Whether it’s with a contending team looking for a shot in the arm or a rebuilding club evaluating talent for the future, prospects often get their first taste of big league action over the final two months of the season.

Many times, a top prospect will enter The Show down the stretch with an eye toward taking on a bigger role the following campaign.

Whatever the situation, there are a number of highly regarded minor leaguers currently playing at either the Double-A or Triple-A levels who have proven they’re ready for a shot at the majors. Here is a look at 10 such players, based on their performance so far this year.


*Note: Only players with zero big league experience were considered for inclusion.

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