Now that the Cincinnati Reds have quickly dug themselves a hole in the standings as September roster expansions draw closer, many fans have turned their attention to the team's minor leaguers.
The team will have some decisions to make when it comes to calling up players. Fans want to know if pitchers like Robert Stephenson and Michael Lorenzen will be promoted in September. A lot will go into those decisions, including how the players have performed not only this year but recently as well.
Any minor leaguer who would like to be considered for a promotion needs be at his best as the minor-league season wraps up. That fans and the organization will be looking closely at the prospects' numbers.
Keep reading to see how Cincinnati's top prospects performed this past week.
Rankings are via the official website of the Cincinnati Reds.