Sports from the Basement

MLB DraftKings Picks for Wednesday, June 19, 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 Blake Snell
P Two Gerrit Cole
C Danny Jansen
1B Josh Bell
2B Kiké Hernández
SS Marcus Semien
3B Yadiel Rivera
OF One Delino DeShields
OF Two Mookie Betts
OF Three Khris Davis
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 115.78

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gerrit Cole LAD $11,400 26.53 2.33
Rich Hill STL $10,300 20.83 2.02
Lucas Giolito MIN $11,300 18.50 1.64
Andrew Heaney MIL $8,500 17.61 2.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gerrit Cole LAD $11,400 26.53 2.33
Adam Plutko LAA $5,900 13.52 2.29
Max Fried NYM $6,100 13.93 2.28
CC Sabathia DET $6,300 13.77 2.19

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gary Sánchez DET $4,600 8.45 1.84
Travis d’Arnaud CIN $3,500 8.12 2.32
Yasmani Grandal STL $4,800 7.97 1.66
Roberto Pérez LAA $4,300 7.26 1.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Jansen KC $2,100 5.54 2.64
Travis d’Arnaud CIN $3,500 8.12 2.32
Bryan Holaday ARZ $2,900 6.40 2.21
Elias Díaz LAD $3,000 6.46 2.15

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Bell LAD $4,800 9.51 1.98
Freddie Freeman NYM $5,500 9.17 1.67
Luke Voit WSH $4,500 9.08 2.02
Carlos Santana HOU $4,900 9.02 1.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Austin DET $3,400 7.75 2.28
John Hicks CHW $2,600 5.83 2.24
Renato Núñez SEA $3,600 7.42 2.06
Luke Voit WSH $4,500 9.08 2.02

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Whit Merrifield NYY $10,400 9.98 0.96
José Altuve PIT $4,900 8.80 1.80
Jonathan Villar CLE $3,700 8.48 2.29
DJ LeMahieu TB $4,500 8.34 1.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kiké Hernández STL $3,200 8.31 2.60
Starlin Castro ARZ $2,600 6.52 2.51
Yolmer Sánchez MIN $2,500 5.98 2.39
Chris Taylor STL $3,300 7.63 2.31

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Francisco Lindor LAA $5,500 10.14 1.84
Trevor Story TB $5,100 9.80 1.92
Trea Turner CHC $5,300 9.63 1.82
Marcus Semien SEA $4,400 9.32 2.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Miguel Rojas ARZ $2,900 6.83 2.36
Marcus Semien SEA $4,400 9.32 2.12
Freddy Galvis SD $3,600 7.40 2.06
Tim Anderson MIN $4,200 8.29 1.97

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Bregman PIT $5,000 9.87 1.97
Anthony Rendon CHC $5,300 9.67 1.82
Matt Chapman SEA $4,300 9.20 2.14
José Ramírez NYM $3,800 8.93 2.35

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yadiel Rivera ARZ $2,200 5.50 2.50
José Ramírez NYM $3,800 8.93 2.35
Rio Ruiz NYM $2,500 5.76 2.30
Brian Anderson ARZ $3,300 7.19 2.18

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Trout MIL $5,700 11.56 2.03
Christian Yelich ARZ $5,800 11.12 1.92
Shin-soo Choo TOR $5,000 10.16 2.03
Charlie Blackmon TB $5,800 9.87 1.70

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Keon Broxton CLE $2,700 6.52 2.41
Curtis Granderson STL $3,000 7.15 2.38
Jake Cave DET $3,200 7.62 2.38
Ryan Cordell MIN $2,600 6.09 2.34

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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