Brian Rudd
Mike Zunino looks like the primary backstop in Cleveland heading into spring, but top prospect Bo Naylor should take on a significant role at some point.
Zack Greinke re-ups with the Royals; depth pieces move around in Toronto, Detroit, Philadelphia and Miami as spring training approaches.
Ryan Bloomfield
A slew of BHQ/USA Today-ers just finished the annual First Pitch Arizona Speaker Draft... so we made a live show about it.
Jock Thompson
Precocious rookie Logan O'Hoppe is LAA's catcher of the near future, but whether or not that means Opening Day remains a 50-50 proposition for several reasons. The ever-fluid HOU CF spot, OAK's 1B crowd, and other AL West notes.
Dan Marcus
Aaron Ashby will have to perform to stick in the MIL rotation. Plus, young pitchers hoping to emerge in PIT, and young middle infielders looking to establish their roles in STL, CHC, and CIN.
Kristopher Olson
Aaron Hicks has gotten a public vote of confidence as his team's starting LF. But how far will that get him? Also: Stowers' challengers in BAL, Barnes gets the boot in BOS, Siri's understudies in TAM and a motley crew behind Kikuchi...
Adalberto Mondesi helps fill a hole in Boston, but may not be ready for Opening Day. Plus playing-time-centric analysis in Kansas City, Baltimore and Oakland.