Baseball is in the air—at least in the warmer climates of the country.

Spring training is well under way as players prepare for the grueling six-month, 162-game season ahead.

This early exhibition period is crucial for players to shake the rust off their swings and for pitchers to get back to regular-season form after spending the last few months away from the game.

As exhibition play begins, there are a number of growing concerns among certain teams as Opening Day approaches.