Sports from the Basement

MLB FanDuel Picks for Saturday, July 13, 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 FanDuel Optimizer.

P J.A. Happ
C/1B DJ LeMahieu
2B Jason Kipnis
SS Paul DeJong
3B Pablo Sandoval
OF One Tyler O’Neill
OF Two Jake Cave
OF Three Jarrod Dyson
Util Gary Sánchez
Salary $31,400
Expected Points 120.78

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Sale BOS $10,700 38.46 3.59
Trevor Bauer LAA $10,500 35.32 3.36
Matthew Boyd CHW $10,100 34.48 3.41
Aaron Nola HOU $10,300 32.41 3.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
J.A. Happ KC $7,200 31.21 4.33
Zach Davies CLE $6,500 25.27 3.89
Wade LeBlanc LAD $6,300 24.43 3.88
Jon Lester ATL $8,500 31.69 3.73

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DJ LeMahieu TB $4,300 13.52 3.14
Gary Sánchez DET $4,100 13.41 3.27
Luke Voit WSH $4,000 13.40 3.35
Anthony Rizzo ATL $4,200 12.24 2.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Stassi PIT $2,000 8.10 4.05
AJ Reed PIT $2,000 8.03 4.01
Jesús Aguilar CLE $2,700 10.53 3.90
Cheslor Cuthbert NYY $2,200 8.57 3.89

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Altuve PIT $3,600 11.74 3.26
Eduardo Escobar OAK $3,900 11.55 2.96
Gleyber Torres DET $3,600 10.98 3.05
Jason Kipnis LAA $2,900 10.70 3.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Greg Garcia WSH $2,100 7.80 3.72
Jason Kipnis LAA $2,900 10.70 3.69
Franklin Barreto SEA $2,100 7.72 3.68
Brian Dozier OAK $2,600 9.30 3.58

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story TB $4,500 13.72 3.05
Javier Báez ATL $4,200 12.89 3.07
Alex Bregman PIT $4,100 12.87 3.14
Francisco Lindor LAA $4,100 12.47 3.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Villar CLE $3,100 10.57 3.41
Brandon Crawford SF $2,400 8.19 3.41
Jordy Mercer LAD $2,200 7.45 3.39
Freddy Galvis SD $3,200 10.78 3.37

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eugenio Suárez PHI $4,000 12.88 3.22
Rafael Devers BOS $4,300 12.36 2.88
Yoán Moncada MIN $3,800 12.23 3.22
Nolan Arenado TB $4,400 12.19 2.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pablo Sandoval SF $2,500 10.53 4.21
José Osuna LAD $2,500 10.35 4.14
Justin Turner STL $2,800 11.11 3.97
Matt Carpenter WSH $3,100 11.66 3.76

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Trout MIL $4,800 14.62 3.05
Charlie Blackmon TB $4,600 14.37 3.12
Yasiel Puig STL $3,800 13.94 3.67
Aaron Judge DET $4,400 13.92 3.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler O’Neill WSH $2,100 10.14 4.83
Jake Cave DET $2,100 8.94 4.26
Marwin González PIT $2,500 10.42 4.17
Dominic Smith CIN $2,400 9.61 4.00

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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