Spring training is the best time of the year when it comes to baseball. All of the teams are an equal distance from getting to the promised land of a World Series—except the Philadelphia Phillies; they’re just terrible—and fans have a chance to watch their favorite teams play without the pressure of actual wins and losses.

It is also a perfect time for every mom-and-pop expert to tell you which players you should be watching in spring training, whether it be for the intriguing storylines or just the pure entertainment of watching them play, even though none of it really makes a difference in the long run.

So, without further ado, here are five of those players to keep an eye on before Opening Day.

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