When it comes to scouting hitters, not a whole lot has changed in the last century or so. Baseball scouts will always be on the lookout for sweet-swinging youngsters who can hit the ball a country mile.
The minor leagues are brimming with slugging prospects. The best of the bunch got called up last week, as the Washington Nationals finally called up teenage phenom Bryce Harper. It's surely just a matter of time before he hits a 570-foot home run, as the renowned Sports Illustrated story from 2009 claims he once did.
So now that Harper is in the majors, who are the best power-hitting prospects left in the minors?
Good question. Here's one from every team that baseball fans should get to know.