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MLB FanDuel Picks for Apr 15, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Bauer CIN $11,000 37.58 3.42
Aaron Civale CLE $7,300 35.18 4.82
Lance Lynn TEX $8,500 33.92 3.99
Jon Gray COL $9,700 31.94 3.29

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Homer Bailey MIN $6,500 31.35 4.82
Aaron Civale CLE $7,300 35.18 4.82
Mike Fiers OAK $6,200 27.50 4.44
Brad Keller KAN $5,900 25.15 4.26

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Santana TEX $3,000 14.53 4.84
J.T. Realmuto PHI $3,200 12.87 4.02
Josh Bell PIT $3,300 12.82 3.88
Matt Olson OAK $3,100 12.46 4.02

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Murphy OAK $2,000 10.97 5.49
Mitch Garver MIN $2,500 12.29 4.91
Danny Santana TEX $3,000 14.53 4.84
Ryan O’Hearn KAN $2,000 9.04 4.52

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ketel Marte ARI $3,200 14.30 4.47
Cavan Biggio TOR $2,500 13.05 5.22
Jose Altuve HOU $3,300 12.70 3.85
Rougned Odor TEX $2,800 12.55 4.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cavan Biggio TOR $2,500 13.05 5.22
Garrett Hampson COL $2,200 10.53 4.79
Scott Kingery PHI $2,000 9.29 4.64
Rougned Odor TEX $2,800 12.55 4.48

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien OAK $3,100 13.25 4.27
Fernando Tatis Jr. SDP $3,500 13.14 3.75
Trevor Story COL $3,600 12.69 3.52
Adalberto Mondesi KAN $3,200 12.61 3.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager LOS $2,300 10.82 4.70
Willy Adames TAM $2,000 9.29 4.65
Amed Rosario NYM $2,000 9.03 4.52
Freddy Galvis CIN $2,100 9.16 4.36

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $4,200 14.29 3.40
Tommy Edman STL $2,100 13.41 6.39
Alex Bregman HOU $3,700 13.05 3.53
Kris Bryant CHC $3,600 13.01 3.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tommy Edman STL $2,100 13.41 6.39
Jeff McNeil NYM $2,600 12.36 4.75
Anthony Rendon LAA $2,800 12.67 4.53
Todd Frazier TEX $2,500 10.83 4.33

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Yelich MIL $4,500 15.53 3.45
George Springer HOU $3,400 14.34 4.22
Nelson Cruz MIN $3,100 14.27 4.60
Mike Trout LAA $4,700 14.18 3.02
Jorge Soler KAN $3,300 13.94 4.22
Starling Marte ARI $2,800 13.69 4.89
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $3,300 13.50 4.09
Trey Mancini BAL $2,900 12.99 4.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Dickerson MIA $2,500 12.50 5.00
Starling Marte ARI $2,800 13.69 4.89
Wil Myers SDP $2,000 9.56 4.78
Charlie Blackmon COL $2,500 11.83 4.73
Nelson Cruz MIN $3,100 14.27 4.60
Dexter Fowler STL $2,200 10.10 4.59
Mike Yastrzemski SFG $2,400 11.01 4.59
Teoscar Hernández TOR $2,400 10.99 4.58

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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