The Baltimore Orioles currently hold an 8.5-game lead in the AL East.
Let that sink in, Orioles fans.
With the month of August drawing to an end, teams are looking at what players they can add from the minor leagues once rosters expand from 25 to 40 players in September.
Naturally, the Orioles are trying to decide which players will most likely help them provide quality play in order to give their regulars a bit of a rest in September, as well as who will help the team maintain its division lead.
Both veterans and younger players alike are being considered for a roster spot, but only so many will get one, and manager Buck Showalter tends to keep his September call-ups limited in order to not clog up the bench and club house.
The O's top 10 prospects have been working hard to put themselves in a position for a call-up this season. Let's look at the numbers these guys have been putting up while they work toward their greater goal of making it to MLB.
For the sake of this article I will be referring back to my original top 10 prospects list that was posted at the start of the season.