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Prospectus Hit List for June 14



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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

44

25

49.2

50.1

49.4

.652

.656

88.0%

11.1%

99.1%

0.4%

1.6%

The last time the Astros lost Juan Soto hadn’t even been born yet.
2

43

20

41.1

44.3

43.5

.635

.640

64.3%

35.5%

99.7%

0.1%

0.1%

Didi Gregorius:Even Months::San Francisco Giants:Even Years
3

47

22

45.2

45.9

44.6

.610

.615

35.7%

62.7%

98.4%

-0.1%

-0.2%

Carl Crawford thinks Carson Smith had a pathetic Red Sox career.
4

38

27

42.0

41.5

41.2

.593

.588

51.6%

33.3%

84.8%

-1.9%

0.7%

If we really want to improve the pace of play can we just fire Joe Maddon into the sun?
5

35

31

36.2

38.1

37.4

.566

.571

92.5%

0.3%

92.8%

-0.1%

-0.5%

Its touching to see Bradley Zimmer paying homage to his brother by injuring his arm in the minors.
6

35

32

39.3

39.2

38.1

.573

.568

41.6%

17.4%

59.0%

1.3%

10.8%

Robinson Chirinos is just lucky he got trucked by 2018 Matt Kemp and not 2008 Matt Kemp.
7

37

28

38.9

39.2

38.9

.567

.562

58.0%

16.3%

74.4%

4.8%

-3.8%

Props to that one NL exec who was brave enough to point out what we all glaze over; the Nationals have never won a game with Bryce Harper.
8

41

27

38.8

38.8

38.0

.550

.545

38.7%

38.8%

77.5%

3.1%

9.2%

Jason Heyward serving as Josh Hader’s kryptonite is an all-timer for @ycpb
9

37

30

38.4

35.5

36.0

.547

.542

45.6%

17.2%

62.8%

-5.2%

11.0%

Congrats to Jake Lamb. No one’s gotten that emotional over a triumphant husky since Bolto.
10

44

24

36.9

37.9

37.0

.535

.540

11.0%

67.7%

78.6%

4.4%

19.4%

Man, the Mariners are really committing to the Charlie Brown/Lucy/Football routine this year.
11

37

32

37.6

37.0

37.0

.517

.522

0.9%

13.5%

14.3%

-3.1%

-13.4%

So when Mike Trout produces a ton of WAR early in his career it’s great, but when Trump does so it’s bad? Double standard imo.
12

39

28

40.5

39.5

39.2

.523

.518

24.1%

20.7%

44.8%

5.5%

6.4%

Good for Mike Soroka, taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning against the Mets in his final rehab start.
13

34

31

33.4

34.0

34.2

.520

.515

17.0%

15.6%

32.7%

-4.5%

-7.9%

Congrats to Jesmuel Valentin on getting in on the “son of decent 90s player” craze.
14

36

30

35.0

33.5

32.0

.520

.515

8.6%

22.0%

30.6%

-3.6%

-4.9%

Bad news for the Cardinals, as Greg Holland is nearing a return from his latest rehab assignment.
15

32

35

32.8

37.8

37.9

.509

.514

0.0%

3.1%

3.1%

0.1%

-1.5%

Jake Bauers could not possibly look more like the German villain from a 1980s action movie. It’s truly stunning.
16

33

35

30.6

34.5

35.8

.505

.500

8.9%

9.2%

18.1%

-0.6%

-5.4%

Seems unfair that the Giants get to have an All-Star representative considering their entire lineup is basically a 2011 All-Star team.
17

34

34

33.9

34.3

34.6

.491

.496

0.1%

4.0%

4.2%

-1.5%

-4.4%

Motion to call the A’s fan who caught foul balls on consecutive pitches The Good Zack Hample.
18

29

35

30.7

29.2

29.1

.483

.488

6.7%

1.6%

8.3%

-0.1%

0.0%

Byron Buxton, Ervin Santana and Joe Mauer are all nearing returns from the DL. That should help the Twins make the big push they need to finish .500.
19

33

35

33.9

34.5

34.6

.492

.487

1.2%

4.9%

6.1%

0.9%

-4.2%

As of time of publication, Zack Greinke’s second inning against the Pirates was *almost* over. Almost.
20

33

34

29.7

30.6

30.6

.477

.472

3.6%

3.1%

6.7%

1.4%

-9.5%

Folks we might as well call the Rockies “Game of Thrones: Season 6” because the big gray wolf just isn’t showing up.
21

30

38

31.3

28.6

28.9

.463

.468

0.0%

0.4%

0.4%

-0.1%

-0.3%

Just when you thought U.S.-Canada relations couldn’t get any worse, the Blue Jays get swept by a team that isn’t using starting pitchers.
22

28

36

27.2

26.7

27.5

.459

.454

0.9%

1.0%

1.9%

-1.4%

-2.7%

Jose Bautista played second base yesterday. Once again, the Mets basically write these for themselves.
23

32

37

31.3

32.3

30.7

.434

.439

0.7%

0.1%

0.8%

-0.1%

-0.7%

The Miguel Cabrera injury proves definitively that it’s time to stop asking hitters to hit. It’s just too dangerous.
24

25

43

27.6

27.8

28.2

.435

.430

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Yes, the tag evasion was impressive, but we’re supposed to be surprised that Billy Hamilton is good at not coming in contact with the ball?
25

27

43

27.2

24.3

27.1

.423

.428

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

0.0%

-0.1%

“Bush’s error leads to sixth straight loss” reads the Rangers.com headline that also could’ve been political commentary from the early 2000s.
26

33

37

30.1

26.8

27.2

.427

.422

0.3%

0.3%

0.6%

0.3%

0.3%

The Padres have won five straight series, but all the attention remains on the Red Sox and Yankees. Classic East Coast bias.
27

24

42

25.0

25.3

24.9

.409

.414

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.0%

Tim Anderson and Yoan Moncada are basically baseball’s Maginot Line.
28

26

42

23.1

23.8

25.6

.381

.376

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

The No. 2 story on Marlins.com right now is about a 2006 Juan Pierre rap line, so things are going well.
29

22

46

22.0

22.3

22.1

.371

.375

0.1%

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

“Royals activate Grimm of the DL” reads the Royals.com headline that’s a bit on-the-nose.
30

19

48

21.5

19.0

20.9

.369

.374

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Thank god the Orioles are Getting Zach Britton and Darren O’Day back so more experienced arms can help them not save games.