The trade deadline will happen in the middle of this week and will certainly change some lineups on the surface of them but it won’t affect the schedules or stats just yet and therefore, the Weekly Planner is once again your one-stop-shop for seeing the match-ups on tap this week.

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Who’s Hot

Nelson Cruz , DH MIN – The white-hot Twins offense was powered by Cruz this past week. In seven games and 34 plate appearances, the DH slashed .393/.485/1.143 with seven home runs, 11 RBI, and nine runs and an incredible .750 ISO mark. The Twins are hanging onto a lead in the AL Central and it’ll be sheer power that gets them to the playoffs if they can’t get an arm or two at the deadline and Cruz will be the heart of that lineup and power.

Paul Goldschmidt , 1B STL – St. Louis has been waiting all year to see this kind of Goldy come out and it’s happening just at the right time as they are in a...