Sports from the Basement

MLB FanDuel Picks for Monday, June 17, 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 Mike Clevinger
C/1B Justin Bour
2B Jason Kipnis
SS Jonathan Villar
3B Matt Carpenter
OF One Phillip Ervin
OF Two Teoscar Hernández
OF Three Joc Pederson
Util Freddie Freeman
Salary $32,100
Expected Points 125.28

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Clevinger LAA $9,800 34.74 3.54
José Berríos OAK $9,600 32.21 3.35
Kenta Maeda STL $8,600 31.04 3.61
Lance Lynn WSH $9,300 30.75 3.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Duffy NYY $7,300 29.30 4.01
Miles Mikolas WSH $7,000 27.84 3.98
Mike Fiers CHW $7,600 29.85 3.93
Kenta Maeda STL $8,600 31.04 3.61

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman NYM $4,400 12.89 2.93
Luke Voit WSH $4,100 12.61 3.08
Gary Sánchez DET $4,000 12.10 3.03
Rowdy Tellez KC $2,500 11.44 4.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Bour ARZ $2,000 10.82 5.41
Rowdy Tellez KC $2,500 11.44 4.57
Kyle Farmer STL $2,000 8.28 4.14
Stephen Vogt CLE $2,300 9.37 4.08

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gleyber Torres DET $3,500 10.42 2.98
Jason Kipnis LAA $2,300 10.40 4.52
Eric Sogard CLE $3,000 10.15 3.38
Rougned Odor TOR $3,000 10.06 3.35

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jason Kipnis LAA $2,300 10.40 4.52
José Peraza PHI $2,100 9.07 4.32
Tony Kemp PIT $2,600 9.66 3.71
Joe Panik SF $2,500 9.15 3.66

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Francisco Lindor LAA $4,100 12.52 3.05
Alex Bregman PIT $4,400 11.92 2.71
Jorge Polanco OAK $4,200 11.85 2.82
Jonathan Villar CLE $2,900 11.80 4.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Villar CLE $2,900 11.80 4.07
Chris Taylor STL $2,400 9.40 3.92
J.P. Crawford HOU $2,500 9.47 3.79
JT Riddle ARZ $2,200 8.03 3.65

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Carpenter WSH $3,100 11.74 3.79
Matt Chapman SEA $3,800 11.73 3.09
Tommy La Stella ATL $3,000 11.71 3.90
Eugenio Suárez PHI $3,400 11.23 3.30

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hernán Pérez CLE $2,200 9.16 4.17
Tommy La Stella ATL $3,000 11.71 3.90
Matt Carpenter WSH $3,100 11.74 3.79
Rio Ruiz NYM $2,100 7.85 3.74

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Trout MIL $4,600 16.44 3.57
Mookie Betts BOS $4,100 12.94 3.16
Christian Yelich ARZ $4,800 12.79 2.66
Joc Pederson STL $3,200 12.73 3.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Phillip Ervin PHI $2,000 9.88 4.94
Teoscar Hernández KC $2,400 10.28 4.28
Curtis Granderson STL $2,600 10.97 4.22
Jorge Bonifacio NYY $2,200 8.77 3.99

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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