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Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas Votes
Drafted: 2007, 1st (2)
164
2007
Rank
22
ETA in
Majors
2012

Statistically speaking: One should never read too much into Arizona Fall League stats, but it will be interesting to see if Moustakas can build off of his .560 SLG there at age 21 this past fall. Granted, it was just 75 at-bats, but Moustakas had 11 extra-base hits, more than half of his hit total.

Scouting report: Plus bat speed and a good swing translate to outstanding raw power, though he showed more of it in 2008 than last year. He does have the ability to hit the ball out to all fields. Defensively, he's still learning to play third, but he's shown a tireless work ethic in improving. He's got a plus arm from the hot corner.

Upside potential: Middle-of-the-order run producer who is a constant home run threat.

They said it: "Tremendous competitor and leader on the field. He's the guy you want at the plate when the game is on the line." -- Royals assistant general manager, J.J. Picollo

He said it: "I really don't think about it that much at all. I just go out and play. I get to play baseball for a living. There's a lot worse things I could be doing." -- About the pressures of being a top draft pick