Pitchers and catchers have already reported to camp to begin their spring training, and before you know it major leaguers will be lacing up their cleats for another exciting season.
After last year's upsetting, yet invigorating, finish, the Baltimore Orioles should have high spirits and be very optimistic for the start of the 2013 season.
Although the Blue Jays reinvented their lineup and solidified their starting rotation this offseason, the Birds still have a great opportunity to be one of the better teams in the league.
But winning the AL East is another story.
As the Orioles continue to put together their Opening Day roster, they have some very intriguing prospects preparing themselves for possible major league action this season to help the team toward its playoff goals.
Everyone is aware of the hype that Dylan Bundy created after he debuted with the Birds last season, but there are some other future major leaguers who have been excelling in the minors and are almost ready for the big leagues. Check out my top five Orioles prospects who could see the majors before the September call-ups.