Pipeline preview: Duggar looks to wrap up solid August

Pipeline preview: Duggar looks to wrap up solid August

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

Hitter to watch: Steven Duggar (Giants' No. 10), Richmond vs. Hartford (7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Duggar has hits in five of his past six games and has reached base in all six after going 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles on Tuesday. The 22-year-old has performed well during his first taste of Double-A ball. Duggar has hit .317 in the 55 games since he was promoted on June 30 and is batting .321 in the month of August.

Top Prospects: Duggar, SF

Pitcher to watch: Erick Fedde (Nationals' No. 4), Harrisburg vs. Bowie (7:05 p.m. ET)

Fedde, the No. 83 overall prospect, is looking to put together another strong start after giving up one run in seven innings the last time he took the mound. The 23-year-old right-hander is 2-1 with a 4.63 ERA through four Double-A starts and has thrown seven innings in two of those.

Top Prospects: Fedde, WSH

Duel of the Day: Lucas Sims (Braves' No. 14) vs. Felix Jorge (Twins' No. 22), Mississippi vs. Chattanooga (2:15 p.m. ET)

Sims has thrown well over the past two months and is looking for more of the same against Chattanooga. The 22-year-old has given up two earned runs or fewer in nine of his past 10 starts and has a 2.52 ERA in 15 Double-A starts.

Top Prospects: Sims, ATL

Like Sims, Jorge has also had a bit of success lately. The Twins' prospect has a 4.17 ERA through nine starts but has completed six or more innings in four consecutive outings. The right-hander gave up two runs in seven innings in his last start.

Top Prospects: Jorge, MIN

Wednesday's Top 100 probables:

No. 43 Brent Honeywell (Rays' No. 2), Montgomery vs. Mobile (Double-A)
No. 61 Robert Stephenson (Reds' No. 4), Louisville vs. Charlotte (Triple-A)
No. 74 Michael Kopech (Red Sox No. 5), Salem vs. Winston-Salem (Class A Advanced)
No. 83 Erick Fedde (Nationals' No. 4), Harrisburg vs. Bowie (Double-A)

More top prospect probables:

Adam Plutko (Indians' No. 14), Columbus vs. Durham (Triple-A)
Jordan Montgomery (Yankees' No. 20), Scranton/Wilkes-Barre vs. Buffalo (Triple-A)
Austin Voth (Nationals' No. 9), Syracuse vs. Rochester (Triple-A)
Mike Mayers (Cardinals' No. 30), Memphis vs. Oklahoma City (Triple-A)
Jake Esch (Marlins' No. 10), New Orleans vs. Colorado Springs (Triple-A)
Brady Rodgers (Astros' No. 22), Fresno vs. Tacoma (Triple-A)
Joan Gregorio (Giants' No. 7), Sacramento vs. Reno (Triple-A)
Lucas Sims (Braves' No. 14), Mississippi vs. Chattanooga (Double-A)
Felix Jorge (Twins' No. 22), Chattanooga vs. Mississippi (Double-A)
Tyler Eppler (Pirates' No. 23), Altoona vs. Binghamton (Double-A)
Thomas Eshelman (Phillies' No. 19), Reading vs. Portland (Double-A)
Artie Lewicki (Tigers' No. 23), Erie vs. Akron (Double-A)
Thad Lowry (White Sox No. 22), Birmingham vs. Tennessee (Double-A)
Sam Howard (Rockie' No. 21), Hartford vs. Richmond (Double-A)
Tyler Mahle (Reds' No. 6), Pensacola vs. Jacksonville (Double-A)
Josh Staumont (Royals' No. 11), Northwest Arkansas vs. Tulsa (Double-A)
Matt Hall (Tigers' No. 22), Lakeland vs. Daytona (Class A Advanced)
Jon Harris (Blue Jays' No. 6), Dunedin vs. Tampa (Class A Advanced)
Elniery Garcia (Phillies' No. 20), Clearwater vs. Brevard County (Class A Advanced)
Alex Young (D-backs' No. 5), Visalia vs. Stockton (Class A Advanced)
Grayson Long (Angels' No. 11), Inland Empire vs. High Desert (Class A Advanced)
Scott Blewett (Royals' No. 13), Lexington vs. Augusta (Class A)
Oscar De La Cruz (Cubs' No. 7), South Bend vs. West Michigan (Class A)
Angel Perdomo (Blue Jays' No. 15), Lansing vs. Bowling Green (Class A)
Cal Quantrill (Padres' No. 5), Fort Wayne vs. Great Lakes (Class A)
Jonathan Hernandez (Rangers' No. 23), Hickory vs. Asheville (Class A)
Mike Soroka (Braves' No. 7), Rome vs. Greenville (Class A)
Dario Agrazal (Pirates' No. 26), West Virginia vs. Columbia (Class A)
Jaime Barria (Angels' No. 7), Burlington vs. Clinton (Class A)
Garrett Davila (Royals' No. 20), Burlington vs. Danville (Rookie)

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