7 must-see Brewers prospects who should participate in the 2024 MLB Spring Breakout

Which Brewers prospects should you keep an eye on in the 2024 MLB Spring Breakout

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2. Jeferson Quero, C, R/R

Catcher Jeferson Quero was signed in 2019 out of Venezuela. He has shown great flashes of talent across all areas of his game and has is expected to be called up in 2024. William Contreras is the starting catcher for the Brewers and as it stands Quero would be the likely backup to him, potentially allowing Contreras to move to the DH spot. He is the Brewers' second-ranked prospect and the second overall catching prospect behind Ethan Salas of the San Diego Padres.

He played in 90 games at Double-A Biloxi, where he put up a .262 batting average and a .339 OBP. Quero crushed 16 homers and finished with 49 RBIs. His batting ability is clearly strong and will improve but it is the defensive side of the game where he excels. Last season his arm strength progressed excellently, seeing him throw out 11 of 24 attempted base stealers. That ability to prevent opposition's on-base game is always an asset to any team.

His power has started to show over the past two years, going from 'what could be' to actual production from the plate with a good launch angle.

Quero is so effective behind the plate, that with the offensive skills continuing to improve that he can become a very solid catcher in the Majors. MLB have mentioned they will be hoping to get all of the best prospects in the Spring Breakout and used number one-ranked prospect Jackson Holliday as an example of that. The Brewers will likely have Quero behind the plate against the Royals and as Spring Training continues he will be working towards a spot potentially on the Opening Day roster.