The Rockies expect big things from Nolan Arenado. But can he put it all together at the plate?
The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner, entering his sixth season, is beginning to show mastery of his pitches.
Andrew Cashner went from the Padres’ bullpen to staff ace last season. Can he continue that growth?
Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.
Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig is on the fast track to superstardom if he continues to perform on the field, and keeps quiet off it.
Despite mediocre hitting, Jonathan Villar has too much speed to keep out of the Astros’ lineup.
The Mariners may have Cano’s double-play partner for the next decade in Brad Miller.
Kole Calhoun enters the 2014 season as the Angels’ starting right fielder and a 20-homer, 20-steal threat.
Jurickson Profar is 21-years-old going into the 2014 season. And the Rangers are expecting a lot.
The Oakland A’s, bitten by the injury bug, need to lean on starting pitcher Sonny Gray even more than expected.
The Cubs lost 96 games last season. Young outfielder Junior Lake looks to be part of the turnaround.
Cincinnati Reds center fielder, Billy Hamilton, has the kind of speed that can break records.
Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole put up impressive stats late last year. Can he hold up the whole season?
Kolten Wong struggled at the plate for the Cardinals in 2013. Consistent at-bats might be the answer.
Hard-hitting Jose Abreu, a recent Cuban defector, becomes the new White Sox first baseman.
Oswaldo Arcia was a bright spot for the Twins in 2013. Can he hold down a corner outfield spot this season?
The Royals are hoping Yordano Ventura, their young fireballer, can transition from thrower to pitcher.
The Indians’ Danny Salazar doesn’t get much hype. But 2014 could be his breakout season.
Drew Smyly, a strong setup man in the Tigers’ bullpen, moves back into the starting rotation.
The Marlins look to the 22-year-old Christian Yelich to lead off and start in left field.
Darin Ruf is too good of a hitter not to play. The Phillies just need a place for him in the lineup.
The Mets may have this season’s ace in Zack Wheeler if he can overcome control issues.
Anthony Rendon has settled in at second base for the Nationals. But his job isn’t safe yet.
The Braves rewarded Julio Teheran for a strong 2013 season. Can he be their No. 3 starter?
Blue Jays’ Ryan Goins plays a great second base, but needs to contribute at the plate.