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Top 30 Reds Prospects: No. 4

Reds Conservative with Stephenson's Schedule

After the Reds made their first postseason appearance in fifteen years in 2010 they were in an unfamiliar situation of having to wait until late in each round of the 2011 draft for a selection. Many felt they were lucky to find RHP Robert Stephenson available with the 27th overall pick. He enters the season at no. 51 in Scout's list of top 100 MLB prospects.

Of all the pitchers developing in the Cincinnati system Robert Stephenson may have the best arm of the best of the bunch. There are a couple others higher on this list because they are closer to MLB-ready. The Reds selected him in 2011 when pitching depth in the draft left the Gatorade California High School Player of the Year available with the 27th overall pick. After spending the remainder... Recommended Stories

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