The Seattle Mariners - after dropping to 2-6, and all the while playing without Cliff Lee and Erik Bedard - are three up on Texas, one up on LAnaheim, and tied with Oakland for first place in the division.
Granted, we haven't yet had to face the Yankees like everyone else, but this seems like something to celebrate. The division leaders as of this moment:
Everything seems to be in normal order. Yep. Normal order, indeed. Nothing weird here.