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Prospectus Hit List for August 16



Hit List for August 13
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

86

36

82.1

80.7

78.9

.672

.676

97.3%

2.7%

100.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Andrew Benintendi is so bored of being good that heís now hitting the ball twice to get singles.
2

74

47

82.4

83.3

83.2

.667

.672

84.6%

13.9%

98.5%

-0.0%

-1.4%

What the Astros just did to Tyler Anderson shouldíve been outlawed by the Geneva Convention.
3

75

45

73.7

76.0

76.0

.627

.631

2.7%

96.7%

99.5%

-0.2%

-0.4%

Man, 2018 has been the year of disappointing news about Judges.
4

69

51

73.3

73.0

69.4

.593

.598

100.0%

0.0%

100.0%

-0.0%

0.2%

Folks, we might as well call Cody Allen ďNed StarkĒ since he was replaced by a much more effective Hand.
5

65

57

71.0

74.0

74.0

.582

.577

47.1%

13.7%

60.8%

6.4%

-19.8%

ďDodgers show spunk, but loseĒ reads the recap of last nightís game that may also ultimately describe their season.
6

72

49

67.3

68.8

68.3

.571

.576

13.4%

65.8%

79.2%

-5.6%

-4.6%

Iím just waiting for the Aís to trade for Bob Wickman and Danny Graves to really round out their ex-closers bullpen.
7

68

51

69.6

69.1

68.7

.579

.574

64.3%

20.6%

84.9%

3.8%

17.8%

Honestly, Jose Urena is luck that Ronald Acuna *still* didnít find a way to hit that first pitch out of the yard.
8

69

50

68.8

68.3

68.0

.576

.571

73.1%

20.5%

93.6%

1.8%

0.9%

So when the Cubs face the Twins will they play Duck, Duck, Grey Duck in the bullpen instead?
9

66

55

68.4

67.6

67.4

.557

.552

39.1%

15.7%

54.8%

-1.5%

-6.3%

Listen, Jake Diekman has a great story, but ďGut It OutĒ should be Bartolo Colonís nickname.
10

61

59

61.4

67.3

68.2

.538

.543

0.0%

0.3%

0.3%

0.1%

-0.3%

The Rays are gonna end up with a better records than the Pirates and weíre gonna end up with a 30 for 30 about it.
11

60

61

67.5

67.6

67.0

.541

.537

1.4%

5.0%

6.3%

-2.5%

-10.8%

Weird that the Natsí plan of getting slightly worse at the trade deadline hasnít paid off.
12

66

55

65.8

65.8

63.8

.540

.535

11.0%

32.9%

43.9%

5.1%

29.6%

Can salsa heal broken bones?
13

66

53

62.9

63.2

63.0

.536

.531

34.4%

33.5%

67.8%

5.8%

-6.2%

Nice to see Wilson Ramos have the sort of immediate impact behind the dish weíve all been waiting for Jorge Alfaro to have
14

68

55

64.6

64.9

64.5

.532

.527

15.7%

45.4%

61.1%

-9.8%

-11.3%

At this point it would be easier to list the parts of Ryan Braun that arenít injured.
15

62

60

65.3

63.2

63.6

.521

.526

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

0.0%

-0.4%

Itís ironic that the Angels are sticking Mike Scioscia with a failed catching prospect for his final few weeks as a manager.
16

70

52

58.6

60.8

61.7

.515

.520

2.0%

20.3%

22.3%

5.7%

7.1%

2018: The year the Mariners justifiably kept Mike Leake in the rotation over Felix Hernandez. Time waits for no man.
17

64

56

57.6

60.0

60.3

.504

.499

12.2%

8.3%

20.4%

-6.8%

8.7%

The year is 3042. Earth is a barren hellscape. Rockies fans are still waiting in earnest for David Dahlís breakout. He pulls a hammy.
18

61

60

60.6

58.4

57.9

.491

.486

0.2%

2.5%

2.7%

-1.3%

-3.2%

We need a reality TV show about the dads of Josh Bell, Bryce Harper and Marcus Stroman, and we need it now.
19

61

61

57.3

57.5

59.7

.482

.478

1.6%

2.0%

3.6%

-1.1%

0.7%

Nick Hundley and Brian McCann definitely hang out.
20

56

63

56.6

51.4

49.9

.449

.454

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.2%

Guys I donít know, I was out of Twins jokes even when they had mostly MLB players. They are the ALís Padres.
21

55

65

52.8

52.5

53.6

.446

.451

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Sure, itís frustrating that Vladito isn't in the majors yet, but when you have a stud like Josh Donaldson blocking him ... oh. Oh thatís right.
22

53

69

55.5

52.7

55.0

.443

.448

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Itís not fair that we have to watch Adrian Beltre literally limp his way to the finish line.
23

52

69

53.0

53.4

54.6

.440

.435

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Pitching Robert Stephenson and Cody Reed in the same game seems extraordinarily cruel to hopeful Reds fans from ~2016.
24

51

67

52.0

52.1

52.2

.439

.434

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Smart of the Mets to use their lost season to give developmental time to key youngsters like Jose Reyes and Jose Bautista.
25

50

71

49.9

48.3

46.4

.402

.407

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Can you believe that Victor Martinez is going to retire at the end of the season? I thought he retired like eight years ago.
26

48

75

49.6

46.4

48.6

.392

.387

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Andy Green is quickly morphing into baseballís Jim Caldwell. He displays less emotion than a starfish.
27

44

76

44.3

46.1

45.2

.374

.379

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

If Carlos Rodonís breakout is real, the White Sox can make a serious push for 70 wins next season.
28

48

75

42.9

45.8

47.9

.375

.371

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Jose Urena is now the most hated man in Miami this side of Pitbull.
29

36

85

42.3

39.8

41.8

.330

.335

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

They just gave up 16 runs to the Mets; no joke required.
30

36

84

38.4

38.7

38.4

.316

.320

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Are we to seriously believe that ďGlenn SparkmanĒ is a real person and not a computer-generated name from MLB 2K10?