Predicting the Reds starting lineup for the Field of Dreams Game vs. the Cubs

MLB At Field Of Dreams: Chicago Cubs v Cincinnati Reds
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4. Joey Votto, Reds first baseman

Joey Votto will be the most recognizable face among all the Cincinnati Reds who'll suit up for this year's Field of Dreams Game. Votto has spoken publicly about how much it means to him to be playing on the diamond carved out of a corn field.

The 38-year-old has seen his career-batting average dip below .300, which is very un-Votto-like. But the Cincinnati Reds first baseman has been more in search of power during the last two seasons. Votto still has a great eye at the plate and a .336 on-base percentage this season.

5. Donovan Solano, Reds designated hitter

The Cincinnati Reds hottest hitter of late has been infielder Donovan Solano. Fans will likely see the 34-year-old line up as the team's designated hitter tonight, though it wouldn't come as a shock to see Solano and Kyle Farmer switch places either.

Solano absolutely crushes left-handed pitching and will be licking his chops with southpaw Drew Smyly on the bump to start the game for the Chicago Cubs. Solano is hitting .292/.379/.458 in his last seven games. Solano was on base five times over the last three games in New York.

6. Aristides Aquino, Reds right fielder

With a left-handed pitcher on the mound for the Cubbies, you know that David Bell is going to put Aristides Aquino in the lineup. The Punisher has been terrific defensively this season, leading the Reds with 13 defensive runs saved (DRS) according to Fielding Bible.

At the plaate, it's the same song and dance for Aquino. There's a ton of swing-and-miss in his bat, but with Tommy Pham and Tyler Naquin now off the roster, Aquino is getting one last chance to prove that he belongs in The Show.