Five Baseball Talents Who Could Be Valuable Down The Stretch

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Five Baseball Talents Who Could Be Valuable Down The Stretch

The 2011 season has seen many young talents come to the forefront of the national baseball media. Names like Strasburg and Heyward, along with many others, have truly signaled what baseball has become—a young man's game.

The remainder of the season could provide for many new faces to emerge as household names and make a splash for their respective teams.

It's now August, which officially qualifies the beginning of the stretch run in baseball, and the September 1, 40 man roster extensions are less than a month away.

Teams are now looking to solidify their rosters in hope for a playoff berth, or in some cases, prepare for next season.

When teams can't make a trade for the particular dynamic they are lacking, often times they will promote from within—that is, the minor leagues.

These five young prospects, for one reason or another, could all see time in the big leagues sometime in the near future.

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