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Royals Outfield Prospect Wil Myers Listed As One Of MLB's Best Young Power Hitters

As the Kansas City Royals look forward to the future, the line-up should be nothing short of sensational as current hitters like Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer develop and others like Bubba Starling and Wil Myers make the major league roster. For Myers, that may come sooner than later given his current numbers and ascension up the organizational ladder. It also doesn't hurt that Kevin Goldstein calls him one of the next three power hitters in the game:

Myers falls into the Taveras group, as he's a fantastic hitter who has somewhat suddenly added significant power to his game. After an injury-plagued 2011, Myers retained his status as the top hitter in the system with a monstrous showing in the Arizona Fall League, and he turned into the Texas League's version of Josh Hamilton by hitting seven home runs in his past 12 games to lift his season averages to .343/.414/.731 in 35 games. He was so dominant for Northwest Arkansas that the Royals promoted him to Triple-A on Wednesday. While he's played all three outfield positions and a little bit of third base this year, he ultimately projects as a prototypical right fielder with All-Star potential.

The others listed in Goldstein's article are Miguel Sano of the Minnesota Twins and Oscar Taveras of the St. Louis Cardinals.