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MLB FanDuel Picks for Apr 30, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jacob deGrom NYM $11,600 56.41 4.86
Justin Verlander HOU $12,000 53.40 4.45
Chris Paddack SDP $9,200 32.35 3.52
Tyler Glasnow TAM $8,700 32.34 3.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jacob deGrom NYM $11,600 56.41 4.86
Dakota Hudson STL $6,400 30.14 4.71
Justin Verlander HOU $12,000 53.40 4.45
Danny Duffy KAN $7,000 29.07 4.15

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pete Alonso NYM $3,400 12.61 3.71
Paul Goldschmidt STL $3,600 11.91 3.31
Anthony Rizzo CHC $3,500 11.68 3.34
Matt Olson OAK $3,000 11.56 3.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Murphy OAK $2,000 11.05 5.53
Christian Walker ARI $2,400 11.31 4.71
Tom Murphy SEA $2,000 8.92 4.46
Eric Thames WAS $2,500 10.88 4.35

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ketel Marte ARI $3,000 13.35 4.45
Jose Altuve HOU $3,700 13.21 3.57
DJ LeMahieu NYY $3,300 13.07 3.96
Keston Hiura MIL $3,400 12.46 3.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kolten Wong STL $2,400 11.58 4.82
Shed Long Jr. SEA $2,000 9.18 4.59
Ketel Marte ARI $3,000 13.35 4.45
David Bote CHC $2,200 9.41 4.28

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SDP $3,300 13.48 4.08
Marcus Semien OAK $3,100 13.34 4.30
Adalberto Mondesi KAN $3,600 12.32 3.42
Gleyber Torres NYY $3,200 12.21 3.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Amed Rosario NYM $2,500 11.46 4.59
Marcus Semien OAK $3,100 13.34 4.30
Nick Ahmed ARI $2,100 8.66 4.12
Niko Goodrum DET $2,700 11.04 4.09

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Bregman HOU $4,000 13.61 3.40
Kris Bryant CHC $3,700 13.58 3.67
Jeff McNeil NYM $2,900 11.97 4.13
Tommy Edman STL $2,000 11.82 5.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tommy Edman STL $2,000 11.82 5.91
Brian Anderson MIA $2,300 11.00 4.78
Maikel Franco KAN $2,200 9.38 4.26
Jeff McNeil NYM $2,900 11.97 4.13

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Yelich MIL $4,300 15.40 3.58
Jorge Soler KAN $3,700 15.39 4.16
George Springer HOU $4,000 13.93 3.48
Trey Mancini BAL $2,900 13.48 4.65
Ian Happ CHC $3,400 13.40 3.94
Aaron Judge NYY $3,800 13.34 3.51
Starling Marte ARI $3,000 13.25 4.42
Juan Soto WAS $3,900 12.71 3.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Dickerson MIA $2,100 11.89 5.66
Dexter Fowler STL $2,200 10.53 4.79
Trey Mancini BAL $2,900 13.48 4.65
Jonathan Villar MIA $2,500 11.57 4.63
Ramón Laureano OAK $2,600 11.64 4.48
Starling Marte ARI $3,000 13.25 4.42
Mark Canha OAK $2,400 10.48 4.37
Mitch Haniger SEA $2,300 9.89 4.30

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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