There were separate columns comparing Harper and Trout this week at si.com
. Both picked Trout as better although from the pic below from si.com, you’d surely think they’d pick Harper as better. I mean, could they have picked a WORSE picture of Mike Trout???
Anyway, one thing I realized is it’s totally not a fair comparison comparing 2012 Trout and 2012 Harper. This is really Trout's second year, Harper’s first. Yes, Trout is a rookie but he’s a “technical” rookie. Bryce is an actual rookie. This is his first bite at the apple. The accurate comparison is 2011 Trout with 2012 Harper and then, there’s no comparison.