The top tools of the game
Scouts often talk about the tools a player possesses. The very best position players, for instance, are often referred to as five-tool players, meaning they can hit, hit for power, run, play defense and throw. Pitchers also have tools -- the pitches they use to get hitters out.
So which players have the best tools? Who is the best hitter and the best fielder? Who has the best fastball and the best curveball?
We break it down, with some input from the players themselves.