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MLB FanDuel Picks for Jun 1, 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 $11,100 54.13 4.88
Chris Bassitt OAK $9,300 40.93 4.40
Tyler Glasnow TB $10,700 40.87 3.82
Michael Pineda MIN $7,500 37.93 5.06

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Michael Pineda MIN $7,500 37.93 5.06
Shane Bieber CLE $11,100 54.13 4.88
Sonny Gray CIN $7,700 33.98 4.41
Chris Bassitt OAK $9,300 40.93 4.40

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Abreu CWS $4,100 12.97 3.16
Freddie Freeman ATL $3,700 12.76 3.45
Mitch Garver MIN $3,100 12.06 3.89
J.T. Realmuto PHI $2,800 11.65 4.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brad Miller PHI $2,300 10.84 4.71
Miguel Cabrera DET $2,100 9.84 4.68
Manny Piña MIL $2,100 9.60 4.57
Tomás Nido NYM $2,100 9.56 4.55

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $3,300 12.64 3.83
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,100 11.16 3.60
Jonathan Schoop DET $2,200 10.88 4.95
Cesar Hernandez CLE $2,800 10.22 3.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Schoop DET $2,200 10.88 4.95
Phil Gosselin LAA $2,000 8.71 4.35
Starlin Castro WSH $2,200 8.55 3.89
Jose Altuve HOU $3,300 12.64 3.83

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $4,500 18.28 4.06
Trea Turner WSH $4,100 12.84 3.13
Willy Adames MIL $2,300 12.35 5.37
Carlos Correa HOU $3,200 12.29 3.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willy Adames MIL $2,300 12.35 5.37
Dansby Swanson ATL $2,500 10.76 4.30
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $4,500 18.28 4.06
Brandon Crawford SF $2,500 9.70 3.88

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rafael Devers BOS $3,800 13.45 3.54
José Ramírez CLE $3,900 12.44 3.19
Kris Bryant CHC $4,200 12.36 2.94
Nolan Arenado STL $3,600 11.97 3.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Wisdom CHC $2,200 10.06 4.57
Josh Donaldson MIN $2,800 11.66 4.16
Gio Urshela NYY $2,200 8.85 4.02
Matt Chapman OAK $2,600 9.75 3.75

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adolis García TEX $4,300 14.23 3.31
Austin Meadows TB $4,100 14.21 3.47
Kyle Tucker HOU $3,000 13.68 4.56
Jesse Winker CIN $3,900 13.23 3.39
Randy Arozarena TB $3,700 13.18 3.56
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $4,300 13.06 3.04
Starling Marte MIA $3,400 12.97 3.81
Yordan Alvarez HOU $2,900 12.46 4.30

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Abraham Almonte ATL $1 8.08 8084.00
Chas McCormick HOU $2,000 10.92 5.46
Kyle Garlick MIN $2,300 11.52 5.01
Austin Slater SF $2,400 11.86 4.94
Dylan Carlson STL $2,300 10.79 4.69
Raimel Tapia COL $2,200 10.20 4.64
Kyle Tucker HOU $3,000 13.68 4.56
Edward Olivares KC $2,000 9.11 4.55

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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