Regan’s Rumblings: 10 Biggest First-Half Stories
Regan’s Rumblings: 10 Biggest First-Half Stories

This article is part of our Regan's Rumblings series.

As I sit here on this 4th of July reflecting on how grateful I am for what I have and for my country, I'm also reflecting on some of the biggest baseball stories so far in 2018. Obviously, this is a year that has yet to have its final chapter written, but there have certainly been some eye-openers so far.

My top 10:

Max Muncy's rise from obscurity

The Dodgers have yet to win a World Series since Andrew Friedman took over prior to the 2015 season, but it only seems a matter of time. He traded failed prospect Zach Lee to the Mariners for Chris Taylor in 2016, and Taylor went on to completely change his swing prior to last year. A .288/.354/.496 season (21 HR, 17 SB) was the result. In April 2017, he signed Muncy to a minor league deal on (Dodgers fans weren't thrilled), and Muncy didn't even receive a September call-up despite hitting .309/.414/.491 for Triple-A Oklahoma City.

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David Regan
David Regan is a six-time Fantasy Sports Writers Association award winner, including the 2015 Baseball Article of the Year.
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