Sports from the Basement

MLB DraftKings Picks for Tuesday, August 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 DraftKings Optimizer.

P One Chris Sale
P Two Jack Flaherty
C Jeff Mathis
1B Justin Smoak
2B DJ LeMahieu
SS Trevor Story
3B José Ramírez
OF One Juan Lagares
OF Two Lewis Brinson
OF Three David Peralta
Salary $48,800
Expected Points 105.68

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jack Flaherty WSH $9,000 20.12 2.24
Chris Sale BOS $10,700 18.21 1.70
Matthew Boyd CHW $10,300 18.19 1.77
Domingo Germán DET $10,000 16.05 1.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jack Flaherty WSH $9,000 20.12 2.24
Max Fried NYM $6,700 13.66 2.04
Joe Ross CHC $5,500 10.89 1.98
Brett Anderson KC $6,400 12.56 1.96

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
J.T. Realmuto ARZ $4,100 8.95 2.18
Mitch Garver OAK $5,200 8.48 1.63
Yasmani Grandal STL $4,200 8.45 2.01
Gary Sánchez DET $4,300 8.45 1.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Stassi PIT $2,000 5.25 2.63
Austin Hedges SD $2,800 6.78 2.42
Reese McGuire KC $3,000 7.21 2.40
Yan Gomes LAA $3,000 6.96 2.32

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman NYM $5,100 9.73 1.91
Anthony Rizzo ATL $4,600 9.36 2.03
Joc Pederson STL $4,300 9.30 2.16
Danny Santana NYM $4,900 9.26 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Smoak KC $3,200 8.06 2.52
Joey Votto PHI $4,000 9.07 2.27
Garrett Cooper ARZ $3,400 7.68 2.26
Rhys Hoskins HOU $4,100 9.23 2.25

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DJ LeMahieu TB $5,000 10.25 2.05
Gleyber Torres DET $4,400 9.80 2.23
Whit Merrifield NYY $4,800 9.10 1.90
Ozzie Albies NYM $4,600 8.94 1.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adam Frazier LAD $3,300 7.76 2.35
Hernán Pérez CLE $3,200 7.16 2.24
Gleyber Torres DET $4,400 9.80 2.23
Brian Dozier OAK $3,400 7.53 2.21

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story TB $5,600 11.36 2.03
Trea Turner CHC $4,900 10.18 2.08
Javier Báez ATL $5,100 10.08 1.98
Francisco Lindor LAA $4,700 8.94 1.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
J.P. Crawford HOU $3,300 7.61 2.31
Jean Segura TEX $3,800 8.64 2.27
Jordy Mercer LAD $3,200 6.99 2.18
Paul DeJong WSH $4,100 8.62 2.10

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nolan Arenado TB $5,300 10.64 2.01
Anthony Rendon CHC $5,100 10.16 1.99
José Ramírez NYM $4,400 9.83 2.23
Kris Bryant ATL $4,800 9.83 2.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dawel Lugo CHW $2,800 6.75 2.41
Matt Carpenter WSH $3,800 8.92 2.35
Colin Moran PIT $3,300 7.73 2.34
Manny Machado BAL $4,100 9.51 2.32

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Trout MIL $5,800 11.40 1.97
Christian Yelich ARZ $5,900 10.86 1.84
Charlie Blackmon TB $5,600 10.86 1.94
Cody Bellinger STL $5,400 10.21 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juan Lagares CIN $2,200 6.27 2.85
Lewis Brinson CLE $2,000 5.46 2.73
Guillermo Heredia TEX $3,200 7.74 2.42
Jesse Winker PHI $3,800 9.17 2.41

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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