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These were five moments from May that reminded us why baseball is the greatest

ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 21: Center fielder Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim watches his home run ball as he runs to first base in the third inning against the San Francisco Giants at Angel Stadium on April 21, 2018 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images) (John McCoy/Getty Images)

Welcome to In Short Order, a weekly look at all the baseball that I like and can't stop obsessing over. We'll mostly live at the edges of the game; at the intersection of the weird, the fun and the esoteric. Oh yeah, and hair.
The baseball season grows up so fast, doesn't it? Why, just the other day we were looking at the stats while worrying about small sample sizes. Now, we're a full third of the way through the season.
Since we can't slow down time, let's at least pause it and look back at the five best and most fun moments from May.