Which Cleveland Guardians prospects are considered to be in the Top 100?

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50. Brayan Rocchio - Shortstop

Cleveland's final and highest-rated prospect on this list, shortstop Brayan Rocchio, comes in at number 50.

Unlike the Guardians' other prospects appearing in the Top 100, Rocchio is the only one to have made his major league debut. Appearing in 23 games during the 2023 season, Rocchio collected 20 hits in 86 plate appearances, slashing .247/.279/.321 during that span. Only possessing an average amount of power, Rocchio has 47 minor league home runs in 485 games over five seasons. Cleveland does not need him to be a big-time power threat in their lineup but rather be capable of three home runs that former shortstop Amed Rosario hit in 94 games last season.

Rocchio is going to have his chance to be the starting shortstop for the Guardians this season, with the likes of Gabriel Arias, Tyler Freeman, and Jose Tena trying to do the same. The soon-to-be 23-year-old switch-hitting shortstop saw his fair share of playing time during the pivotal month of August, which unfortunately saw the Guardians fade in the standings, but was able to collect 13 hits in 52 at-bats in his 15 games played (14 starts). It would not be all that surprising to see Cleveland's top prospect take the starting shortstop gig and run with it, considering the inability to do so by anyone else at the moment.