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MLB Draftkings Picks for Oct 9, 2019

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Strasburg WAS $9,400 21.80 2.32
Jack Flaherty STL $7,400 21.60 2.92
Walker Buehler LAD $9,000 21.53 2.39
Mike Foltynewicz ATL $6,000 17.38 2.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jack Flaherty STL $7,400 21.60 2.92
Mike Foltynewicz ATL $6,000 17.38 2.90
Walker Buehler LAD $9,000 21.53 2.39
Stephen Strasburg WAS $9,400 21.80 2.32

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Will Smith LAD $4,200 7.83 1.86
Kurt Suzuki WAS $3,700 7.78 2.10
Yadier Molina STL $3,900 7.00 1.79
Brian McCann ATL $3,200 5.63 1.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kurt Suzuki WAS $3,700 7.78 2.10
Will Smith LAD $4,200 7.83 1.86
Yadier Molina STL $3,900 7.00 1.79
Brian McCann ATL $3,200 5.63 1.76

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul Goldschmidt STL $4,900 9.70 1.98
Freddie Freeman ATL $4,600 7.89 1.72
Will Smith LAD $4,200 7.83 1.86
Kurt Suzuki WAS $3,700 7.78 2.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kurt Suzuki WAS $3,700 7.78 2.10
Paul Goldschmidt STL $4,900 9.70 1.98
Ryan Zimmerman WAS $3,800 7.25 1.91
Will Smith LAD $4,200 7.83 1.86

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,700 8.82 1.88
Kolten Wong STL $4,000 8.81 2.20
Gavin Lux LAD $3,200 1.28 0.40
Brian Dozier WAS $3,400 0.84 0.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kolten Wong STL $4,000 8.81 2.20
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,700 8.82 1.88
Gavin Lux LAD $3,200 1.28 0.40
Brian Dozier WAS $3,400 0.84 0.25

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trea Turner WAS $4,900 10.28 2.10
Corey Seager LAD $3,900 8.33 2.14
Paul DeJong STL $4,200 7.06 1.68
Dansby Swanson ATL $4,400 6.48 1.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager LAD $3,900 8.33 2.14
Trea Turner WAS $4,900 10.28 2.10
Paul DeJong STL $4,200 7.06 1.68
Dansby Swanson ATL $4,400 6.48 1.47

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Rendon WAS $4,800 8.89 1.85
Josh Donaldson ATL $4,500 8.45 1.88
Justin Turner LAD $4,200 8.20 1.95
Matt Carpenter STL $4,100 7.42 1.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Turner LAD $4,200 8.20 1.95
Josh Donaldson ATL $4,500 8.45 1.88
Anthony Rendon WAS $4,800 8.89 1.85
Matt Carpenter STL $4,100 7.42 1.81

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $5,600 10.37 1.85
Marcell Ozuna STL $4,900 8.83 1.80
Dexter Fowler STL $3,700 8.10 2.19
Juan Soto WAS $4,500 8.00 1.78
Adam Duvall ATL $4,600 7.53 1.64
Adam Eaton WAS $3,700 7.33 1.98
Michael A. Taylor WAS $3,400 6.87 2.02
Nick Markakis ATL $3,600 6.52 1.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dexter Fowler STL $3,700 8.10 2.19
Michael A. Taylor WAS $3,400 6.87 2.02
Adam Eaton WAS $3,700 7.33 1.98
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $5,600 10.37 1.85
Nick Markakis ATL $3,600 6.52 1.81
Marcell Ozuna STL $4,900 8.83 1.80
Juan Soto WAS $4,500 8.00 1.78
Adam Duvall ATL $4,600 7.53 1.64

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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