AL position battles to watch

Predicting who will win key roles on contenders during spring training

Updated: February 11, 2013, 12:08 PM ET
By Ben Lindbergh | Baseball Prospectus
Leonys Martin, Craig GentryGetty ImagesCraig Gentry and Leonys Martin will battle for the right to replace Josh Hamilton.

General managers put most of their rosters' pieces in place by the time pitchers and catchers report, but the majority of major league teams still show up at spring training with a position or two where their plans aren't set in stone.

Ben Lindbergh

Baseball Prospectus
Ben Lindbergh is the editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus. He has interned for multiple MLB teams and is a member of the BBWAA.

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