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Top 30 Cincinnati Prospects: No. 11

Lorezen Starred as Centerfielder at Fullerton

Cincinnati picked up Michael Lorenzen in the competitive balance round of last year's draft and then used him out of the bullpen at four different levels before sending him to the Arizona Fall League. There were some thoughts that he could be tried both in the outfield and on the mound so far it appears the Reds have notions that he could be a closer at the MLB level.

In 2013 Michael Lorenzen filled his closet with different uniforms. The California native played baseball for Cal St. Fullerton, the AZL Reds, Dayton, Bakersfield, Pensacola, and then the Glendale Diamond Dogs in the Arizona Fall League. Professionally he wasn't particularly effective except for nine scoreless appearances for Dayton. Before that he did well enough at Fullerton to prompt... Recommended Stories