Spring training is like a great awakening across Arizona and Florida as teams build hope and expectations for the year to come. Luckily, the Cubs aren’t trying to fool anyone into thinking they’ll contend this year. 

However, for Cubs fans, there are still several things to look forward to this spring training. This is such a vital development time for young and talented players, something the Cubs have a lot of, and to see that development firsthand is pretty exciting. 

Everyone has their own opinion of what they are most looking forward to in spring training whether it be position battles, talented players or just players signing autographs. For the smart and attentive Cubs fan, though, there are several interesting things to look for this spring. Here are five of them.

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