Cleveland Guardians Prospects inside Top 100

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Bleacher Report's Joel Reuter has released his list of Top 100 prospects, and the Cleveland Guardians have a couple who make the list and three more who just missed.

Honorable Mentions

There are three Cleveland Guardians prospects considered Honorable Mentions, and the surprising aspect of this is that they are all hitters. Maybe it is a little less surprising considering the number of pitchers who have been called up this season and the presence of one inside the Top 100, but it was still worth mentioning. Kyle Manzardo, Chase DeLauter, and George Valera are Cleveland's trio of prospects considered Honorable Mentions.

Manzardo came over to Cleveland in the Aaron Civale trade and should make his debut next year. The first baseman has improved numbers in Triple-A after dealing with a shoulder injury and overall struggles at that level while in the Rays system. Manzardo is slashing .286/.373/.500 with six doubles and a home run for the Clippers.

Valera is a highly regarded outfield prospect who has dealt with injuries and struggles at Triple-A this season. The 22-year-old has struck out 72 times in 219 at-bats for Columbus. Valera does have 45 walks, bringing his on-base percentage to .347 in Triple-A.

DeLauter was a first-round selection in the 2022 draft and has impressed in 50 games in the minors, slashing .353/.405/.542 with five home runs and 21 doubles.