Sports from the Basement

MLB FanDuel Picks for Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

Optimal lineups are generated to demonstrate groups of players that work well together. This should be used only as a thought-starter for your lineups. This lineup may not conform to exact requirements of DraftKings (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the MLB FanDuel Optimizer.

P Danny Duffy
C/1B Tyler Austin
2B Derek Dietrich
SS Trevor Story
3B Kelvin Gutierrez
OF One Tyler Naquin
OF Two Mallex Smith
OF Three Randal Grichuk
Util Anthony Rizzo
Salary $31,200
Expected Points 123.7

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Verlander PIT $11,100 42.55 3.83
José Berríos OAK $9,600 34.72 3.62
Zach Eflin HOU $8,500 30.45 3.58
Danny Duffy NYY $6,900 30.21 4.38

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Duffy NYY $6,900 30.21 4.38
Anthony DeSclafani PHI $6,300 26.55 4.21
Cole Hamels TOR $7,200 29.68 4.12
Daniel Norris CHW $6,100 24.21 3.97

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Rizzo ATL $4,700 15.00 3.19
Freddie Freeman NYM $4,400 13.17 2.99
Rhys Hoskins HOU $4,200 12.04 2.87
Carlos Santana HOU $3,500 11.88 3.39

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Austin DET $2,300 11.09 4.82
Rowdy Tellez KC $2,400 10.12 4.22
Martín Prado ARZ $2,100 8.12 3.87
Mark Reynolds TB $2,700 10.31 3.82

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derek Dietrich ARZ $2,800 11.41 4.08
Rougned Odor TOR $2,900 10.18 3.51
César Hernández HOU $2,900 10.11 3.49
Mike Moustakas NYY $3,800 9.85 2.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derek Dietrich ARZ $2,800 11.41 4.08
Tony Kemp PIT $2,300 8.56 3.72
Ian Kinsler MIL $2,400 8.94 3.72
Brock Holt BOS $2,600 9.45 3.63

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story TB $4,500 14.40 3.20
Javier Báez ATL $4,300 14.27 3.32
Francisco Lindor LAA $3,900 13.80 3.54
Jorge Polanco OAK $4,000 12.16 3.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Freeman ATL $2,100 8.44 4.02
Jonathan Villar CLE $3,100 11.51 3.71
Francisco Lindor LAA $3,900 13.80 3.54
Miguel Rojas ARZ $2,300 7.72 3.36

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nolan Arenado TB $4,800 15.63 3.26
Eduardo Escobar OAK $4,000 12.21 3.05
David Bote ATL $3,400 12.15 3.57
Matt Carpenter WSH $3,300 11.83 3.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kelvin Gutierrez CHC $2,100 9.34 4.45
Josh Donaldson KC $2,900 11.15 3.85
Rio Ruiz NYM $2,300 8.57 3.72
José Ramírez NYM $3,100 11.40 3.68

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Schwarber ATL $3,900 14.42 3.70
Christian Yelich ARZ $4,700 13.33 2.84
Mookie Betts BOS $4,200 13.11 3.12
Nelson Cruz TEX $3,600 12.87 3.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Naquin LAA $2,200 9.69 4.40
Nick Williams HOU $2,000 8.76 4.38
Terrance Gore NYY $2,000 8.35 4.17
Curtis Granderson STL $2,600 10.64 4.09

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Picks are updated regularly, but we advise that you keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides no warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk. Sample lineups are provided as thought-starters, and are not intended for direct use.

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