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Top storylines for 2015 MLB draft

All signs point to lefty Brady Aiken being the top talent again in this year's draft class. Larry Goren/Four Seam Images/AP Images

If there is such thing as a draft season, it begins this week. College baseball will begin its season Friday, and high schools in warm-weather states will get their campaigns started as well.

And like every year, there are several intriguing plotlines that scouts and teams will be following over the next three months. These storylines will help shape the class and shape how the draft will play out come June.

Here are five of the most intriguing storylines fans of the MLB draft should be following this spring.

1. Is Brady Aiken the best player in the draft class -- again?

It's sort of an odd question to ask right now, as we aren't 100 percent certain Aiken will even be eligible for the 2015 draft. Signs point to yes, however, and assuming he shows the same type of stuff and command he did last spring, he's a borderline prohibitive favorite to be the top player in this year's class.

"I don't know how you don't have him at No. 1, especially in a fairly weak draft class," one AL scout said.