14 things to watch for in 2014, a season of change for baseball

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Derek Jeter's last season in Yankees pinstripes will be one of the year's biggest stories.

Derek Jeter's last season in Yankees pinstripes will be one of the year's biggest stories.

Mike Scioscia (left) could be in trouble as Angels manager if Albert Pujols (middle) and Josh Hamilton don't return to form.

Mike Scioscia (left) could be in trouble as Angels manager if Albert Pujols (middle) and Josh Hamilton don't return to form.

Jeter surely will not change his mind. One of the most amazing statistics in a boatload of amazing statistics about Jeter is that he has played in 2,602 games with the Yankees and only one of them was a meaningless game in which his team was mathematically eliminated. Will he go out in a meaningful game or, as Mariano Rivera did, in a rare meaningless one? The answer may be the biggest story of '14.