3 Cleveland Guardians prospects to be on the lookout for

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1. Jake Fox: High-A Lake County Captains

Fox is currently ranked 10th in the Cleveland Guardians farm system after joining them in the 2021 MLB draft. The then Cleveland Indians took him in the third round with the 95th overall pick. Many evaluators have deemed him as a highly adaptable player, being able to shift through most of the outfield positions. Most recently, he has been utilized as a center-fielder, which gives him a path to him finding his way to the majors in due time.

MLB Pipeline states that "He recognizes pitches well and controls the strike zone, and he could be an on-base machine who fits near the top of the lineup".

At the plate, he's often regarded as a consistent batter that can make contact at any time. With the Low-A Lynchburg Hillcats in 2022, Fox recorded 94 hits, 25 doubles, 44 RBIs, and five home runs.

In the current season he has seen some slight troubles at the plate knocking just 17 hits through 81 at-bats but has been able to bring in 12 RBIs. Although his strength has been a concern at the plate, if he can increase that, he may be able to add an exponential amount of power to his arsenal.

When current centerfielder Myles Straw starts to fizzle his way out of the organization, Fox could fill his void. They have the same style of hitting, with Fox being slightly more consistent and both are impressive in the field. Fox has been said to have a standout baseball IQ that seperates himselves from others and that could mean that it is only a matter of time until he makes his way up to the higher levels of the Guardians farm system.