Every season gives each team and each player a new lease on life. This could be their year—their year to step up and make the fans and front office realize that they are here to stay.
It's their turn to say, "Lock me up now, because I'm going to cost you a lot more money the longer you wait."
Ostensibly, each team has at least one of those players step up each year. The teams that consistently are the sucker-fish in the MLB fish tank rarely have players that break out of anywhere except maybe the California Penal League.
There are still a few weeks until spring training starts, so let's get this done before any of these players fall flat on their faces.