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Prospectus Hit List for June 24



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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

54

25

53.2

59.7

59.4

.716

.712

99.8%

0.2%

100.0%

0.0%

0.1%

The Dodgers were basically engineered in a lab somewhere to hurt the Rockies, weren’t they?
2

49

30

49.2

55.6

56.1

.664

.669

98.9%

0.8%

99.7%

0.4%

-0.2%

Pretty unfair that the Astros are now getting all their good players back, too. Pretty, pretty unfair.
3

50

27

48.5

50.6

48.4

.641

.646

91.5%

6.1%

97.6%

-0.2%

0.1%

It really is wild that out of all the Twins uber-prospects of yesteryear the one who’s far and away become the best player is ... Eddie Rosario.
4

45

33

48.4

52.0

51.6

.631

.636

24.7%

62.2%

86.9%

3.8%

-6.3%

If the Rays do open up a second stadium in Montreal it’d be an incredible counter-branding opportunity for Simply Orange.
5

49

28

47.5

45.4

43.8

.603

.608

70.2%

26.9%

97.1%

-0.4%

7.3%

Great, now the Yankees are gonna retire number 26, too.
6

42

35

44.5

44.6

46.1

.575

.570

36.8%

26.5%

63.3%

6.3%

6.9%

Congrats to Javy Baez on his 100th MLB homer and his 1,000th MLB bat flip.
7

42

37

44.4

46.5

45.2

.564

.569

5.1%

41.2%

46.4%

-6.4%

-9.7%

This Red Sox season has more confusing turning points than a New England rotary.
8

46

32

43.6

43.9

42.8

.565

.560

75.0%

13.5%

88.6%

3.9%

8.9%

More like The Folt In Our Stars.
9

42

38

43.9

43.8

43.3

.541

.546

0.8%

16.3%

17.1%

-3.6%

3.6%

I mean, Franke Montas probably wasn’t gonna pitch in the playoffs this year either way ...
10

39

40

43.2

43.8

43.9

.538

.533

0.0%

20.9%

20.9%

3.8%

-12.8%

The best argument for not putting netting up at MLB stadiums? Tim Locastro will just attract all the balls anyway.
11

36

40

43.3

41.7

42.3

.537

.532

3.9%

8.0%

11.9%

-0.2%

8.2%

Eh I’d probably throw at Derek Dietrich at this point too.
12

42

35

41.0

39.1

37.7

.519

.524

8.4%

36.3%

44.7%

4.8%

4.2%

Bobby Bradley may represent this next generation’s best chance at getting their own Mark Reynolds, and for that we should all be thankful.
13

42

36

38.9

40.6

41.7

.523

.518

30.8%

26.7%

57.5%

4.8%

-10.5%

No. I’m sorry, Brewers.com headline-writing intern, but we are not doing “Shaw-slam Redemption.”
14

42

36

41.8

38.1

38.1

.513

.518

0.1%

4.5%

4.6%

1.0%

0.4%

Based on his overall demeanor and his reaction to a recent Tim Anderson bomb, it’s clear that Lance Lynn is the spiritual successor to John Lackey.
15

39

37

40.0

39.8

40.3

.518

.513

27.0%

24.4%

51.4%

-3.7%

5.7%

I don’t want to be rash, but it is beginning to look like we should not have ranked Alex Reyes as the No. 1 prospect in baseball in 2017.
16

39

40

39.8

39.8

40.0

.502

.507

0.2%

4.9%

5.1%

0.9%

1.1%

Pretty neat that eight years after he left the city, the only meaningful games Albert Pujols plays in are still in St. Louis.
17

37

40

39.1

40.1

39.0

.504

.499

8.3%

17.0%

25.3%

-6.8%

6.9%

Well, at least Trevor Rosenthal finally found his release point.
18

40

37

40.0

37.2

36.6

.500

.495

0.1%

18.3%

18.4%

-1.3%

3.6%

Not the first time things haven’t gone as planned in the Story of the Rockies 2019 season.
19

37

40

37.0

37.6

38.1

.482

.477

7.1%

15.2%

22.3%

-3.6%

-1.5%

Odds are if Jason Vargas *had* taken a swing at that reporter Vargas would be out for 4-6 weeks with an oblique.
20

39

38

37.7

33.0

33.7

.465

.460

9.6%

16.9%

26.5%

-2.9%

-19.1%

“Harper on Phillies’ rough stretch: ‘It’s not good’” reads my favorite Phillies.com headline of all time.
21

38

40

35.2

35.5

35.1

.461

.456

0.0%

9.0%

9.1%

-1.4%

1.5%

Oh so when I try to steal someone’s home I’m a bad guy but when Fernando Tatis Jr. does it it’s cool? Where do the double-standards end?
22

35

47

35.5

36.3

38.2

.442

.447

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

0.1%

-0.0%

Well, Yusei Kikuchi might not be that good, but he’s still much better than the Orioles.
23

36

39

31.3

29.9

29.0

.420

.425

0.1%

0.7%

0.8%

-0.3%

-0.5%

“McCann’s All Star candidacy goes beyond stats” reads the WhiteSox.com headline that we assume refers to the rule that each team has to have an All Star rep?
24

36

40

31.1

31.1

32.4

.430

.425

1.5%

3.1%

4.6%

1.0%

2.2%

I don’t want to be rash, but it is beginning to look like the Pirates should not have traded away Austin Meadows and Tyler Glasnow for Chris Archer.
25

27

51

33.0

31.4

31.9

.396

.400

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Hunter Dozier is an even more anonymous slugger than whoever’s inside the Sea Dog’s mascot.
26

30

46

30.1

29.5

28.9

.390

.385

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.0%

0.0%

Crazy to think that the last time Wilkin Castillo got a hit in the majors, the Marlins were a cheap joke of a franchise. How times change.
27

33

43

28.8

25.7

26.9

.376

.372

0.0%

0.2%

0.2%

-0.0%

0.0%

Say what you will about the current direction of the Giants, but their ability to turn the sentient remains of Eduardo Nunez into Shaun Anderson is pretty impressive.
28

29

49

30.4

26.7

26.6

.361

.366

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Listen, if anyone is in a position to criticize Marcus Stroman for displaying emotion on the mound, it’s *squints* Dennis Eckersley.
29

26

48

22.7

23.6

23.7

.324

.329

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.0%

Are we sure Miguel Cabrera could possibly be worse at first base than Christin Stewart is in left field?
30

22

56

22.7

21.8

22.4

.285

.289

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

The next time someone tries to tell you wins matter, let them know that Andrew Cashner already has seven of ‘em.