Prospectus Hit List for July 31



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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.

RkTmWLW1W2W3HLFAHLF Win Div%Win WC%Playoff%1-Day7-Day
1

70

39

70.6

77.6

78.1

.680

.675

100.0%

0.0%

100.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Nothing, please. They don’t need to get any better. It’s boring enough as-is.
2

69

39

66.9

75.2

75.4

.663

.668

99.3%

0.7%

100.0%

0.1%

0.2%

They’re gonna end up with Thor. He’ll be great. You’re gonna hate it.
3

67

39

63.9

60.5

60.3

.594

.598

87.6%

10.6%

98.3%

-0.3%

-1.1%

They need pitching, but they’ll probably just unearth some other thick lad DH who’ll hit .380 down the stretch instead.
4

65

41

64.8

68.0

66.0

.622

.627

84.0%

12.9%

96.9%

0.9%

-0.6%

What could be better than trading for late-career Sergio Romo? They’ve got it all figured out.
5

63

45

59.5

58.6

57.3

.552

.547

78.0%

18.5%

96.5%

1.6%

0.3%

After years and years of stockpiling arms, it’s time for the Braves to push some chips to the middle and acquire ... better arms.
6

56

49

55.0

54.4

54.6

.520

.515

47.9%

17.8%

65.7%

6.0%

10.4%

They cannot possibly find a more Cardinals player than Tommy Edman. They should just stay put.
7

55

50

59.3

58.6

59.1

.552

.547

33.5%

21.2%

54.6%

-4.9%

-8.2%

They really need another power hitter for Joe Maddon to play out of position.
8

56

52

52.3

55.1

55.8

.508

.503

16.8%

17.5%

34.3%

-5.0%

2.1%

Anyone who pitches and whose obliques are nominally intact.
9

62

44

59.5

58.8

55.6

.556

.561

16.1%

49.5%

65.5%

-4.1%

7.1%

Franmil Reyes is getting awfully expensive ...
10

57

50

58.3

59.9

58.0

.545

.540

14.4%

50.2%

64.6%

-5.0%

0.1%

For the love of god, just fix the bullpen.
11

61

47

63.4

68.6

67.9

.604

.609

9.7%

60.1%

69.8%

6.1%

10.4%

They’re all set after acquiring Eric Sogard, who many view as a real Ben Zobrist type.
12

56

50

51.0

46.6

47.1

.473

.469

6.1%

32.3%

38.4%

3.5%

-0.2%

A good optometrist for whoever designed those all-burgundy throwback uniforms.
13

59

49

61.0

62.7

61.1

.564

.569

2.6%

26.5%

29.1%

-6.7%

-5.2%

All this team really needs is a few elite relievers who are also basically free. Should be easy enough.
14

49

56

55.3

55.1

56.1

.513

.508

1.7%

3.5%

5.2%

-1.3%

-2.0%

Someone else to block Nick Senzel.
15

51

54

51.4

52.1

51.9

.488

.483

1.4%

11.7%

13.1%

2.7%

5.9%

With Stroman and Syndergaard in tow, they need only acquire three more former Blue Jays for the All Expats rotation, which should play well in New York.
16

61

47

61.2

60.0

60.7

.562

.567

0.7%

37.9%

38.6%

4.0%

-5.9%

Zack Wheeler feels like the type of dude who’s be dominant down the stretch for the A’s before having his arm explode a day before the postseason.
17

47

60

46.6

45.9

47.2

.436

.431

0.1%

0.1%

0.2%

0.1%

-1.3%

Do the Rays have any more underperforming starters they can scoop up for the low, low cost of half their farm system?
18

56

53

55.4

54.8

55.1

.508

.513

0.0%

1.7%

1.7%

0.3%

-4.1%

They should try to move Albert Pujols now that he’s hitting well and only have nine years left on his contract.
19

36

71

37.0

35.9

37.3

.342

.346

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

There’s gotta be someone out there who thinks Mychal Givens is a Proven Closer, no?
20

42

67

46.8

41.0

41.0

.392

.397

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

They just lost a deal with the Mets. Maybe they should just sit the rest of this one out.
21

52

54

52.1

48.4

49.8

.477

.482

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

-0.1%

-0.7%

A bunch of bionic parts to repair Joey Gallo and ensure he is running at 100% at all times.
22

50

57

50.4

47.4

48.4

.458

.453

0.0%

1.6%

1.6%

-0.5%

-0.9%

A time machine for Kyle Freeland and German Marquez (but not for Jon Gray).
23

54

54

60.1

60.4

59.7

.542

.537

0.0%

20.1%

20.1%

4.4%

-3.7%

They could really use a dominant, face-of-the-franchise-type first baseman.
24

53

52

47.6

44.6

44.6

.452

.447

0.0%

5.0%

5.0%

-0.8%

-0.9%

They’re only *squints* 15 games back now! They should be buying!
25

47

62

47.2

48.9

50.6

.444

.449

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

A detective who specializes in missing perosns cases to find out what happened to Kyle Seager.
26

50

57

49.3

50.3

49.9

.466

.461

0.0%

0.8%

0.8%

-0.7%

-1.7%

They should just continue with their annual tradition of unearthing and trading an elite reliever.
27

40

69

45.0

41.5

40.7

.383

.388

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Some other team has to be impressed that Ian Kennedy has more saves than the Royals have wins this year, no?
28

41

64

41.6

40.7

40.9

.391

.386

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.0%

0.0%

They should look to flip Caleb Smith for a young, dominant, cost-controlled starter oh wait.
29

46

58

40.4

39.2

39.0

.396

.401

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

-0.0%

Just keep acquiring prospects named Dylan.
30

31

73

30.9

32.3

31.5

.302

.306

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

A trade partner that can finally play Nick Castellanos at his natural position, DH.