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Prospectus Hit List for July 19



Hit List for July 12
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

64

35

69.6

70.9

70.2

.694

.698

96.6%

3.1%

99.8%

-0.0%

0.1%

I mean sure, it’s impressive, but All-Star Game MVP is probably not the title Alex Bregman wanted to leave the festivities with.
2

68

30

65.3

64.5

63.7

.667

.672

58.6%

41.4%

100.0%

-0.0%

0.0%

Eduardo Rodriguez has the leg health of an AT-AT.
3

62

33

60.9

64.0

64.4

.661

.666

41.4%

58.5%

99.9%

0.1%

0.2%

Nice of Aaron Judge to hit a low leverage home run in the All-Star Game.
4

55

38

58.2

57.1

57.2

.611

.607

82.2%

14.0%

96.2%

-0.1%

3.7%

Hopefully Kyle Schwarber and Bryce Harper can find a way to get along when they’re teammates next year.
5

52

43

55.7

56.0

53.9

.573

.578

98.6%

0.0%

98.6%

0.0%

0.0%

Francisco Lindor should be mic’ed up for everything. What’s he like when he buys groceries? When he’s cutting the lawn?
6

53

43

56.8

57.3

56.2

.581

.577

60.9%

19.0%

79.9%

0.4%

6.7%

Corey Seager is gonna make a great utility infielder.
7

52

42

54.1

54.2

54.0

.570

.565

31.3%

18.0%

49.3%

-0.1%

-3.5%

Nick Markakis finally getting to the All-Star Game and then walking is extremely on brand.
8

49

47

50.2

55.4

57.2

.552

.557

0.0%

7.9%

7.9%

0.3%

0.8%

If the Rays are smart they will try their hardest to trade Nate Eovaldi in the next few weeks before he spontaneously combusts or something.
9

55

43

54.5

54.4

53.4

.554

.549

15.4%

50.5%

65.9%

-1.7%

-19.6%

How do we make it so that Josh Hader’s nickname on Baseball Reference becomes Milkshake Duck?
10

55

42

51.0

52.1

52.0

.541

.546

0.6%

36.0%

36.6%

0.1%

19.4%

Jed Lowrie finally making an All-Star Game and then walking is extremely on brand.
11

58

39

48.3

50.0

50.2

.532

.537

2.7%

50.9%

53.6%

-0.5%

-21.1%

More like Edtie Diaz, imo.
12

53

42

49.5

50.6

50.7

.536

.531

56.5%

15.2%

71.6%

-0.6%

3.6%

Sure the Phillies missed out on Manny Machado, but now they can turn their eyes to great consolation prizes like, uh, JA Happ?
13

53

44

53.3

50.6

50.9

.535

.531

27.5%

31.2%

58.7%

0.2%

2.3%

You gotta feel bad for the DBacks. It’s now been almost a full year since they fleeced a team for the best bat available at the trade deadline.
14

48

48

51.3

51.4

50.7

.524

.519

12.2%

12.0%

24.2%

0.3%

-0.8%

Given how much trouble Jeff Bagwell had, it’s safe to say Bryce Harper’s dad will face an uphill battle from Hall of Fame voters who think muscles = steroids.
15

49

48

51.1

49.5

49.8

.514

.519

0.0%

1.9%

1.9%

0.0%

0.6%

Even Fox News thinks the Angels' Mike Trout release was a little propaganda-ish.
16

51

45

47.9

48.7

48.0

.509

.504

7.5%

14.5%

22.0%

1.2%

12.5%

“Blackmon believes in thumbless aliens” reads the Rockies.com headline that you better believe I clicked on immediately.
17

48

46

48.2

47.1

45.8

.503

.498

2.0%

12.3%

14.2%

0.7%

-4.1%

When Mike Matheny finally wakes up and realizes that he’s been fired he’s gonna be so pissed.
18

50

48

46.2

48.3

49.7

.495

.490

4.2%

9.6%

13.8%

-0.8%

-3.9%

Another year, another Giant named Brandon in the All-Star Game.
19

48

49

45.9

45.6

45.7

.477

.472

0.4%

3.6%

4.0%

0.2%

3.0%

Pretty appropriate that a player nicknamed “Nightmare” would return to D.C. right now.
20

43

53

44.9

44.8

45.8

.465

.460

0.0%

0.3%

0.3%

0.1%

-0.0%

What is Scooter Gennett’s ASG-tying homer if not another instance of an unsuspecting Red dramatically influencing a close contest dear to America’s heart?
21

43

52

43.0

42.0

43.6

.452

.457

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

0.0%

-0.0%

Smart of the Blue Jays to have JA Happ notch the save in the All-Star Game; closers always fetch great returns this time of year.
22

44

50

44.7

41.1

39.9

.451

.456

1.4%

0.2%

1.5%

0.0%

0.0%

One dark horse for Brian Dozier? The Orioles. They have a need in their infield after trading Manny Machado.
23

41

56

42.1

39.7

41.1

.423

.427

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.0%

0.0%

If you’re bullish on Martin Perez’s return is that a good thing or a bad thing?
24

41

57

41.5

41.9

40.1

.420

.424

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.0%

0.0%

Here’s to hoping that one bad strike three call against Brandon Crawford isn’t Joe Jimenez’s sole All-Star Game experience.
25

39

55

39.6

39.1

39.5

.418

.413

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.0%

-0.0%

Quite the bluff from Jacob deGrom’s agent; what if the Mets call it and actually try to keep him there for life?
26

41

57

37.0

40.6

41.8

.409

.405

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

The year is 3026. Earth is a barren hellscape. Brad Ziegler has a 4.60 ERA. He’s just been sent from a bad team to a contender at the trade deadline.
27

40

59

38.6

36.1

37.7

.385

.380

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.0%

We need Brad Hand to get traded to St. Louis for all the bird, hand, Busch pun potential.
28

33

62

35.0

36.1

34.9

.366

.370

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

The takes are gonna be amazing when Luis Alexander Basabe ends up being the best player the Sox got back for Chris Sale.
29

28

69

32.0

28.6

30.1

.306

.310

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

“The heel doesn’t worry us, but we have some concerns about the elbow” - the Orioles’ medical staff’s report on Achilles.
30

27

68

28.4

28.5

28.4

.295

.300

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Slowly but surely, Sal Perez is transforming into the AL’s version of Yadier Molina, right down to the unearned accolades.