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Pipeline Preview: Mateo looks to stay hot for Trenton

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

Hitter to watch: Jorge Mateo (Yankees' No. 4), Trenton vs. Reading (7 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

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

Hitter to watch: Jorge Mateo (Yankees' No. 4), Trenton vs. Reading (7 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Mateo went 2-for-5 with a pair of doubles and RBIs on Wednesday as he recorded his seventh multihit performance in nine games since being promoted to Double-A Trenton. The No. 37 overall prospect owns a .472 average (17-for-36) in that span, with seven extra-base hits, 14 RBIs and 12 runs scored. The 22-year-old shortstop was promoted after he batted .240/.288/.400 with 28 extra-base hits and 28 stolen bases.

Video: Top Prospects: Jorge Mateo, SS, Yankees

Pitcher to watch: Alec Hansen (White Sox No. 10), Winston-Salem vs. Down East (7 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Hansen has completed five innings in both of his starts for Class A Advanced Winston-Salem. He's allowed one earned run on eight hits in 10 innings in that span, with 10 strikeouts and three walks. The 22-year-old righty was promoted to the Carolina League following a dominant first half with Class A Kannapolis during which he posted a 2.48 ERA and .207 opponents' average with 92 strikeouts in 72 2/3 innings (13 starts).

Video: Top Prospects: Alec Hansen, RHP, White Sox

Duel of the day: Luiz Gohara (Braves' No. 9) vs. Grayson Long (Angels' No. 5), Mississippi at Mobile (7:35 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

Gohara, MLB Pipeline's No. 99 overall prospect, struck out five of the final six batters he faced en route to completing three perfect frames in his last start for Double-A Mississippi. The 20-year-old lefty has pitched to a 3.03 ERA with 35 strikeouts in 29 2/3 innings since being promoted to the Southern League from Class A Advanced Florida, where he'd posted a 1.98 ERA over 36 1/3 innings spanning seven starts.

Video: Top Prospects: Luiz Gohara, LHP, Braves

Long also has fared well since moving up to Double-A. The 23-year-old righty enters the day with a 3.18 ERA through 13 starts for Mobile, and he's gone three straight turns allowing one earned run or fewer. Overall, he's fanned 59 batters in 68 innings on the season, all while holding opposing hitters to a .232 average.

Video: Top Prospects: Grayson Long, RHP, Angels

Thursday's Top 100 prospect probables
No. 61 Matt Manning (Tigers' No. 1), Connecticut vs. Vermont (7:05 p.m. ET)
No. 74 Tyler Beede (Giants' No. 1), Sacramento at Albuquerque (9:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV)

More top prospect probables
Chase De Jong (Mariners' No. 13), Tacoma at Reno (Triple-A)
Lucas Sims (Braves' No. 18), Gwinnett vs. Norfolk (Triple-A)
Zac Gallen (Cardinals' No. 23), Memphis at Round Rock (Triple-A)
Ariel Jurado (Rangers' No. 3), Frisco at Tulsa (Double-A)
Tyler Alexander (Tigers' No. 4) vs. Jordan Johnson (Giants' No. 9), Erie at Richmond (Double-A)
Conner Greene (Blue Jays' No. 7) vs. Teddy Stankiewicz (Red Sox's No. 23), New Hampshire at Portland (Double-A)
Spencer Adams (White Sox No. 12), Birmingham at Jackson (Double-A)
Foster Griffin (Royals' No. 20), NW Arkansas at Corpus Christi (Double-A)
Greg Harris (Rays' No. 27), Montgomery vs. Jacksonville (Double-A)
Preston Morrison (Cubs' No. 29), Tennessee at Chattanooga (Double-A)
Luis Lugo (Indians' No. 29), Altoona vs. Binghamton (Double-A)
Nick Neidert (Mariners' No. 3), Modesto at Visalia (Class A Advanced)
Peter Lambert (Rockies' No. 6), Lancaster vs. Lake Elsinore (Class A Advanced)
Sandy Baez (Tigers' No. 10) vs. Angel Perdomo (Blue Jays' No. 20), Lakeland vs Dunedin (Class A Advanced)
Marcos Diplan (Brewers' No. 11), Carolina vs. Salem (Class A Advanced)
Norge Ruiz (A's No. 13), Stockton at Inland Empire (Class A Advanced)
Lewis Thorpe (Twins' No. 16), Fort Myers at Tampa (Class A Advanced)
Jake Woodford (Cardinals' No. 17), Palm Beach vs. Bradenton (Class A Advanced)
Ricardo Sanchez (Braves' No. 19), Florida vs. Jupiter (Class A Advanced)
Justin Steele (Cubs' No. 22), Myrtle Beach vs. Buies Creek (Class A Advanced)
Edgar Garcia (Phillies' No. 25), Clearwater at Daytona (Class A Advanced)
Thomas Szapucki (Mets' No. 4) vs. Melvin Adon (Giants' No. 24), Columbia at Augusta (Class A)
Joey Wentz (Braves' No. 13), Rome vs. Greenville (Class A)
Adonis Medina (Phillies' No. 14), Lakewood at Delmarva (Class A)
Tony Santillan (Reds' No. 14), Daytona at Bowling Green (Double-A)
Garrett Davila (Royals' No. 16), Lexington vs. West Virginia (Class A)
Mack Lemieux (D-backs' No. 20), Kane County at Quad Cities (Class A)
Luis Martinez (White Sox No. 22), Kannapolis at Hickory (Class A)
Antonio Santos (Rockies' No. 27), Asheville vs. Charleston (Class A)
Gregory Soto (Tigers' No. 29), West Michigan at Lansing (Class A)
Alex Speas (Rangers' No. 9), Spokane vs. Hillsboro (Class A Short Season)
Elvin Rodriguez (Angels' No. 19), Orem at Grand Junction (Rookie)

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