3 Cleveland Guardians who have stumbled out of the gate who may not be able to recover

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After eight games, the Cleveland Guardians are sitting pretty at 6-2. Offensively, this team is performing at the level that almost everyone expected them to last year, as they rank inside the top five of several categories entering play on Friday. This includes hits (third), doubles (third), triples (third), and stolen bases (fourth). This is in addition to having the eighth-highest team batting average (.271).

So, while there are more than a few players who are pulling their weight to help contribute to the Cleveland Guardians' hot start offensively and in the win column, there also happen to be a few players who have not been able to do all that much at the plate.

Even though it is very early in the season and the possibility exists that they could turn things around, it is hard to envision that happening for these players when taking their previous offensive track record into account. There is also the possibility that one of these players even sees his time with the Cleveland Guardians organization come to an end, not just because of his poor showing at the plate, but due to the presence of a highly regarded prospect expected to debut later this year.