7 MLB Prospects Whose Power Will Jump the Furthest in 2013

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7 MLB Prospects Whose Power Will Jump the Furthest in 2013
Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Wil Myers exploded for 37 home runs last season across two levels.

After hitting 27 home runs over his first three minor league seasons, Wil Myers exploded for 37 home runs last year in 134 games between the Royals’ Double-A and Triple-A affiliates. Although he had always showcased plus raw power to all fields with a quick, explosive swing and exceptional extension after contact, his mature plate discipline prevented its utilization.

However, by employing a more aggressive, free-swinging approach last season, Myers finally tapped into his power in a big way, though it did come at the cost of a career-high 140 strikeouts. Regardless, the 22-year-old has still established himself as one of the top power-hitting prospects in the game over the last year.

But which young hitters are poised to break out the boom stick in 2013?

Here’s a look at seven prospects who should see a spike in their power numbers during the upcoming season.

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