Is Mike Stanton Ready To Be the Next Big Power Hitter?

Posted: 24th October 2009 by Jimmy Hascup in MLB
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Also featured on ! The Florida Marlins often seem like a hot-bed for young prospects with considerable upside, so it’s no wonder their latest child prodigy, right-fielder Mike Stanton, seems to be on the cusp of making it to the big leagues. Tabbed by Baseball Prospectus as “the best pure power prospect in the minors,” Stanton has done nothing in his short minor league career to refute that claim. Let’s take a look at how his 2009 campaign fared (between High-A and Double-A combined): 479 At-Bats
.255 Batting Average (110 Hits)
28 Home Runs
92 RBI
76 Runs
3 Stolen Bases
.341On Base Percentage
.501 Slugging Percentage
.311 Batting Average on Balls in Play For those who haven’t paid too much attention to prospect ...

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