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MLB FanDuel Picks for May 9, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shane Bieber CLE $11,500 55.83 4.86
Charlie Morton TAM $9,400 38.36 4.08
Sean Manaea OAK $7,100 35.29 4.97
Patrick Corbin WAS $10,000 33.99 3.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Manaea OAK $7,100 35.29 4.97
Homer Bailey MIN $6,000 29.24 4.87
Shane Bieber CLE $11,500 55.83 4.86
Griffin Canning LAA $7,400 32.58 4.40

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitch Garver MIN $3,400 13.60 4.00
José Abreu CWS $3,400 12.85 3.78
Ji-Man Choi TAM $2,800 12.46 4.45
Miguel Sanó MIN $3,000 12.33 4.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Murphy OAK $2,000 11.73 5.87
Robinson Chirinos TEX $2,000 9.63 4.82
Christian Vázquez BOS $2,400 11.32 4.72
Tom Murphy SEA $2,100 9.68 4.61

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ketel Marte ARI $3,500 13.81 3.95
Jose Altuve HOU $3,700 13.65 3.69
DJ LeMahieu NYY $3,600 12.87 3.58
Rougned Odor TEX $2,200 12.70 5.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rougned Odor TEX $2,200 12.70 5.77
Cavan Biggio TOR $2,700 12.00 4.44
Shed Long Jr. SEA $2,200 9.69 4.41
Mauricio Dubón SFG $2,000 8.76 4.38

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SDP $3,300 14.11 4.28
Marcus Semien OAK $3,200 13.77 4.30
Xander Bogaerts BOS $3,500 12.94 3.70
Trevor Story COL $4,400 12.81 2.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tim Anderson CWS $2,800 12.78 4.56
Amed Rosario NYM $2,000 9.04 4.52
Marcus Semien OAK $3,200 13.77 4.30
Fernando Tatis Jr. SDP $3,300 14.11 4.28

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $3,900 14.19 3.64
Alex Bregman HOU $4,000 14.17 3.54
Eugenio Suárez CIN $4,300 13.82 3.21
Yoán Moncada CWS $3,300 13.17 3.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tommy Edman STL $2,700 12.99 4.81
Todd Frazier TEX $2,100 10.00 4.76
Brian Anderson MIA $2,700 11.81 4.37
Yandy Díaz TAM $2,500 10.64 4.26

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Yelich MIL $4,500 15.51 3.45
George Springer HOU $4,000 14.40 3.60
Mike Trout LAA $4,500 14.19 3.15
Nelson Cruz MIN $3,200 13.99 4.37
Jorge Soler KAN $3,700 13.92 3.76
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $3,600 13.83 3.84
Starling Marte ARI $3,000 13.79 4.60
Danny Santana TEX $2,700 13.77 5.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Dickerson MIA $2,200 13.27 6.03
Wil Myers SDP $2,000 10.52 5.26
Teoscar Hernández TOR $2,100 10.88 5.18
Danny Santana TEX $2,700 13.77 5.10
Mike Yastrzemski SFG $2,100 10.59 5.04
Willie Calhoun TEX $2,300 11.55 5.02
Dexter Fowler STL $2,000 9.77 4.88
Eloy Jiménez CWS $2,700 13.13 4.86

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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