Sports from the Basement

MLB FanDuel 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 FanDuel Optimizer.

P Zack Greinke
C/1B DJ LeMahieu
2B Gleyber Torres
SS Trevor Story
3B Hernán Pérez
OF One Gerardo Parra
OF Two Guillermo Heredia
OF Three Billy McKinney
Util José Ramírez
Salary $34,600
Expected Points 138.15

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jack Flaherty WSH $8,900 36.59 4.11
Matthew Boyd CHW $10,400 34.14 3.28
Chris Sale BOS $10,500 33.41 3.18
Lance Lynn WSH $10,300 30.60 2.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jack Flaherty WSH $8,900 36.59 4.11
Brett Anderson KC $6,700 25.77 3.85
Jason Vargas NYY $6,800 23.61 3.47
Madison Bumgarner SF $8,600 28.71 3.34

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DJ LeMahieu TB $4,300 13.45 3.13
Freddie Freeman NYM $4,400 12.93 2.94
Rhys Hoskins HOU $3,700 12.34 3.33
Anthony Rizzo ATL $4,000 12.32 3.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aramis Garcia SF $2,000 8.57 4.29
Garrett Cooper ARZ $2,400 10.01 4.17
Justin Smoak KC $2,600 10.75 4.14
Howie Kendrick CHC $2,400 9.89 4.12

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Altuve PIT $4,700 13.03 2.77
Gleyber Torres DET $3,600 12.96 3.60
Niko Goodrum CHW $3,300 11.66 3.53
Ozzie Albies NYM $3,600 11.62 3.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brian Dozier OAK $2,300 9.94 4.32
Starlin Castro ARZ $2,300 9.39 4.08
Marco Hernández BOS $2,100 8.37 3.99
Austin Nola ARZ $2,600 9.58 3.69

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story TB $4,500 14.81 3.29
Javier Báez ATL $4,200 13.17 3.13
Trea Turner CHC $3,500 13.04 3.73
Carlos Correa PIT $4,500 12.08 2.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Amed Rosario CIN $2,500 10.82 4.33
Charlie Culberson NYM $2,200 9.50 4.32
Jordy Mercer LAD $2,400 9.05 3.77
Trea Turner CHC $3,500 13.04 3.73

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nolan Arenado TB $4,400 13.99 3.18
Anthony Rendon CHC $4,200 13.49 3.21
José Ramírez NYM $3,300 13.07 3.96
Kris Bryant ATL $3,800 13.00 3.42

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hernán Pérez CLE $2,000 9.17 4.59
Matt Carpenter WSH $2,900 11.95 4.12
José Ramírez NYM $3,300 13.07 3.96
Rio Ruiz NYM $2,200 8.65 3.93

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Trout MIL $4,800 15.23 3.17
Christian Yelich ARZ $4,700 14.28 3.04
Charlie Blackmon TB $4,600 14.17 3.08
George Springer PIT $4,500 13.64 3.03

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gerardo Parra TB $2,000 9.99 4.99
Guillermo Heredia TEX $2,100 10.07 4.80
Billy McKinney DET $2,000 9.57 4.78
Greg Allen LAA $2,000 8.88 4.44

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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