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.

RkTmWLW1W2W3HLFAHLFWin Div%Win WC%Playoff% 1-Day7-Day
1

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.
2

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.
3

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.
4

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.
5

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.
6

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.
7

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.
8

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.
9

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.
10

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.
11

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?
12

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.
13

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.
14

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.
15

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.
16

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?
17

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?
18

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.
19

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.
20

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.
21

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.
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

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.
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

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.
26

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 ...
27

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.
28

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.
29

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.
30

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.