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Minor League Ball Gameday: Monday, May 14th, 2018

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MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates
Nick Kingham
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Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Monday, May 14th, 2018. Down to business.

****Yesterday’s Gameday discussion is here.

****Today’s Morning Report is here.

****Today’s minor league schedule and palimpsest of probable pitchers is here.

****Probable pitchers of interest today include a duel between St. Louis Cardinals prospect Dakota Hudson and Oakland Athletics right-hander Frankie Montas in the Memphis/Nashville Triple-A contest; Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Nick Kingham for Double-A Altoona (this start is for rotation alignment reasons, not a demotion to AA for performance or punitive purposes); Boston Red Sox lefty Jalen Beeks for Triple-A Pawtucket; New York Yankees prospect Dillon Tate for Double-A Trenton; and Los Angeles Angels prospect Griffin Canning for Double-A Mobile.

****Today’s list of MLB games and probable pitchers is here. Scheduled rookies include a duel between southpaws Ryan Yarbrough (Tampa Bay Rays) and Eric Skoglund (Kansas City Royals) while lefty Joey Lucchesi goes to the mound for the San Diego Padres.