Sports from the Basement

MLB DraftKings Picks for Monday, July 1, 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 Ryne Stanek
P Two Trevor Williams
C Buster Posey
1B Eric Thames
2B Whit Merrifield
SS Javier Báez
3B Manny Machado
OF One Keon Broxton
OF Two Kyle Schwarber
OF Three Christian Yelich
Salary $47,700
Expected Points 96.78

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Williams LAD $8,100 13.82 1.71
Adbert Alzolay ATL $6,400 11.70 1.83
Jeff Samardzija SF $7,200 11.19 1.55
Tyler Mahle PHI $7,500 10.64 1.42

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adbert Alzolay ATL $6,400 11.70 1.83
Trevor Williams LAD $8,100 13.82 1.71
Jeff Samardzija SF $7,200 11.19 1.55
Glenn Sparkman NYY $5,000 7.51 1.50

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yasmani Grandal STL $4,900 9.83 2.01
Victor Caratini ATL $3,500 6.88 1.96
Pedro Severino CHC $3,700 6.85 1.85
Buster Posey SF $2,800 6.71 2.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Buster Posey SF $2,800 6.71 2.40
Mike Zunino TEX $2,700 5.93 2.20
Yasmani Grandal STL $4,900 9.83 2.01
Victor Caratini ATL $3,500 6.88 1.96

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eric Thames CLE $4,900 9.84 2.01
Eric Hosmer NYY $4,400 9.10 2.07
Anthony Rizzo ATL $4,600 8.92 1.94
Joey Votto PHI $4,300 8.62 2.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Austin DET $3,500 7.85 2.24
Renato Núñez SEA $3,900 8.36 2.14
Eric Hosmer NYY $4,400 9.10 2.07
Ji-Man Choi DET $3,700 7.52 2.03

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Whit Merrifield NYY $4,800 10.13 2.11
Mike Moustakas NYY $5,000 9.77 1.95
Jonathan Villar CLE $4,500 9.17 2.04
Eric Sogard CLE $4,900 8.45 1.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ian Kinsler MIL $3,300 7.18 2.18
Adam Frazier LAD $3,500 7.62 2.18
Scooter Gennett PHI $3,900 8.39 2.15
Whit Merrifield NYY $4,800 10.13 2.11

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Javier Báez ATL $5,200 9.19 1.77
José Iglesias CHW $3,500 6.49 1.85
Freddy Galvis SD $4,200 6.27 1.49
Tyler Saladino MIN $3,300 5.94 1.80

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Iglesias CHW $3,500 6.49 1.85
Tyler Saladino MIN $3,300 5.94 1.80
Javier Báez ATL $5,200 9.19 1.77
Freddy Galvis SD $4,200 6.27 1.49

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Manny Machado BAL $5,100 9.76 1.91
Kris Bryant ATL $4,600 8.60 1.87
Eugenio Suárez PHI $4,000 8.15 2.04
Colin Moran PIT $3,800 7.17 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Longoria SF $3,000 6.34 2.11
Eugenio Suárez PHI $4,000 8.15 2.04
Manny Machado BAL $5,100 9.76 1.91
Colin Moran PIT $3,800 7.17 1.89

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Yelich ARZ $5,900 11.86 2.01
Starling Marte LAD $4,700 9.00 1.91
Kyle Schwarber ATL $3,900 8.91 2.29
Hunter Renfroe SD $5,000 8.79 1.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Keon Broxton CLE $2,800 7.11 2.54
Kyle Schwarber ATL $3,900 8.91 2.29
Albert Almora Jr. ATL $3,100 6.77 2.18
Jorge Soler NYY $4,000 8.43 2.11

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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