Prospect Roundup: Games of May 25

Marlins' Diaz, Astros' Tucker extend home run streaks

Isan Diaz became the first New Orleans player since Destin Hood in 2017 to homer in four straight games. (New Orleans Baby Cakes)

By Chris Bumbaca | May 26, 2019 8:33 AM ET

Marlins infielder Isan Diaz homered in his fourth straight game for Triple-A New Orleans, while Astros outfielder Kyle Tucker went yard in his third consecutive contest for Triple-A Round Rock.

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Beer produces another big night for Hooks

Astros No. 9 prospect collects season-high four hits, two RBIs

Seth Beer has a .340/.430/.586 slash line with 10 homers and 42 RBIs in 44 games across two levels this season. (Danne' Braden)

By Katie Woo | May 26, 2019 1:55 AM ET

Astros No. 9 prospect Seth Beer notched his first four-hit game of the season, driving in two runs in Double-A Corpus Christi's 10-9, 10-inning loss to visiting Frisco on Saturday.

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Hot Rods' Franco stays hot with three hits

Top-ranked Rays prospect plates a run, hikes average to .304

Wander Franco has at least two hits in eight of his last 11 Midwest League games. (Bowling Green Hot Rods)

By Joe Bloss | May 25, 2019 11:24 PM ET

Top Rays prospect Wander Franco recorded his third straight multi-hit game, going 3-for-4 with an RBI in Class A Bowling Green's 10-4 triumph over Dayton on Saturday.

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Balazovic posts seven zeros for Miracle

Twins No. 19 prospect stays unbeaten in Florida State League

Jordan Balazovic lowered his ERA to 2.25 through four starts in the Florida State League. (Gordon Donovan/MiLB.com)

By Duane Cross | May 25, 2019 11:09 PM ET

Twins No. 19 prospect Jordan Balazovic hurled seven scoreless innings for the second time in four Florida State League starts as Class A Advanced Fort Myers blanked Daytona, 2-0, on Saturday.

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Lookouts' Isabel extends homer streak

Reds No. 25 prospect joins Minor League century club

Ibandel Isabel hit 13 homers in the month of June last season on his way to an Minor League-leading 36. (Brian McLeod/MiLB.com)

By Shlomo Sprung | May 25, 2019 10:55 PM ET

Reds No. 25 prospect Ibandel Isabel homered in his fifth straight game, reaching the century mark for his Minor League career and powering Double-A Chattanooga to a 7-4 victory over Birmingham.

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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 Brian Stultz | 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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