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Prospectus Hit List for July 15



Hit List for July 8
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

62

33

61.2

68.9

69.3

.688

.684

99.9%

0.1%

100.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Oh sure, *now* Joe Kelly can close out games at Fenway.
2

59

35

56.5

63.6

63.8

.646

.650

96.7%

2.7%

99.4%

0.0%

-0.1%

“Peacock has setback” reads the Astros.com headline that’s also a teaser for the upcoming season of Planet Earth.
3

58

34

57.5

60.3

58.2

.636

.641

91.5%

5.9%

97.4%

0.0%

1.4%

Amazing that Jose Berrios already has 500 career strikeouts, which is 20 more than the Twins had as a team from 2011-2016.
4

55

40

58.6

63.5

62.6

.631

.635

17.1%

66.3%

83.5%

0.0%

4.8%

After Ryne Stanek threw a pitch that ruined his team’s chance at a perfect game, it’s fair to assume he felt some Hanser Regretal.
5

59

32

56.8

54.4

52.5

.612

.617

80.9%

17.2%

98.1%

0.0%

0.2%

How many times do you think we’re gonna hear the “our returning players are our tradeline acquisitions” lines from Brian Cashman?
6

54

41

55.8

54.9

54.7

.577

.582

3.1%

41.4%

44.5%

0.0%

10.8%

Only 6 games back in the AL West? Even for the A’s, this is turning out to be an extremely A’s-ass season.
7

50

43

53.2

53.9

54.8

.570

.565

56.1%

14.2%

70.3%

0.0%

14.1%

I’m sorry but if you give up a homer to Jon Lester you should be sent back to Low-A.
8

57

37

53.3

52.1

50.7

.567

.562

83.5%

14.1%

97.6%

0.0%

3.1%

Pretty sure Nick Markakis’ game-saving catch makes him the Braves best closer since Bob Wickman.
9

50

43

51.4

53.1

51.8

.554

.559

2.0%

27.2%

29.2%

0.0%

-6.9%

Well, when you can’t stop splurging on Sales, it makes sense to only pay in Cash(ner).
10

47

47

51.9

52.1

52.4

.541

.536

0.0%

30.9%

31.0%

0.0%

-1.9%

Tim Locastro has played in nearly 50 MLB games now and I still can’t remember that he’s not a backup catcher.
11

49

43

49.3

51.3

48.9

.540

.535

12.5%

50.6%

63.2%

0.0%

7.7%

Congrats to the Nationals on achieving their season goal of “just not losing as many games as the Phillies.”
12

51

40

47.9

47.2

45.5

.526

.531

8.4%

32.8%

41.2%

0.0%

-12.1%

Hopefully this doesn’t come across as too harsh, but anyone who’s ever made a “Smooth” pun re: Carlos Santana should be barred from reproducing.
13

48

46

48.9

48.8

49.3

.519

.524

0.1%

3.8%

3.9%

0.0%

1.8%

“Actually combined no-hitters aren’t statistically that special.” - Dan McLaughlin, probably
14

42

48

48.6

46.9

47.9

.515

.510

3.7%

4.7%

8.5%

0.0%

-2.1%

Congrats to Phil Ervin on going 6-for-6 in one game instead of taking a walk once or twice like that coward at first base.
15

50

44

48.9

44.6

45.2

.502

.507

0.1%

2.6%

2.6%

0.0%

0.2%

“Sampson’s versatility gives Rangers options,” reads the Rangers.com headline that forgets the other team could just cut his hair to get an advantage.
16

45

45

45.9

46.4

46.5

.506

.501

21.6%

15.1%

36.7%

0.0%

2.8%

Michael Wacha has reached the “feels destined to pitch at the back of the Mariners’ rotation” point in his career rather suddenly.
17

48

46

44.6

47.3

47.6

.499

.494

16.1%

14.8%

30.8%

0.0%

-6.4%

Just imagine if Keston Hiura had been up all year and the Brewers had won, I don’t know, 2.5 more games.
18

46

46

45.6

42.4

42.4

.479

.474

0.0%

10.8%

10.9%

0.0%

1.1%

Perhaps Coors Field can be sponsored by Pepto Bismol in the future, as everyone keeps blaming it for all the runs.
19

48

45

46.3

41.0

41.3

.475

.470

3.6%

28.2%

31.8%

0.0%

-6.4%

If Prime Ryan Howard got to play with these juiced balls he might’ve hit 100 homers (and struck out 400 times) in a season.
20

42

50

42.3

43.7

44.1

.464

.459

0.4%

6.2%

6.6%

0.0%

0.5%

Thanks to Noah Syndergaard’s comments we can add Stockholm Syndrome to the list of illnesses Mets must battle.
21

45

48

42.2

42.5

42.4

.463

.458

0.0%

5.8%

5.8%

0.0%

-7.2%

Well we know Fernando Tatis Jr. would be the favorite in the Sliding Derby.
22

44

48

41.4

40.2

41.7

.455

.450

2.6%

3.3%

5.9%

0.0%

-5.8%

In striking out 10 Cubs it’s nice to see Chris Archer continue to find ways to frustrate Joe Maddon.
23

39

58

40.1

41.4

44.0

.424

.429

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

I believe we should start calling this trying time in Mariners history The Marco Gonzales Era.
24

42

47

35.9

34.8

34.2

.412

.417

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

0.0%

-0.2%

Ivan Nova is having a sadder end to his career than a White House press secretary.
25

43

49

39.5

35.7

36.5

.420

.416

0.0%

1.0%

1.0%

0.0%

0.4%

The surest sign The End Is Nigh? Once they trade Will Smith and Madison Bumgarner, the Giants might have a top-5 farm system.
26

35

59

38.1

34.2

34.5

.377

.382

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Now they’re leaving Bo Bichette in Triple-A purgatory, too? The Blue Jays have done more to aggravate HoF families than the BBWAA.
27

34

57

35.6

35.3

34.8

.384

.379

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.0%

It’s nice to see the Marlins finally get their hands on a studly young catcher they can build around.
28

32

62

38.2

35.1

34.8

.373

.377

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Wow the Royals gave up yet another Homer.
29

29

60

28.5

29.2

28.9

.325

.329

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Debating making the full comment “Gordon Beckham is still playing and is on this team” for the rest of the season.
30

28

65

29.4

28.2

29.6

.310

.314

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

I don’t know what Dylan Bundy did in a past life, but it couldn’t have been very good.