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Minor League Ball Gameday, Tuesday, August 16

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Lewis Brinson in his old uniform
Lewis Brinson in his old uniform
Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Tuesday, August 16th edition of the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread. Here are some items worthy of your attention today:

*****Milwaukee Brewers outfield prospect Lewis Brinson has been placed on the disabled list for Triple-A Colorado Springs with a strained hamstring. Acquired in the August 1st. Jonathan Lucroy trade with the Texas Rangers, Brinson was hitting .391/.375/.543 in 12 games for the Sky Sox. He was in line for a September call-up but we'll have to see if the injury is bad enough to scotch that possibility.

*****At Faketeams, Ray Guilfoyle gives a fantasy roundup on Mookie Betts, Byron Buxton, and David Phelps.

*****At Baseball America, Kyle Glaser looks at nine prospects who could help their contending teams down the stretch.

*****Chris "Fangraphs" Mitchell looks at Houston Astros prospect Teoscar Hernandez. We posted our own take on the rookie outfielder posted earlier today.

*****At The Hardball Times, Kyle Sammin looks at the role of luck in baseball.