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MLB FanDuel Picks for Oct 8, 2020

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zack Greinke HOU $8,100 28.23 3.49
Frankie Montas OAK $8,100 27.98 3.45
Kyle Wright ATL $9,200 26.34 2.86
Sixto Sánchez MIA $9,500 25.34 2.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zack Greinke HOU $8,100 28.23 3.49
Frankie Montas OAK $8,100 27.98 3.45
Jordan Montgomery NYY $8,300 24.66 2.97
Kyle Wright ATL $9,200 26.34 2.86

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $4,100 13.61 3.32
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $3,200 12.33 3.85
Will Smith LOS $2,900 11.33 3.91
Sean Murphy OAK $2,300 11.04 4.80

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Murphy OAK $2,300 11.04 4.80
Will Smith LOS $2,900 11.33 3.91
Mitch Moreland SDP $2,600 10.08 3.88
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $3,200 12.33 3.85

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DJ LeMahieu NYY $3,900 12.45 3.19
Jon Berti MIA $2,900 11.31 3.90
Jose Altuve HOU $3,300 11.11 3.37
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,700 11.10 3.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jazz Chisholm MIA $2,200 9.94 4.52
Jon Berti MIA $2,900 11.31 3.90
Jake Cronenworth SDP $2,500 9.49 3.79
Chris Taylor LOS $2,800 10.11 3.61

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager LOS $4,000 12.54 3.13
Marcus Semien OAK $2,900 12.46 4.30
Fernando Tatis Jr. SDP $4,400 11.69 2.66
Carlos Correa HOU $3,300 10.51 3.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien OAK $2,900 12.46 4.30
Miguel Rojas MIA $2,800 9.50 3.39
Gleyber Torres NYY $3,000 10.14 3.38
Willy Adames TAM $2,500 8.27 3.31

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brian Anderson MIA $3,000 11.99 4.00
Alex Bregman HOU $3,800 11.45 3.01
Justin Turner LOS $3,200 11.26 3.52
Chad Pinder OAK $2,300 11.09 4.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chad Pinder OAK $2,300 11.09 4.82
Yandy Díaz TAM $2,600 10.57 4.07
Brian Anderson MIA $3,000 11.99 4.00
Justin Turner LOS $3,200 11.26 3.52

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $4,500 15.13 3.36
Randy Arozarena TAM $3,400 14.96 4.40
George Springer HOU $4,100 14.39 3.51
Marcell Ozuna ATL $4,000 13.56 3.39
Mookie Betts LOS $4,200 13.19 3.14
Giancarlo Stanton NYY $4,400 12.41 2.82
Corey Dickerson MIA $2,800 11.33 4.05
Aaron Hicks NYY $3,100 11.18 3.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Randy Arozarena TAM $3,400 14.96 4.40
Magneuris Sierra MIA $2,200 9.12 4.14
Corey Dickerson MIA $2,800 11.33 4.05
Brett Gardner NYY $2,700 10.65 3.94
Manuel Margot TAM $2,600 9.84 3.78
AJ Pollock LOS $3,000 11.08 3.69
Mark Canha OAK $2,900 10.69 3.69
Khris Davis OAK $2,700 9.83 3.64

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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