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MLB FanDuel Picks for Apr 12, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gerrit Cole NYY $11,500 56.29 4.89
Shane Bieber CLE $10,800 42.50 3.93
Yu Darvish CHC $8,700 42.31 4.86
Jack Flaherty STL $9,300 40.82 4.39

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gerrit Cole NYY $11,500 56.29 4.89
Yu Darvish CHC $8,700 42.31 4.86
Sandy Alcantara MIA $6,600 29.08 4.41
Jack Flaherty STL $9,300 40.82 4.39

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Santana TEX $3,000 14.48 4.83
Pete Alonso NYM $3,300 13.04 3.95
J.T. Realmuto PHI $3,400 12.60 3.71
Christian Walker ARI $2,700 12.54 4.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Murphy OAK $2,000 10.61 5.31
Christian Vázquez BOS $2,200 11.19 5.09
Danny Santana TEX $3,000 14.48 4.83
Ryan Zimmerman WAS $2,000 9.61 4.80

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cavan Biggio TOR $2,900 14.12 4.87
Ketel Marte ARI $3,600 13.79 3.83
Jose Altuve HOU $3,700 13.52 3.65
Rougned Odor TEX $2,800 12.97 4.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
César Hernández CLE $2,200 11.11 5.05
Garrett Hampson COL $2,300 11.22 4.88
Cavan Biggio TOR $2,900 14.12 4.87
Jurickson Profar SDP $2,000 9.48 4.74

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story COL $4,000 13.55 3.39
Fernando Tatis Jr. SDP $3,500 13.38 3.82
Marcus Semien OAK $2,700 12.81 4.75
Xander Bogaerts BOS $3,300 12.77 3.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien OAK $2,700 12.81 4.75
Kevin Newman PIT $2,600 11.97 4.60
Amed Rosario NYM $2,200 9.70 4.41
J.P. Crawford SEA $2,000 8.63 4.32

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $3,600 14.91 4.14
Alex Bregman HOU $4,200 13.92 3.32
Nolan Arenado COL $3,800 13.47 3.54
Jeff McNeil NYM $3,100 13.06 4.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tommy Edman STL $2,400 11.76 4.90
Renato Núñez BAL $2,200 10.27 4.67
Todd Frazier TEX $2,500 10.58 4.23
Jeff McNeil NYM $3,100 13.06 4.21

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Yelich MIL $4,000 15.46 3.87
George Springer HOU $4,100 15.31 3.73
Starling Marte ARI $3,200 14.54 4.54
Mike Trout LAA $4,500 14.06 3.13
Jorge Soler KAN $3,300 13.98 4.24
Mookie Betts LOS $3,600 13.70 3.80
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $3,700 13.49 3.65
Nelson Cruz MIN $3,500 13.47 3.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Roman Quinn PHI $2,000 11.04 5.52
Ender Inciarte ATL $2,100 10.53 5.01
Mark Canha OAK $2,000 10.00 5.00
Austin Hays BAL $2,700 13.03 4.82
Mike Yastrzemski SFG $2,300 10.77 4.68
Teoscar Hernández TOR $2,400 11.15 4.65
Corey Dickerson MIA $2,700 12.34 4.57
Starling Marte ARI $3,200 14.54 4.54

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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