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How does Kris Bryant's spring home run barrage compare to sluggers of the past?

Kris Bryant hit another home run yesterday. It's his league-leading ninth of the spring (and by spring, I mean just 28 at-bats). He's basically the real-life version of Sylvester Coddmeyer III. But how many dingers can Bryant mash once March is over?

On Sunday, the Wall Street Journal took a look at how his long-ball barrage compares to Spring Training home run leaders of yesteryear and where they ended up during the regular season. Here's a rundown.

2006 - Ryan Howard

Spring Training: 11

Regular Season: Major League-leading 58 and an NL MVP Award.

2007 - Aramis Ramirez

Spring Training: 8

Regular Season: 26

2008 - Ivan Rodriguez

Spring Training: 8

Regular Season: 7

2009 - Ryan Howard

Spring Training: 10

Regular Season: 45 (3rd in the league)

2010 - Chris Johnson

Spring Training: 8 

Regular Season: 11

2011 - Jake Fox

Spring Training: 10

Regular Season: 2

2012 - Freddie Freeman, Matt Hague, Albert Pujols

Spring Training: 7

Regular Season: 23, 0 (Hague has not tallied a home run since), 30

Freeman, 23

Pujols, 30

2013 - Michael Morse

Spring Training: 9

Regular Season: 13

2014 - Jose Bautista, Chris Heisey, Mike Trout, Luis Valbuena

Spring Training: 6

Regular Season: 35, 8, 36, 16

Bautista, 35

Heisey, 8

Trout, 36

Valbuena, 16

2015 - Kris Bryant

Spring Training: 9

Regular Season: ?

Judging from history (and the fact that the Cubs plan on starting Bryant in the Minors), the phenom prospect's 2015 home run total might be hard to predict. What do you think? Is he going to mash a league-leading number of homers? Or is he gonna take some time to adjust to Major League stuff?

Let us know your thoughts in the comments below, or tweet us @Cut4.