As the Orioles prepare to begin spring training in Sarasota, Fla., and with it the next chapter of the franchise's rebuild under the leadership of executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias and manager Brandon Hyde, the focus will finally shift from the front office to the field.

Without a major league free-agent signing and with many of the familiar faces of past years no longer with the Orioles, the cast of players who will be charged with starting the organization's transformation on the field is a unique one.


This week, we'll break down by position groups who will be in camp, and who could factor in to the team's immediate plans.

- Jon Meoli

Orioles spring training roster preview: Plenty of opportunities available in bullpen

For all the turnover the Orioles bullpen experienced last summer with their trades of Zack Britton, Brad Brach, and Darren O'Day, things stayed relatively stable this offseason at the back end of the bullpen.

Orioles spring training roster preview: Starting pitching has three veterans, then plenty of questions

Outside of Dylan Bundy, Alex Cobb, and Andrew Cashner, the Orioles' cast of potential starting pitchers has barely over two years of combined major league service time — and thus plenty of questions about what they can do.

Orioles spring training roster preview: Outfield full of young talent could help define team's rebuilding process

The outfield will be the best collection of players the Orioles have in camp.

Orioles spring training roster preview: Infield in flux outside of Davis and Villar, but plenty of potential in camp

Only Chris Davis and Jonathan Villar are givens, but no group on the Orioles roster has been overhauled more than the infield entering spring training.

Orioles spring training roster preview: Chance Sisco's progress the focus at thin catcher position

Outside of former top prospect Chance Sisco, the Orioles' catcher position brings a relative lack of certainty over who will break camp with the team.