With the beginning of the baseball season rapidly moving toward us, it makes sense to look at four spring-training battles currently raging with the Cleveland Indians.
The Indians were in contention for most of the 2011 season before fading at the end of the year. Though they did not make many big splashes in the offseason, the Tribe did improve their roster and should be in contention for the AL Central in 2012.
As spring training winds down, the Indians still have four roster spots up for grabs.
Let's take a look at each of these battles: