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The most-hyped phenoms ever

San Diego State pitcher Stephen Strasburg is the latest phenom to get tons of hype before reaching the biggest stage. List

Updated: March 24, 2009, 6:39 PM ET
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Keith Law calls San Diego State right-hander Stephen Strasburg the best pitching prospect of the past 10 years. Scouts have told Buster Olney that Strasburg might be the best pitching prospect they've ever seen.

Similar raves followed Southern Cal pitcher Mark Prior back in 2001, when the Cubs made him the second pick in the draft, but it appears Strasburg's hype will surpass Prior's by the time the draft rolls around in June.

So, as we wait for Scott Boras to work on the rumored ...

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