Besides providing an opportunity for major leaguers to fine-tune their skills prior to the start of the season, spring training also offers prospects the chance to showcase their potential in front of the entire organization.
Although it seems unlikely that there will be a significant number of prospect-related roster battles this spring, there are countless young players who stand to boost their stock and potentially expedite their arrival in the major leagues.
Here’s a look at eight prospects poised for a strong showing this spring.
*All stats courtesy of BaseballReference.com
*All roster projections courtesy of MLBDepthCharts.com