We are almost a full two months into the 2009 MLB season, and the majority of the most dangerous hitters have already established themselves at the plate.
For several reasons the players on this list represent baseball's scariest batters to face for pitchers.
The players on this list are leaders in the categories of home runs, walks, and RBI, the stats that are a red flag for major league pitchers.
From all across the league, both AL and NL, let's get started.
(All stats used are as of June 8, 2009.)