As I sit here at the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown, New York awaiting the newest class of MLB Hall of Fame inductees to go in, it’s time to start looking forward. Forward in a relative sense as we look at the next week of the schedule as opposed to full careers on display or who’s going in next year. The dog days of Summer are here to stay and the hard trade deadline just a week and a half away, these games will be pivotal to determining who’s on the move, who’s staying put, and which teams are pushing all in for their shot.

Team Schedules

Interleague Outlook

Who’s Hot

Ramón Laureano , OF OAK - One of the most frustrating fantasy options out there, he had another streaky good week last week and is all over the charts above. On top of that his counting stats were good too with three home runs, 11 runs, three RBI, and two steals. When he’s on fire, he’s a great addition to a fantasy and real-life lineup, but when he’s cold, his defense...