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MLB Draftkings Picks for Oct 2, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yu Darvish CHC $9,000 27.66 3.07
Jack Flaherty STL $8,400 17.98 2.14
Sixto Sánchez MIA $7,800 15.56 2.00
Dinelson Lamet SD $10,000 4.70 0.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yu Darvish CHC $9,000 27.66 3.07
Jack Flaherty STL $8,400 17.98 2.14
Sixto Sánchez MIA $7,800 15.56 2.00
Craig Stammen SD $4,000 3.28 0.82

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willson Contreras CHC $4,400 8.13 1.85
Yadier Molina STL $3,600 6.96 1.93
Austin Nola SD $4,200 6.41 1.53
Victor Caratini CHC $2,600 5.04 1.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Victor Caratini CHC $2,600 5.04 1.94
Yadier Molina STL $3,600 6.96 1.93
Willson Contreras CHC $4,400 8.13 1.85
Austin Nola SD $4,200 6.41 1.53

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul Goldschmidt STL $5,000 8.68 1.74
Willson Contreras CHC $4,400 8.13 1.85
Jesús Aguilar MIA $3,600 7.98 2.22
Eric Hosmer SD $4,800 7.75 1.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jesús Aguilar MIA $3,600 7.98 2.22
Victor Caratini CHC $2,600 5.04 1.94
Yadier Molina STL $3,600 6.96 1.93
Willson Contreras CHC $4,400 8.13 1.85

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kolten Wong STL $3,800 8.51 2.24
Jake Cronenworth SD $4,600 6.38 1.39
Isan Díaz MIA $2,200 1.11 0.50
Eddy Alvarez MIA $2,000 0.97 0.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kolten Wong STL $3,800 8.51 2.24
Jake Cronenworth SD $4,600 6.38 1.39
Isan Díaz MIA $2,200 1.11 0.50
Eddy Alvarez MIA $2,000 0.97 0.49

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $5,600 9.97 1.78
Javier Báez CHC $4,800 6.45 1.34
Miguel Rojas MIA $3,800 6.36 1.67
Paul DeJong STL $4,000 6.32 1.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $5,600 9.97 1.78
Miguel Rojas MIA $3,800 6.36 1.67
Paul DeJong STL $4,000 6.32 1.58
Javier Báez CHC $4,800 6.45 1.34

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Manny Machado SD $5,400 8.67 1.60
Brian Anderson MIA $4,300 8.09 1.88
Kris Bryant CHC $3,900 7.22 1.85
Matt Carpenter STL $3,700 7.09 1.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Carpenter STL $3,700 7.09 1.92
Brian Anderson MIA $4,300 8.09 1.88
Kris Bryant CHC $3,900 7.22 1.85
Manny Machado SD $5,400 8.67 1.60

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wil Myers SD $5,100 8.85 1.74
Trent Grisham SD $4,500 8.43 1.87
Corey Dickerson MIA $3,500 7.85 2.24
Dylan Carlson STL $3,100 7.81 2.52
Ian Happ CHC $4,200 7.56 1.80
Harrison Bader STL $2,800 6.81 2.43
Dexter Fowler STL $2,500 6.79 2.72
Tommy Pham SD $3,700 6.74 1.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Magneuris Sierra MIA $2,100 6.01 2.86
Dexter Fowler STL $2,500 6.79 2.72
Matt Joyce MIA $2,100 5.71 2.72
Dylan Carlson STL $3,100 7.81 2.52
Harrison Bader STL $2,800 6.81 2.43
Corey Dickerson MIA $3,500 7.85 2.24
Trent Grisham SD $4,500 8.43 1.87
Tommy Pham SD $3,700 6.74 1.82

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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