With the first day of spring finally upon us and the sweet, seductive melody of Tim Kurkjian's voice teasing our eardrums to the point of insanity, it is finally safe to say: Baseball is back.
The harsh, cold offseason of 2012 was a memorable one for baseball fans around the world.
Miami went through an extreme makeover, while "The Machine," Albert Pujols, took his talents to that Los Angeles team that isn't the Dodgers...or are they in Anaheim?
Prince Fielder followed in his daddy's monstrous craters of footsteps right to Detroit, while Yoenis Cespedes and Yu Darvish caused Newt Gingrich to have a heart attack because "they stole hard-working Americans' jobs." *
It was a hectic winter, to say the very least.
The 2012 MLB season is all bout new faces in new places, but let's not forget about those players who didn't make it on the SportsCenter sidebar. Never lose sight of that kid in gym class who quietly trains all winter so he can stop getting dunked on by the jocks. That kid can be dangerous.
Which under-the-radar players are planning a sneak attack on the baseball world? It's impossible to know for sure, but it's acceptable to make a few guesses.
* Not a real quote....or is it?