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MLB FanDuel Picks for May 7, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Scherzer WAS $12,000 39.73 3.31
Dallas Keuchel CWS $8,100 31.37 3.87
Robbie Ray ARI $8,700 29.59 3.40
Trevor Bauer CIN $7,600 28.61 3.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Julio Teheran LAA $6,200 24.28 3.92
Yonny Chirinos TAM $6,000 23.35 3.89
Dallas Keuchel CWS $8,100 31.37 3.87
German Márquez COL $7,000 27.02 3.86

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Santana TEX $3,200 13.54 4.23
José Abreu CWS $3,300 11.57 3.51
Edwin Encarnación CWS $3,000 11.32 3.77
Joey Votto CIN $3,400 10.94 3.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Vázquez BOS $2,000 10.00 5.00
Tom Murphy SEA $2,100 9.65 4.60
Christian Walker ARI $2,300 10.55 4.59
Albert Pujols LAA $2,200 10.05 4.57

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ketel Marte ARI $2,800 13.24 4.73
Jose Altuve HOU $3,800 13.14 3.46
Rougned Odor TEX $2,500 12.48 4.99
Keston Hiura MIL $3,300 11.89 3.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rougned Odor TEX $2,500 12.48 4.99
Ketel Marte ARI $2,800 13.24 4.73
Shed Long Jr. SEA $2,000 9.22 4.61
Starlin Castro WAS $2,300 10.34 4.50

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story COL $3,800 13.06 3.44
Xander Bogaerts BOS $3,500 12.23 3.49
Carlos Correa HOU $3,300 11.84 3.59
Trea Turner WAS $3,600 11.76 3.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tim Anderson CWS $2,800 11.69 4.17
Miguel Rojas MIA $2,000 8.32 4.16
Nick Ahmed ARI $2,000 7.93 3.96
J.P. Crawford SEA $2,100 8.11 3.86

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $3,500 14.29 4.08
Anthony Rendon LAA $4,000 13.97 3.49
Alex Bregman HOU $3,600 13.56 3.77
Nolan Arenado COL $4,100 12.91 3.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Todd Frazier TEX $2,200 9.90 4.50
Brian Anderson MIA $2,700 11.20 4.15
Yoán Moncada CWS $3,100 12.69 4.09
José Ramírez CLE $3,500 14.29 4.08

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Trout LAA $4,600 15.03 3.27
George Springer HOU $3,600 14.78 4.10
Christian Yelich MIL $4,100 14.77 3.60
David Dahl COL $3,800 12.82 3.37
Shin-soo Choo TEX $3,200 12.75 3.98
Starling Marte ARI $2,700 12.52 4.64
Austin Meadows TAM $3,400 12.51 3.68
Charlie Blackmon COL $3,900 12.26 3.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jon Berti MIA $2,100 10.75 5.12
Corey Dickerson MIA $2,200 11.23 5.11
Starling Marte ARI $2,700 12.52 4.64
Jordan Luplow CLE $2,500 11.42 4.57
Mitch Haniger SEA $2,400 10.77 4.49
David Peralta ARI $2,400 10.33 4.31
Willie Calhoun TEX $2,700 11.50 4.26
Eloy Jiménez CWS $2,900 12.21 4.21

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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