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The top of the Reds system is headlined by Noelvi Marte, who showed hints that he can be a long-term fixture thanks to his power-speed combo.
Today, we’re unveiling the 10 best prospects in the Reds system entering 2024. J.J. Cooper is hosting a chat at 3 p.m. ET to discuss the state of Cincinnati’s farm system.
See the 10 best prospects in Cincinnati’s system, including brand new scouting reports for every player.
Below, you can also find a projected lineup in 2027 and the prospects with the best scouting tools in the system.
Projected 2027 Lineup
Catcher: Tyler Stephenson (30)
First Base: Christian Encarnacion-Strand (27)
Second Base: Matt McLain (27)
Third Base: Jonathan India (30)
Shortstop: Elly De La Cruz (25)
Left Field: Spencer Steer (29)
Center Field: Carlos Jorge (23)
Right Field: Noelvi Marte (25)
Designated Hitter: Sal Stewart (23)
Listed below are the prospects with the best tools within the organization. To go directly to Cincinnati’s Top 10, click here.
Best Hitter for Average: Carlos Jorge
Best Power Hitter: Noelvi Marte
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Sal Stewart
Fastest Baserunner: Jacob Hurtubise
Best Athlete: Blake Dunn
Best Fastball: Zach Maxwell
Best Curveball: Adam Serwinowski
Best Slider: Connor Phillips
Best Changeup: Rhett Lowder
Best Control: Rhett Lowder
Best Defensive Catcher: Logan Tanner
Best Defensive Infielder: Trey Faltine
Best Infield Arm: Noelvi Marte
Best Defensive Outfielder: Justice Thompson
Best Outfield Arm: Yerlin Confidan