The complexity of the MLB draft can muddle the future of high school pitchers—whether to commit to a career straight out of high school or to test their draft stock and see how they perform at the collegiate level.
It's a daunting decision that will affect the rest of a pitcher's professional career, but as baseball scouts are prone to say, "When you've got it, you've got it. And you, son, have got it."
The following five hurlers have got what those in baseball call "it".
Evaluations refer to Keith Law's Top 100 Prospects on ESPN.com.