Now that it’s practically February, you all know what that means — baseball is literally around the corner. Since we’ve dealt with yet another slow-moving free-agent market throughout the winter, this is good news.
We don’t have to worry about it right now — well, kinda since there are still tons of players who need jobs — because we’ll soon get to see baseball players actually doing baseball things on baseball fields. And for most teams, it’s happening in about two weeks!
Once pitchers and catchers start reporting to their respective Spring Training complexes in Arizona and Florida, the overarching goal is the same — to win a World Series. However, players have plenty of things in mind with regard to individual performance. We’ve recently touched on starting pitchers and hitters who are entering 2019 with something to prove, but relief pitchers are people, too, ya know.
Here are six relievers who should be taking the mound with a chip on their shoulder this year.