At first, it appeared too good to be true.
Through the first seven weeks of the season, Alexi Casilla was a disaster. An absolute disaster. Between April 1 and May 23, Casilla played in 39 games, coming to bat a total of 112 times. In those plate appearances, he posted a horrific .188/.252/.248 batting line, with just four extra-base hits and four runs batted in.
Then something funny happened. Casilla started hitting. In the final week of May, Casilla batted .400 with four extra-base hits in those seven games alone. Casilla would up hitting .288/.351/.424 for the month, though the vast majority of his production