It’s virtually impossible to see some things coming, but by preplanning for each and every week of the Fantasy Baseball season, you can often get a jump on the trends that are brewing around the league. Let’s take a look at how the upcoming week of the MLB campaign is shaping up.

MLB Schedule Breakdown

Braves606at WSH (3), at CHC (3)
Marlins660vs.NYM (3), vs.PIT (3)
Mets633at MIA (3), vs.MIL (3)
Phillies633vs.CIN (3), at TB (3)
Nationals770vs.ATL (3), vs.COL (3)
Cubs660vs.PIT (3), vs.ATL (3)
Reds724at PHI (3), vs.STL (4)
Brewers606at STL (3), at NYM (3)
Pirates606at CHC (3), at MIA (3)
Cardinals734vs.MIL (3), at CIN (4)
Diamondbacks606at SFG (3), at LAD (3)
Rockies734vs.SD (3), at WSH (4)
Dodgers550vs.OAK (2), vs.ARI (3)
Padres743at COL (3), vs.SF (4)
Giants734vs.ARI (3), at SD (4)
Orioles633vs.TOR (3), at BOS (3)
Red Sox660vs.NYY (3), vs.BAL (3)
Yankees606at BOS (3), at DET (3)
Rays633at CWS (3), vs.PHI (3)
Blue Jays606at BAL (3), at CLE (3)
White Sox734vs.TB (3), at MIN (4)
Indians770vs.DET (4), vs.TOR (3)
Tigers734at CLE (4), vs.NYY (3)
Royals770vs.SEA (3), vs.LAA (4)
Twins770vs.HOU (3), vs.CWS (4)
Astros633at MIN (3), vs.TEX (3)
Angels707at TEX (3), at KC (4)
Athletics505at LAD (2), at SEA (3)
Mariners633at KC (3), vs.OAK (3)
Rangers633vs.LAA (3), at HOU (3)


Who’s Hot

Dansby Swanson (SS, ATL)

Corey Dickerson (OF, PIT)

Justin Upton (OF, LAA)

Jean Segura (SS, SEA)

Josh Reddick (OF, HOU)


Who’s Not

Giancarlo Stanton (OF, NYY)

Anthony Rizzo (1B, CHC)

Jason Kipnis (2B, CLE)

Orlando Arcia (SS, MIL)

Randal Grichuk (OF, TOR)


Interleague Outlook

AthleticsDodgers2NoMatt Joyce, Jake Smolinski
PhilliesRays3YesMallex Smith, Denard Span


Top-25 SP Rankings

RankPitcherGame 1Game 2
1Corey Klubervs. Tigersvs. Blue Jays
2Max Scherzervs. Bravesvs. Rockies
3Justin Verlander@Twinsvs. Rangers
4Luis Severino@Red Sox@Tigers
5Chris Salevs. Yankeesvs. Orioles
6Clayton Kershawvs. Diamondbacks 
7Patrick Corbin@Giants 
8Noah Syndergaard@Marlinsvs. Brewers
9Gerrit Colevs. Rangers 
10Stephen Strasburgvs. Braves 
11Carlos Martinezvs. Brewers@Reds
12Robbie Ray@Giants 
13Jacob deGrom@Marlins 
14Shohei Ohtani@Royals 
15Dylan Bundyvs. Blue Jays@Red Sox
16Gio Gonzalezvs. Rockies 
17David Pricevs. Yankees 
18Carlos Carrascovs. Tigers 
19Chris Archer@White Soxvs. Phillies
20Jameson Taillon@Marlins 
21Charlie Mortonvs. Rangers 
22Zack Godley@Giants@Dodgers
23Trevor Bauervs. Tigers 
24Yu Darvishvs. Braves 
25Zack Greinke@Dodgers 


On the Rise

Shohei Ohtani (SP #14, LAA)

Jameson Taillon (SP #20, PIT)


On the Decline

Zack Greinke (SP #25, ARI)

Chris Archer (SP #19, TB)


SP Rankings 26-50

RankPitcherGame 1Game 2
26Jose Berriosvs. White Sox 
27Masahiro Tanaka@Red Sox 
28Mike Clevingervs. Blue Jays 
29Johnny Cuetovs. Diamondbacks@Padres
30Garrett Richards@Rangers@Royals
31James Paxton@Royals 
32Lance McCullers@Twins 
33Rich Hillvs. Diamondbacks 
34Sonny Gray@Tigers 
35Luke Weaver@Reds 
36Alex Woodvs. Athletics 
37Aaron Nolavs. Reds 
38Dallas Keuchel@Twins 
39Cole Hamels@Astros 
40Jon Lestervs. Pirates 
41Mike Minor@Astros 
42Jon Grayvs. Padres@Nationals
43Sean Manaea@Dodgers 
44Chase Anderson@Mets 
45Jake Arrieta@Rays 
46Tanner Roarkvs. Rockies 
47Michael Fulmer@Indians 
48Jakob Junisvs. Marinersvs. Angels
49Tyler Chatwoodvs. Piratesvs. Braves
50Blake Snell@White Soxvs. Phillies


On the Rise

Mike Minor (SP #41, TEX)

Sean Manaea (SP #43, OAK)


On the Decline

Aaron Nola (SP #37, PHI)

Jake Arrieta (SP #45, PHI)


SP Rankings 51-75

RankPitcherGame 1Game 2
51Mike Foltynewicz@Nationals 
52Steven Matzvs. Brewers 
53Lance Lynnvs. Astrosvs. White Sox
54Reynaldo Lopez@Twins 
55Marcus Stroman@Indians 
56Luis Castillo@Phillies 
57Taijuan Walker@Dodgers 
58Ian Kennedyvs. Angels 
59Sean Newcomb@Cubs 
60Tyler Skaggs@Rangers@Royals
61Jake Odorizzivs. Astrosvs. White Sox
62Jordan Montgomery@Tigers 
63Kyle Hendricksvs. Pirates 
64Marco Estrada@Orioles 
65Zach Davies@Mets 
66Rick Porcellovs. Yankees 
67Andrew Triggs@Mariners 
68Kyle Gibsonvs. Astros 
69Tyler Mahlevs. Cardinals 
70Vince Velasquez@Rays 
71Jaime Garcia@Indians 
72Brandon McCarthy@Nationals 
73Nick Pivettavs. Reds 
74J.A. Happ@Orioles@Indians
75Tyson Rossvs. Giants 


On the Rise

Reynaldo López (SP #54, CWS)

Sean Newcomb (SP #59, ATL)


On the Decline

Marcus Stroman (SP #55, TOR)

Luis Castillo (SP #56, CIN)


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