The buzz around MLB this time of year is intense. While it is a blast keeping up with the latest rumors surrounding your favorite team, much of the speculation ends up being nothing more than hearsay.

Let’s 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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