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Prospectus Hit List for June 10



Hit List for June 3
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

45

21

44.2

48.7

48.5

.706

.702

99.1%

0.7%

99.9%

0.1%

0.2%

Justin Turner may look more like Tormund, but Max Muncy is the true Giantsbane.
2

45

22

43.6

48.5

49.1

.695

.699

99.7%

0.2%

100.0%

0.1%

0.1%

Like, how do they just have a Yordan Alvarez waiting in the wings, too? Utterly unfair.
3

40

24

42.6

46.1

45.2

.679

.684

55.0%

40.6%

95.7%

2.2%

5.1%

If Brandon Lowe was only allowed to play against the Red Sox he might have the best rookie season of all time.
4

43

21

42.4

42.8

41.3

.663

.667

94.4%

3.7%

98.1%

1.4%

0.4%

YOU: How could 2019 get any worse? UNIVERSE: Willians Astudillo has been optioned to Triple-A.
5

40

24

38.8

38.0

36.3

.598

.603

38.2%

53.5%

91.7%

2.6%

-2.8%

Now that he has some stitches in it, will Brett Gardner have trouble picking up his own face?
6

37

27

38.6

39.2

40.1

.605

.600

36.8%

28.0%

64.8%

2.2%

23.4%

How long before Cubs fans decide they don’t trust Craig Kimbrel? Assuming he doesn’t pitch until late June, I’ll say ... late June.
7

34

32

36.3

37.9

37.4

.551

.556

6.8%

46.8%

53.6%

-4.3%

1.3%

Eduardo Rodriguez has the consistency of a bundt cake that a failed Great British Baking Show contestant pulls out of the oven 34 minutes too early.
8

34

32

38.5

36.9

37.4

.556

.551

0.5%

25.0%

25.6%

2.8%

6.4%

My god, there is another thicc Cron #blessed.
9

38

28

34.2

35.8

37.0

.549

.544

45.8%

26.4%

72.2%

4.7%

0.0%

If Mike Moustakas keeps hitting like this he might even land a two-year contract this offseason.
10

36

29

34.0

34.4

33.8

.532

.527

37.4%

21.6%

59.0%

3.7%

6.6%

Tired: Being happy the Braves signed Dallas Keuchel. Wired: Complaining about how they’ve focused on developing pitchers, then need to sign one anyway.
11

34

33

35.9

35.2

34.2

.520

.525

0.2%

16.8%

17.0%

3.3%

1.4%

Man. Tanner Anderson is an extremely back-of-the-rotation A’s starter-ass name. Straight out of central casting.
12

34

30

34.8

31.5

31.2

.514

.519

0.1%

4.5%

4.5%

-0.2%

0.6%

Maybe if someone writes “Adrian Beltre’s head” on home plate Elvis Andrus will touch it more.
13

29

35

35.7

34.4

34.3

.521

.516

1.4%

3.8%

5.3%

1.0%

-1.5%

Congrats to Tanner Roark on recording his 800th strikeout in just 18,000 MLB innings.
14

31

32

32.2

32.5

33.8

.514

.509

15.1%

21.6%

36.7%

-4.3%

-19.1%

Just what the Cardinals need: a reason for Adam Wainwright to be even less effective.
15

37

28

34.9

29.9

30.4

.509

.504

38.4%

19.7%

58.1%

-6.6%

-4.8%

Smart of the Phillies to use Joey Votto’s aversion to first-base pop-ups against him.
16

33

31

32.8

30.8

29.9

.494

.489

0.2%

13.7%

13.9%

-2.5%

-7.4%

Jeff Hoffman continues to serve as living proof that no one won the Troy Tulowitzki trade.
17

31

35

32.5

32.2

31.8

.483

.488

0.0%

3.8%

3.8%

-0.7%

-4.7%

It’s great to see Shohei Ohtani back in the Angels’ lineup, playing Robin to Tommy La Stella’s Batman.
18

33

32

31.8

30.1

29.9

.480

.485

5.4%

28.1%

33.6%

-5.1%

-0.2%

A bat taking a nap at Progressive Field feels a little too on the nose, no?
19

30

35

31.5

32.8

32.0

.486

.481

8.2%

10.9%

19.1%

2.2%

2.9%

This comment just homered off Craig Stammen.
20

32

33

31.2

31.2

30.9

.482

.477

16.1%

15.4%

31.5%

2.4%

0.4%

Now that he’s had an injury situation badly mishandled, Robinson Cano is a True Met. Welcome back to New York, big guy.
21

33

33

29.6

29.4

29.1

.459

.454

0.1%

10.4%

10.5%

-4.2%

-4.2%

“Padres sing Smash Mouth’s ‘All Star’ in dugout” reads the Padres.com headline that I hope has a negative clickthrough rate.
22

31

33

27.3

26.5

25.1

.429

.434

0.1%

1.5%

1.6%

0.4%

-0.9%

Tim Anderson and Yoan Moncada are good. Eloy Jimenez is hitting. Lucas Giolito is breaking out. Why does it feel like a meteor is about to crash into this team?
23

28

41

28.7

29.1

30.9

.423

.428

0.0%

0.3%

0.3%

0.1%

-0.2%

ANONYMOUS SCOUT WHO SAID MITCH HANIGER STRUGGLED WITH BREAKING BALLS: See?
24

30

34

24.4

25.2

26.4

.414

.409

0.9%

2.6%

3.5%

-1.5%

-2.7%

Makes sense that the Pirates would keep Mitch Keller in the minors for longer, making him more attractive as a potential trade chip for a worse MLB starter this July.
25

20

45

25.3

25.6

26.3

.374

.379

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.1%

The Royals should be utterly ashamed of wasting the prime of a man named Glenn Sparkman. Absolutely ashamed.
26

23

40

24.2

23.5

23.3

.373

.369

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.0%

-0.0%

Caleb Smith has the talent, anonymity and injury history of a man who’ll someday win 18 games for the Giants.
27

26

38

23.1

21.5

21.6

.360

.356

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.1%

-0.2%

Maybe he’s named Madison Bumgarner because he always has The Ass.
28

24

39

20.2

21.5

22.1

.348

.353

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

0.0%

-0.1%

Answer this honestly: can you name 10 members of the 2019 Detroit Tigers? Even if you include Miguel Cabrera?
29

23

42

23.9

21.1

21.3

.343

.348

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.0%

-0.1%

Danny Jansen is the most Blue Jays player in that he struggles in the face of a prominent sun.
30

20

45

20.8

20.2

21.3

.317

.321

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Dylan Bundy is pitching like a man who’ll blossom into an ace once he’s traded to, like, San Diego this offseason.