Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/10/12
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In Major League Baseball, the debate of which young phenom will have the better career is all the rage. These phenoms, of course, are Mike Trout of the Angels and Bryce Harper of the Nationals. Trout, who just turned 21, is the unanimous AL Rookie of the Year and perhaps MVP. He has almost single handedly turned around a struggling Angels team and continues to impress in every game. Harper, while not quite having the year Trout is, has been the most hyped prospect in years and is putting together a nice season with a stat line of .254/10 HR/30 RBI/13 SB. Not particularly jaw dropping, but considering the kid is barely old enough to get into a rated-R movie at age 19, they are something you could easily live with and get excited about. While both will easily get better as they age, there is one young outfielder who is forgotten in this debate and firmly belongs in it. That man, is Giancarlo Stanton. On Wednesday night, the Mets (as they have, since he came into the league) were demol...
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