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MLB FanDuel Picks for Sunday, July 14, 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 Jacob deGrom
C/1B Stephen Vogt
2B José Altuve
SS Yairo Muñoz
3B Renato Núñez
OF One Tim Locastro
OF Two Tyler O’Neill
OF Three David Dahl
Util Alex Bregman
Salary $34,300
Expected Points 139.03

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jacob deGrom CIN $10,800 42.82 3.96
Justin Verlander PIT $10,500 41.62 3.96
José Berríos OAK $10,000 32.79 3.28
David Price BOS $8,800 31.71 3.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Williams LAD $6,600 26.26 3.98
Jacob deGrom CIN $10,800 42.82 3.96
Justin Verlander PIT $10,500 41.62 3.96
Adam Wainwright WSH $7,500 28.19 3.76

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Daniel Murphy CHC $3,800 14.09 3.71
Freddie Freeman NYM $4,300 13.33 3.10
Luke Voit WSH $4,000 11.95 2.99
Rhys Hoskins HOU $4,000 11.92 2.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Vogt CLE $2,100 10.27 4.89
Austin Nola ARZ $2,000 9.10 4.55
David Freese LAD $2,700 11.26 4.17
Dustin Garneau SEA $2,000 8.24 4.12

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Altuve PIT $3,800 13.16 3.46
Derek Dietrich ARZ $3,400 11.54 3.39
Eduardo Escobar OAK $3,900 11.10 2.85
Gleyber Torres DET $3,700 10.69 2.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Franklin Barreto SEA $2,100 8.46 4.03
Brian Dozier OAK $2,600 9.92 3.81
Jason Kipnis LAA $2,800 10.35 3.70
Rougned Odor TOR $2,700 9.70 3.59

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Bregman PIT $4,100 15.76 3.84
Trevor Story TB $4,500 14.14 3.14
Javier Báez ATL $4,100 12.74 3.11
Jonathan Villar CLE $3,000 12.31 4.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yairo Muñoz WSH $2,300 10.03 4.36
Jonathan Villar CLE $3,000 12.31 4.10
Alex Bregman PIT $4,100 15.76 3.84
Brandon Crawford SF $2,400 9.01 3.75

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eugenio Suárez PHI $4,000 13.66 3.41
Yuli Gurriel PIT $3,800 12.54 3.30
Anthony Rendon CHC $4,100 12.08 2.95
Matt Chapman SEA $3,800 12.00 3.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pablo Sandoval SF $2,500 10.50 4.20
Justin Turner STL $2,800 11.67 4.17
Renato Núñez SEA $3,000 11.80 3.93
José Ramírez NYM $3,100 11.40 3.68

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Trout MIL $5,000 17.13 3.43
David Dahl TB $4,000 15.67 3.92
Christian Yelich ARZ $4,800 14.85 3.09
Jesse Winker PHI $3,400 12.70 3.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tim Locastro STL $2,100 10.21 4.86
Tyler O’Neill WSH $2,100 9.31 4.43
Jake Cave DET $2,100 8.82 4.20
Jake Marisnick PIT $2,500 10.35 4.14

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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