Sports from the Basement

MLB DraftKings Picks for Sunday, July 7, 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 Charlie Morton
P Two Patrick Corbin
C Chance Sisco
1B Tyler White
2B José Altuve
SS Jordy Mercer
3B Alex Bregman
OF One Juan Lagares
OF Two Greg Allen
OF Three J.D. Martinez
Salary $49,800
Expected Points 106.57

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Charlie Morton PIT $11,300 20.59 1.82
Trevor Bauer LAA $10,000 20.13 2.01
Aaron Nola HOU $10,600 19.13 1.80
James Paxton TEX $8,800 18.86 2.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Paxton TEX $8,800 18.86 2.14
Trevor Bauer LAA $10,000 20.13 2.01
David Price BOS $9,800 18.61 1.90
Jack Flaherty WSH $7,300 13.79 1.89

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitch Garver OAK $5,000 8.35 1.67
Chance Sisco BAL $4,200 8.30 1.98
Yasmani Grandal STL $4,500 8.12 1.80
Christian Vázquez BOS $4,200 7.77 1.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Stassi PIT $2,600 6.23 2.39
Martín Maldonado MIL $2,700 6.08 2.25
Yan Gomes LAA $2,900 6.20 2.14
Austin Hedges SD $2,600 5.54 2.13

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Carlos Santana HOU $5,300 9.29 1.75
Matt Olson SEA $4,800 9.03 1.88
Freddie Freeman NYM $5,500 9.03 1.64
Anthony Rizzo ATL $4,800 8.94 1.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler White PIT $2,800 7.86 2.81
John Hicks CHW $2,300 6.38 2.77
Yadiel Rivera ARZ $2,200 5.72 2.60
Miguel Cabrera CHW $3,400 7.93 2.33

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Villar CLE $4,500 9.74 2.17
José Altuve PIT $3,900 9.70 2.49
Whit Merrifield NYY $4,200 9.10 2.17
Mike Moustakas NYY $4,600 8.44 1.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Altuve PIT $3,900 9.70 2.49
Robinson Canó TEX $2,900 7.21 2.49
Starlin Castro ARZ $2,800 6.87 2.45
José Peraza PHI $2,700 6.42 2.38

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Francisco Lindor LAA $5,200 10.06 1.93
Trea Turner CHC $5,400 9.80 1.82
Javier Báez ATL $5,300 9.72 1.83
Trevor Story TB $5,600 9.62 1.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jordy Mercer LAD $2,300 5.76 2.51
José Iglesias CHW $3,000 6.56 2.19
Miguel Rojas ARZ $3,600 7.56 2.10
Paul DeJong WSH $3,700 7.69 2.08

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Bregman PIT $4,700 10.08 2.14
Anthony Rendon CHC $5,400 9.51 1.76
José Ramírez NYM $4,300 9.34 2.17
Rafael Devers BOS $5,600 8.82 1.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marwin González PIT $3,400 7.94 2.34
Jeimer Candelario CHW $3,300 7.35 2.23
José Ramírez NYM $4,300 9.34 2.17
Alex Bregman PIT $4,700 10.08 2.14

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Trout MIL $5,800 11.72 2.02
Mookie Betts BOS $4,900 10.50 2.14
Charlie Blackmon TB $5,900 10.05 1.70
George Springer PIT $5,100 9.79 1.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juan Lagares CIN $2,000 5.34 2.67
Greg Allen LAA $3,000 7.98 2.66
Victor Reyes CHW $3,100 7.69 2.48
Chris Taylor STL $4,000 8.92 2.23

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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