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Pipeline Preview: Wilson looks to stay scoreless for Rome

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

Hitter to watch: Anthony Alford (Blue Jays' No. 3), New Hampshire vs. Altoona (6:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

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

Hitter to watch: Anthony Alford (Blue Jays' No. 3), New Hampshire vs. Altoona (6:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Alford, MLBPipeline.com's No. 49 overall prospect, enters the weekend riding a nine-game hitting streak, during which he's posted a .375 average with seven runs scored, six RBIs and three stolen bases. The 23-year-old outfielder appeared in parts of four games with the Blue Jays in May, only to suffer a broken hamate bone in his hand and land on the disabled list for roughly six weeks. Alford and the Fisher Cats will suit up for a doubleheader on Saturday after the team's Friday night contest was postponed due to rain.

Video: Top Prospects: Anthony Alford, OF, Blue Jays

Pitcher to watch: Bryse Wilson (Braves' No. 22), Rome at Columbia (5:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Wilson will attempt to record his fourth straight scoreless start on Saturday when he takes the mound for Class A Rome. The 19-year-old righty, a fourth-round Draft pick in 2016, has held opposing hitters to a .167 average in that span while posting 23 strikeouts against seven walks in 18 2/3 innings. One of the South Atlantic League's top hurlers this season, Wilson has a 2.36 ERA and 120 strikeouts, which rank second and third in the circuit, respectively.

Duel of the day: Yadier Alvarez (Dodgers' No. 3) vs. Enyel De Los Santos (Padres' No. 13), Tulsa vs. San Antonio (8:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Alvarez, No. 51 on the Top 100, has yet to get his footing in the Texas League, where he's posted a 3.57 ERA but also a 1.98 WHIP in 17 2/3 innings (four starts) with Double-A Tulsa. The hard-throwing righty has continued to miss bats but also struggled mightily with his control, compiling 21 strikeouts against 18 walks.

Video: Top Prospects: Yadier Alvarez, RHP, Dodgers

De Los Santos carried a no-hit bid for 7 1/3 innings before allowing one earned run on one hit in eight innings in his last start for Double-A San Antonio. After an inconsistent first half while adjusting to the Texas League, the 21-year-old right-hander has settled in to go 5-1 with a 2.56 ERA, a 1.02 WHIP and a 60-to-15 strikeout-to-walk ratio over nine second-half starts totaling 59 2/3 innings.

Saturday's Top 100 prospect probables
No. 24 Triston McKenzie (Indians' No. 2) vs. Roniel Raudes (Red Sox's No. 13), Lynchburg vs. Salem (6 p.m. ET)
No. 80 Fernando Romero (Twins' No. 4), Chattanooga at Tennessee (7 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)
No. 93 Luiz Gohara (Braves' No. 8), Gwinnett at Buffalo (6:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

More top prospect probables
Yency Almonte (Rockies' No. 10), Albuquerque at Sacramento (Triple-A)
Jalen Beeks (Red Sox's No. 18), Pawtucket at Columbus (Triple-A)
Clay Holmes (Pirates' No. 19), Indianapolis at Syracuse (Triple-A)
Gabriel Ynoa (Orioles' No. 25), Norfolk vs. Toledo (Triple-A)
Osmer Morales (Angels' No. 27), Salt Lake at Las Vegas (Triple-A)
Sean Reid-Foley (Blue Jays' No. 7), New Hampshire vs. Altoona (Double-A)
Jaime Barria (Angels' No. 8), Mobile vs. Jacksonville (Double-A)
Tyler Alexander (Tigers' No. 12), Erie at Bowie (Double-A)
Zac Gallen (Cardinals' No. 14), Springfield vs. Corpus Christi (Double-A)
Touki Toussaint (Braves' No. 15), Mississippi vs. Pensacola (Double-A)
Alex Young (D-backs' No. 18), Jackson vs. Biloxi (Double-A)
Austin Voth (Nationals' No. 21), Harrisburg vs. Trenton (Double-A)
Jordan Guerrero (White Sox No. 22), Birmingham vs. Montgomery (Double-A)
Pedro Payano (Rangers' No. 30), Frisco vs. NW Arkansas (Double-A)
Merandy Gonzalez (Marlins' No. 6), Jupiter at Florida (Class A Advanced)
Thomas Hatch (Cubs' No. 7), Myrtle Beach at Wilmington (Class A Advanced)
Brett Martin (Rangers' No. 10) vs. Jorge Alcala (Astros' No. 25), Buies Creek at Down East (Class A Advanced)
Gregory Soto (Tigers' No. 11), Lakeland vs. Daytona (Class A Advanced)
Ranger Suarez (Phillies' No. 15), Clearwater at Charlotte (Class A Advanced)
Taylor Widener (Yankees' No. 17), Tampa vs. Fort Myers (Class A Advanced)
A.J. Puckett (White Sox No. 24), Winston-Salem at Potomac (Class A Advanced)
Michel Baez (Padres' No. 7), Fort Wayne vs. Great Lakes (Class A)
Freicer Perez (Yankees' No. 12), Charleston vs. Augusta (Class A)
Bryan Mata (Red Sox's No. 16), Greenville vs. West Virginia (Class A)
Matthias Dietz (Orioles' No. 24), Delmarva at Lakewood (Class A)
Mack Lemieux (D-backs' No. 28), Kane County vs. Burlington (Class A)
Jose Paulino (Cubs' No. 30), South Bend at Lansing (Class A)
Alex Lange (Cubs' No. 4), Eugene vs. Boise (Class A Short Season)
Colton Hock (Marlins' No. 12), Batavia vs. Williamsport, Game 2 (Class A Short Season)

Mike Rosenbaum is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @GoldenSombrero.