Originally Posted by lollipopcurve
I like Stanton's approach better than Upton's (which is not to say I don't think Upton can become a force). Stanton gets surprisingly small at the plate for a big guy, and he keeps his swing fairly compact. He goes to right center easily. And his power is off the scale. I'd be very surprised if he doesn't eventually climb into the top 5 in MVP voting a few times.
At the same age, Upton struck out less and walked more than Stanton did this year. Power wise, he was slightly ahead of Upton at the same age, but Upton is a plus power guy in his own right.