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Power Ranking MLB's Top 25 Players Under 25, Preseason Edition
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Coming off NL Rookie of the Year honors, Bryce Harper stands out as one of MLB's brightest young stars.

Power ranking the best MLB players under 25 relies on tasty, yet tiny samples in the big leagues. Therefore, projected performances in 2013 were weighed nearly as heavily as past stats.

In numerous cases, we see top prospects called up in their teens and early 20s. With their bodies still growing and brains trying to grasp the fundamentals of baseball, it's not unusual to see dramatic change from one season to the next. Anthony Rizzo and Mike Trout, for example, made us forget about their shaky debuts, while Eric Hosmer and Brett Lawrie unfortunately regressed.

More than half of all major league teams have representatives in this top-25 list, though the Top 10 is heavy with National League talent.

Each of the following players—even the honorable mentions—have the potential to be faces of their franchises (if they aren't already).

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