3 Minnesota Twins prospects who have improved their stock, 2 who hurt it

What do the latest Top 100 prospect rankings tell us about the Twins farm system?
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Stock Up: Luke Keaschall, SS

Team: Wichita Wind Surge (Double-A)
Highest Rank: No. 66 (Baseball America)

The Twins added three new players to its Top 100 group, and Luke Keaschall is perhaps the biggest name to watch. He used a strong start to the season in Cedar Rapids to get promoted to Double-A Wichita, something that saw him hit .335/.457/.544 with seven home runs and 21 RBI with the Kernels.

Keaschall hasn't spent a ton of time with the Wind Surge, but he's hitting .256 in 39 plate appearances since being called up and has a collective .936 OPS on the season. He's a name that has started to gain some traction in the rumor mill, as Keaschall is a popular pick for folks trying to fins top prospects the Twins might be willing to trade in order to land a key piece for the MLB roster.

The problem is that he's playing so well it's hard to justify dealing him. Minnesota doesn't like to dip too deep into its farm system for trade bait, and Keaschall is rising fast. He's already cracked Baseball American's Top 100, clocking in at No. 66 and will likely be making MLB Pipeline's ranking if he keeps building on his success in Wichita.

He's a potential infield utility man of the future for the Twins, or a guy who can get flipped to help land Jesus Luzardo or another key piece. The point is the future is bright for Keaschall and he looks to be next-in-line to be a popular name for Twins fans to follow once Brooks Lee gets called up.