Sports from the Basement

MLB DraftKings Picks for Tuesday, July 2, 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 Trevor Bauer
P Two Charlie Morton
C Jeff Mathis
1B Austin Nola
2B Starlin Castro
SS Trevor Story
3B Rio Ruiz
OF One Aaron Hicks
OF Two Delino DeShields
OF Three César Puello
Salary $47,000
Expected Points 104.1

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Bauer LAA $11,600 22.10 1.90
Charlie Morton PIT $10,600 21.30 2.01
David Price BOS $9,300 19.08 2.05
Jack Flaherty WSH $7,600 18.43 2.42

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jack Flaherty WSH $7,600 18.43 2.42
Matt Strahm SD $6,900 14.88 2.16
Joe Musgrove PIT $5,900 12.32 2.09
David Price BOS $9,300 19.08 2.05

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yasmani Grandal STL $4,600 9.18 2.00
Gary Sánchez DET $4,500 8.05 1.79
Robinson Chirinos TOR $4,100 7.97 1.94
J.T. Realmuto ARZ $3,800 7.80 2.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Jansen KC $2,500 5.99 2.40
Jorge Alfaro HOU $3,100 7.28 2.35
Yan Gomes LAA $2,700 6.16 2.28
Mike Zunino TEX $2,600 5.69 2.19

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Rizzo ATL $4,700 9.24 1.97
Freddie Freeman NYM $5,200 9.08 1.75
Carlos Santana HOU $4,700 8.95 1.90
Eric Thames CLE $4,800 8.83 1.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Nola ARZ $2,500 7.02 2.81
Chris Davis BAL $2,200 5.49 2.50
Ryan Zimmerman CHC $3,300 7.44 2.25
Ji-Man Choi DET $3,600 7.98 2.22

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Altuve PIT $4,200 9.59 2.28
DJ LeMahieu TB $5,300 9.46 1.78
Mike Moustakas NYY $4,700 8.90 1.89
Whit Merrifield NYY $4,200 8.61 2.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Starlin Castro ARZ $2,500 7.09 2.84
Adam Frazier LAD $3,100 7.55 2.44
Yairo Muñoz WSH $3,400 8.13 2.39
Robinson Canó TEX $2,800 6.44 2.30

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story TB $4,500 10.96 2.44
Trea Turner CHC $4,900 9.70 1.98
Francisco Lindor LAA $4,600 9.69 2.11
Xander Bogaerts BOS $4,800 9.08 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story TB $4,500 10.96 2.44
Miguel Rojas ARZ $3,100 7.17 2.31
Didi Gregorius DET $3,600 8.24 2.29
Marcus Semien SEA $3,700 7.96 2.15

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nolan Arenado TB $5,400 10.34 1.91
Alex Bregman PIT $5,000 10.21 2.04
Anthony Rendon CHC $5,200 9.54 1.83
Rafael Devers BOS $4,900 9.14 1.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rio Ruiz NYM $2,200 5.84 2.65
José Ramírez NYM $3,800 8.86 2.33
Marwin González PIT $3,300 7.35 2.23
Brian Anderson ARZ $3,800 8.04 2.11

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Yelich ARZ $5,800 11.77 2.03
Charlie Blackmon TB $5,900 11.59 1.96
Mike Trout MIL $5,600 11.37 2.03
David Dahl TB $5,400 10.70 1.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Martínez WSH $3,400 7.88 2.32
Khris Davis SEA $3,500 8.05 2.30
Randal Grichuk WSH $3,500 7.97 2.28
Delino DeShields TOR $3,700 8.16 2.21

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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