Pipeline preview: Thompson takes hill for IronPigs

Pipeline preview: Thompson takes hill for IronPigs

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

Hitter to watch: Raul Mondesi (Royals' No. 1), Omaha vs. Las Vegas (8:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Mondesi fell a single short of the cycle on Tuesday afternoon, finishing 3-for-5 with three RBIs for Triple-A Omaha. The No. 32 overall prospect's home run was his first in nine games since being promoted from Double-A Northwest Arkansas, where he batted .259/.331/.448 over 29 games while working around a 50-game suspension for a performance-enhancing substance.

Top Prospects: Mondesi, KC

Pitcher to watch: Jake Thompson (Phillies' No. 2), Lehigh Valley at Indianapolis (1:35 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Thompson, No. 47 on the Top 100, arguably has been the most effective hurler in the Minors since the calendar flipped to June, winning five of his past eight starts while posting a stellar 0.64 ERA over 56 1/3 innings in that span. During that stretch, the 22-year-old righty has lowered his overall ERA to 2.42 from 4.23.

Top Prospects: Thompson, PHI

Duel of the day: Nick Neidert (Mariners' No. 6) vs. Angel Perdomo (Blue Jays' No. 23), Clinton at Lansing (7:05 p.m. ET)

Neidert has impressed in his first full pro season, winning six of his 10 starts for Class A Clinton, with a 2.60 ERA and a 0.87 WHIP in 55 1/3 innings. The 2015 second-rounder has recorded 46 strikeouts against just seven walks, and he enters the day with the fourth-best walks-per-nine rate (1.14) among all Midwest League hurlers with at least 50 innings pitched.

Top Prospects: Neidert, SEA

Perdomo did not issue a walk for the first time this season in his last start for Lansing, when he fired five innings of six-hit ball with eight strikeouts against Peoria. Overall, the 22-year-old lefty has pitched to a 2.51 ERA in 79 innings (17 appearances/15 starts), and he ranks second and fourth in the Midwest League with 11.9 strikeouts-per-nine and 104 strikeouts, respectively.

Wednesday's Top 100 prospect probables
No. 20 Jose De Leon (Dodgers' No. 2), Oklahoma City at Tacoma (10:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)
No. 36 Francis Martes (Astros' No. 3), Corpus Christi at Midland (7:30 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)
No. 45 Jeff Hoffman (Rockies' No. 4), Albuquerque vs. Nashville (9:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

More top prospect probables
Adalberto Mejia (Giants' No. 9), Sacramento at New Orleans (Triple-A)
Jacob Faria (Rays' No. 9), Durham at Rochester (Triple-A)
Chris Ellis (Braves' No. 12), Gwinnett at Syracuse (Triple-A)
Adam Plutko (Indians' No. 14), Columbus vs. Louisville (Triple-A)
Conner Greene (Blue Jays' No. 2), New Hampshire vs. Reading (Double-A)
Jordan Guerrero (White Sox No. 5) vs. Taylor Guerrieri (Rays' No. 6), Birmingham vs. Montgomery (Double-A)
Kohl Stewart (Twins' No. 6), Chattanooga at Jackson (Double-A)
Jason Garcia (Orioles' No. 9), Bowie at Binghamton (Double-A)
Tyler Mahle (Reds' No. 10), Pensacola vs. Biloxi (Double-A)
Artie Lewicki (Tigers' No. 19), Erie vs. Harrisburg (Double-A)
Trey Nielsen (Cardinals' No. 21), Springfield vs. Arkansas (Double-A)
Max Povse (Braves' No. 25), Mississippi at Tennessee (Double-A)
Connor Sadzeck (Rangers' No. 25), Frisco vs. San Antonio (Double-A)
Alex Balog (Rockies' No. 26), Hartford vs. Altoona (Double-A)
Austin Gomber (Cardinals' No. 16), Palm Beach vs. Brevard County (Class A Advanced)
Tyler Alexander (Tigers' No. 12), Lakeland at Fort Myers (Class A Advanced)
Luis Castillo (Marlins' No. 22), Jupiter at Daytona (Class A Advanced)
Franklyn Kilome (Phillies' No. 8), Lakewood vs. Kannapolis (Class A)
Mike Soroka (Braves' No. 11), Rome vs. Lexington (Class A)
Jake Woodford (Cardinals' No. 11), Peoria at West Michigan (Class A)
Peter Lambert (Rockies' No. 13), Asheville vs. Augusta (Class A)
Mitch Keller (Pirates' No. 14), West Virginia vs. Charleston (Class A)
Justin Steele (Cubs' No. 17), South Bend vs. Burlington (Class A)
Justin Jacome (Marlins' No. 18), Greensboro vs. Greensville (Class A)
Lachlan Wells (Twins' No. 28), Cedar Rapids vs. Bowling Green (Class A)
Mac Marshall (Giants' No. 26), Salem-Keizer vs. Boise (Class A Short Season)

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