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

Braves707at CIN (4), at PHI (3)
Marlins633at LAD (3), vs.COL (3)
Mets606at STL (3), at SD (3)
Phillies660vs.ARI (3), vs.ATL (3)
Nationals633at SF (3), vs.ARI (3)
Cubs642at CLE (2), vs.MIL (4)
Reds734vs.NYM (3), at LAD (4)
Brewers606at KC (2), at CHC (4)
Pirates660vs.DET (3), vs.STL (3)
Cardinals633vs.NYM (3), at PIT (3)
Diamondbacks606at PHI (3), at WSH (3)
Rockies633vs.SD (3), at MIA (3)
Dodgers734vs.MIA (3), at SF (4)
Padres633at COL (3), vs.NYM (3)
Giants770vs.WSH (3), vs.LAD (4)
Orioles770vs.CLE (1), vs.TB (3), vs.DET (3)
Red Sox633at TOR (3), vs.TB (3)
Yankees743vs.MIN (4), at LAA (3)
Rays606at BAL (3), at BOS (3)
Blue Jays660vs.BOS (3), vs.TEX (3)
White Sox835vs.SEA (3), at KC (5)
Indians761at BAL (1), vs.CHC (2), vs.SEA (4)
Tigers606at PIT (3), at BAL (3)
Royals770vs.MIL (2), vs.CWS (5)
Twins734at NYY (4), vs.CIN (3)
Astros660vs.LAA (3), vs.OAK (3)
Angels633at HOU (3), vs.NYY (3)
Athletics606at TEX (3), at HOU (3)
Mariners707at CWS (3), at CLE (4)
Rangers633vs.OAK (3), at TOR (3)


Who’s Hot

Miguel Andujar (3B, NYY)

C.J. Cron (1B, TB)

Mitch Moreland (1B, BOS)

Javier Báez (2B/SS, CHC)

Christian Villanueva (3B, SD)


Who’s Not

Lucas Duda (1B, KC)

Eric Hosmer (1B, SD)

José Pirela (OF, SD)

Ketel Marte (2B/SS, ARI)

Miguel Sano (3B, MIN)


Interleague Outlook

CubsIndians2YesTommy La Stella, Ian Happ
BrewersRoyals2YesDomingo Santana
RedsTwins3YesScott Schebler
TigersPirates3NoVictor Martinez


Top-25 SP Rankings

RankPitcherGame 1Game 2
1Gerrit Colevs. Angelsvs. Athletics
2Max Scherzer@Giants 
3Chris Salevs. Rays 
4Clayton Kershawvs. Marlins 
5Jose Berrios@Yankeesvs. Reds
6Jacob deGrom@Padres 
7Dylan Bundyvs. Rays 
8Patrick Corbin@Nationals 
9Justin Verlandervs. Angels 
10Corey Klubervs. Mariners 
11Luis Severino@Angels 
12Carlos Martinez@Pirates 
13Rick Porcello@Blue Jaysvs. Rays
14Carlos Carrasco@Oriolesvs. Mariners
15Stephen Strasburgvs. Diamondbacks 
16Noah Syndergaard@Cardinals 
17Charlie Mortonvs. Angels 
18Hyun-Jin Ryu@Giants 
19Robbie Ray@Phillies@Nationals
20Gio Gonzalez@Giantsvs. Diamondbacks
21Sean Manaea@Astros 
22Trevor Bauervs. Cubs 
23Lance McCullersvs. Athletics 
24Aaron Nolavs. Braves 
25Kenta Maedavs. Marlins@Giants


On the Rise

Hyun-Jin Ryu (SP #18, LAD)

Sean Manaea (SP #21, OAK)


On the Decline

Noah Syndergaard (SP #16, NYM)

Gio González (SP #20, WSH)


SP Rankings 26-50

RankPitcherGame 1Game 2
26Blake Snell@Orioles 
27Dallas Keuchelvs. Athletics 
28Tanner Roark@Giants 
29Johnny Cuetovs. Dodgers 
30Julio Teheran@Reds 
31Reynaldo Lopez@Royals 
32Alex Wood@Giants 
33Jake Arrietavs. Diamondbacks 
34David Pricevs. Rays 
35Zack Wheeler@Cardinals@Padres
36Mike Clevingervs. Mariners 
37Jameson Taillonvs. Tigers 
38Eduardo Rodriguez@Blue Jays 
39Mike Foltynewicz@Phillies 
40Jon Lester@Indians 
41Zack Greinke@Phillies 
42Brandon McCarthy@Reds@Phillies
43Ian Kennedyvs. Brewersvs. White Sox
44Zack Godley@Nationals 
45Jakob Junisvs. White Sox 
46Nick Pivettavs. Braves 
47Masahiro Tanakavs. Twins@Angels
48Luke Weavervs. Mets 
49Cole Hamelsvs. Athletics 
50James Paxton@Indians 


On the Rise

Blake Snell (SP #26, TB)

Julio Teherán (SP #30, ATL)


On the Decline

Zack Godley (SP #44, ARI)

Masahiro Tanaka (SP #47, NYY)


SP Rankings 51-75

RankPitcherGame 1Game 2
51Yu Darvishvs. Brewers 
52J.A. Happvs. Red Soxvs. Rangers
53Sean Newcomb@Reds 
54Mike Minorvs. Athletics 
55Chase Anderson@Royals 
56Vince Velasquezvs. Diamondbacksvs. Braves
57Shohei Ohtani@Astros 
58Michael Fulmer@Pirates 
59Garrett Richardsvs. Yankees 
60Chris Archer@Orioles 
61Chad Bettisvs. Padres@Marlins
62Zach Davies@Royals@Cubs
63Matt Boyd@Pirates@Orioles
64Joey Lucchesivs. Mets 
65Tyler Anderson@Marlins 
66Trevor Williamsvs. Cardinals 
67Kevin Gausmanvs. Indiansvs. Tigers
68Chris Strattonvs. Nationalsvs. Dodgers
69Kyle Hendricksvs. Brewers 
70Miles Mikolas@Pirates 
71Jeff Samardzijavs. Nationals 
72Jacob Faria@Orioles@Red Sox
73Andrew Cashnervs. Tigers 
74Francisco Liriano@Orioles 
75Jarlin Garcia@Dodgersvs. Rockies


On the Rise

Vince Velásquez (SP #56, PHI)

Chad Bettis (SP #61, COL)


On the Decline

Shohei Ohtani (SP #57, LAA)

Kyle Hendricks (SP #69, CHC)


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