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RandBall: Are Buxton and Sano the next Mike Trout and Bryce Harper?

  • Blog Post by: Michael Rand
  • May 20, 2013 - 7:41 PM

A few people have pointed out this bit from a Baseball America mailbag. Sorry we couldn't get to it sooner -- a very important work-related golf outing kept us tied up this afternoon. In any event, Jim Callis from BA was asked about the top prospect duos in the minor leagues. Here is what he had to say:

On sheer upside, Buxton and Sano immediately jump to the forefront. Buxton is the best five-tool player in the minors, Sano is the top power-hitting prospect in the game and both are having monster seasons. When they hit their primes, the Twins will get a close approximation of what it would be like to have Mike Trout and Bryce Harper in the same lineup.

Whoa. Is Callis right? Who knows. But it does make you think a little ...

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