A lot of excitement and uncertainty will surround spring training when the San Diego Padres take the field this February. Above all else, these three competitions will take center stage.
The countdown is on for the San Diego Padres and the rest of baseball. With less than a month before pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Florida and Arizona, anticipation for the 2017 season is mounting.
For the Padres, looking forward to Opening Day brings excitement, but also raises questions. Hopefully, competitions for roster spots and starting jobs will all be ironed out during the club’s time in Arizona.
With the significance of this in mind, we take a deeper look at three positions which will be up for grabs this spring.