Sports from the Basement

MLB DraftKings Picks for Friday, June 14, 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 DraftKings Optimizer.

P One Max Fried
P Two Max Scherzer
C Austin Hedges
1B Luke Voit
2B Daniel Robertson
SS Trevor Story
3B José Ramírez
OF One Tommy Pham
OF Two Oscar Mercado
OF Three Khris Davis
Salary $49,800
Expected Points 109.75

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Scherzer CHC $11,500 24.75 2.15
Gerrit Cole LAD $11,900 23.50 1.97
Rich Hill STL $10,300 20.28 1.97
Kyle Hendricks ATL $9,800 18.29 1.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Fried NYM $6,900 16.12 2.34
Eduardo Rodríguez BOS $8,000 17.92 2.24
Max Scherzer CHC $11,500 24.75 2.15
Steven Matz CIN $7,100 15.06 2.12

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitch Garver OAK $5,300 8.87 1.67
J.T. Realmuto ARZ $4,600 8.26 1.80
Yasmani Grandal STL $4,800 8.19 1.71
Gary Sánchez DET $4,700 8.16 1.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Hedges SD $3,000 7.81 2.60
Cam Gallagher NYY $2,300 5.92 2.58
Luke Maile KC $2,200 5.32 2.42
Mike Zunino TEX $2,800 6.18 2.21

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman NYM $5,000 9.76 1.95
Daniel Murphy CHC $5,400 9.45 1.75
Carlos Santana HOU $4,800 9.30 1.94
Eric Hosmer NYY $4,700 9.24 1.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jesús Aguilar CLE $3,200 7.45 2.33
Rowdy Tellez KC $3,100 7.17 2.31
Chris Davis BAL $2,700 6.25 2.31
Tyler White PIT $3,100 6.67 2.15

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Whit Merrifield NYY $4,500 9.07 2.02
Mike Moustakas NYY $5,200 7.97 1.53
Ian Kinsler MIL $4,000 7.93 1.98
DJ LeMahieu TB $4,100 7.79 1.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Rondón SD $2,800 6.77 2.42
Jason Kipnis LAA $2,900 6.88 2.37
Starlin Castro ARZ $3,100 6.99 2.25
Yadiel Rivera ARZ $3,000 6.43 2.14

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story TB $5,500 10.72 1.95
Francisco Lindor LAA $5,200 10.13 1.95
Trea Turner CHC $4,900 9.58 1.96
Jorge Polanco OAK $5,000 9.22 1.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Didi Gregorius DET $3,800 7.95 2.09
J.P. Crawford HOU $3,200 6.37 1.99
Javier Báez ATL $4,500 8.87 1.97
Brandon Crawford SF $3,100 6.08 1.96

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Manny Machado BAL $4,300 10.19 2.37
Anthony Rendon CHC $5,400 9.76 1.81
Alex Bregman PIT $5,100 9.73 1.91
Rafael Devers BOS $5,000 8.98 1.80

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez NYM $3,500 8.73 2.49
Manny Machado BAL $4,300 10.19 2.37
Josh Donaldson KC $3,800 8.03 2.11
Matt Chapman SEA $4,200 8.84 2.10

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Charlie Blackmon TB $5,800 11.50 1.98
Christian Yelich ARZ $5,900 10.93 1.85
Mike Trout MIL $5,500 10.12 1.84
David Dahl TB $5,300 9.78 1.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juan Lagares CIN $2,500 5.83 2.33
Khris Davis SEA $4,100 8.97 2.19
Billy Hamilton PHI $3,000 6.47 2.16
Jorge Bonifacio NYY $3,100 6.64 2.14

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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