There are many ways to measure power potential in high school/prep prospects in addition to simply tallying home run totals from the spring.
Most showcase events now provide exit velocity and launch angle metrics to show how fast the ball is coming off the bat -- and the trajectory of the flight.
These numbers help scouts determine which high school athletes will make relatively smooth transitions to larger fields at the college and/or professional levels. Those metrics also help scouts project which power hitters at the high school level may become gap-to-gap hitters at the next level.
Here's a look at 33 high school and prep hitters with the power potential to excel at the next level.