You can almost smell it, can't you?
The warm breezes of spring air gently blowing across green grass. The intoxicating aroma of dirt mixed with chalk. You're starting to hear the distant sounds of wood cracks and leather pops.
It's sometimes difficult to think of baseball being just around the corner when you're stuck in the doldrums of a cold, snowy January. But the college football season is over. The NFL playoffs are in full swing and will be a memory before long. That means that Spring Training will be here before we know it.
Before we get there, though, there are a number of things that still need to be addressed as we look towards the coming season: free agents left to sign, trades left to make and Hot Stove news to evaluate.
Who's done enough to hoist that trophy next October? And who still has to do more? Get all that information and more, right here, right now, while it's piping hot.