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MLB FanDuel 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 $11,000 42.48 3.86
Zack Wheeler PHI $11,200 40.38 3.61
Julio Urías LAD $11,500 35.77 3.11
Ian Anderson ATL $9,000 35.61 3.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nathan Eovaldi BOS $7,500 33.44 4.46
Justin Dunn SEA $6,700 27.42 4.09
Frankie Montas OAK $8,400 33.79 4.02
Ian Anderson ATL $9,000 35.61 3.96

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Abreu CWS $4,000 13.04 3.26
Freddie Freeman ATL $3,700 12.45 3.36
Rhys Hoskins PHI $3,400 12.27 3.61
Mitch Garver MIN $2,800 11.80 4.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brad Miller PHI $2,300 11.44 4.98
Jacob Stallings PIT $2,000 9.55 4.78
Salvador Perez KC $2,400 10.81 4.50
Gary Sánchez NYY $2,100 8.99 4.28

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $3,400 11.61 3.42
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,100 11.03 3.56
Zach McKinstry LAD $2,000 10.54 5.27
Edmundo Sosa STL $2,200 9.28 4.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach McKinstry LAD $2,000 10.54 5.27
Aledmys Díaz HOU $2,100 8.92 4.25
Edmundo Sosa STL $2,200 9.28 4.22
Jose Rojas LAA $2,100 8.86 4.22

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $4,400 18.12 4.12
Xander Bogaerts BOS $3,600 11.90 3.31
Carlos Correa HOU $2,800 11.63 4.15
Tim Anderson CWS $3,700 10.86 2.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Carlos Correa HOU $2,800 11.63 4.15
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $4,400 18.12 4.12
Dansby Swanson ATL $2,500 9.84 3.93
Brandon Crawford SF $2,500 9.71 3.88

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Manny Machado SD $3,400 12.41 3.65
Nolan Arenado STL $3,600 11.95 3.32
Rafael Devers BOS $3,500 11.74 3.35
Kris Bryant CHC $4,200 11.50 2.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Donaldson MIN $2,900 11.21 3.87
Evan Longoria SF $2,800 10.73 3.83
Manny Machado SD $3,400 12.41 3.65
Kyle Seager SEA $2,800 10.17 3.63

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chas McCormick HOU $2,000 13.56 6.78
Adolis García TEX $4,300 13.31 3.10
Randy Arozarena TB $3,800 12.95 3.41
Kyle Tucker HOU $2,700 12.83 4.75
Nick Castellanos CIN $4,400 12.82 2.91
Aaron Judge NYY $3,600 12.69 3.53
Tommy Pham SD $2,800 12.69 4.53
Jesse Winker CIN $4,100 12.62 3.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chas McCormick HOU $2,000 13.56 6.78
Dylan Carlson STL $2,200 11.43 5.19
Austin Slater SF $2,400 11.91 4.96
Kyle Tucker HOU $2,700 12.83 4.75
Jorge Soler KC $2,000 9.38 4.69
Raimel Tapia COL $2,300 10.46 4.55
Tommy Pham SD $2,800 12.69 4.53
Robbie Grossman DET $2,700 12.08 4.47

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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