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MLB FanDuel Picks for May 11, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gerrit Cole NYY $12,000 57.64 4.80
Jacob deGrom NYM $11,200 43.63 3.90
Lucas Giolito CWS $9,800 42.95 4.38
Sonny Gray CIN $10,500 42.72 4.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Civale CLE $7,500 36.68 4.89
Gerrit Cole NYY $12,000 57.64 4.80
Sandy Alcantara MIA $6,400 29.20 4.56
Dakota Hudson STL $6,800 30.07 4.42

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitch Garver MIN $3,200 14.04 4.39
Pete Alonso NYM $3,500 12.96 3.70
Miguel Sanó MIN $3,600 12.62 3.50
José Abreu CWS $3,100 11.81 3.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ji-Man Choi TAM $2,200 11.66 5.30
Christian Walker ARI $2,300 10.86 4.72
Ryan O’Hearn KAN $2,000 8.89 4.44
Mitch Garver MIN $3,200 14.04 4.39

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cavan Biggio TOR $3,400 14.46 4.25
Jose Altuve HOU $3,800 13.15 3.46
Ketel Marte ARI $2,800 13.15 4.70
Rougned Odor TEX $2,200 12.45 5.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rougned Odor TEX $2,200 12.45 5.66
Ketel Marte ARI $2,800 13.15 4.70
Howie Kendrick WAS $2,400 10.87 4.53
Jurickson Profar SDP $2,000 8.70 4.35

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SDP $3,400 13.45 3.96
Trevor Story COL $4,100 12.80 3.12
Adalberto Mondesi KAN $2,900 12.73 4.39
Gleyber Torres NYY $3,000 12.09 4.03

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Amed Rosario NYM $2,500 11.73 4.69
Tim Anderson CWS $2,600 11.91 4.58
Adalberto Mondesi KAN $2,900 12.73 4.39
Elvis Andrus TEX $2,400 10.43 4.34

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $4,000 13.96 3.49
Alex Bregman HOU $4,100 13.69 3.34
Anthony Rendon LAA $3,800 13.32 3.51
Yoán Moncada CWS $3,300 13.13 3.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tommy Edman STL $2,200 11.84 5.38
Todd Frazier TEX $2,300 10.51 4.57
Jeff McNeil NYM $2,800 12.45 4.44
Brian Anderson MIA $2,700 11.73 4.34

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Trout LAA $4,500 14.87 3.30
Christian Yelich MIL $4,100 14.77 3.60
Nelson Cruz MIN $3,500 14.43 4.12
Jorge Soler KAN $3,300 14.20 4.30
Danny Santana TEX $3,400 14.19 4.17
George Springer HOU $3,900 13.89 3.56
Ian Happ CHC $3,200 13.20 4.13
Corey Dickerson MIA $2,900 13.03 4.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jason Heyward CHC $2,100 10.13 4.82
Starling Marte ARI $2,800 12.78 4.56
Brett Gardner NYY $2,200 10.01 4.55
Josh Reddick HOU $2,000 9.09 4.54
Teoscar Hernández TOR $2,500 11.24 4.50
Corey Dickerson MIA $2,900 13.03 4.49
Randal Grichuk TOR $2,500 11.16 4.46
Eloy Jiménez CWS $2,800 12.35 4.41

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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