To qualify for these lists, a player must have been born in 1984 or later (“Under 30″):

Under 30, Most Career Regular Season Plate Appearances:
1. Prince Fielder 5,612
2. Jeff Francoeur 4,959
3. Ryan Zimmerman 4,943
4. B.J. Upton 4,509
5. Brian McCann 4,354
6. Melky Cabrera 4,236
7. Billy Butler 4,208
8. James Loney 4,082
9. Delmon Young 3,936
10. Matt Kemp 3,897

After the jump, two more Top Tens for the “Under 30″ set, but more quality than quantity based.

Under 30, Most Wins Above Replacement (baseball-reference version)
1. Evan Longoria 36.3
2. Ryan Zimmerman 33.9
3. Troy Tulowitzki 32.3
4. Andrew McCutchen 26.8
5. Prince Fielder 23.7
6. Brian McCann 23.6
7. Alex Gordon 22.6
8. Mike Trout 20.8 (born in 1991)
9. Matt Kemp 20.0
10. Asdrubal Cabrera 19.6

Under 30, Most RE24 (that’s a form of runs created, above average, arising from the extent to which the player, in each of his plate appearances, improved or diminished his team’s standard run expectation based on the outs and men on base situation as it stood when he came to bat):
1. Prince Fielder 330
2. Andrew McCutchen 172
3. Ryan Zimmerman 156
4. Matt Kemp 150
5. Brian McCann 148
6. Evan Longoria 141
7. Mike Trout 127
8. Carlos Gonzalez 117
9. Paul Goldschmidt 109
10. Troy Tulowitzki 105

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