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MLB Draftkings Picks for Oct 8, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zack Greinke HOU $9,500 15.34 1.61
Frankie Montas OAK $8,600 15.18 1.77
Sixto Sánchez MIA $8,100 13.58 1.68
Jordan Montgomery NYY $7,400 13.20 1.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jordan Montgomery NYY $7,400 13.20 1.78
Frankie Montas OAK $8,600 15.18 1.77
Sixto Sánchez MIA $8,100 13.58 1.68
Kyle Wright ATL $7,200 11.68 1.62

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,000 9.36 2.34
Will Smith LAD $4,600 8.46 1.84
Sean Murphy OAK $3,800 8.17 2.15
Kyle Higashioka NYY $2,900 6.59 2.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,000 9.36 2.34
Kyle Higashioka NYY $2,900 6.59 2.27
Sean Murphy OAK $3,800 8.17 2.15
Chad Wallach MIA $2,400 5.05 2.10

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $4,800 10.14 2.11
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,000 9.36 2.34
Will Smith LAD $4,600 8.46 1.84
Sean Murphy OAK $3,800 8.17 2.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jesús Aguilar MIA $3,100 8.00 2.58
Garrett Cooper MIA $3,400 8.06 2.37
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,000 9.36 2.34
Kyle Higashioka NYY $2,900 6.59 2.27

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,400 8.60 1.95
Jose Altuve HOU $4,200 8.43 2.01
Brandon Lowe TB $5,100 7.87 1.54
Jake Cronenworth SD $4,500 7.30 1.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $4,200 8.43 2.01
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,400 8.60 1.95
Jake Cronenworth SD $4,500 7.30 1.62
Brandon Lowe TB $5,100 7.87 1.54

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager LAD $5,000 9.47 1.89
Marcus Semien OAK $4,100 9.47 2.31
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $4,900 8.90 1.82
Carlos Correa HOU $4,000 7.94 1.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien OAK $4,100 9.47 2.31
Dansby Swanson ATL $3,500 7.62 2.18
Carlos Correa HOU $4,000 7.94 1.99
Miguel Rojas MIA $3,700 7.29 1.97

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brian Anderson MIA $3,800 8.91 2.34
Justin Turner LAD $4,500 8.54 1.90
Alex Bregman HOU $4,400 8.53 1.94
Yandy Díaz TB $3,400 8.09 2.38

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yandy Díaz TB $3,400 8.09 2.38
Austin Riley ATL $2,700 6.37 2.36
Brian Anderson MIA $3,800 8.91 2.34
Alex Bregman HOU $4,400 8.53 1.94

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Randy Arozarena TB $3,800 11.48 3.02
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $5,100 11.33 2.22
George Springer HOU $4,800 10.88 2.27
Marcell Ozuna ATL $4,400 10.21 2.32
Mookie Betts LAD $5,300 10.04 1.89
Giancarlo Stanton NYY $4,300 9.25 2.15
Corey Dickerson MIA $3,000 8.65 2.88
AJ Pollock LAD $4,100 8.37 2.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Magneuris Sierra MIA $2,200 7.13 3.24
Randy Arozarena TB $3,800 11.48 3.02
Corey Dickerson MIA $3,000 8.65 2.88
Josh Reddick HOU $2,200 5.98 2.72
Brett Gardner NYY $3,100 8.03 2.59
Aaron Hicks NYY $3,500 8.33 2.38
Marcell Ozuna ATL $4,400 10.21 2.32
George Springer HOU $4,800 10.88 2.27

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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