3 Brewers Prospects Set To Move Up Prospect Lists Soon, 2 Set To Drop Down

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Prospect lists are a constantly changing exercise. New information comes in all the time, and there's never any certainty. Some guys take a step forward one year, some guys take a step back. Development isn't always linear.

Now that we're about two months into the minor league season, we've got solid enough sample sizes on Brewers prospects to know who's doing well and who's struggling. The prospect rankings that most places have out there were set prior to the season and they haven't done a mid-season update yet.

When the mid-season updates to the prospect rankings are made, here are three Brewers prospects set to move up lists and two prospects set to drop down them.

Brewers prospect set to move up prospect lists #1: OF Luis Lara

Both MLB Pipeline and Baseball America have Luis Lara as the Brewers 12th ranked prospect. He's going to move solidly into the top 10 when the re-ranks come out.

The Brewers just signed Luis Lara out of Venezuela in the 2022 international signing period. He's followed the Jackson Chourio path, after dominating the Dominican Summer League last year, he completely skipped over the ACL and moved right into Low-A Carolina as an 18 year old and one of the youngest players in the league. That just shows the kind of confidence the Brewers have in Lara.

What's Lara done since being promoted to Low-A? Nothing but hit, just like Chourio. He's hitting a cool .293/.416/.354 with a .770 OPS, 16 walks to just 10 strikeouts, and seven stolen bases.

Lara does not have the power potential that Chourio does, as evidenced by his just two doubles and one home run, but the kid can hit and he shows incredible plate discipline with his penchant for walks and not striking out.

The Brewers 2022 international class was headlined at the time by Johan Barrios and Jhonny Severino, both of whom received higher bonuses, but it's become clear that Lara is the star of the class.

Oh, did I mention he's also a switch hitter?

Luis Lara is going to climb prospects lists soon and he may eventually enter the overall Top 100 if he keeps this up.