5 prospects in the Cleveland Guardians organization to watch this season

Known for having a strong farm system, who are five players to keep an eye on this season within the Cleveland Guardians organization?
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2. Jaison Chourio, OF

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For many baseball fans, the Chourio last name might sound familiar, and it should. While Jaison Chourio should be well known to Cleveland fans, being the organization's No. 5 prospect, his brother is far more known to fans around the game. Jackson Chourio, of the Milwaukee Brewers, is in his rookie season as the No. 2 prospect in all of baseball.

You shouldn't measure siblings against each other, but given the recent events in Cleveland with the Naylor brothers, it's hard not to. If you look at the comparison, the possibilities for Jaison are enough to make any fan excited. When you dig deeper into the brother in Cleveland's organization, the excitement only grows.

Only 18 years old, turning 19 in May, Chourio is already turning heads early on in his professional career. At the minor-league level, spending 39 games at the Arizona Complex League and now in Lynchburg with 13 games under his belt, Chourio has been hitting well. In the minors, Chourio is slashing .301/.442/.410. Now, those numbers have taken a dip upon his arrival in Lynchburg, but three doubles, three stolen bases and nine runs scored is still an intriguing aspect for him.

The intriguing part for Chourio, and the reason he makes this list, are the flashes he's shown at a young age. To be 18 and already a top-five prospect in the organization is a big step. Throw in the hints of success we've seen from him and there's clear reason for intrigue. Add in the fact that he's a switch-hitter and plays a position that not only has three options for him to break through, but has mainly been a revolving door for Cleveland in the last few years, and you can see why fans should follow the development of Chourio moving forward through this season and the future.