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MLB DraftKings Picks for Saturday, June 22, 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 José Berríos
P Two Hyun-Jin Ryu
C Mike Zunino
1B Yonder Alonso
2B Yolmer Sánchez
SS Javier Báez
3B Travis Shaw
OF One Kyle Schwarber
OF Two David Dahl
OF Three Tommy Pham
Salary $49,800
Expected Points 108.27

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hyun-Jin Ryu STL $11,500 22.22 1.93
José Berríos OAK $11,000 21.17 1.92
Zack Wheeler CIN $8,700 19.54 2.25
Luis Castillo PHI $11,100 17.71 1.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zack Wheeler CIN $8,700 19.54 2.25
Elieser Hernandez ARZ $6,500 14.04 2.16
José Quintana ATL $7,500 15.45 2.06
Danny Duffy NYY $6,600 13.55 2.05

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yasmani Grandal STL $4,300 8.80 2.05
Pedro Severino CHC $3,200 8.27 2.58
J.T. Realmuto ARZ $4,200 8.26 1.97
Willson Contreras ATL $4,600 7.48 1.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Zunino TEX $2,300 6.25 2.72
Pedro Severino CHC $3,200 8.27 2.58
Cam Gallagher NYY $2,100 4.94 2.35
Buster Posey SF $3,100 7.21 2.32

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rhys Hoskins HOU $4,600 9.66 2.10
Jay Bruce LAA $4,900 9.45 1.93
Luke Voit WSH $4,600 9.41 2.05
Carlos Santana HOU $5,100 9.28 1.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yonder Alonso TEX $2,800 7.61 2.72
Renato Núñez SEA $3,400 8.22 2.42
Tyler White PIT $2,700 6.44 2.39
Ji-Man Choi DET $3,600 8.14 2.26

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eric Sogard CLE $5,200 9.38 1.80
Mike Moustakas NYY $4,500 9.24 2.05
Tommy La Stella ATL $4,300 8.99 2.09
Whit Merrifield NYY $4,800 8.84 1.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yolmer Sánchez MIN $2,600 6.89 2.65
José Altuve PIT $3,400 8.36 2.46
Hanser Alberto TOR $2,900 6.69 2.31
Jason Kipnis LAA $3,800 8.50 2.24

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Francisco Lindor LAA $5,000 9.81 1.96
Trea Turner CHC $5,200 9.27 1.78
Xander Bogaerts BOS $5,600 9.19 1.64
Javier Báez ATL $4,500 9.00 2.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Crawford SF $2,900 6.41 2.21
Marcus Semien SEA $4,000 8.38 2.10
J.P. Crawford HOU $3,600 7.51 2.09
Orlando Arcia CLE $2,800 5.77 2.06

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Rendon CHC $5,400 9.56 1.77
Matt Chapman SEA $4,100 9.31 2.27
Nolan Arenado TB $4,200 8.92 2.12
Yoán Moncada MIN $4,600 8.91 1.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis Shaw CLE $2,700 6.94 2.57
Matt Chapman SEA $4,100 9.31 2.27
Matt Carpenter WSH $4,000 8.59 2.15
Nolan Arenado TB $4,200 8.92 2.12

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Yelich ARZ $5,800 12.16 2.10
Mike Trout MIL $5,700 11.47 2.01
Mookie Betts BOS $5,300 10.54 1.99
Tommy Pham WSH $4,400 10.10 2.30

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Keon Broxton CLE $2,600 6.61 2.54
Juan Lagares CIN $2,300 5.68 2.47
Curtis Granderson STL $3,400 8.17 2.40
David Dahl TB $3,900 8.96 2.30

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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