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MLB Draftkings Picks for Jun 1, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shane Bieber CLE $11,600 30.45 2.63
Tyler Glasnow TB $9,800 23.65 2.41
Chris Bassitt OAK $9,100 22.45 2.47
Michael Pineda MIN $9,200 21.22 2.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shane Bieber CLE $11,600 30.45 2.63
Chris Bassitt OAK $9,100 22.45 2.47
Tyler Glasnow TB $9,800 23.65 2.41
Michael Pineda MIN $9,200 21.22 2.31

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitch Garver MIN $4,600 8.99 1.95
J.T. Realmuto PHI $4,800 8.84 1.84
Salvador Perez KC $5,000 8.53 1.71
Buster Posey SF $4,300 8.28 1.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Stassi LAA $2,000 6.16 3.08
Victor Caratini SD $2,500 6.47 2.59
Martín Maldonado HOU $2,400 6.01 2.51
Pedro Severino BAL $2,300 5.38 2.34

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trey Mancini BAL $5,100 9.80 1.92
José Abreu CWS $10,000 9.67 0.97
Freddie Freeman ATL $5,300 9.53 1.80
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $6,000 9.47 1.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Stassi LAA $2,000 6.16 3.08
Victor Caratini SD $2,500 6.47 2.59
Martín Maldonado HOU $2,400 6.01 2.51
Miguel Cabrera DET $3,000 7.48 2.49

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Muncy LAD $5,300 10.24 1.93
Jose Altuve HOU $4,800 9.68 2.02
Adam Frazier PIT $4,200 9.23 2.20
Jazz Chisholm Jr. MIA $5,100 9.13 1.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willi Castro DET $2,200 6.95 3.16
Stevie Wilkerson BAL $2,000 5.98 2.99
Marwin Gonzalez BOS $2,200 5.36 2.43
Donovan Solano SF $3,000 6.95 2.32

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $6,100 13.69 2.24
Trea Turner WAS $5,600 9.94 1.78
Carlos Correa HOU $4,500 9.23 2.05
Willy Adames MIL $4,100 9.22 2.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Farmer CIN $2,100 6.31 3.01
Andrelton Simmons MIN $2,100 6.07 2.89
Elvis Andrus OAK $2,000 5.21 2.60
Nicky Lopez KC $2,300 5.46 2.37

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rafael Devers BOS $5,100 10.04 1.97
Jonathan Villar NYM $4,300 9.34 2.17
José Ramírez CLE $9,400 9.27 0.99
Nolan Arenado STL $4,900 9.06 1.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Wisdom CHC $2,700 7.75 2.87
Brock Holt TEX $2,400 6.44 2.68
Jeimer Candelario DET $3,100 7.83 2.52
Starlin Castro WAS $3,000 6.69 2.23

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adolis García TEX $4,200 10.78 2.57
Austin Meadows TB $5,200 10.56 2.03
Kyle Tucker HOU $3,700 10.33 2.79
Jesse Winker CIN $4,500 10.05 2.23
Randy Arozarena TB $6,000 9.94 1.66
Starling Marte MIA $4,600 9.92 2.16
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $5,500 9.77 1.78
Teoscar Hernández TOR $5,500 9.52 1.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Edward Olivares KC $2,000 7.14 3.57
Ka’ai Tom PIT $2,100 6.52 3.10
Brett Phillips TB $2,200 6.81 3.09
Abraham Almonte ATL $2,000 6.14 3.07
Tyrone Taylor MIL $2,000 6.10 3.05
Kyle Garlick MIN $3,000 8.81 2.94
Clint Frazier NYY $2,200 6.24 2.84
Kevin Kiermaier TB $2,100 5.95 2.83

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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