Robert Stephenson, Ben Lively, Michael Lorenzen, Yorman Rodriguez, Jesse Winker—most Cincinnati Reds fans know about these guys. They are the farm's prized products and possibly the future of the franchise. Stephenson and Winker were just named to Baseball America's Top 50 midseason prospects, too.
The aforementioned were at the center of this year's trade deadline. Many wondered if the Reds would leverage the few high-level prospects they have for an MLB bat.
They didn't, and at least for now, the farm is still intact.
However, there are a few prospects who have flown under the radar amidst all the hype surrounding the Reds' top prospects. There are guys performing at a high level in Double-A and Triple-A.
The following are the three best Reds prospects that no one is talking about, listed from furthest from joining the major league roster to closest.
Stats courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com unless otherwise noted.