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MLB Draftkings Picks for May 29, 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
Yu Darvish SD $10,600 24.24 2.29
Zack Wheeler PHI $9,900 22.48 2.27
Julio Urías LAD $10,000 21.34 2.13
Ian Anderson ATL $9,400 19.98 2.13

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Foltynewicz TEX $5,600 13.39 2.39
Austin Gomber COL $7,000 16.47 2.35
Yu Darvish SD $10,600 24.24 2.29
Adam Wainwright STL $8,200 18.66 2.28

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitch Garver MIN $4,300 8.83 2.05
Buster Posey SF $4,300 8.62 2.01
J.T. Realmuto PHI $4,500 8.59 1.91
Yasmani Grandal CWS $4,800 8.39 1.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aramis Garcia OAK $2,000 5.76 2.88
José Godoy SEA $2,000 5.20 2.60
Manny Piña MIL $3,100 7.60 2.45
Victor Caratini SD $2,700 6.49 2.40

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Abreu CWS $5,500 9.70 1.76
Freddie Freeman ATL $6,000 9.27 1.55
Rhys Hoskins PHI $4,600 9.14 1.99
Jared Walsh LAA $4,200 8.88 2.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aramis Garcia OAK $2,000 5.76 2.88
Bobby Dalbec BOS $2,900 7.58 2.61
José Godoy SEA $2,000 5.20 2.60
Christian Walker ARI $2,600 6.69 2.57

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $5,100 8.99 1.76
Jake Cronenworth SD $4,700 8.75 1.86
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,300 8.40 1.59
Brandon Lowe TB $5,300 8.22 1.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willi Castro DET $2,400 5.83 2.43
Rougned Odor NYY $3,500 8.13 2.32
Pat Valaika BAL $2,300 5.29 2.30
Adam Frazier PIT $3,300 7.56 2.29

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $6,100 13.61 2.23
Adalberto Mondesi KC $3,300 10.64 3.22
Trea Turner WAS $5,600 9.62 1.72
Willy Adames MIL $3,500 9.13 2.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adalberto Mondesi KC $3,300 10.64 3.22
Elvis Andrus OAK $2,000 5.44 2.72
Willy Adames MIL $3,500 9.13 2.61
Kevin Newman PIT $2,300 5.92 2.57

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Manny Machado SD $5,900 9.21 1.56
Nolan Arenado STL $5,500 9.09 1.65
Rafael Devers BOS $4,600 8.75 1.90
Alex Bregman HOU $4,900 8.50 1.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brock Holt TEX $2,400 6.52 2.72
Jeimer Candelario DET $3,100 7.72 2.49
Starlin Castro WAS $2,900 6.95 2.40
Evan Longoria SF $3,700 8.09 2.19

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adolis García TEX $4,300 10.06 2.34
Nick Castellanos CIN $5,100 9.77 1.91
Randy Arozarena TB $6,000 9.76 1.63
Kyle Tucker HOU $3,800 9.72 2.56
Chas McCormick HOU $2,100 9.72 4.63
Tommy Pham SD $3,700 9.63 2.60
Aaron Judge NYY $6,000 9.63 1.60
Jesse Winker CIN $5,200 9.58 1.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chas McCormick HOU $2,100 9.72 4.63
Avisaíl García MIL $2,600 8.40 3.23
Zach McKinstry LAD $2,500 7.91 3.16
Roman Quinn PHI $2,100 6.56 3.12
Andrew Stevenson WAS $2,000 5.97 2.99
Nomar Mazara DET $2,300 6.47 2.81
Akil Baddoo DET $2,700 7.57 2.80
Austin Slater SF $3,200 8.93 2.79

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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