Two of the most exciting Rockies' hitters are shortstop Trevor Story and outfielder David Dahl. Both are having productive seasons in their own right but which one is the best Rockies' prospects hitter, age 20 and under?
John Manuel, an editor in chief of Baseball America and Jim Callis, the executive editor of that magazine, both with specialty knowledge of baseball's prospects, generously shared their research and viewpoints with Rockies' Analyst Magazine about Story and Dahl.
First, the setup - Story was the 45th overall pick in the 2011 MLB Amateur Draft while Dahl went no. 10 overall in 2012.
Story, as of this writing, has played 136 games in rookie-and-Low-A ball (Asheville) and has hit .266 with 37 doubles, six triples, 19 homers and driven in 72 runs. He's also stolen 22 bases in 26 attempts.
While he has struck out 125 times, he has balanced that some with 73 base on balls. He's known as a solid all-around player and his bat has played better than ...