After a season of miraculous comebacks, the Tampa Bay Rays enter spring training in 2012 with high hopes for their young squad.
With perhaps the best starting rotation in baseball, the Rays and their fans have a lot to be optimistic about this season.
Despite the large number of returning players, the team also has several key spots in the lineup and on the pitching staff undecided. The competition for these spots will be fierce, as the Rays have brought in talented players to vie for each position.
Let’s take a look at three key battles yet to be decided.