3 Reds who should be in the starting lineup every day for the remainder of the 2022 season

Cincinnati Reds left fielder TJ Friedl (29).
Cincinnati Reds left fielder TJ Friedl (29). / Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports
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The focus in Cincinnati has shifted from the present to the future. In a few short days, rosters will expand from 26 to 28 and the Cincinnati Reds will be able to add a couple players to the team's active roster.

While adding Brandon Williamson and Spencer Steer to the roster would be a treat, the recent track record of transactions does not offer Reds fans a lot of hope. However, there are plenty of players who are currently on the roster that should receive a great deal of playing time heading into the final month do the season.

With the 2022 campaign coming to close, which three players currently on the Cincinnati Reds roster should be in the starting lineup every day for the remainder of season?

1. Reds catcher Chuckie Robinson should be in the lineup every day.

Tyler Stephenson is out for the remainder of the 2022 season and Aramis Garcia is currently on the 60-day IL with a finger injury. It's questionable as to whether or not Garcia will return to the team over the final few weeks.

The Reds current catching tandem features Austin Romine and Chuckie Robinson. The veteran Romine should yield to the rookie Robinson over the last few weeks fo the 2022 in order for the Reds to see if the 27-year-old has the makings of a major league catcher.

Romine is 33 years old and a true journeyman catcher. The backstop has been on the field for six different big league clubs throughout his 11 years in the league. While he's a fine catcher, we all know who Romine is and he's very unlikely to return in 2023.

Chuckie Robinson, on the other hand, is a bit of a mystery. A former 21st-round draft selection in 2016, Robinson has not produced much at the dish, but his playing time has been very minimal.

None of the group of Robinson, Garcia, Michael Papierski, Mark Kolozsvary have elevated themselves to be considered Stephenson's backup in 2023. It'd be wise to see if Robinson can handle that role before heading into the offseason with no clear picture of who the team's backup will be next season.