Pipeline preview: Diplan set to take mound for Class A Wisconsin

Pipeline preview: Diplan set to take mound for Class A Wisconsin

Here's a look at top prospects to watch in today's Minor League action:

Hitter to watch: Austin Meadows (Pirates' No. 2), Altoona vs. New Hampshire (7 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Baseball's No. 16 overall prospect has been some kind of hot lately, hitting safely in 21 straight games for Double-A Altoona. He has tallied an extra-base hit in each of his past five contests and has 20 during his streak, including all five of his home runs. The 21-year-old center fielder is raking at a .415 clip over his last 21 games for the Curve, during which he's raised his average to .310 from .192.

Top Prospects: Meadows, PIT

Pitcher to watch: Marcos Diplan (Brewers' No. 19), Wisconsin at Quad Cities (8 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Diplan, 19, has been outstanding this year in his full-season debut while operating as part of Class A Wisconsin's piggyback starting rotation. The right-hander has pitched to a 1.89 ERA across his 12 appearances (six starts), with 64 strikeouts and 24 walks in 47 2/3 innings. He's allowed two home runs in that span while holding opposing hitters to a .188 average.

Duel of the day: Kohl Stewart (Twins' No. 7) vs. Jen-Ho Tseng (Cubs' No. 24), Chattanooga at Tennessee (12:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Stewart is set to make his third start for Double-A Chattanooga. Though he struggled in his Lookouts debut, the 21-year-old right-hander rebounded to toss six scoreless innings in his next outing on June 9. Prior to his promotion, Stewart had registered a 2.61 ERA over 51 2/3 innings (nine starts) for Class A Advanced Fort Myers.

Top Prospects: Stewart, MIN

Tseng will be making his second start for Double-A Tennessee since being activated from the disabled list. In his previous turn, the Taiwanese right-hander allowed two runs over five scoreless innings, striking out five, against Mississippi.

Top Prospects: Tseng, CHC

Tuesday's Top 100 prospect probables
No. 33 Carson Fulmer (White Sox No. 1), Birmingham at Biloxi (8:10 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)
No. 47 Jeff Hoffman (Rockies' No. 4), Albuquerque at El Paso (9:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

More top prospect probables
Brady Lail (Yankees' No. 18), Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Toledo (AAA)
Mike Clevinger (Indians' No. 7), Columbus at Rochester (AAA)
Jharel Cotton (Dodgers' No. 8), Oklahoma City vs. Omaha (AAA)
Joan Gregorio (Nationals' No. 21), Sacramento vs. Fresno (AAA)
Reynaldo Lopez (Nationals' No. 5), Harrisburg at Trenton (AA)
Rob Kaminsky (Indians' No. 10), Akron vs. Erie (AA)
Kyle Freeland (Rockies' No. 7) vs. Ricardo Pinto (Phillies' No. 10), Hartford vs. Reading (AA)
Taylor Guerrieri (Rays' No. 6) vs. Nick Travieso (Reds' No. 9), Montgomery at Pensacola (AA)
Rob Whalen (Braves' No. 27), Mississippi vs. Jackson (AA)
John Means (Orioles' No. 28), Bowie vs. Portland (AA)
Tyler Eppler (Pirates' No. 28), Altoona vs. New Hampshire (AA)
Andrew Morales (Cardinals' No. 30), Springfield vs. Tulsa (AA)
Foster Griffin (Royals' No. 9) vs. Thad Lowry (White Sox No. 21), Wilmington vs. Winston-Salem (A Adv)
Ian Clarkin (Yankees' No. 10), Tampa vs. St. Lucie (A Adv)
Keury Mella (Reds' No. 6), Daytona at Jupiter (A Adv)
Travis Lakins (Red Sox's No. 11), Salem vs. Potomac (A Adv)
Mitch Brown (Indians' No. 30), Lynchburg vs. Carolina (A Adv)
Artie Lewicki (Tigers' No. 20), Lakeland vs. Fort Myers (A Adv)
Mike Soroka (Braves' No. 12), Rome at Columbia (A)
Jaime Barria (Angels' No. 13) vs. Fernando Romero (Twins' No. 17), Burlington at Cedar Rapids (A)
Ofelky Peralta (Orioles' No. 14), Delmarva vs. Kannapolis (A)
Angel Perdomo (Blue Jays' No. 23), Lansing vs. Great Lakes (A)
Gage Hinsz (Pirates' No. 23), West Virginia at Lexington (A)
Jose Mujica (Rays' No. 25), Bowling Green vs. Lake County (A)

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