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

Hitter to watch: Chance Sisco (Orioles' No. 1), Norfolk at Durham (7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

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

Hitter to watch: Chance Sisco (Orioles' No. 1), Norfolk at Durham (7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Sisco filled out the box score on Monday as he went 2-for-2 with a solo home run, three walks and four runs scored to lead Triple-A Norfolk past Durham. It was the seventh multihit performance in the last nine games for MLB Pipeline's No. 87 overall prospect, who has raised his season average from .253 to .284 during that stretch.

Video: Top Prospects: Chance Sisco, C, Orioles

Pitcher to watch: Walker Buehler (Dodgers' No. 4), Tulsa at Springfield (7:30 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Buehler, No. 81 overall, has completed five innings in three straight starts, while allowing two or fewer earned runs in each outing. The 22-year-old righty has pitched to a 3.04 ERA with 29 strikeouts and a .247 opponents' average in 26 2/3 innings (six starts) since being promoted to Double-A Tulsa. Prior to that, Buehler piled up 27 strikeouts in 16 1/3 innings while registering a 1.10 ERA in the California League.

Video: Top Prospects: Walker Buehler, RHP, Dodgers

Duel of the day: Yohander Mendez (Rangers' No. 2) vs. Grant Holmes (A's No. 3), Frisco vs. Midland (8:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Set to make his 14th start for Double-A Frisco, Mendez, No. 48 on the Top 100, will attempt to bounce back after he allowed a season-worst six earned runs on nine hits in six innings in his last outing. The 22-year-old lefty is still having a strong season, as he enters the day with a 3.78 ERA, 1.12 WHIP and .212 opponents' average in 81 innings.

Video: Top Prospects: Yohander Mendez, LHP, Rangers

Holmes, like Mendez, is also looking to right the ship after he was tagged for seven earned runs on 12 hits in four innings in his last start for Midland. The No. 74 overall prospect continues to miss his share of bats, with 71 strikeouts in 66 innings, but he's proven very hittable in the Texas League this season, as evidenced by opposing hitters' .295/.370/.432 slash line against him.

Video: Top Prospects: Grant Holmes, RHP, Athletics

Tuesday's Minor League All-Star Games
Class A Advanced Carolina League (7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)
Class A Midwest League (7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)
Class A South Atlantic League (7:30 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)
Class A Advanced California League (10 p.m. ET)

Tuesday's Top 100 prospect probables
No. 61 Carson Fulmer (White Sox No. 6), Charlotte at Gwinnett (7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)
No. 63 Matt Manning (Tigers' No. 1), Connecticut vs. Tri-City (7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

More top prospect probables
Chris Lee (Orioles' No. 6) vs. Ryan Yarbrough (Rays' No. 23), Norfolk at Durham (Triple-A)
Frank Duncan (D-backs' No. 24), Reno vs. Las Vegas (Triple-A)
Jalen Beeks (Red Sox's No. 28), Pawtucket vs. Lehigh Valley (Triple-A)
Conner Greene (Blue Jays' No. 7), New Hampshire vs. Harrisbrug (Double-A)
Sam Coonrod (Giants' No. 11), Richmond vs. Hartford (Double-A)
Foster Griffin (Royals' No. 20), NW Arkansas at Arkansas (Double-A)
David Hess (Orioles' No. 27), Bowie at Binghamton (Double-A)
Justin Dunn (Mets' No. 3), St. Lucie at Daytona (Class A Advanced)
Sandy Baez (Tigers' No. 10) vs. Angel Perdomo (Blue Jays' No. 20), Lakeland at Dunedin (Class A Advanced)
Ricardo Sanchez (Braves' No. 19), Florida at Tampa (Class A Advanced)
Connor Jones (Cardinals' No. 21) vs. Genesis Cabrera (Rays' No. 28), Palm Beach at Charlotte (Class A Advanced)
Elvin Rodriguez (eAngels' No. 19), Orem vs. Ogden (Rookie)

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