Prospectus Hit List for August 5



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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.

RkTmWLW1W2W3 HLFAHLFWin Div%Win WC%Playoff%1-Day7-Day
1

74

40

74.1

80.5

80.5

.678

.674

100.0%

0.0%

100.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Incredible to think that the Dodgers have more walk-off wins than the Tigers have wins in general this year.
2

73

40

71.3

80.0

80.1

.674

.678

99.5%

0.5%

100.0%

0.0%

0.2%

The Astrosí strategy of getting much better while the rest of the AL contenders largely stood pat is looking pretty smart!
3

68

42

67.8

71.3

69.1

.628

.632

81.4%

16.1%

97.5%

-0.3%

1.2%

Iíll say this about Devin Smeltzer: he has Extreme Twins Pitcher Energy.
4

65

47

66.8

71.9

71.3

.614

.619

9.5%

73.7%

83.1%

0.6%

17.5%

Another dude who can pitch, field *and* hit? Vince Velasquez is gonna be a future Ray for sure.
5

72

39

67.8

64.5

64.4

.605

.610

90.5%

8.9%

99.4%

0.1%

0.7%

[This comment has been placed on the 10-day IL]
6

64

48

63.9

62.9

63.6

.568

.573

0.5%

39.3%

39.8%

0.8%

5.3%

Honestly are we sure Tanner Roark hasnít just been on the Aís this whole time?
7

66

45

63.4

62.5

59.7

.567

.572

18.6%

56.5%

75.1%

2.0%

5.3%

Your Justin Bieber jokes are bad and you should feel bad.
8

60

51

63.3

62.7

62.7

.560

.555

55.4%

22.8%

78.2%

7.1%

20.0%

It stinks that Willson Contreras has to go on the IL, but at least the Cubs have a capable backup in Martin Maldonadoh no.
9

66

47

62.1

61.8

60.6

.554

.549

87.2%

10.8%

98.0%

-0.9%

1.5%

Good luck to Shane Greene has he transitions from becoming one of the two or three best players on his team to one of the two or three worst.
10

56

56

62.9

63.1

62.5

.546

.541

0.0%

22.0%

22.0%

4.4%

1.2%

The DBacks are in Hit List timeout for willingly trading a man named Jazz. For shame, DBacks. For shame.
11

59

55

62.1

63.8

63.1

.544

.549

0.0%

4.8%

4.8%

-2.9%

-28.3%

Look for the Sox to make a big move before the August waiver deadline in order to help their bullp ... oh. Oh thatís right.
12

58

53

59.2

61.1

59.4

.535

.530

6.7%

46.6%

53.3%

-7.0%

-9.8%

Iíd argue that no one has had a purer Nats career than Roenis Elias to date.
13

58

52

57.0

56.4

56.8

.519

.514

34.7%

24.9%

59.5%

-2.2%

-1.2%

Just a friendly heads up that Michael Wacha is slated to start against the Dodgers tonight for those of you who play DFS.
14

52

58

58.2

57.8

58.8

.516

.511

1.9%

4.7%

6.6%

2.5%

1.2%

Huh. Usually when a Bauer has a disappointing debut with the Reds, Keifer Sutherland is involved.
15

55

56

55.3

56.0

55.2

.499

.494

2.7%

21.1%

23.8%

7.2%

14.1%

By some metrics, the Mets are now more likely to make the playoffs than the Red Sox. Thatís it. Thatís the joke.
16

57

56

53.6

55.8

56.7

.494

.489

8.1%

14.2%

22.3%

-6.6%

-17.2%

Iím sure all of the Brewersí troubles will turn around now that *squints* Jordan Lyles is back in the fold.
17

56

57

55.3

55.0

55.4

.491

.496

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

-0.2%

-1.9%

At a time when teams seem to change their organizational philosophy at the drop of a hat, one must admire the Angelsí commitment to always finishing right around .500.
18

56

54

54.9

51.3

52.1

.487

.492

0.0%

0.2%

0.2%

-0.0%

0.0%

Iím sorry, Jeff Mathis, but if you pick off Miguel Cabrera in 2019 it shouldnít even count.
19

58

53

53.4

49.1

49.1

.472

.467

3.4%

26.3%

29.7%

-3.1%

-6.6%

Few actions in recent history have shown such blatant disregard for BIGBOYSZN than the demotion of Maikel Franco. Stay strong, our beautiful son.
20

51

60

50.6

52.5

52.8

.466

.461

0.0%

0.7%

0.7%

-0.2%

-0.7%

Fernando Tatis Jr. is rapidly entering the Tyson Zone, but for on-field play.
21

52

60

52.5

50.1

50.9

.459

.454

0.0%

0.9%

0.9%

0.3%

-0.5%

This season has gotta sting if youíre a Rockies fan, but perhaps you can take some solace in the fact that thereís still plenty of time to screw things up for the Giants.
22

56

56

50.3

47.5

47.3

.449

.444

0.0%

4.9%

4.9%

-1.4%

-1.7%

The Giants are below .500 since acquiring Scooter Gennett. Makes you think.
23

47

66

47.3

48.6

50.7

.428

.433

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

The Mariners arenít known for being great at developing young players, but look at what they just did for Aaron Sanchez!
24

48

63

47.5

46.2

47.6

.426

.421

0.0%

0.1%

0.1%

-0.1%

-0.2%

Itís not ideal that Chris Archer and the Pirates seem to be inversely successful.
25

45

69

50.5

45.6

44.8

.407

.412

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

With Vlad Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette both in the majors, itís well past time we start worrying about the strength of Torontoís farm system.
26

48

61

42.7

41.1

40.9

.396

.401

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

ďBummer giving White Sox bullpen a boostĒ reads the WhiteSox.com headline that, I mean, címon ...
27

42

67

42.7

41.2

42.0

.385

.381

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Congrats to the true winners of the 2019 Trade Deadline: the team that acquired Jazz.
28

40

72

45.3

41.4

41.1

.375

.379

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

ďYou wonít see an opener this year,Ē Naid Yost said, revealing his bold but understandable strategy to just eschew pitching altogether for the rest of 2019.
29

38

73

38.1

36.6

38.0

.339

.344

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Iíll say this about Ty Blach: he has Extreme Orioles Pitcher Energy.
30

32

76

33.0

34.0

33.3

.306

.310

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Congrats to those of you whoíve been stashing Joe Jimenez in dynasty leagues for the past 8 seasons. Those 11 saves are about to pay off big-time.