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Prospectus Hit List for June 18



Hit List for June 14
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

48

25

52.9

54.1

53.0

.657

.661

92.3%

7.1%

99.5%

-0.1%

1.2%

There are two-week-old kids who have never even seen an Astros loss.
2

46

21

43.9

47.3

46.7

.634

.639

65.9%

33.9%

99.8%

-0.1%

0.1%

The year is 3043. CC Sabathia is facing the Montreal Rays. He strikes out seven over six innings.
3

49

24

47.8

48.3

47.1

.612

.617

34.1%

64.9%

99.1%

0.7%

1.9%

Xander Bogaertsí emergence proves that some top prospects just donít figure it all out until they turn *squints* uh, 25.
4

40

28

44.1

43.7

43.4

.596

.591

60.6%

29.0%

89.6%

-0.6%

3.8%

Thereís been much hand-wringing over league strikeout rates, but they should drop to normal levels now that Javy Baez is hurt.
5

37

33

37.9

40.2

39.5

.569

.574

92.1%

0.2%

92.3%

1.6%

-1.7%

Death, taxes and Carlos Carrasco hitting the DL with arm issues.
6

37

33

40.9

41.2

40.0

.578

.573

49.9%

16.5%

66.4%

-0.6%

14.5%

Huh, the Dodgers found a way to acquire Drew Hutchison without giving away a bunch of prospects. Take note, Pirates!
7

37

31

39.8

39.5

39.2

.551

.546

38.7%

18.1%

56.8%

-8.6%

-17.1%

Itís nice of Bryce Harper to drive down his free agent price like this all so the Marlins can afford him this offseason (#noLs)
8

42

29

41.0

40.7

39.8

.550

.545

31.7%

44.2%

75.9%

-0.8%

1.4%

Dear lord, Adrian Houser. Talk about coughing up a lead ...
9

39

32

40.5

37.6

37.9

.543

.539

40.5%

18.4%

58.9%

-5.6%

-2.6%

Well, at least Clay Buchholz has a more plausible explanation for why his hair is always disgusting now that he pitches in the desert.
10

46

26

38.4

39.7

39.2

.532

.536

7.1%

73.9%

81.0%

-1.4%

15.0%

Itís Wade LeBlancís world, and weíre all just living in it.
11

42

29

42.6

41.3

40.7

.526

.521

37.5%

20.2%

57.7%

9.3%

22.4%

Pretty impressive how Julio Teheran threw six no-hit innings in his final rehab start against the Padres.
12

38

34

39.2

38.5

38.5

.515

.520

0.5%

11.0%

11.5%

-1.1%

-14.2%

At least weíll only have to hear about how amazing Mike Troutís WAR total is for another 10-or-so years.
13

37

32

35.3

36.5

36.7

.518

.513

23.0%

16.6%

39.6%

0.4%

5.3%

Thank you, monocled Phillies fan. You are the light we all need in these trying times.
14

37

32

35.8

34.1

33.0

.516

.511

6.6%

19.8%

26.4%

5.3%

-9.8%

I still canít believe ďJack FlahertyĒ is a mid-rotation starter and not the protagonist in a series of crime novels whoíll eventually be played by, like, Chris Pine.
15

33

38

34.0

38.8

39.5

.500

.505

0.0%

2.1%

2.1%

0.5%

-0.2%

Iím not sure itís really fair for the Rays to win ďBullpen of the WeekĒ considering practically their entire team is a part of their bullpen.
16

36

36

35.4

35.7

36.2

.492

.497

0.0%

4.3%

4.3%

1.1%

-3.4%

ďAís host Pitch, Hit & Run event at the ColiseumĒ reads the Athletics.com headline thatís basically just describing a baseball game.
17

35

37

32.9

36.3

37.7

.500

.495

7.1%

8.2%

15.3%

2.5%

-13.1%

Well, now the Giants are getting the full Evan Longoria experience.
18

31

37

33.1

31.1

31.1

.484

.489

6.0%

1.0%

7.0%

-2.0%

0.4%

If the Twins demote Miguel Sano any further heís going to end up on your local high school traveling team.
19

35

36

35.7

36.1

36.0

.494

.489

1.1%

5.7%

6.8%

-2.1%

-1.4%

Congrats to Gregory Polanco for homering with his dad in the stadium yesterday *and* for subsequently rounding the bases without hurting himself.
20

33

38

33.3

31.1

31.4

.472

.477

0.0%

1.2%

1.2%

0.5%

-0.0%

Canít believe the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame gave Kelly Gruber the boot just for saying that Canada lost The War of 1812.
21

34

37

31.2

32.0

31.6

.473

.468

2.3%

2.2%

4.4%

-0.0%

-2.0%

The Rockies are declining faster than American Exceptionalism.
22

30

38

29.1

28.5

29.4

.462

.457

0.8%

0.8%

1.6%

0.5%

-1.5%

Happy belated Fathersí Day to Paul Lo Ducaís dad, Keith Law.
23

36

37

34.0

35.0

33.0

.441

.446

1.9%

0.2%

2.2%

0.3%

0.9%

Props to the Tigers for tanking as God intended -- by being just good enough to cheat yourself out of a premium draft spot.
24

26

45

28.8

29.2

29.6

.433

.428

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

At what point do we officially coronate Eugenio Suarez as the most underrated player in baseball?
25

29

44

28.9

25.6

28.5

.423

.427

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.0%

-0.1%

Jurickson Profrarís emergence proves that some top prospects just donít figure it all out until they turn *squints* uh, 25.
26

34

40

32.0

28.9

29.4

.428

.423

0.2%

0.3%

0.5%

0.3%

0.2%

Ed Werder is having a better week than the Padres.
27

24

46

26.1

26.6

26.2

.408

.412

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Itís nice that James Shields is around to mentor young kids like Reynaldo Lopez and Dylan Covey on how to act after you give up home runs.
28

20

50

23.2

20.2

21.9

.377

.382

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Everyone says being a GM is hard but the Orioles should just trade Chris Davis and then re-sign Manny Machado. Lots of problems solved.
29

28

44

24.5

25.8

27.1

.386

.381

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Thanks to his two homers, yesterday was the best day for Bourís WAR since 1902.
30

22

49

22.1

22.4

22.7

.364

.369

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Man, Danny Duffy canít even finish games heís not starting this season.