After him, it’s far more muddled. Rule 5 pick Bailey will likely get a long look in spring training, with this his most natural role. Otherwise, there are plenty of pitchers on and off the roster who could get stretched out in the spring. It’s probably too early for Akin and Kremer, so Hess, Ty Blach, Chandler Shepherd, Luis Ortiz and Tom Eshelman will be in the conversation as well. And if there are any veterans willing to take minor league deals to join this mix, they might go to the top of that list.