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MLB FanDuel Picks for Sep 17, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shane Bieber CLE $11,900 49.21 4.14
Aaron Nola PHI $10,900 43.07 3.95
Framber Valdez HOU $9,100 37.50 4.12
Kenta Maeda MIN $9,800 32.01 3.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shane Bieber CLE $11,900 49.21 4.14
Framber Valdez HOU $9,100 37.50 4.12
Aaron Nola PHI $10,900 43.07 3.95
Dakota Hudson STL $8,700 30.92 3.55

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luke Voit NYY $4,200 13.47 3.21
Will Smith LOS $3,400 13.23 3.89
Jared Walsh LAA $2,800 13.11 4.68
Christian Walker ARI $2,900 12.50 4.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Daulton Varsho ARI $2,000 11.64 5.82
Jared Walsh LAA $2,800 13.11 4.68
Pavin Smith ARI $2,100 9.32 4.44
Austin Slater SFG $2,800 12.12 4.33

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DJ LeMahieu NYY $4,000 15.07 3.77
Brandon Lowe TAM $9,500 11.34 1.19
Rougned Odor TEX $2,800 10.95 3.91
Donovan Solano SFG $2,800 10.86 3.88

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh VanMeter ARI $2,000 9.03 4.51
Joe Panik TOR $2,100 8.38 3.99
Rougned Odor TEX $2,800 10.95 3.91
Donovan Solano SFG $2,800 10.86 3.88

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story COL $4,400 13.83 3.14
Francisco Lindor CLE $3,500 12.97 3.71
Corey Seager LOS $4,300 12.72 2.96
Bo Bichette TOR $3,700 12.42 3.36

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Crawford SFG $2,500 11.37 4.55
Anderson Tejeda TEX $2,500 11.13 4.45
Andrés Giménez NYM $2,300 9.98 4.34
Yairo Muñoz BOS $2,300 9.35 4.07

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rafael Devers BOS $3,700 15.54 4.20
José Ramírez CLE $3,800 12.93 3.40
Justin Turner LOS $3,600 12.51 3.48
Tommy Edman STL $2,900 12.29 4.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tommy Edman STL $2,900 12.29 4.24
Rafael Devers BOS $3,700 15.54 4.20
Evan Longoria SFG $2,700 10.73 3.97
Alec Bohm PHI $2,700 10.50 3.89

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mookie Betts LOS $4,900 14.82 3.02
Mike Trout LAA $4,600 14.74 3.20
George Springer HOU $3,700 13.57 3.67
Michael Conforto NYM $3,500 13.22 3.78
Mike Yastrzemski SFG $3,700 12.71 3.43
Starling Marte MIA $3,200 12.71 3.97
Alex Verdugo BOS $2,900 12.52 4.32
Eloy Jiménez CWS $3,700 12.42 3.36

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jackie Bradley Jr. BOS $2,400 11.76 4.90
J.D. Davis NYM $2,600 11.58 4.46
Darin Ruf SFG $2,400 10.47 4.36
Alex Verdugo BOS $2,900 12.52 4.32
Justin Upton LAA $2,600 11.14 4.28
Brandon Nimmo NYM $2,900 12.31 4.25
Kole Calhoun ARI $2,900 12.08 4.17
Jorge Bonifacio DET $2,000 8.34 4.17

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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