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MLB FanDuel Picks for Apr 16, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luis Castillo CIN $9,300 41.04 4.41
Patrick Corbin WAS $9,800 33.53 3.42
Zac Gallen ARI $9,100 31.82 3.50
Zach Plesac CLE $7,400 31.35 4.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luis Castillo CIN $9,300 41.04 4.41
Zach Plesac CLE $7,400 31.35 4.24
Mike Soroka ATL $7,800 30.29 3.88
Zac Gallen ARI $9,100 31.82 3.50

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Santana TEX $3,300 13.41 4.06
J.T. Realmuto PHI $3,500 12.58 3.59
Paul Goldschmidt STL $4,300 12.40 2.88
Josh Bell PIT $3,500 12.39 3.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Murphy OAK $2,000 11.57 5.79
Christian Walker ARI $2,800 11.91 4.25
Will Smith LOS $2,500 10.35 4.14
Joey Votto CIN $2,700 11.13 4.12

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ketel Marte ARI $3,600 14.63 4.07
Keston Hiura MIL $2,900 12.26 4.23
Mike Moustakas CIN $3,400 12.02 3.54
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,200 11.74 3.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shed Long Jr. SEA $2,100 9.51 4.53
Scott Kingery PHI $2,000 9.04 4.52
Rougned Odor TEX $2,500 11.10 4.44
Keston Hiura MIL $2,900 12.26 4.23

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SDP $4,000 14.65 3.66
Marcus Semien OAK $3,400 13.96 4.11
Trevor Story COL $3,000 13.06 4.35
Francisco Lindor CLE $4,600 12.48 2.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story COL $3,000 13.06 4.35
Tim Anderson CWS $2,700 11.53 4.27
Kevin Newman PIT $2,700 11.36 4.21
Marcus Semien OAK $3,400 13.96 4.11

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $3,800 15.22 4.01
Tommy Edman STL $2,200 13.55 6.16
Eugenio Suárez CIN $3,700 13.15 3.55
Kris Bryant CHC $3,800 12.90 3.39

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tommy Edman STL $2,200 13.55 6.16
Jeff McNeil NYM $2,800 11.65 4.16
José Ramírez CLE $3,800 15.22 4.01
Eduardo Escobar ARI $3,000 11.40 3.80

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Yelich MIL $4,400 15.81 3.59
Bryce Harper PHI $3,900 14.27 3.66
Starling Marte ARI $3,400 13.69 4.03
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $3,600 13.10 3.64
Ian Happ CHC $3,100 12.70 4.10
Mookie Betts LOS $2,600 12.68 4.88
David Dahl COL $3,100 12.66 4.08
Tommy Pham SDP $3,100 12.44 4.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Roman Quinn PHI $2,000 11.02 5.51
Mookie Betts LOS $2,600 12.68 4.88
Nick Castellanos CIN $2,600 12.19 4.69
Shin-soo Choo TEX $2,400 10.97 4.57
Juan Lagares SDP $2,100 9.43 4.49
Mike Yastrzemski SFG $2,500 10.79 4.32
Brandon Nimmo NYM $2,500 10.66 4.26
Dexter Fowler STL $2,400 10.21 4.26

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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