With over 200 players set to become free agents, there will inevitably be a lot of big storylines breaking throughout the offseason.
And while few fans might care about where Mike Pelfrey will end up, there are an interesting mix of stars that will be available via free agency, trade, foreign posting or even as a result of non-tendering.
For instance, Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is set to become available to the highest bidder in the posting process. But if the Los Angeles Dodgers open their wallet for Tanaka, that might spoil any chance of extending homegrown ace Clayton Kershaw.
Read on to see all the key offseason MLB storylines that will determine who comes out on top.