After a week since the last power rankings, we arrive at a very familiar position: The Reds are still 7.5 games out of first and three games back of the wild card.
After a disappointing series defeat at the hands of baseball's hottest team, the San Francisco Giants, and a series victory over one of baseball's worst, the Philadelphia Phillies, the Reds find themselves still running in place along the hamster wheel.
Only now, Joey Votto and Mat Latos are both on minor league rehab stints. Both are close to returning to the Reds and making them whole for the first time all year.
But that's for another article. For now, here are the Reds player power rankings. If you are new to the list, the formula is simple.
The power rankings are merely meant to provide a snapshot image of which Reds are contributing the most. Because it's only a snapshot of the last week, don't be surprised to see Reds rising and falling at a high degree. Just one bad performance from a starter can take him from No.1 on this list to not even ranked. Staying ranked requires continued contribution.
There's very little that's scientific about this list, but each Red included will have a case as a top-10 contributor. Without further ado, here are the power rankings from the last seven days of Reds baseball.