Red-hot Devers ready for big doubleheader

Red-hot Devers ready for big doubleheader

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

Hitter to watch: Rafael Devers (Red Sox's No. 1), Portland vs. Reading (1 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

MLBPipeline.com's No. 15 overall prospect is set to play a pair of games after Double-A Portland's home doubleheader vs. Reading was rained out on Friday. Devers, 20, has swung a hot bat of late, going 9-for-16 with three home runs, five RBIs and seven runs scored during his current four-game hitting streak. Overall, he's hitting .333/.366/.590 with five homers through 20 games.

Top Prospects: Devers, BOS

Pitcher to watch: Brent Honeywell (Rays' No. 2), Durham at Norfolk (7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Honeywell, ranked 27th on the Top 100, scuffled in his latest start for Triple-A Durham, allowing five earned runs on five hits in a season-low 3 2/3 frames against Buffalo on April 30. Though his ERA sits at 5.87 through three starts in the International League, the 22-year-old righty still has posted a 1.24 WHIP with 14 strikeouts and three walks in 15 1/3 innings.

Prospect Spotlight: Honeywell

Duel of the day: Reynaldo Lopez (White Sox No. 4) vs. Sean Newcomb (Braves' No. 5), Charlotte vs. Gwinnett (7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Lopez, 23, has completed six frames in three straight starts for Triple-A Charlotte, the last of which saw him allow one earned run on three hits while striking out six. With a 4.10 ERA and 28 strikeouts in 26 1/3 innings, the No. 40 overall prospect has been the most consistent starter of the White Sox Triple-A prospect trio.

Top Prospects: Lopez, CWS

Newcomb is looking to build off of one of the better starts of his career after he tossed seven scoreless frames of two-hit ball, with 11 strikeouts and two walks, in his most recent turn for Gwinnett. Ranked 73rd on the Top 100, Newcomb, 23, has pitched to a 3.08 ERA with a 35-to-15 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 26 1/3 innings (five starts) in 2017.

Top Prospects: Newcomb, ATL

Saturday's Top 100 prospect probables
No. 45 Riley Pint (Rockies' No. 3), Asheville at Kannapolis (7:05 p.m. ET)
No. 55 Luis Ortiz (Brewers' No. 4), Biloxi vs. Montgomery (7:35 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)
No. 62 A.J. Puk (A's No. 2) vs. Matt Krook (Giants' No. 14), Stockton vs. San Jose (10:10 p.m. ET)
No. 69 Dylan Cease (Cubs' No. 3), South Bend vs. Clinton (7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)
No. 77 Forrest Whitley (Astros' No. 5) vs. Shane Bieber (Indians' No. 16), Quad Cities vs. Lake County (7:35 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)
No. 81 Tyler Beede (Giants' No. 1), Sacramento at Fresno (10:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)
No. 98 Max Fried (Braves' No. 8) vs. Spencer Adams (White Sox No. 11), Mississippi at Birmingham (7:30 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

More top prospect probables
Josh Staumont (Royals' No. 2), Omaha at Salt Lake (Triple-A)
Daniel Gossett (A's No. 6), Nashville vs. El Paso (Triple-A)
Steven Brault (Pirates' No. 9) vs. Ryan Merritt (Indians' No. 23), Indianapolis at Columbus (Triple-A)
Rob Whalen (Mariners' No. 12), Tacoma vs. New Orleans (Triple-A)
Harrison Musgrave (Rockies' No. 26), Albuquerque vs. Las Vegas (Triple-A)
Sandy Alcantara (Cardinals' No. 6), Springfield at Tulsa (Double-A)
Ryan Castellani (Rockies' No. 7), Hartford at Harrisburg (Double-A)
Yeudy Garcia (Pirates' No. 13), Altoona at Akron (Double-A)
Duane Underwood Jr. (Cubs' No. 15), Tennessee vs. Jacksonville (Double-A)
Myles Jaye (Tigers' No. 16), Erie vs. Trenton (Double-A)
Francisco Rios (Blue Jays' No. 18), New Hampshire vs. Binghamton (Double-A)
Keury Mella (Reds' No. 19), Pensacola at Chattanooga (Double-A)
Mark Appel (Phillies' No. 20), Lehigh Valley at Buffalo (Double-A)
Cory Taylor (Giants' No. 22) vs. David Hess (Orioles' No. 28), Richmond vs. Bowie (Double-A)
Jalen Beeks (Red Sox's No. 27), Portland vs. Reading (Double-A)
Justin Dunn (Mets' No. 3), St. Lucie vs. Fort Myers (Class A Advanced)
T.J. Zeuch (Blue Jays' No. 7), Dunedin at Bradenton (Class A Advanced)
A.J. Puckett (Royals' No. 10), Wilmington at Down East (Class A Advanced)
Touki Toussaint (Braves' No. 11), Florida vs. Clearwater (Class A Advanced)
Cody Ponce (Brewers' No. 15), Carolina vs. Frederick (Class A Advanced)
Matt Hall (Tigers' No. 18) vs. Connor Jones (Cardinals' No. 22), Lakeland at Palm beach (Class A Advanced)
Taylor Widener (Yankees' No. 29), Tampa vs. Charlotte (Class A Advanced)
Zach Thompson (White Sox No. 30), Winston-Salem at Salem (Class A Advanced)
Michael Shawaryn (Red Sox's No. 12), Greenville vs. Augusta (Class A)
Matthias Dietz (Orioles' No. 13), Delmarva at Hagerstown (Class A)
Luis Escobar (Pirates' No. 14), West Virginia vs. Lexington (Class A)
Patrick Murphy (Blue Jays' No. 17), Lansing vs. Burlington (Class A)

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