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Minor League Ball Gameday: Sunday, July 29th, 2018

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The MLB Trade Deadline is inching closer. Every prospect is on watch. Let’s talk about it.

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It’s Sunday Funday once again. The MLB Trade Deadline is just two days away and there is a ton of minor league baseball on the slate. Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Sunday, July 29th, 2018.

Before we get started on the discussion, we have two MUST READS for you. Our own John Sickels has begun his Top 20 midseason review. Be sure to check out the hub to stay up to date on his most recent reviews. We have also been busy in MLB Trade Deadline coverage. Curious about some prospects that have been traded? Need to vent because you feel your favorite team hoodwinked you? Don’t worry, we got you covered. Bookmark them, read them, live them.

Now, without further ado, let’s get to it.

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

****Today’s minor league schedule and list of probable starters is here.

Dillon Tate makes his Orioles debut. Zac Lowther takes on Rollie Lacy in his Rangers debut. Kolby Allard is on the bump for Gwinnett. Enyel De Los Santos throwing for Lehigh Valley. Dean Kremer makes his second start since coming to the Orioles in the Manny Machado trade. The Stephen Gonsalves/ Robert Stephenson matchup should be a good one. Jacob Nix goes for San Antonio. And Patrick Sandoval makes his Angels system debut against Logan Webb.

****Today’s MLB schedule and list of probable pitchers is here.

****Scheduled rookie starters today:

  • The Royals Burch Smith takes on J.A. Happ in his Yankees debut.
  • Yonny Chirinos takes the bump for the Rays against the Orioles.
  • The Blue Jays Ryan Borucki takes on the White Sox.
  • Andrew Suarez goes for the Giants.
  • Joey Lucchesi is on the hill for the Padres.