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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gerrit Cole NYY $8,600 25.99 3.02
Shane Bieber CLE $9,000 24.53 2.73
Lucas Giolito CWS $8,300 19.37 2.33
Kenta Maeda MIN $8,000 18.86 2.36

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gerrit Cole NYY $8,600 25.99 3.02
Shane Bieber CLE $9,000 24.53 2.73
Kenta Maeda MIN $8,000 18.86 2.36
Lucas Giolito CWS $8,300 19.37 2.33

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James McCann CWS $3,800 8.37 2.20
Sean Murphy OAK $3,600 7.33 2.04
Alejandro Kirk TOR $2,500 6.93 2.77
Danny Jansen TOR $3,900 6.55 1.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Jeffers MIN $2,200 6.44 2.93
Alejandro Kirk TOR $2,500 6.93 2.77
Roberto Pérez CLE $2,200 4.87 2.21
James McCann CWS $3,800 8.37 2.20

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Abreu CWS $5,100 9.67 1.90
Luke Voit NYY $4,900 9.15 1.87
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $4,200 8.62 2.05
Matt Olson OAK $4,700 8.40 1.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Jeffers MIN $2,200 6.44 2.93
Alejandro Kirk TOR $2,500 6.93 2.77
Roberto Pérez CLE $2,200 4.87 2.21
James McCann CWS $3,800 8.37 2.20

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Lowe TB $4,900 9.38 1.92
Luis Arraez MIN $4,800 7.75 1.62
Jose Altuve HOU $4,700 7.72 1.64
César Hernández CLE $4,400 7.20 1.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Lowe TB $4,900 9.38 1.92
Nick Madrigal CWS $3,000 5.45 1.82
Jose Altuve HOU $4,700 7.72 1.64
César Hernández CLE $4,400 7.20 1.64

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bo Bichette TOR $4,900 9.93 2.03
Tim Anderson CWS $5,100 8.97 1.76
Francisco Lindor CLE $5,000 8.07 1.61
Marcus Semien OAK $4,400 8.04 1.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bo Bichette TOR $4,900 9.93 2.03
Willy Adames TB $4,100 7.55 1.84
Marcus Semien OAK $4,400 8.04 1.83
Jorge Polanco MIN $3,300 5.90 1.79

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $5,300 11.45 2.16
Yoán Moncada CWS $4,700 8.31 1.77
Gio Urshela NYY $4,900 8.03 1.64
Alex Bregman HOU $4,800 7.96 1.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $5,300 11.45 2.16
Yoshi Tsutsugo TB $3,700 7.10 1.92
Yoán Moncada CWS $4,700 8.31 1.77
Jake Lamb OAK $3,800 6.69 1.76

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
George Springer HOU $5,300 10.82 2.04
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. TOR $3,600 9.83 2.73
Randy Arozarena TB $3,800 9.74 2.56
Byron Buxton MIN $3,800 9.13 2.40
Eddie Rosario MIN $4,200 9.00 2.14
Aaron Hicks NYY $3,600 8.55 2.38
Aaron Judge NYY $5,400 8.54 1.58
Nelson Cruz MIN $4,900 8.53 1.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adam Engel CWS $2,300 6.65 2.89
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. TOR $3,600 9.83 2.73
Randy Arozarena TB $3,800 9.74 2.56
Robbie Grossman OAK $3,200 7.98 2.49
Byron Buxton MIN $3,800 9.13 2.40
Aaron Hicks NYY $3,600 8.55 2.38
Kevin Kiermaier TB $3,000 6.84 2.28
Brett Gardner NYY $3,300 7.25 2.20

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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