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Prospectus Hit List for May 17



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Teams are ordered based on Adjusted Hit List Factor, a computer generated number, and the author isn't responsible for the order of the teams.

RkTmWLW1W2W3HLFAHLFWin Div%Win WC%Playoff%1-Day7-Day
1

28

17

33.3

35.1

33.7

.666

.671

89.7%

7.7%

97.4%

0.8%

1.9%

It’s gonna be a better story when Shohei Ohtani strikes out Justin Verlander for *his* 2,500th K.
2

28

12

26.7

28.1

28.3

.638

.643

73.8%

25.0%

98.7%

-0.1%

0.6%

Doesn’t make much sense to trade for Giancarlo Stanton if you’re gonna postpone a game at the first sign of thunder.
3

29

14

28.1

28.1

27.6

.601

.605

25.6%

65.0%

90.6%

2.1%

1.4%

Carson Smith is still having a better Red Sox career than Eric Gagne.
4

24

18

25.4

27.1

27.4

.579

.574

49.5%

22.4%

71.9%

-0.3%

11.8%

I’ve yet to see any real proof that Adam Eaton and A.J. Pollock aren’t the same player.
5

21

21

23.2

24.6

23.5

.567

.572

84.5%

2.8%

87.3%

3.8%

3.9%

Maybe we can combine both Zimmers into one healthy, talented baseball player?
6

22

18

25.2

23.2

22.7

.573

.568

37.7%

25.5%

63.3%

-4.4%

-4.0%

Can’t wait for Joe Maddon’s Yanny/Laurel-themed road trip.
7

24

16

24.6

24.8

24.7

.562

.557

26.4%

24.0%

50.4%

4.0%

3.0%

“Man, think of how impressive Odubel Herrera’s on-base streak would be if he spoke English.” - Mike Schmidt
8

25

18

23.6

23.3

24.3

.559

.554

69.2%

8.6%

77.8%

-3.2%

-13.5%

I’ve yet to see any real proof that A.J. Pollock and Adam Eaton aren’t the same player.
9

26

16

26.9

26.1

26.4

.552

.547

20.2%

23.0%

43.2%

3.9%

14.1%

Jose Bautista is homering and the Braves are good? It’s 2012 all over again.
10

25

18

24.7

24.3

24.5

.533

.538

5.7%

32.8%

38.5%

-2.0%

-0.7%

Poor Jacob Barria. No one is prepared for a world in which the Angels have *too many* good starters.
11

23

17

22.3

20.4

19.6

.531

.526

27.2%

21.5%

48.6%

4.0%

-2.1%

Just like we all thought, the most dominant reliever in the Cardinals organization is *squints to reads card* Bud Norris?
12

26

18

23.3

23.2

22.4

.526

.521

23.0%

25.0%

48.0%

6.1%

12.5%

Ugh, we haven’t seen such disappointing news about a Vogt out of Wisconsin since 2016.
13

25

17

24.1

23.2

23.1

.523

.518

12.0%

16.5%

28.5%

0.8%

7.8%

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s favorite player is Starling Marte because he’s a collapsing star.
14

24

18

21.1

21.5

20.8

.507

.512

3.9%

24.8%

28.7%

-2.3%

2.1%

Yeah lets act like it’s the PED suspension alone that’s gonna prevent Robinson Cano from playing in October ...
15

16

26

20.6

19.9

19.4

.515

.510

10.3%

9.3%

19.6%

-3.9%

-25.6%

“It’s still early,” the Dodgers fan says out loud, staring at the bottom of a bottle of whiskey. But the room he’s in is empty. It has been for quite some time now.
16

19

22

18.5

20.9

21.1

.496

.501

0.3%

11.0%

11.3%

1.8%

-1.4%

Congrats to Johnny Venters on his first win since 2012. Maybe Chris Archer will get there someday!
17

22

21

22.1

19.5

19.4

.488

.493

0.3%

13.5%

13.8%

3.0%

-4.8%

The Blue Jays acquired 325 middle infielders this offseason, yet Russell Martin is still seeing time at shortstop, so ...
18

21

22

20.0

21.0

21.5

.484

.489

0.7%

9.8%

10.5%

-1.9%

2.1%

There’s nothing other to say than what a moment for Stephen Piscotty. Good on ya, kid.
19

23

20

19.1

20.7

20.7

.493

.488

11.5%

8.2%

19.7%

-0.6%

-1.7%

You’d think a *German* Marquez wouldn’t have so much trouble pitching in a park named after a lager, but alas.
20

22

22

19.2

21.2

21.5

.489

.484

8.9%

8.6%

17.4%

-2.8%

-0.7%

Good for Pablo Sandoval, finding a way to be semi-useful. Maybe the Giants can make room in their rotation for David Price, too.
21

18

21

17.7

17.7

17.9

.474

.479

13.8%

6.3%

20.1%

-4.2%

-5.4%

Lance Lynn is having the least successful career as a Twin since Bizzaro.
22

20

19

17.9

17.3

17.8

.475

.470

3.9%

7.0%

10.9%

-3.9%

-1.9%

“Blue Jays, Mets have on-field rain delay at Citi” reads the Mets.com headline that begs the question ... where else would there be a rain delay?
23

19

23

19.8

21.0

19.5

.449

.454

1.5%

0.5%

2.0%

-1.1%

0.2%

Miguel Cabrera must be a huge Alabama fan because he’s done playing Hurts.
24

15

29

18.1

18.3

18.6

.435

.430

0.1%

0.3%

0.4%

0.2%

0.3%

Joey Votto needs stop speaking his mind if he ever wants an NFL team to sign him.
25

17

27

16.2

13.5

15.7

.408

.413

0.0%

0.8%

0.8%

0.3%

0.1%

“Colon uses midsection to absorb comebacker” reads the Rangers.com headline that must have a least an 87% click through rate.
26

17

27

17.3

16.6

16.9

.409

.405

0.2%

0.1%

0.3%

0.2%

0.0%

Jordan Lyles is basically LOST in that a mercurial Story ruined his chance at a perfect ending.
27

13

29

15.3

13.9

15.0

.389

.394

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.1%

-0.0%

The universe’s equal and opposite reaction to the @ycpb account is Andrew Cashner’s Orioles career.
28

13

30

14.5

15.7

15.5

.377

.382

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.0%

-0.2%

The bad news is Jorge Soler dislocated his rib chasing after a fly ball, but the good news is that should play just fine in the Bible Belt.
29

10

29

12.3

13.4

13.5

.377

.381

0.1%

0.0%

0.2%

-0.1%

-0.0%

“Trust the process” say all the White Sox fans who clearly did not watch the 76ers this postseason.
30

16

26

13.3

12.5

14.0

.367

.362

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.1%

-0.1%

Just when you thought the Marlins couldn’t stoop any lower they bust out a first pitch proposal.