Sports from the Basement

MLB DraftKings Picks for Sunday, June 30, 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 Miles Mikolas
P Two Max Scherzer
C Chance Sisco
1B Chris Davis
2B José Rondón
SS Trea Turner
3B Jeimer Candelario
OF One Lorenzo Cain
OF Two Kyle Schwarber
OF Three Nelson Cruz
Salary $47,800
Expected Points 105

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Scherzer CHC $12,300 26.10 2.12
Gerrit Cole LAD $11,900 24.84 2.09
Noah Syndergaard CIN $10,600 19.77 1.87
Lucas Giolito MIN $10,900 16.00 1.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Miles Mikolas WSH $6,400 15.63 2.44
Max Scherzer CHC $12,300 26.10 2.12
Andrew Heaney MIL $7,500 15.72 2.10
Gerrit Cole LAD $11,900 24.84 2.09

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gary Sánchez DET $10,200 9.80 0.96
Mitch Garver OAK $5,000 8.49 1.70
Willson Contreras ATL $5,500 7.88 1.43
Christian Vázquez BOS $6,000 7.78 1.30

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Buster Posey SF $3,000 6.66 2.22
Max Stassi PIT $2,700 5.65 2.09
Manny Piña CLE $3,100 6.35 2.05
Luke Maile KC $2,200 4.47 2.03

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Daniel Murphy CHC $0 9.74 0.00
Anthony Rizzo ATL $5,100 9.60 1.88
Carlos Santana HOU $5,500 8.89 1.62
Josh Bell LAD $5,600 8.78 1.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Davis BAL $2,300 5.86 2.55
Tyler White PIT $3,000 7.14 2.38
Jesús Aguilar CLE $3,300 7.24 2.19
Justin Smoak KC $3,700 7.78 2.10

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DJ LeMahieu TB $10,800 10.84 1.00
Whit Merrifield NYY $5,000 9.35 1.87
Jonathan Villar CLE $4,400 9.02 2.05
José Altuve PIT $3,900 8.89 2.28

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Rondón SD $2,300 6.19 2.69
José Altuve PIT $3,900 8.89 2.28
José Peraza PHI $3,100 7.08 2.28
Starlin Castro ARZ $2,800 6.30 2.25

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Xander Bogaerts BOS $8,800 9.90 1.12
Trea Turner CHC $5,300 9.66 1.82
Francisco Lindor LAA $5,500 9.44 1.72
Marcus Semien SEA $4,200 8.78 2.09

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Iglesias CHW $3,400 7.36 2.16
Marcus Semien SEA $4,200 8.78 2.09
Jorge Polanco OAK $4,200 8.57 2.04
Miguel Rojas ARZ $3,500 7.03 2.01

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Rendon CHC $5,000 9.75 1.95
Nolan Arenado TB $0 9.34 0.00
Matt Chapman SEA $4,500 9.22 2.05
Alex Bregman PIT $4,900 8.97 1.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jeimer Candelario CHW $2,600 6.68 2.57
Rio Ruiz NYM $2,700 6.08 2.25
Ehire Adrianza OAK $3,400 7.39 2.17
José Ramírez NYM $4,100 8.74 2.13

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Charlie Blackmon TB $0 11.88 0.00
Cody Bellinger STL $0 11.60 0.00
Christian Yelich ARZ $5,800 10.90 1.88
Mookie Betts BOS $9,400 10.69 1.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nelson Cruz TEX $4,300 9.64 2.24
JaCoby Jones CHW $3,200 7.12 2.23
Adam Eaton CHC $3,800 8.29 2.18
Kyle Schwarber ATL $4,200 9.10 2.17

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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