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

TEAM # GAMES HOME AWAY OPPONENTS
Braves 6 6 0 vs.NYM (2), vs.SD (4)
Marlins 7 4 3 vs.SF (4), at BAL (3)
Mets 6 0 6 at ATL (2), at ARI (4)
Phillies 6 3 3 vs.COL (3), at MIL (3)
Nationals 5 0 5 at NYY (2), at TOR (3)
Cubs 6 0 6 at MIL (3), at STL (3)
Reds 5 0 5 at KC (2), at PIT (3)
Brewers 6 6 0 vs.MIL (3), vs.PHI (3)
Pirates 6 3 3 at ARI (3), vs.CIN (3)
Cardinals 6 6 0 vs.SD (3), vs.CHC (3)
Diamondbacks 7 7 0 vs.PIT (3), vs.NYM (4)
Rockies 6 0 6 at PHI (3), at TEX (3)
Dodgers 5 5 0 vs.TEX (2), vs.SF (3)
Padres 7 0 7 at STL (3), at ATL (4)
Giants 7 0 7 at MIA (4), at LAD (3)
Orioles 6 6 0 vs.BOS (3), vs.MIA (3)
Red Sox 7 0 7 at BAL (3), at SEA (4)
Yankees 6 6 0 vs.WSH (2), vs.TB (4)
Rays 7 3 4 vs.TOR (3), at NYY (4)
Blue Jays 6 3 3 at TB (3), vs.WSH (3)
White Sox 7 7 0 vs.CLE (4), vs.DET (3)
Indians 7 3 4 at CWS (4), vs.MIN (3)
Tigers 6 3 3 vs.MIN (3), at CWS (3)
Royals 5 5 0 vs.CIN (2), vs.HOU (3)
Twins 6 0 6 at DET (3), at CLE (3)
Astros 6 0 6 at OAK (3), at KC (3)
Angels 6 0 6 at SEA (3), at OAK (3)
Athletics 6 6 0 vs.HOU (3), vs.LAA (3)
Mariners 7 7 0 vs.LAA (3), vs.BOS (4)
Rangers 5 3 2 at LAD (2), vs.COL (3)

Who’s Hot

Cody Bellinger (1B/OF, LAD)

Jose Martinez (1B/OF, STL)

Paul Goldschmidt (1B, ARI)

Miguel Andujar (3B, NYY)

Justin Upton (OF, LAA)

Who’s Not

Javier Báez (SS/2B, CHC)

Francisco Lindor (SS, CLE)

Evan Longoria (3B, SF)

Manny Machado (3B/SS, BAL)

Christian Villanueva (3B, SD)

Interleague Outlook

AWAY TEAM HOME TEAM GAMES DH? Player(s) Impacted
Marlins Orioles 3 Yes
Reds Royals 2 Yes
Rockies Rangers 3 Yes
Rangers Dodgers 2 No
Nationals Yankees 2 Yes
Nationals Blue Jays 3 Yes

Top-25 SP Rankings

Rank Pitcher Game 1 Game 2
1 @ Blue Jays  
2 @ Orioles  
3 vs. Rays  
4 vs. Twins  
5 @ Diamondbacks  
6 @ Marlins  @ Dodgers
7 @ Athletics  
8 @ White Sox  
9 Michael Foltynewicz vs. Mets vs. Padres
10 @ White Sox vs. Twins
11 @ Athletics  
12 vs. Rockies @ Brewers
13 @ Royals  
14 @ Orioles @ Mariners
15 @ Phillies @ Rangers
16 @ Athletics @ Royals
17 @ Rays  
18 @ Brewers @ Cardinals
19 vs. Red Sox  
20 @ Mariners @ Athletics
21 @ Tigers  
22 vs. Giants  
23 @ Cardinals  
24 vs. Pirates vs. Mets
25 vs. Padres vs. Cubs

On the Rise

Chris Sale (SP #2, BOS)

Madison Bumgarner (SP #6, SF)

On the Decline

Charlie Morton (SP #13, HOU)

James Paxton (SP #19, SEA)

SP Rankings 26-50

Rank Pitcher Game 1 Game 2
26 @ Mariners  
27 vs. Padres  
28 @ Cardinals  
29 vs. Padres  
30 @ Mariners  
31 vs. Rangers  
32 @ White Sox  
33 vs. Red Sox vs. Marlins
34 vs. Giants  
35 vs. Giants  
36 vs. Pirates  
37 vs. Giants  
38 vs. Padres  
39 @ Pirates  
40 @ Diamondbacks  
41 @ Athletics  
42 @ Yankees @ Blue Jays
43 @ Blue Jays  
44 vs. Rockies  
45 @ Mariners  
46 @ Royals  
47 vs. Angels  
48 vs. Twins @ White Sox
49 vs. Angels  
50 vs. Tigers

On the Rise

Garrett Richards (SP #26, LAA)

Mike Clevinger SP #32, CLE)

On the Decline

Gio González (SP #43, WAS)

Rick Porcello (SP #45, BOS)

SP Rankings 51-75

Rank Pitcher Game 1 Game 2
51 vs. Reds  
52 Brent Suter vs. Phillies  
53 @ Orioles @ Mariners
54 @ Tigers  
55 @ Yankees  
56 @ Diamondbacks  
57 vs. Pirates vs. Mets
58 CC Sabathia vs. Nationals vs. Rays
59 vs. Rockies  
60 vs. Cubs  
61 @ Cardinals @ Braves
62 @ Marlins @ Dodgers
63 @ Mariners  
64 @ Indians  
65 @ Marlins  
66 vs. Giants @ Orioles
67 @ White Sox  
68 @ Brewers  
69 @ Braves  
70 @ White Sox  
71 vs. Astros vs. Angels
72 Mike Soroka vs. Mets  
73 vs. Nationals  
74 vs. Reds  
75 @ Braves 

On the Rise

Lance Lynn (SP #54, MIN)

Jaime Barria (SP #64, LAA)

On the Decline

Kyle Gibson (SP #64, MIN)

Daniel Mengden (SP #71, OAK)