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Bryce Harper versus Mike Trout

Analyzing the two top prospects across six different categories

Updated: July 10, 2011, 4:08 PM ET
By Kevin Goldstein | Baseball Prospectus

The highlight of Sunday's Futures Game was supposed to be a United States team outfield that included Washington's Bryce Harper and the Angels' Mike Trout. The pair is easily the top two prospects in baseball, but the 1-2 order has been the cause of much debate during the first half of the season. While Trout's call-up to the big leagues takes a tiny bit of luster off of what will still be a star-studded game, there's still plenty of time to keep the debate raging. The fact Trout is suddenly an Angel instead of an Arkansas Traveler doesn't change the player, so here's how scouts and team executives broke down the two prior to the call-up.

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