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Pipeline Preview: Jorge seeks fifth straight quality start

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

Hitter to watch: Taylor Trammell (Reds' No. 3), Dayton vs. West Michigan (12 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

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

Hitter to watch: Taylor Trammell (Reds' No. 3), Dayton vs. West Michigan (12 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Trammell put together his fourth multi-hit game of the month on Sunday, going 3-for-4 with a triple in Class A Dayton's loss to West Michigan. After getting off to a slow start in April, Trammell picked up the pace in May and is batting .268 through 54 games in his full-season debut.

Video: Top Prospects: Taylor Trammell, OF, Reds

Pitcher to watch: Felix Jorge (Twins' No. 9), Chattanooga vs. Montgomery (8:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Jorge will be seeking his fifth consecutive quality start when he takes the mound against the Biscuits. The 23-year-old struck out a season-high nine in his last start as he gave up two runs in 6 2/3 innings. Jorge, who has won four straight decisions, is 6-1 with a 3.32 ERA through 11 starts this season.

Video: Top Prospects: Felix Jorge, RHP, Twins

Duel of the Day: Dakota Hudson (Cardinals' No. 9) vs. Andrew Sopko (Dodgers' No. 27), Springfield vs. Tulsa (12:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Hudson has been throwing the ball well lately, going at least six innings and giving up two earned runs or fewer in five consecutive starts. The 22-year-old has a 2.98 ERA through 10 starts this season and threw his first complete game in his last outing.

Video: Top Prospects: Dakota Hudson, RHP, Cardinals

A few rough outings have distorted Sopko's numbers, but he's pitched better than his 1-4 record and 4.29 ERA would indicate. Sopko has given up one earned run or fewer in six of his nine starts, including five innings of one-run ball in his last outing. Sopko is also coming off an outing in which he threw 94 pitches, a season high, and matched another season high by throwing five innings.

Monday's Top 100 prospect probables
No. 92 overall Max Fried (Braves' No. 8), Mississippi vs. Pensacola (7:35 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

More top prospect probables
Matt Cooper (White Sox No. 28), Birmingham vs. Mobile (Double-A)
Taylor Clarke (D-backs' No. 5), Jackson vs. Tennessee (Double-A)
Pedro Payano (Rangers' No. 27), Frisco vs. Midland (Double-A)
Heath Fillmyer (Athletics' No. 12), Midland vs. Frisco (Double-A)
Corbin Burnes (Brewers' No. 20), Biloxi vs. Jacksonville (Double-A)
Junior Fernandez (Cardinals' No. 10), Palm Beach vs. Dunedin (Class A Advanced)
Jeff Brigham (Marlins' No. 15), Jupiter vs. St. Lucie (Class A Advanced)
Justin Dunn (Mets' No. 3), St. Lucie vs. Jupiter (Class A Advanced)
Luis Martinez (White Sox No. 22), Winston-Salem vs. Down East (Class A Advanced)
Marcos Diplan (Brewers' No. 11), Carolina vs. Salem (Class A Advanced)
Lewis Thorpe (Twins' No. 17), Fort Myers vs. Charlotte (Class A Advanced)
Touki Toussaint (Braves' No. 11), Florida vs. Daytona (Class A Advanced)
Brian Gonzalez (Orioles' No. 19), Frederick vs. Myrtle Beach (Class A Advanced)
Justin Donatella (D-backs' No. 26), Visalia vs. Stockton (Class A Advanced)
Garrett Davila (Royals' No. 16), Lexington vs. Hickory (Class A)
Merandy Gonzalez (Mets' No. 14), Columbia vs. Charleston (Class A)
Darwinzon Hernandez (Red Sox's No. 25), Greenville vs. Augusta (Class A)
Alex Wells (Orioles' No. 15), Delmarva vs. Kannapolis (Class A)
Antonio Santos (Rockies' No. 27), Asheville vs. Rome (Class A)
Bryan Hudson (Cubs' No. 24), South Bend vs. Great Lakes (Class A)
Mack Lemieux (D-backs' No. 20), Kane County vs. Wisconsin (Class A)

William Boor is a reporter for MLBPipeline.com. Follow him on Twitter at @wboor.