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The 20 most intriguing players in baseball for 2018

Yardbarker Logo By Matt Whitener of Yardbarker | Slide 1 of 21: While there is still plenty to sort out on the 2017 Major League Baseball slate, it is not too early to take a sneak peak ahead to next summer and some of the attractions it may hold. As is the case in every year, there are breakout stars, veterans that go to the next level and prospects that begin to make a name for themselves. And while the ink is still drying on the 2017 regular season slate, it is not too early to look ahead at who has a chance to make headlines in the year to come. Here is a look at a handful of players (as well as a familiar face making his return to the game) who could play a big part in shaping the next year in baseball.

There's always next year

While there is still plenty to sort out on the 2017 Major League Baseball slate, it is not too early to take a sneak peak ahead to next summer and some of the attractions it may hold. As is the case in every year, there are breakout stars, veterans that go to the next level and prospects that begin to make a name for themselves. And while the ink is still drying on the 2017 regular season slate, it is not too early to look ahead at who has a chance to make headlines in the year to come. Here is a look at a handful of players (as well as a familiar face making his return to the game) who could play a big part in shaping the next year in baseball.

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