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MLB FanDuel Picks for Apr 25, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Scherzer WAS $12,000 50.10 4.18
Walker Buehler LOS $11,000 42.76 3.89
Chris Paddack SDP $10,000 38.61 3.86
Sonny Gray CIN $8,800 35.54 4.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sandy Alcantara MIA $6,300 33.24 5.28
Matt Shoemaker TOR $7,200 34.79 4.83
Dakota Hudson STL $7,800 34.11 4.37
Danny Duffy KAN $7,200 31.11 4.32

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Santana TEX $3,200 14.53 4.54
Mitch Garver MIN $3,400 14.20 4.18
Miguel Sanó MIN $3,400 12.86 3.78
Pete Alonso NYM $3,500 12.75 3.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Murphy OAK $2,000 11.29 5.64
Danny Santana TEX $3,200 14.53 4.54
Albert Pujols LAA $2,000 9.04 4.52
Ryan O’Hearn KAN $2,000 8.73 4.36

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ketel Marte ARI $3,100 13.62 4.39
Rougned Odor TEX $2,800 13.41 4.79
Cavan Biggio TOR $3,300 12.86 3.90
Jose Altuve HOU $3,600 12.54 3.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rougned Odor TEX $2,800 13.41 4.79
Starlin Castro WAS $2,100 9.76 4.65
Shed Long Jr. SEA $2,400 10.56 4.40
Ketel Marte ARI $3,100 13.62 4.39

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien OAK $3,100 13.81 4.46
Fernando Tatis Jr. SDP $4,000 13.00 3.25
Trevor Story COL $4,000 12.94 3.23
Adalberto Mondesi KAN $3,000 12.52 4.17

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Amed Rosario NYM $2,300 11.54 5.02
Tim Anderson CWS $2,600 12.17 4.68
Marcus Semien OAK $3,100 13.81 4.46
Jorge Polanco MIN $2,600 11.57 4.45

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $3,400 14.80 4.35
Yoán Moncada CWS $3,400 13.52 3.98
Anthony Rendon LAA $3,700 13.16 3.56
Alex Bregman HOU $3,600 13.11 3.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tommy Edman STL $2,400 11.45 4.77
Jeff McNeil NYM $2,800 12.61 4.50
José Ramírez CLE $3,400 14.80 4.35
Maikel Franco KAN $2,000 8.67 4.33

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Yelich MIL $4,500 16.05 3.57
Mike Trout LAA $4,300 14.72 3.42
Nelson Cruz MIN $3,800 14.58 3.84
Jorge Soler KAN $3,000 14.44 4.81
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $3,500 13.79 3.94
Shin-soo Choo TEX $3,200 13.56 4.24
Ian Happ CHC $3,100 13.41 4.33
George Springer HOU $3,700 13.26 3.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jason Heyward CHC $2,000 10.31 5.15
Ender Inciarte ATL $2,200 10.80 4.91
Jordan Luplow CLE $2,400 11.65 4.85
Jorge Soler KAN $3,000 14.44 4.81
Eloy Jiménez CWS $2,700 12.61 4.67
Teoscar Hernández TOR $2,400 11.12 4.64
Brett Gardner NYY $2,200 10.18 4.63
Nick Senzel CIN $2,500 11.45 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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