Pirates to call up Keller for debut

Top Bucs prospect expected to face Reds on Monday

Mitch Keller ranks third in the International League with 56 strikeouts and sixth with a 3.45 ERA. (Indianapolis Indians)

By Chris Bumbaca | May 25, 2019 10:39 PM ET

The Pirates will call up top prospect Mitch Keller to make his Major League debut and start one of two games in Monday's doubleheader against the Reds.

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Lynch scoreless again for Blue Rocks

Royals No. 4 prospect strikes out seven over seven innings

Daniel Lynch moved into third place in the Carolina League with a 3.00 ERA and is tied for fifth with 51 strikeouts. (Andy Grosh/MiLB.com)

By Jordan Wolf | May 25, 2019 9:04 PM ET

Royals No. 4 prospect Daniel Lynch struck out seven while scattering five hits and a walk across seven scoreless innings in Class A Advanced Wilmington's 2-1 win over Myrtle Beach on Saturday.

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Blue Wahoos' Graterol lands on injured list

Twins No. 3 prospect shut down with shoulder impingement

Brusdar Graterol is one of five Southern League pitchers with five wins already this season. (Daniel Venn/Pensacola Blue Wahoos)

By Chris Bumbaca | May 25, 2019 8:22 PM ET

Twins No. 3 prospect Brusdar Graterol has been shut down and placed on the injured list with Double-A Pensacola after being diagnosed with a right shoulder impingement.

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Drive's Ward keeps rolling with one-hitter

Red Sox prospect extends scoreless streak to 21 1/3 innings

Thad Ward ranks among the SAL leaders in ERA, strikeouts, WHIP and opponents' batting average. (Gwinn Davis/Greenville Drive)

By Daren Smith | May 25, 2019 8:05 PM ET

Red Sox prospect Thad Ward tossed a one-hitter, extending his scoreless streak to 21 1/3 innings and pitching Class A Greenville to a 4-0 win over Augusta in the opener of Saturday's doubleheader.

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Prospect Roundup: Games of May 24

Reds' Isabel goes yard again; Tigers' Faedo strikes out seven

Ibandel Isabel has 99 homers in 472 games across seven Minor League seasons. (Brian McLeod/MiLB.com)

May 25, 2019 11:36 AM ET

Reds prospect Ibandel Isabel homered in his fourth straight game for Double-A Chattanooga, while Tigers right-hander Alex Faedo fanned seven over six solid innings for Double-A Erie on Friday.

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Gore continues stingy Cal League stint

Top Padres pitching prospect allows run, two hits in five innings

MacKenzie Gore leads the California League in ERA, WHIP and opponents' batting average. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Brian Stultz | May 25, 2019 2:10 AM ET

Padres No. 2 prospect MacKenzie Gore allowed a run on two hits while striking out six over five innings as Class A Advaced Lake Elsinore pulled away for an 8-2 victory over Modesto on Friday.

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Reyes dominates in Sea Dogs' shutout

Red Sox No. 19 prospect yields three hits, K's eight in six innings

Denyi Reyes earned his first win since Aug. 16 with Class A Advanced Salem. (365DigitalPhotography.com)

By Andrew Battifarano | May 25, 2019 12:49 AM ET

Red Sox No. 19 prospect Denyi Reyes allowed three hits and struck out eight over six innings as Double-A Portland whitewashed visiting Altoona, 1-0, on Friday night.

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Diaz goes yard again for Baby Cakes

Marlins No. 6 prospect homers in third straight game, singles

Isan Diaz is batting .301/.427/.603 with 10 extra-base hits, 14 RBIs and 21 runs scored in 22 games in May. (Jim Redman/MiLB)

By Katie Woo | May 25, 2019 12:31 AM ET

Marlin's No. 6 prospect Isan Diaz connected for his third home run in his last three games as Triple-A New Orleans defeated Oklahoma City, 4-1, on Friday.

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Pache extends hot streak with four-hit night

Braves top prospect notches third multi-hit effort in eight games

Cristian Pache has failed to reach base in only four of 21 games this month. (Mississippi Braves)

By Duane Cross | May 24, 2019 11:54 PM ET

Top Braves prospect Cristian Pache recorded his first four-hit night of the season on Friday, going 4-for-4 with a double in Double-A Mississippi's 4-1 loss to Jacksonville.

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Duran boosts Minors-best average to .422

No. 10 Red Sox prospect tallies four hits, reaches five times

Jarren Duran is hitting .443/.505/.582 with 20 runs scored in 20 games in May. (John Wacher/Salem Red Sox)

By Joe Bloss | May 24, 2019 11:36 PM ET

Red Sox No. 10 prospect Jarren Duran collected four more hits, reached base five times and boosted his average to a Minors-leading .422 in Class A Advanced Salem's 8-6 win over Winston-Salem.

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