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MLB FanDuel Picks for Friday, June 21, 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 Chris Sale
C/1B Freddie Freeman
2B Derek Dietrich
SS Didi Gregorius
3B Pablo Sandoval
OF One Alex Dickerson
OF Two Jake Cave
OF Three Michael A. Taylor
Util José Abreu
Salary $35,000
Expected Points 130.43

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Sale BOS $12,000 46.93 3.91
Trevor Bauer LAA $11,500 40.75 3.54
Walker Buehler STL $11,200 38.16 3.41
Stephen Strasburg CHC $9,800 35.71 3.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Sale BOS $12,000 46.93 3.91
Yu Darvish STL $7,900 30.43 3.85
Aaron Nola HOU $8,700 32.99 3.79
Sonny Gray DET $7,300 27.32 3.74

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman NYM $4,400 12.24 2.78
Anthony Rizzo ATL $4,100 11.82 2.88
Gary Sánchez DET $4,200 11.72 2.79
José Abreu MIN $3,900 11.66 2.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Manny Piña CLE $2,100 8.74 4.16
Stephen Vogt CLE $2,300 9.42 4.10
Eric Thames CLE $2,700 10.59 3.92
Curt Casali MIL $2,300 8.84 3.84

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Moustakas NYY $3,700 11.49 3.11
Derek Dietrich ARZ $2,800 10.89 3.89
Rougned Odor TOR $2,800 10.48 3.74
José Altuve PIT $3,800 10.47 2.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yolmer Sánchez MIN $2,200 8.73 3.97
José Peraza PHI $2,200 8.72 3.96
Derek Dietrich ARZ $2,800 10.89 3.89
Brock Holt BOS $2,700 10.18 3.77

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Javier Báez ATL $3,900 12.47 3.20
Alex Bregman PIT $4,200 12.05 2.87
Xander Bogaerts BOS $4,100 12.04 2.94
Francisco Lindor LAA $4,000 12.04 3.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Iglesias CHW $2,300 8.75 3.81
Miguel Rojas ARZ $2,300 8.53 3.71
Didi Gregorius DET $3,000 10.99 3.66
Chris Taylor STL $2,500 8.99 3.59

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kris Bryant ATL $4,100 13.06 3.18
Anthony Rendon CHC $4,400 12.59 2.86
Yoán Moncada MIN $3,600 11.85 3.29
Matt Chapman SEA $3,700 11.83 3.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pablo Sandoval SF $2,600 10.89 4.19
Travis Shaw CLE $2,500 9.27 3.71
Asdrúbal Cabrera CIN $2,900 10.46 3.61
Tommy La Stella ATL $3,200 11.48 3.59

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Trout MIL $4,900 16.77 3.42
Christian Yelich ARZ $4,800 15.47 3.22
Mookie Betts BOS $4,100 13.36 3.26
Max Kepler OAK $4,200 12.63 3.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Dickerson SD $2,000 8.83 4.41
Jake Cave DET $2,200 9.24 4.20
Michael A. Taylor CHC $2,100 8.76 4.17
Roman Quinn HOU $2,000 8.32 4.16

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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