The smell of hot dogs and freshly cut grass is in the air. The 2017 MLB season is here. Now that it’s here, what storylines should we be following?

Of course, every team has its own storyline, but some are certainly bigger than others.

We know that the Chicago Cubs’ quest to repeat is one of the top storylines. But what’s worth following for the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox?¬†What perennial playoff disappointments are looking to break through? Can the Cleveland Indians take that one final step? Will anyone remotely challenge the Dodgers and Giants in the National League West? Who should we be watching closely in the early season?

Here, we take a look at that and a whole lot more in our top-10 storylines to follow for the 2017 MLB season.