Sports from the Basement

MLB FanDuel 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 FanDuel Optimizer.

P Max Fried
C/1B Lucas Duda
2B Derek Dietrich
SS Francisco Lindor
3B Hernán Pérez
OF One Keon Broxton
OF Two Yasiel Puig
OF Three Jarrod Dyson
Util Manny Machado
Salary $30,400
Expected Points 116.46

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Scherzer CHC $11,600 44.71 3.85
Gerrit Cole LAD $12,000 41.89 3.49
Rich Hill STL $9,700 36.07 3.72
Kyle Hendricks ATL $10,100 34.16 3.38

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Fried NYM $7,300 30.52 4.18
CC Sabathia DET $7,100 28.47 4.01
Kyle Gibson OAK $8,300 32.71 3.94
Eduardo Rodríguez BOS $8,500 32.98 3.88

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman NYM $4,300 12.88 2.99
Daniel Murphy CHC $4,000 12.40 3.10
Carlos Santana HOU $3,800 12.35 3.25
Eric Hosmer NYY $3,800 12.11 3.19

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jesús Aguilar CLE $2,400 9.92 4.13
Mark Canha SEA $2,800 11.24 4.01
Cam Gallagher NYY $2,000 7.66 3.83
Rowdy Tellez KC $2,500 9.43 3.77

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derek Dietrich ARZ $2,900 10.90 3.76
Mike Moustakas NYY $4,000 10.53 2.63
Ian Kinsler MIL $3,200 10.35 3.23
Rougned Odor TOR $2,900 10.28 3.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Rondón SD $2,200 8.82 4.01
Jason Kipnis LAA $2,300 8.99 3.91
Tony Kemp PIT $2,300 8.88 3.86
José Peraza PHI $2,200 8.38 3.81

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story TB $4,600 14.06 3.06
Manny Machado BAL $4,000 13.42 3.36
Francisco Lindor LAA $4,000 13.32 3.33
Alex Bregman PIT $4,300 12.90 3.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ehire Adrianza OAK $2,200 8.81 4.01
José Iglesias CHW $2,400 8.40 3.50
J.P. Crawford HOU $2,400 8.36 3.48
Chris Taylor STL $2,500 8.52 3.41

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Rendon CHC $4,500 12.98 2.88
Rafael Devers BOS $3,900 11.96 3.07
Matt Chapman SEA $3,800 11.67 3.07
José Ramírez NYM $3,000 11.55 3.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hernán Pérez CLE $2,300 9.49 4.13
Sean Rodríguez LAD $2,100 8.46 4.03
Pablo Sandoval SF $2,400 9.48 3.95
José Ramírez NYM $3,000 11.55 3.85

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Charlie Blackmon TB $4,300 15.02 3.49
Christian Yelich ARZ $4,800 14.39 3.00
Mike Trout MIL $4,700 13.42 2.86
Max Kepler OAK $3,900 12.83 3.29

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Keon Broxton CLE $2,200 9.05 4.11
Michael A. Taylor CHC $2,000 7.91 3.96
Dominic Smith CIN $2,300 9.07 3.94
Delino DeShields TOR $2,500 9.72 3.89

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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