Pipeline Preview: Barria looks to extend scoreless streak

July 4th, 2017

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

Hitter to watch: (Rays' No. 1), Durham vs. Charlotte (6:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Adames, MLB Pipeline's No. 16 overall prospect, connected on his sixth home run in a 2-for-4 performance on Monday for Triple-A Durham. The 21-year-old shortstop improved his average to .280 with the multihit performance, his second in as many games, and he's now hitting .364 with 13 extra-base hits in 30 games since the beginning of June.

Pitcher to watch: Jaime Barria (Angels' No. 8), Mobile vs. Mississippi (7:35 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Barria has gone two straight start for Double-A Mobile without allowing an earned run -- the first of which marked his first career shutout. The 20-year-old righty has been lights-out since moving up to the Southern League, where he's posted a 0.76 ERA and WHIP while holding opposing hitters to a .179 average across 23 2/3 innings (four starts).

Duel of the day: Beau Burrows (Tigers' No. 3) vs. (Giants' No. 19), Erie at Richmond (6:35 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Burrows, 20, was sharp in his first two turns for Double-A Erie, going 2-0 with a 2.70 ERA while logging 10 innings. The young righty has struggled since then, though, as he's allowed 14 earned runs on 19 hits in 13 1/3 innings (9.45 ERA) across his last three starts. He's still having a strong season overall, however, with a 2.74 ERA and 82-to-23 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 82 innings (16 starts) between the two levels.

Slania is set to start for the first time since returning from the Major Leagues, where he tossed a scoreless inning on June 30 in his big league debut. Prior to his promotion, the 25-year-old right-hander had pitched to a 1.93 ERA over 18 2/3 innings (three starts) for Richmond.

Tuesday's Top 100 prospect probables

No. 11 (White Sox No. 3) vs. Brad Keller (D-backs' No. 7), Birmingham at Jackson (7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

No. 22 Brent Honeywell (Rays No. 2) vs. No. 36 (White Sox No. 5), Durham vs. Charlotte (6:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

No. 41 Riley Pint (Rockies' No. 2), Asheville vs. Charleston (7:05 p.m. ET)

No. 47 Triston McKenzie (Indians' No. 3), Lynchburg vs. Wilmington (6:30 p.m. ET)

No. 53 Sean Reid-Foley (Blue Jays' No. 2), New Hampshire at Portland

No. 96 Jack Flaherty (Cardinals' No. 5), Memphis at Round Rock (8:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

More top prospect probables

(Pirates' No. 8) vs. (Indians' No. 21), Indianapolis vs. Columbus (Triple-A)

Sam Howard (Rockies' No. 14), Albuquerque vs. Sacramento (Triple-A)

Trevor Oaks (Dodgers' No. 16), Oklahoma City vs. Iowa (Triple-A)

Heath Fillmyer (A's No. 12), Midland vs. Tulsa (Double-A)

(Mets' No. 12), Binghamton at Altoona (Double-A)

Austin Gomber (Cardinals' No. 14) vs. Pedro Payano (Rangers' No. 27), Springfield at Frisco (Double-A)

Framber Valdez (Astros' No. 30), Corpus Christi at Arkansas (Double-A)

Justin Dunn (Mets' No. 3), St. Lucie vs. Charlotte (Class A Advanced)

Matt Krook (Giants' No. 12), San Jose vs. Rancho Cucamonga (Class A Advanced)

Brian Gonzalez (Orioles' No. 19), Frederick at Potomac (Class A Advanced)

Bernardo Flores (White Sox No. 19), Winston-Salem vs. Down East (Class A Advanced)

Ian Clarkin (Yankees' No. 19), Tampa vs. Fort Myers (Class A Advanced)

Trey Supak (Brewers' No. 29), Carolina vs. Salem (Class A Advanced)

Jordan Sheffield (Dodgers' No. 8) vs. Bryan Hudson (Cubs' No. 24), Great Lakes at South Bend (Class A)

Juan Hillman (Indians' No. 10), Lake County at Fort Wayne (Class A)

Osman Gutierrez (Blue Jays' No. 26), Lansing vs. West Michigan (Class A)

Cole Ragans (Rangers' No. 8), Spokane vs. Vancouver (Class A Short Season)

Kyle Muller (Braves' No. 16), Danville at Pulaski (Rookie)