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Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

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Hello everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Wednesday, May 9th, 2018. Let’s get down to business.

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

****Today’s Morning Report is here.

****Today’s list of probable minor league starters is here. There are a large number of morning and early afternoon games today so the thread is going up a bit earlier than normal.

****Probable starters of interest today include a duel between Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Mitch Keller and Baltimore Orioles prospect Hunter Harvey in the Altoona/Bowie Double-A game; Boston Red Sox lefty Jalen Beeks against Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Enyel De Los Santos in the Pawtucket/Lehigh Valley Triple-A contest; Los Angeles Angels prospect Griffin Canning against Atlanta Braves right-hander Touki Toussaint in the Mobile vs. Mississippi Double-A matchup; and Milwaukee Brewers prospect Marcos Diplan in a duel against Houston Astros right-hander Jorge Alcala in the Carolina/Buies Creek High-A game.

****Today’s list of probable MLB starters is here. Rookie starters are Eric Skoglund of the Kansas City Royals, Ryan Yarbrough of the Tampa Bay Rays; Joey Lucchesi of the San Diego Padres; and Jaime Barria of the Los Angeles Angels.