Pipeline Preview: Tatis Jr. looks to come up big for Missions

Pipeline Preview: Tatis Jr. looks to come up big for Missions

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

Hitter to watch: Fernando Tatis Jr. (Padres' No. 4), San Antonio vs. Midland (7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Tatis, MLB Pipeline's No. 58 overall prospect, went 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored out of the leadoff spot on Saturday as Double-A San Antonio fell to Midland, 6-3, in Game 4 of the Texas League semifinals. The 18-year-old infielder is hitting .421 (6-for-16) with four runs scored in the series, which comes down to a decisive Game 5 tonight.

Top Prospects: Tatis, SD

Pitcher to watch: Brendon Little (Cubs' No. 5), Eugene vs. Vancouver (Class A Short Season)

Little is set to start Game 2 of the Northwest League finals for Class A Short Season Eugene. Selected by the Cubs in the first round of the 2017 Draft, the 21-year-old left-hander scuffled during his professional debut, pitching to a 9.37 ERA in 16 1/3 innings across six starts.

Top Prospects: Little, CHC

Sunday's top prospect probables
Jacob Nix (Padres' No. 15), San Antonio vs. Midland (Double-A)
Reggie Lawson (Padres' No. 27), Fort Wayne at Dayton (Class A)

Mike Rosenbaum is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @GoldenSombrero. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.