Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner: August 19-25
**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.
UPDATED Match-ups for the weekend are listed down below.
We’re now just a week and a half away from rosters expanding and seeing those September call-ups get their chance in the majors while in the heat of a playoff race in both leagues. All across the match-up breakdown are important games for the various playoff races that are happening in both leagues this week.
Gleyber Torres , 2B NYY – Torres took full advantage of playing his favorite team four times this week to lead the majors in homers with six in 33 plate appearances. He slashed .323/.364/.935 in that span and drove in 11 runs for the streaking Yankees. New York has the AL East pretty well in hand but it’s important for their offense to keep going to help their pitching staff continue to succeed.
Josh Bell , 1B PIT – Bell continues to smoke the baseball despite the Pirates falling out of the playoff race. He slashed...