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MLB FanDuel Picks for Apr 14, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Strasburg WAS $11,500 47.69 4.15
Walker Buehler LOS $11,800 47.23 4.00
Sonny Gray CIN $9,700 43.34 4.47
Kyle Hendricks CHC $8,300 35.58 4.29

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sonny Gray CIN $9,700 43.34 4.47
John Means BAL $5,500 24.26 4.41
Kyle Hendricks CHC $8,300 35.58 4.29
Stephen Strasburg WAS $11,500 47.69 4.15

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Santana TEX $2,900 14.49 5.00
J.T. Realmuto PHI $3,300 12.54 3.80
Josh Bell PIT $3,800 12.42 3.27
Miguel Sanó MIN $3,400 12.36 3.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Murphy OAK $2,100 11.37 5.42
Danny Santana TEX $2,900 14.49 5.00
Christian Vázquez BOS $2,000 9.98 4.99
Christian Walker ARI $2,300 11.39 4.95

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ketel Marte ARI $3,300 13.71 4.16
DJ LeMahieu NYY $3,500 13.39 3.82
Cavan Biggio TOR $3,000 13.29 4.43
Jose Altuve HOU $3,300 12.69 3.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rougned Odor TEX $2,400 12.51 5.21
Shed Long Jr. SEA $2,000 9.05 4.53
Cavan Biggio TOR $3,000 13.29 4.43
Jurickson Profar SDP $2,100 9.22 4.39

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien OAK $3,800 13.93 3.66
Fernando Tatis Jr. SDP $3,200 13.22 4.13
Trevor Story COL $3,300 12.79 3.88
Gleyber Torres NYY $4,100 12.50 3.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Amed Rosario NYM $2,200 10.56 4.80
Kevin Newman PIT $2,600 11.73 4.51
Didi Gregorius PHI $2,400 10.19 4.25
Carlos Correa HOU $2,700 11.22 4.15

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $3,700 14.73 3.98
Yoán Moncada CWS $3,800 13.46 3.54
Alex Bregman HOU $3,600 13.03 3.62
Anthony Rendon LAA $3,400 12.90 3.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tommy Edman STL $2,000 10.87 5.43
Brian Anderson MIA $2,500 11.52 4.61
Maikel Franco KAN $2,000 8.91 4.46
Yandy Díaz TAM $2,300 10.03 4.36

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Yelich MIL $3,700 15.49 4.19
Mike Trout LAA $4,600 14.40 3.13
Nelson Cruz MIN $4,000 14.34 3.58
George Springer HOU $2,900 14.32 4.94
Jorge Soler KAN $3,700 13.90 3.76
Bryce Harper PHI $3,700 13.77 3.72
Aaron Judge NYY $4,200 13.70 3.26
Starling Marte ARI $3,000 13.33 4.44

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Teoscar Hernández TOR $2,000 10.96 5.48
George Springer HOU $2,900 14.32 4.94
Jordan Luplow CLE $2,500 11.80 4.72
Lorenzo Cain MIL $2,100 9.90 4.71
Tommy Pham SDP $2,500 11.59 4.63
Austin Hays BAL $2,600 11.96 4.60
Nick Solak TEX $2,500 11.25 4.50
David Dahl COL $2,800 12.56 4.48

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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