There comes a point in every young baseball player's career where they, to steal an intentionally ambiguous line from Tony Soprano, get it.
It is hard to pinpoint exactly when that moment comes, at least from the outside. Some players might tell you that it was there all along and they just needed a period of adjustment. Others could say that physical and mental maturity hit them and everything finally clicked.
The point being that, for the players in the Low-A Midwest League All-Star Game on Tuesday night in Dayton, the gap between what they are and what they could be in the future is still so large that their careers could veer off course at any moment.
But when you look at the raw tools these young athletes put on display in Dayton, it's hard not to fall in love. As a follow-up companion piece to my list of players to watch in the game on Tuesday, here are the players who showed that they have what it takes to go from the Low-A All-Star game to the Major League Baseball summer classic in the not-too-distant future.