In baseball, things seldom end up in October the way we expect them to in February and March.
As the days slowly get longer and longer, and the temperature creeps back up toward freezing in much of the U.S., it's a sure sign that we're getting closer to the start of MLB Spring Training—a time when number of unanswered questions regarding some of the biggest names in the sport will soon be addressed.
With the 2012 season nearly upon, there's sure to be just as many headlines this year. Albert Pujols and Jose Reyes are key figures in rebuilt rosters in LA and Miami, respectively, Ryan Braun has a suspension looming and the Yankees still need a DH.
Here's ten stories to keep track of this spring.