From Derek Jeter's retirement tour to the implementation of instant replay to figuring out who's going to replace Bud Selig, there are a ton of storylines to keep track of as the 2014 MLB season gets underway.
What follows is a ranking of the 15 biggest storylines of the new campaign. In the process of compiling the list, there were two fundamental questions that I asked myself.
First, will the outcome of the particular narrative have league-wide implications, or will it mainly affect a single team? Second, will the storyline take the entire season to play out, or could it disappear in the opening months of the 2014 season?
With those questions in mind, let's take a look at the 15 biggest storylines of the 2014 MLB season.