After an icy winter defined by a frigid free-agent market, spring training is nigh.
Pitchers and catchers officially report to Florida and Arizona on Tuesday. Bats will crack, gloves will pop, grass will be freshly cut.
The 2018 exhibition season also features ample uncertainty. There are position battles, which we'll discuss along with the usual injury and comeback narratives. More significantly, multiple top-shelf players are unemployed in mid-February.
As baseball returns at last, the following 15 questions will heat up the Cactus and Grapefruit League slates.