With 2015 finally upon us, MLB general managers are in the stretch run of preparations prior to the beginning of spring training. As such, there is an ample amount of buzz and speculation regarding each franchise.

That makes this a fine time to play a round of Fact or Fiction with the latest news.

To be sure, we can’t cover every rumor that’s floating around. Rather, we will focus on a few select pieces of information that have circulated over the past several days. That way, we can stay as current as possible.

After all, MLB storylines change in an instant. It is the nature of the beast.

Here is a look at three buzzworthy stories and our take on whether they will come to fruition or become an afterthought in what is a raucous offseason.   

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