Pipeline preview: Lamet to make Triple-A debut

Pipeline preview: Lamet to make Triple-A debut

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

Hitter to watch: Mauricio Dubon (Red Sox's No. 12), Portland vs. Trenton (6 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Dubon turned in his fourth multi-hit performance in his past five games on Friday night when he went 5-for-5 with three doubles and three runs scored for Double-A Portland. The 22-year-old shortstop has collected hits in seven straight at-bats and, overall, is raking at a .352 clip for the Sea Dogs, with 30 extra-base hits and 42 runs scored in 53 games.

Top Prospects: Dubon, BOS

Pitcher to watch: Dinelson Lamet (Padres' No. 18), El Paso at Albuquerque (9:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Lamet will be making his Triple-A debut when he takes the mound for El Paso. The 24-year-old righty made quick work of the California League to earn an early-June promotion to Double-A San Antonio, where he posted a 3.39 ERA with 91 strikeouts in 74 1/3 frames (14 starts) and held opposing hitters to a .207 average. All together, Lamet pitched to a 2.91 ERA over 26 starts between the two stops, with 145 strikeouts and 57 walks in 139 1/3 innings.

Top Prospects: Lamet, SD

Duel of the day: Tyler Mahle (Reds' No. 6) vs. Dillon Peters (Marlins' No. 14), Pensacola vs. Jacksonville (7:30 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Mahle is looking to get back on track after allowing five earned runs in consecutive starts for Double-A Pensacola. The 21-year-old right-hander had an excellent first half in the Florida State League, going 8-3 with a 2.50 ERA and 76 strikeouts in 79 1/3 innings (13 starts) for Class A Advanced Daytona, but he has been less consistent since joining Pensacola. In 12 starts for the Blue Wahoos, Mahle is 6-3 with a 4.55 ERA.

Top Prospects: Mahle, CIN

Peters excelled in his three starts for Double-A Jacksonville, going 3-0 with a 1.53 ERA in 17 2/3 innings. The 23-year-old left-hander has won eight straight starts between Jacksonville and Class A Advanced Jupiter, during which he's posted a 0.95 ERA across 47 1/3 frames. Overall, Peters has compiled 101 strikeouts against 20 walks in 123 2/3 innings (23 starts) while limiting opposing hitters to a .245 average and just three home runs.

Top Prospects: Peters, MIA

Saturday's Top 100 prospect probables

No. 71 Brady Aiken (Indians' No. 2), Mahoning Valley vs. West Virginia (7:05 p.m. ET)
No. 86 Ian Anderson (Braves' No. 5), Danville at Kingsport (7 p.m. ET)

More top prospect probables

Rookie Davis (Reds' No. 7), Louisville at Columbus (Triple-A)
Brian Johnson (Red Sox's No. 7), Pawtucket at Syracuse (Triple-A)
Dillon Overton (A's No. 14), Nashville at Memphis (Triple-A)
Chris Ellis (Braves' No. 16), Gwinnett at Durham (Triple-A)
Gabriel Ynoa (Mets' No. 18) vs. Kyle McGowin (Angels' No. 20), Las Vegas vs. Salt Lake (Triple-A)
Victor Payano (Rangers' No. 28), Round Rock at New Orleans (Triple-A)
Trevor Oaks (Dodgers' No. 30), Oklahoma City vs. Colorado Springs (Triple-A)
Conner Greene (Blue Jays' No. 10), New Hampshire at Reading (Double-A)
Hunter Wood (Rays' No. 18) vs. Josh Taylor (D-backs' No. 26), Montogmery at Mobile (Double-A)
David Hess (Orioles' No. 25), Bowie vs. Binghamton (Double-A)
Patrick Weigel (Braves' No. 28), Mississippi at Chattanooga (Double-A)
Junior Fernandez (Cardinals' No. 8), Palm Beach at St. Lucie (Class A Advanced)
Albert Abreu (Astros' No. 9), Lancaster at Modesto (Class A Advanced)
Jake Jewell (Angels' No. 14), Inland Empire vs. Rancho Cucamonga (Class A Advanced)
Enyel De Los Santos (Padres' No. 16), Lake Elsinore at High Desert (Class A Advanced)
Luis Lugo (Indians' No. 28), Lynchburg vs. Potomac (Class A Advanced)
Nick Neidert (Mariners' No. 4), Clinton vs. Cedar Rapids (Class A)
Jordan Sheffield (Dodgers' No. 8), Great Lakes at South Bend (Class A)
Franklyn Kilome (Phillies' No. 9), Lakewood at West Virginia (Class A)
Tony Santillan (Reds' No. 13), Dayton at Bowling Green (Class A)
Jacob Nix (Padres' No. 15), Fort Wayne vs. West Michigan (Class A) A.J. Puckett (Royals' No. 17), Lexington at Delmarva (Class A)
Justin Jacome (Marlins' No. 21), Greensboro at Hagerstown (Class A)
Ronnie Williams (Cardinals' No. 22), Peoria vs. Burlington (Class A) Jesus Tinoco (Rockies' No. 23), Asheville at Greenville (Class A)
Sam McWilliams (D-backs' No. 28), Kane County vs. Beloit (Class A)
Eric Lauer (Padres' No. 9), Tri-City at Spokane (Class A Short Season)

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