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MLB FanDuel Picks for May 3, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Clevinger CLE $10,300 45.28 4.40
Lance Lynn TEX $7,300 38.41 5.26
Charlie Morton TAM $9,600 37.99 3.96
Patrick Corbin WAS $10,500 35.67 3.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lance Lynn TEX $7,300 38.41 5.26
Marco Gonzales SEA $5,700 28.81 5.05
Sean Manaea OAK $6,800 33.10 4.87
Mike Clevinger CLE $10,300 45.28 4.40

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Santana TEX $3,000 14.21 4.74
Max Muncy LOS $3,200 12.66 3.96
Paul Goldschmidt STL $4,000 12.63 3.16
Josh Bell PIT $2,900 12.24 4.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Murphy OAK $2,000 10.78 5.39
Danny Santana TEX $3,000 14.21 4.74
Mitch Garver MIN $2,700 12.18 4.51
Albert Pujols LAA $2,000 9.02 4.51

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ketel Marte ARI $3,600 13.60 3.78
DJ LeMahieu NYY $3,500 12.67 3.62
Jose Altuve HOU $3,700 12.61 3.41
Cavan Biggio TOR $2,900 12.54 4.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rougned Odor TEX $2,200 12.20 5.55
David Bote CHC $2,100 9.20 4.38
Cavan Biggio TOR $2,900 12.54 4.32
Scott Kingery PHI $2,000 8.57 4.28

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SDP $3,300 14.17 4.29
Trevor Story COL $3,700 13.21 3.57
Marcus Semien OAK $2,900 13.01 4.49
Adalberto Mondesi KAN $3,400 12.62 3.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien OAK $2,900 13.01 4.49
Jorge Polanco MIN $2,700 11.99 4.44
Miguel Rojas MIA $2,000 8.80 4.40
Kevin Newman PIT $2,500 10.88 4.35

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $3,800 14.83 3.90
Tommy Edman STL $2,200 13.80 6.27
Anthony Rendon LAA $3,700 13.17 3.56
Eugenio Suárez CIN $3,000 13.10 4.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tommy Edman STL $2,200 13.80 6.27
Jeff McNeil NYM $2,500 12.25 4.90
Manny Machado SDP $2,400 11.49 4.79
Eugenio Suárez CIN $3,000 13.10 4.37

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Yelich MIL $4,200 15.05 3.58
Mike Trout LAA $4,500 14.74 3.27
Nelson Cruz MIN $2,900 14.14 4.87
Mookie Betts LOS $3,700 14.11 3.81
Jorge Soler KAN $3,700 14.10 3.81
Ian Happ CHC $3,300 13.91 4.22
Bryce Harper PHI $3,700 13.57 3.67
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $3,900 13.44 3.45

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Dickerson MIA $2,400 12.15 5.06
Jordan Luplow CLE $2,400 11.88 4.95
Nelson Cruz MIN $2,900 14.14 4.87
Lorenzo Cain MIL $2,200 10.61 4.82
Jason Heyward CHC $2,200 10.47 4.76
Teoscar Hernández TOR $2,300 10.81 4.70
Nick Castellanos CIN $2,600 12.02 4.62
Mike Yastrzemski SFG $2,300 10.38 4.51

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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