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MLB FanDuel Picks for Apr 5, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zac Gallen ARI $8,700 40.10 4.61
Anthony DeSclafani CIN $7,200 39.63 5.50
Dinelson Lamet SDP $8,000 38.37 4.80
Aníbal Sánchez WAS $6,200 34.24 5.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aníbal Sánchez WAS $6,200 34.24 5.52
Anthony DeSclafani CIN $7,200 39.63 5.50
Brad Keller KAN $6,600 31.98 4.85
Dinelson Lamet SDP $8,000 38.37 4.80

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gary Sánchez NYY $3,400 10.83 3.19
Yuli Gurriel HOU $2,900 10.37 3.57
Ryan Zimmerman WAS $2,700 10.11 3.74
Yan Gomes WAS $2,500 9.25 3.70

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Zimmerman WAS $2,700 10.11 3.74
Yan Gomes WAS $2,500 9.25 3.70
Martín Maldonado HOU $2,300 8.40 3.65
Yuli Gurriel HOU $2,900 10.37 3.57

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $3,700 13.02 3.52
DJ LeMahieu NYY $3,500 12.49 3.57
Howie Kendrick WAS $2,400 11.58 4.82
Rougned Odor TEX $2,700 3.20 1.19

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Howie Kendrick WAS $2,400 11.58 4.82
DJ LeMahieu NYY $3,500 12.49 3.57
Jose Altuve HOU $3,700 13.02 3.52
Rougned Odor TEX $2,700 3.20 1.19

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trea Turner WAS $3,800 12.44 3.27
Gleyber Torres NYY $3,600 12.25 3.40
Carlos Correa HOU $3,300 10.82 3.28
Marcus Semien OAK $3,500 3.17 0.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gleyber Torres NYY $3,600 12.25 3.40
Carlos Correa HOU $3,300 10.82 3.28
Trea Turner WAS $3,800 12.44 3.27
Willy Adames TAM $2,200 2.12 0.96

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Bregman HOU $4,100 13.48 3.29
Asdrúbal Cabrera WAS $2,500 10.88 4.35
Gio Urshela NYY $2,900 9.38 3.23
José Ramírez CLE $3,900 3.50 0.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Asdrúbal Cabrera WAS $2,500 10.88 4.35
Alex Bregman HOU $4,100 13.48 3.29
Gio Urshela NYY $2,900 9.38 3.23
Jeff McNeil NYM $3,200 2.90 0.91

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
George Springer HOU $4,000 13.76 3.44
Aaron Judge NYY $4,200 12.73 3.03
Juan Soto WAS $4,200 12.46 2.97
Yordan Alvarez HOU $3,900 11.38 2.92
Aaron Hicks NYY $2,800 11.05 3.95
Adam Eaton WAS $2,900 10.92 3.77
Brett Gardner NYY $2,600 10.28 3.95
Michael Brantley HOU $3,400 10.06 2.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Hicks NYY $2,800 11.05 3.95
Brett Gardner NYY $2,600 10.28 3.95
Adam Eaton WAS $2,900 10.92 3.77
Josh Reddick HOU $2,400 8.80 3.67
George Springer HOU $4,000 13.76 3.44
Aaron Judge NYY $4,200 12.73 3.03
Victor Robles WAS $3,000 9.08 3.03
Juan Soto WAS $4,200 12.46 2.97

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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