2019 Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner: August 5-11
**UPDATED** Matt Selz breaks down the MLB schedule for the upcoming week and highlights games played, home/road action and the stats to keep an eye on over the next seven days of the fantasy baseball season.
It’s after the trade deadline and time for the last two-month push for the playoffs are trying to make claims to roster spots for next year. With that in mind let’s see how this next week shapes up for fantasy rosters.
Max Kepler , OF MIN – The Twins have needed all the offense they can muster as they try and keep their lead over the Indians in the AL Central and Kepler has been providing it. He’s got a six-game hitting streak going entering Sunday and has hit safely in 12 of 14 games. In those six games, he hit three bombs and scored 10 runs with six RBI and a higher walk rate than strikeout rate. Kepler has been very dangerous against right-handed pitching this year and there are no signs of that slowing down anytime soon.
Starling Marte , OF PIT – Marte has been in the middle of trade rumors since seemingly last year and now without the August trade period, he can settle in...