Commentary

First month MLB predictions

Matt Kemp will struggle, Chase Utley's knee will be fine and more

Originally Published: March 30, 2011
By Matt Meyers | ESPN Insider
Matt KempNorm Hall/Getty ImagesWill Matt Kemp be able to bounce back this year from a disappointing 2010 campaign?

While Opening Day is usually accompanied by a deluge of predictions, most of them are focused on the big picture, such as division and postseason award winners. Let's focus on the present, while everyone else examines what might happen in October. Here are five things to expect this April:

Matt Kemp will struggle