Here we are, right back where we started.

As March approaches and actual games are on the horizon, the time to break down position battles is upon us. As far as Cactus and Grapefruit League games go, they might not count toward reaching October, but for players involved in these toss-ups, they are ever meaningful. 

But instead of breaking down all the position battles, or the ones for each team, let’s make this more relevant. Which fights matter? Which ones carry the most weight for their team’s eventual success? Where are the battles with the most at stake?

That typically means the battles that are happening within clubs with lofty expectations. While every franchise has some kind of position uncertainty hovering over their spring camp, these are the five most important.

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