Sports from the Basement

MLB DraftKings Picks for Saturday, July 6, 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 Max Fried
P Two Max Scherzer
C Luke Maile
1B Renato Núñez
2B Jonathan Villar
SS Francisco Lindor
3B José Ramírez
OF One Guillermo Heredia
OF Two Keon Broxton
OF Three Mookie Betts
Salary $49,000
Expected Points 114.22

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Scherzer CHC $12,200 29.41 2.41
Gerrit Cole LAD $11,100 22.95 2.07
Madison Bumgarner SF $9,200 17.66 1.92
CC Sabathia DET $8,800 17.12 1.95

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Fried NYM $6,500 16.45 2.53
Max Scherzer CHC $12,200 29.41 2.41
Miles Mikolas WSH $6,000 13.94 2.32
Jon Lester ATL $7,200 16.17 2.25

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Vázquez BOS $4,400 8.49 1.93
Pedro Severino CHC $3,900 8.03 2.06
Danny Jansen KC $3,500 8.03 2.29
Gary Sánchez DET $4,400 7.66 1.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luke Maile KC $2,200 5.69 2.58
Danny Jansen KC $3,500 8.03 2.29
Cam Gallagher NYY $2,200 4.76 2.16
Pedro Severino CHC $3,900 8.03 2.06

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Carlos Santana HOU $5,100 10.35 2.03
Freddie Freeman NYM $5,200 9.66 1.86
Josh Bell LAD $5,700 9.19 1.61
Renato Núñez SEA $4,300 9.10 2.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler White PIT $2,900 6.90 2.38
Yadiel Rivera ARZ $2,400 5.48 2.28
Renato Núñez SEA $4,300 9.10 2.12
Eric Hosmer NYY $4,300 8.87 2.06

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Villar CLE $4,400 9.13 2.08
José Altuve PIT $4,200 9.08 2.16
Ozzie Albies NYM $4,400 8.94 2.03
DJ LeMahieu TB $5,200 8.74 1.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Robinson Canó TEX $3,100 7.67 2.48
Jason Kipnis LAA $3,600 8.43 2.34
Starlin Castro ARZ $3,000 6.76 2.25
Yolmer Sánchez MIN $2,900 6.39 2.20

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Francisco Lindor LAA $4,900 10.34 2.11
Trea Turner CHC $5,400 9.98 1.85
Trevor Story TB $5,200 9.73 1.87
Javier Báez ATL $4,600 9.57 2.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul DeJong WSH $3,500 7.91 2.26
Andrelton Simmons MIL $3,300 7.16 2.17
José Iglesias CHW $3,000 6.32 2.11
Francisco Lindor LAA $4,900 10.34 2.11

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rafael Devers BOS $5,600 10.31 1.84
José Ramírez NYM $4,400 9.99 2.27
Anthony Rendon CHC $5,500 9.93 1.80
Alex Bregman PIT $5,000 9.16 1.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez NYM $4,400 9.99 2.27
Justin Turner STL $4,000 8.11 2.03
Josh Donaldson KC $4,100 8.25 2.01
Johan Camargo NYM $3,500 6.89 1.97

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mookie Betts BOS $4,900 10.57 2.16
Mike Trout MIL $5,100 10.32 2.02
Christian Yelich ARZ $5,800 10.27 1.77
Joey Gallo TOR $5,400 9.55 1.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Guillermo Heredia TEX $2,700 7.20 2.67
Keon Broxton CLE $2,500 6.34 2.54
José Martínez WSH $3,500 8.37 2.39
Jesse Winker PHI $3,700 8.70 2.35

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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