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

Braves770vs.PHI (3), vs.NYM (4)
Marlins606at NYY (2), vs.MIL (4)
Mets734vs.WSH (3), at ATL (4)
Phillies743at ATL (3), vs.PIT (4)
Nationals606at NYM (3), at LAD (3)
Cubs633vs.STL (3), at COL (3)
Reds606at MIL (3), at STL (3)
Brewers770vs.CIN (3), vs.MIA (4)
Pirates734vs.COL (3), at PHI (4)
Cardinals633at CHC (3), vs.CIN (3)
Diamondbacks660vs.SF (3), vs.SD (3)
Rockies633at PIT (3), vs.CHC (3)
Dodgers633at SD (3), vs.WSH (3)
Padres633vs.LAD (3), at ARI (3)
Giants606at ARI (3), at LAA (3)
Orioles633 at DET (3), vs.CLE (3)
Red Sox606at LAA (3), at OAK (3)
Yankees660vs.MIA (2), vs.TOR (4)
Rays660vs.TEX (3), vs.MIN (3)
Blue Jays734vs.KC (3), at NYY (4)
White Sox633at OAK (3), vs.HOU (3)
Indians505at MIN (2), at BAL (3)
Tigers770vs.BAL (3), vs.KC (4)
Royals707at TOR (3), at DET (4)
Twins523vs.CLE (2), at TB (3)
Astros707at SEA (4), at CWS (3)
Angels660vs.BOS (3), vs.SF (3)
Athletics660vs.CWS (3), vs.BOS (3)
Mariners743vs.HOU (4), at TEX (3)
Rangers633at TB (3), vs.SEA (3)


Who’s Hot

Ozzie Albies (2B, ATL)

Scott Kingery (2B/SS/3B/LF, PHI)

Francisco Lindor (SS, CLE)

Kyle Seager (3B, SEA)

Andrew Benintendi (OF, BOS)


Who’s Not

Yoenis Céspedes (OF, NYM)

Edwin Encarnación (1B, CLE)

Yoan Moncada (2B, CWS)

Lewis Brinson (OF, MIA)

Ender Inciarte (OF, ATL)


Interleague Outlook

MarlinsYankees2YesJ.B. Shuck
GiantsAngels3YesPablo Sandoval


Top-25 SP Rankings

RankPitcherGame 1Game 2
1Max Scherzer@Dodgers 
2Corey Kluber@Orioles 
3Clayton Kershawvs. Nationals 
4Chris Sale@Athletics 
5Patrick Corbinvs. Giantsvs. Padres
6Luis Severinovs. Marlinsvs. Blue Jays
7Gerrit Cole@Mariners 
8Justin Verlander@White Sox 
9Carlos Martinezvs. Reds 
10Aaron Nola@Bravesvs. Pirates
11Jameson Taillon@Phillies 
12Noah Syndergaard@Braves 
13Shohei Ohtanivs. Red Sox 
14Stephen Strasburg@Dodgers 
15Carlos Carrasco@Twins 
16James Paxtonvs. Astros@Rangers
17Jacob deGromvs. Nationals@Braves
18Jose Berriosvs. Indians 
19Zack Godleyvs. Padres 
20Dylan Bundyvs. Indians 
21Gio Gonzalez@Mets 
22Trevor Bauer@Twins 
23Robbie Rayvs. Giants 
24Luke Weaver@Cubs 
25Chase Andersonvs. Marlins 


On the Rise

James Paxton (SP #16, SEA)

Luke Weaver (SP #24, STL)


On the Decline

Stephen Strasburg (SP #14, WSH)

Robbie Ray (SP #23, ARI)


SP Rankings 26-50

RankPitcherGame 1Game 2
26Zack Greinkevs. Giants 
27Charlie Morton@Mariners 
28Sean Manaeavs. Red Sox 
29Masahiro Tanakavs. Marlins 
30Mike Foltynewiczvs. Philliesvs. Mets
31Rick Porcello@Angels 
32Cole Hamels@Rays 
33Ian Kennedy@Blue Jays 
34Tanner Roark@Mets 
35Reynaldo Lopez@Athleticsvs. Astros
36Lance McCullers@Mariners@White Sox
37Lance Lynn@Rays 
38Sonny Grayvs. Blue Jays 
39Mike Clevinger@Orioles 
40Dallas Keuchel@Mariners@White Sox
41Hyun-Jin Ryu@Padresvs. Nationals
42Luis Castillo@Brewers@Cardinals
43Yu Darvish@Rockies 
44Aaron Sanchezvs. Royals 
45Sean Newcombvs. Mets 
46Jon Lestervs. Cardinals 
47Blake Snellvs. Twins 
48Jakob Junis@Tigers 
49Andrew Triggsvs. White Sox 
50Michael Fulmervs. Royals 


On the Rise

Rick Porcello (SP #31, BOS)

Aarón Sánchez (SP #44, TOR)


On the Decline

Dallas Keuchel (SP #40, HOU)

Yu Darvish (SP #43, CHC)


SP Rankings 51-75

RankPitcherGame 1Game 2
51Andrew Cashner@Tigersvs. Indians
52Kyle Hendricksvs. Cardinals 
53Alex Wood@Padres 
54Joey Lucchesi@Diamondbacks 
55Garrett Richardsvs. Giants 
56Eduardo Rodriguez@Angels 
57J.A. Happvs. Royals@Yankees
58Nick Pivetta@Bravesvs. Pirates
59David Price@Angels@Athletics
60Jake Arrietavs. Pirates 
61Kenta Maeda@Padres 
62Kevin Gausman@Tigers 
63Junior Guerravs. Redsvs. Marlins
64Francisco Lirianovs. Oriolesvs. Royals
65Jake Odorizzivs. Indians@Rays
66Danny Duffy@Blue Jays@Tigers
67Miles Mikolasvs. Reds 
68Steven Matzvs. Nationals 
69Chris Archervs. Twins 
70Jaime Garciavs. Royals@Yankees
71Homer Bailey@Cardinals 
72Rich Hillvs. Nationals 
73Tyson Rossvs. Dodgers 
74Brent Sutervs. Redsvs. Marlins
75Anibal Sanchezvs. Mets 


On the Rise

Joey Lucchesi (SP #54, SD)

Eduardo Rodríguez  (SP #56, BOS)


On the Decline

David Price (SP #59, BOS)

Chris Archer (SP #69, TB)


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