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MLB FanDuel Picks for May 13, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Clevinger CLE $11,200 51.90 4.63
Luis Castillo CIN $10,800 40.50 3.75
Lance Lynn TEX $9,500 39.75 4.18
Stephen Strasburg WAS $10,800 38.11 3.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Clevinger CLE $11,200 51.90 4.63
Jon Gray COL $7,200 32.74 4.55
Reynaldo López CWS $6,400 28.15 4.40
Mike Fiers OAK $7,300 31.46 4.31

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pete Alonso NYM $3,500 12.92 3.69
Max Muncy LOS $3,700 12.54 3.39
Ryan Braun MIL $2,900 12.52 4.32
Matt Olson OAK $3,600 12.26 3.41

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Murphy OAK $2,000 11.71 5.86
Christian Walker ARI $2,300 11.69 5.08
Christian Vázquez BOS $2,200 11.10 5.05
Robinson Chirinos TEX $2,400 10.58 4.41

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cavan Biggio TOR $3,100 14.36 4.63
Ketel Marte ARI $3,300 13.95 4.23
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,500 13.44 3.84
Rougned Odor TEX $2,900 13.07 4.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cavan Biggio TOR $3,100 14.36 4.63
Rougned Odor TEX $2,900 13.07 4.51
Starlin Castro WAS $2,300 9.91 4.31
Ketel Marte ARI $3,300 13.95 4.23

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien OAK $2,900 14.35 4.95
Trevor Story COL $3,900 13.33 3.42
Fernando Tatis Jr. SDP $3,500 13.33 3.81
Xander Bogaerts BOS $3,200 12.69 3.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien OAK $2,900 14.35 4.95
Didi Gregorius PHI $2,000 9.19 4.59
Jorge Polanco MIN $2,600 11.84 4.55
Elvis Andrus TEX $2,500 11.12 4.45

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $4,000 14.35 3.59
Nolan Arenado COL $4,100 13.16 3.21
Anthony Rendon LAA $3,500 12.90 3.68
Jeff McNeil NYM $3,300 12.90 3.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tommy Edman STL $2,200 11.20 5.09
Todd Frazier TEX $2,200 11.09 5.04
Brian Anderson MIA $2,400 11.74 4.89
Asdrúbal Cabrera WAS $2,300 10.55 4.59

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $4,100 14.91 3.64
Jorge Soler KAN $3,000 14.62 4.87
Danny Santana TEX $3,300 14.61 4.43
Mike Trout LAA $4,000 14.43 3.61
Christian Yelich MIL $4,200 14.20 3.38
George Springer HOU $3,500 14.00 4.00
Nelson Cruz MIN $3,200 13.67 4.27
Starling Marte ARI $3,600 13.65 3.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Teoscar Hernández TOR $2,200 11.63 5.29
Austin Hays BAL $2,300 11.71 5.09
Roman Quinn PHI $2,100 10.49 4.99
Jorge Soler KAN $3,000 14.62 4.87
Eloy Jiménez CWS $2,600 12.44 4.78
Corey Dickerson MIA $2,700 12.88 4.77
Bryce Harper PHI $2,700 12.64 4.68
Trey Mancini BAL $2,600 12.18 4.68

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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