It's that time of year again, baseball fans!
With pitchers, catchers and reserve outfielders rolling into your favorite Grapefruit or Cactus League location, narratives, reports and predictions are in abundance.
Much has changed since the last competitive baseball games were played in late October. Thus, fans and media members have had endless days and nights to contemplate the most intriguing subplots to spring training.
Over the next six weeks, these stories will unfold in Florida and Arizona. To be fair, we may not have a definitive answer to most of these before the regular season begins. Still, by the time the teams pack up and head north for the start of the season, a picture of the 2014 season will emerge.
The following is a peek into the biggest spring training storylines and how they'll be thought of by the end of March.
Statistics courtesy of Baseball-Reference and FanGraphs, unless otherwise noted. All contract figures courtesy of Cot's Baseball Contracts. Arbitration numbers and projections courtesy of MLB Trade Rumors. Roster projections courtesy of MLB Depth Charts.