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MLB FanDuel Picks for Apr 7, 2021

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Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shane Bieber CLE $11,500 51.89 4.51
Trevor Bauer LAD $11,000 43.51 3.96
Jameson Taillon NYY $8,000 41.38 5.17
Kyle Hendricks CHC $7,700 36.23 4.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jameson Taillon NYY $8,000 41.38 5.17
Kyle Hendricks CHC $7,700 36.23 4.71
Shane Bieber CLE $11,500 51.89 4.51
Brandon Woodruff MIL $7,600 34.10 4.49

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rhys Hoskins PHI $3,700 13.40 3.62
Freddie Freeman ATL $8,500 12.93 1.52
Pete Alonso NYM $3,500 12.67 3.62
Yasmani Grandal CWS $3,300 12.62 3.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Jansen TOR $2,100 10.55 5.02
Zack Collins CWS $2,000 9.99 5.00
Tyler Stephenson CIN $2,500 12.40 4.96
Christian Vázquez BOS $2,400 11.81 4.92

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cesar Hernandez CLE $2,900 10.68 3.68
Ozzie Albies ATL $7,000 10.47 1.50
Zach McKinstry LAD $2,500 9.95 3.98
Starlin Castro WSH $6,500 9.44 1.45

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jed Lowrie OAK $2,100 8.64 4.12
Zach McKinstry LAD $2,500 9.95 3.98
Ramón Urías BAL $2,000 7.81 3.91
Cesar Hernandez CLE $2,900 10.68 3.68

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager LAD $4,300 14.17 3.29
Trea Turner WSH $8,000 14.04 1.76
Bo Bichette TOR $3,200 12.05 3.76
Xander Bogaerts BOS $3,300 11.38 3.45

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wilmer Difo PIT $2,000 7.52 3.76
Bo Bichette TOR $3,200 12.05 3.76
Luis Guillorme NYM $2,100 7.72 3.68
Xander Bogaerts BOS $3,300 11.38 3.45

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $3,600 15.63 4.34
Justin Turner LAD $3,500 12.20 3.49
Rafael Devers BOS $3,000 11.15 3.72
Brian Anderson MIA $2,600 11.00 4.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Phillip Evans PIT $2,100 10.22 4.87
José Ramírez CLE $3,600 15.63 4.34
Brian Anderson MIA $2,600 11.00 4.23
Gio Urshela NYY $2,300 8.57 3.73

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nelson Cruz MIN $4,000 15.27 3.82
J.D. Martinez BOS $3,600 14.50 4.03
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $9,000 14.39 1.60
Byron Buxton MIN $3,700 13.95 3.77
Akil Baddoo DET $2,000 13.92 6.96
Randy Arozarena TB $3,300 13.73 4.16
Juan Soto WSH $9,500 13.71 1.44
Nick Castellanos CIN $3,800 13.20 3.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Akil Baddoo DET $2,000 13.92 6.96
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. TOR $2,500 12.34 4.94
Kyle Garlick MIN $2,000 9.78 4.89
Billy Hamilton CWS $2,000 9.71 4.85
Darin Ruf SF $2,200 10.04 4.56
Ben Gamel CLE $2,100 9.36 4.46
Mark Canha OAK $2,500 10.88 4.35
Tyler Naquin CIN $2,600 11.30 4.34

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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