These Players Have the Most to Prove in Spring Training

Dan Mennella
February 26, 2020 - 9:47 am

The Spring Training doldrums are upon us.

Pitchers and catchers have reported. Games are underway. All that remains between now and Opening Day is 30 mostly boring days of Arizona and Florida baseball.

But if we’re paying attention, a lot will unfold before teams break camp and head north for the season. Many roster spots will come down to overall spring performance, sample size considerations be damned.

Of the countless players fighting for roster spots this spring, many of them are older prospects or young-ish players still trying to establish themselves. Here’s a look at several such players with much to prove in order to get substantial playing time in the majors this season