Padres' Allen to make big league debut

MLB.com's No. 61 overall prospect scheduled to start Tuesday

Logan Allen has a 3.83 ERA in eight starts since the beginning of May. (Elaine Thompson/AP)

By Andrew Battifarano | June 17, 2019 4:52 PM ET

No. 5 Padres prospect Logan Allen has been called up to make his Major League debut Tuesday against the Milwaukee Brewers, according to MLB.com's AJ Cassavell.

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Yanks' Gil leads Pitchers of the Week

No. 13 prospect fans 18 over 12 innings for Class A Charleston

Luis Gil has struck out 32.5 percent of the batters he has faced through 12 starts this season. (Chris Baird/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | June 17, 2019 3:41 PM ET

Yankees No. 13 prospect Luis Gil struck out 18 and allowed only one earned run over 12 innings last week for Class A Charleston to headline the Minor League Pitchers of the Week for June 10-16.

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Braves' Waters rolls to Player of the Week

No. 59 overall prospect batted .444/.459/.722 with two home runs

A second-round pick in 2017, Drew Waters has collected 27 multi-hit games this season in the Southern League. (Danny Parker/MiLB.com)

By Andrew Battifarano | June 17, 2019 3:40 PM ET

With a .444/.459/.722 slash line in nine games with Double-A Mississippi, Atlanta Braves fifth-ranked prospect Drew Waters took home Southern League Player of the Week honors for June 10-16.

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Head of the Class: Full-Season Class A

Rays' Franco, Orioles' Rodriguez live up to hype in first half

Wander Franco has had at least a .390 on-base percentage every month this season. (Steve Roberts/Bowling Green Hot Rods)

By Chris Tripodi | June 17, 2019 10:32 AM ET

Top Rays prospect Wander Franco has shown off his advanced skill set for Bowling Green, while Orioles righty Grayson Rodriguez has thrived as one of the South Atlantic League's youngest players.

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On the Road: Meeting the Baseball Brit

Mellows' U.S. journey includes ballparks large and small

Joey Mellows, aka the Baseball Brit, estimates he's attended 35 Minor League games over the last two years. (Ben Hill/MiLB.com)

By Benjamin Hill | June 17, 2019 10:15 AM ET

The paths of two baseball travelers collided on June 12, when MiLB.com's Ben Hill met Joey "Baseball Brit" Mellows at an Amarillo Sod Poodles game in Texas.

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Prospect Roundup: Games of June 16

Indians' Bradley homers twice; Brewers' Dubon keeps raking

Bobby Bradley is hitting .302 with seven homers and 13 RBIs in 15 games in June. (Joshua Tjiong/MiLB.com)

June 17, 2019 10:05 AM ET

Indians first baseman Bobby Bradley recorded his second two-homer game in three days for Triple-A Columbus, while Brewers infielder logged another three-hit game for San Antonio.

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Four-gone conclusion for Dodgers' Smith

Club's No. 5 prospect goes yard in fourth consecutive game

Will Smith stands eight home runs shy of the career-high 20 he hit across two levels last season. (Dylan Heuer/Iowa Cubs)

By Michael Avallone | June 16, 2019 11:34 PM ET

Los Angeles' No. 5 prospect Will Smith tied his career high by homering in his fourth straight game but Triple-A Oklahoma City dropped a 10-7 decision to El Paso on Sunday night.

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Bello continues strong start for Vibes

Brewers No. 21 prospect homers twice, drives in five runs

Micah Bello has recorded back-to-back three-hit games for the first time in his brief Minor League career. (Bobby Stevens/MiLB.com)

By Shlomo Sprung | June 16, 2019 10:00 PM ET

Brewers No. 21 prospect Micah Bello went 3-for-5 with a pair of homers and a career-high five RBIs to power Rookie Advanced Rocky Mountain to a 13-10 win over Orem on Sunday.

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Luzardo fans nine, leaves Ports for Aviators

A's top prospect allows a run over four frames in final Cal outing

Jesus Luzardo compiled a 2.88 ERA while breezing through three levels last season. (Meghan Camino/Stockton Ports)

By Katie Woo | June 16, 2019 8:59 PM ET

Top Oakland A's prospect Jesus Luzardo allowed one run on four hits over four innings for Class A Advanced Stockton on Sunday and will make his next start in Triple-A.

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Storm's Ashbeck fans career-high 15

Padres right-hander sets Minor League season standard

Elliot Ashbeck would lead the Cal League with a .169 opponents' batting average if he had the innings to qualify. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Jordan Wolf | June 16, 2019 8:38 PM ET

Padres prospect Elliot Ashbeck logged a career-high 15 strikeouts over seven innings, yielding a run on three hits, as Class A Advanced Lake Elsinore topped Rancho Cucamonga, 11-5, on Sunday.

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