenio Suárez whiffs more in 2021, Eduardo Escobar slugs his way to a strong April, Sandy Alcantara increases his SwK and K%, and Keston Hiura struggles to make contact.
Robert Berger
What should we make of Joey Gallo's poor start? How about Kenta Maeda, who has also struggled out the gate? Plus updates on Alex Colomé, Raisel Iglesias, and Mitch Haniger.
Stephen Nickrand
Carson Kelly's blistering start has been backed by an even bigger surge in his plate skills.
Brandon Kruse
Yermín Mercedes has had one of 2021's most headline-grabbing debuts—what do his skills tell us about his ability to keep it up all season? Plus, early analysis of Jonathan India, Justin Williams, Pavin Smith, and Taylor Trammell.
Doug Dennis
This has been quite an April for relievers. Here are relievers who put up a 200+ BPV, which even for one month, is notable.