Two Cleveland Guardians ranked as Top 25 MLB players

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7. Jose Ramirez

There were some concerns about Cleveland Guardians third baseman Jose Ramirez early on in the season, as he was not necessarily firing on all cylinders right out of the gate. Slashing just .227/.273/.394 and an OPS of .667 with five home runs and five doubles, Ramirez was clearly not quite himself over the first 32 games of the season. The good news for Ramirez and the Guardians is that he has since turned things around at the plate, sporting a .317.374/.672/.1.046 super slash since with 18 home runs and 12 doubles while driving in 51, and as Rhymer notes, is back to hitting like everyone expected him to when the season began.

" J-Ram is now on track for a typical J-Ram season. He figures to go at least 25-25, if not 30-30. And with the Guardians leading the way in the AL Central, he's a shoo-in to land in the top 10 of the AL MVP voting for the seventh time in eight seasons."

Zachary D. Rymer on Jose Ramirez

It is no wonder why Ramirez is considered a Top 10 player by Rymer. Very few players are able to produce consistent numbers year-over-year like Ramirez has, and it only shows just how special of a player he is. Do not be surprised if Ramirez continues to put up elite production at the plate and is in the American League MVP conversation once again.