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Last season's rookie phenoms are at it again in 2013, absolutely tearing up spring training.
While measuring a team's performance in the spring isn't always accurate, it's fair to analyze a player based on his statistics and mechanics during spring training.
After hitting .270/.340/.477 with 22 long balls, 59 RBI and 18 stolen bases last season, Harper is having arguably the best spring of anyone in baseball, hitting .476/.507/.730 with three homers, 14 RBI and five stolen bases. If he carries this hot streak into the regular season, the Washington Nationals will be even more dangerous than they already look.
Meanwhile, after completely taking the MLB by storm in 2012 by averaging .326/.399/.564 at the plate to go with 30 HR, 83 RBI and 49 stolen bases, Trout is putting together an excellent spring for the Los Angeles Angels. He is hitting .373/.492/.627 with one homer, 10 RBI and five stolen bases.
By the looks of it, as long as these two stay healthy in 2013, there won't be any type of sophomore slump from either of these 2012 Rookies of the Year award winners.
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