Pipeline Preview: Tucker looking to extend hitting streak

June 6th, 2017

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

Hitter to watch: Kyle Tucker (Astros' No. 2), Corpus Christi vs. Frisco (8:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Tucker has hit safely in six straight games since being promoted to Double-A Corpus Christi from Class A Advanced Buies Creek. The 20-year-old outfielder, MLB Pipeline's No. 29 overall prospect, excelled during his time in the Carolina League, hitting .288/.379/.554 with 25 extra-base hits, including nine home runs, 43 RBIs and 13 steals in 48 games.

Pitcher to watch: Chance Adams (Yankees' No. 7), Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Rochester (7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Adams, the No. 97 overall prospect, struck out a career-high 12 batters and allowed one hit over six scoreless innings in his last start for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The 22-year-old righty is 3-1 with a 1.57 ERA since being promoted from Double-A Trenton, where he'd gone 4-0 with a 1.03 ERA in six starts, and 23-3 with a 1.96 ERA and a 10.1 K/9 in his career.

Tuesday's Top 100 prospect probables

No. 38 (White Sox No. 5), Charlotte vs. Durham (7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

No. 45 Kolby Allard (Braves' No. 3), Mississippi vs. Biloxi (8 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

More top prospect probables

Josh Staumont (Royals' No. 2), Omaha vs. Nashville (Triple-A)

(Dodgers' No. 7), Oklahoma City at Iowa (Triple-A)

(Pirates' No. 8), Indianapolis at Toledo (Triple-A)

(Reds' No. 10), Louisville at Columbus (Triple-A)

(Cardinals No. 19), Memphis at New Orleans (Triple-A)

(Giants' No. 19), Sacramento vs. Fresno (Triple-A)

Harrison Musgrave (Rockies' No. 22), Albuquerque vs. El Paso (Triple-A)

Ariel Jurado (Rangers' No. 3), Frisco at Corpus Christi (Double-A)

Conner Greene (Blue Jays' No. 6), New Hampshire vs. Erie (Double-A)

Grayson Long (Angels No. 6) vs. (Reds' No. 6), Mobile vs. Pensacola (Double-A)

Sam Coonrod (Giants' No. 11), Richmond at Binghamton (Double-A)

Sam Howard (Rockies' No. 14), Hartford at Trenton (Double-A)

John Means (Orioles' No. 24), Bowie at Reading (Double-A)

Scott Blewett (Royals' No. 4), Wilmington at Down East (Class A Advanced)

Gage Hinsz (Pirates' No. 10) vs. Matt Hall (Tigers' No. 17), Bradenton vs. Lakeland (Class A Advanced)

(Yankees' No. 10) vs. Jeff Brigham (Marlins' No. 16), Tampa vs. Jupiter (Class A Advanced)

Shane Bieber (Indians' No. 16), Lynchburg at Salem (Class A Advanced)

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

Justin Donatella (D-backs' No. 26), Visalia at Inland Empire (Class A Advanced)

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

Jose Paulino (Cubs' No. 14), South Bend vs. Bowling Green (Class A)

Bernardo Flores (White Sox No. 19), Kannapolis at Lakewood (Class A)

Michael Matuella (Rangers' No. 20) vs. Bryan Mata (Giants' No. 27) (Class A)

Byrse Wilson (Braves' No. 24), Rome at Augusta (Class A)

Joe Gatto (Angels' No. 25), Burlington vs. Beloit (Class A)

Nick Wells (Mariners' No. 25), Clinton vs. Cedar Rapids (Class A)