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MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 7, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shane Bieber CLE $10,600 29.64 2.80
Trevor Bauer LAD $10,200 25.82 2.53
Jameson Taillon NYY $7,500 22.27 2.97
Brandon Woodruff MIL $7,200 19.66 2.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jameson Taillon NYY $7,500 22.27 2.97
Shane Bieber CLE $10,600 29.64 2.80
Brandon Woodruff MIL $7,200 19.66 2.73
Trevor Bauer LAD $10,200 25.82 2.53

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Salvador Perez KC $4,800 9.24 1.92
Yasmani Grandal CWS $5,500 9.17 1.67
Tyler Stephenson CIN $4,300 9.14 2.13
Christian Vázquez BOS $4,900 9.07 1.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tom Murphy SEA $2,500 6.86 2.74
Jose Trevino TEX $2,800 6.95 2.48
Wilson Ramos DET $2,800 6.43 2.30
Tyler Stephenson CIN $4,300 9.14 2.13

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rhys Hoskins PHI $4,900 9.90 2.02
Freddie Freeman ATL $7,700 9.59 1.24
Pete Alonso NYM $4,800 9.50 1.98
José Abreu CWS $5,700 9.27 1.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tom Murphy SEA $2,500 6.86 2.74
Nate Lowe TEX $3,600 9.10 2.53
Seth Brown OAK $2,400 6.08 2.53
Jose Trevino TEX $2,800 6.95 2.48

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan India CIN $4,400 10.34 2.35
Marcus Semien TOR $5,200 9.93 1.91
Tommy Edman STL $4,600 8.39 1.82
Dylan Moore SEA $4,400 8.37 1.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Solak TEX $2,900 7.95 2.74
Jon Berti MIA $2,800 6.88 2.46
Jonathan India CIN $4,400 10.34 2.35
Donovan Solano SF $3,000 6.95 2.32

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trea Turner WAS $8,000 10.72 1.34
Corey Seager LAD $5,500 10.60 1.93
Bo Bichette TOR $5,300 9.22 1.74
Xander Bogaerts BOS $5,400 8.87 1.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ramón Urías BAL $2,100 6.17 2.94
Andrés Giménez CLE $3,700 7.22 1.95
Corey Seager LAD $5,500 10.60 1.93
Isiah Kiner-Falefa TEX $4,000 7.60 1.90

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $5,700 11.75 2.06
Cavan Biggio TOR $4,700 9.40 2.00
Mike Moustakas CIN $7,000 9.31 1.33
Justin Turner LAD $5,300 9.21 1.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alec Bohm PHI $3,100 7.44 2.40
Brian Anderson MIA $3,700 8.20 2.22
Jeimer Candelario DET $3,200 6.97 2.18
Evan Longoria SF $3,900 8.23 2.11

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nelson Cruz MIN $5,100 11.45 2.24
J.D. Martinez BOS $5,400 10.91 2.02
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $9,300 10.83 1.16
Randy Arozarena TB $4,900 10.56 2.16
Byron Buxton MIN $3,900 10.55 2.70
Juan Soto WAS $8,700 10.15 1.17
Nick Castellanos CIN $8,300 10.07 1.21
Akil Baddoo DET $3,500 9.98 2.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Isbel KC $2,000 7.50 3.75
Kyle Garlick MIN $2,300 7.27 3.16
Darin Ruf SF $2,400 7.54 3.14
Nomar Mazara DET $2,200 6.42 2.92
Akil Baddoo DET $3,500 9.98 2.85
Jorge Soler KC $2,800 7.97 2.85
Leody Taveras TEX $2,400 6.67 2.78
Byron Buxton MIN $3,900 10.55 2.70

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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