Cleveland Guardians 2024 Top MLB Prospects


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The top of the Guardians system is headlined by Chase DeLauter, who could add a needed impact bat to Cleveland’s lineup, potentially by the end of 2024.

Today, we’re unveiling the 10 best prospects in the Guardians system entering 2024. Teddy Cahill is hosting a chat at 2 p.m. ET to discuss the state of Cleveland’s farm system.

Guardians Top 10 Prospects

See the 10 best prospects in the Guardians system, including brand new scouting reports for every player.

Below, you can also find a projected lineup in 2027 and the prospects with the best scouting tools in the system.

Projected 2027 Lineup

Catcher: Bo Naylor (27)
First Base: Kyle Manzardo (26)
Second Base: Andres Gimenez (28)
Third Base: Jose Ramirez (34)
Shortstop: Brayan Rocchio (26)
Left Field: George Valera (26)
Center Field: Steven Kwan (29)
Right Field: Chase DeLauter (25)
Designated Hitter: Josh Naylor (30)

No. 1 Starter: Shane Bieber (32)
No. 2 Starter: Gavin Williams (28)
No. 3 Starter: Tanner Bibee (27)
No. 4 Starter: Triston McKenzie (29)
No. 5 Starter: Daniel Espino (26)
Closer: Emmanuel Clase (29)

Listed below are the prospects with the best tools within the organization. To go directly to Cleveland’s Top 10, click here.

Best Tools

Best Hitter for Average: Chase DeLauter
Best Power Hitter: Jhonkensy Noel
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Brayan Rocchio
Fastest Baserunner: Guy Lipscomb
Best Athlete: Chase DeLauter
Best Fastball: Daniel Espino
Best Curveball: Alex Clemmey
Best Slider: Daniel Espino
Best Changeup: Joey Cantillo
Best Control: Will Dion
Best Defensive Catcher: Robert Lopez
Best Defensive Infielder: Brayan Rocchio
Best Infield Arm: Kahlil Watson
Best Defensive Outfielder: Petey Halpin
Best Outfield Arm: Johnathan Rodriguez

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