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MLB FanDuel Picks for Jun 2, 2021

Daily Player Picks

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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
Walker Buehler LAD $9,700 37.91 3.91
Alek Manoah TOR $10,000 37.02 3.70
Sean Manaea OAK $8,500 31.31 3.68
Framber Valdez HOU $7,000 30.48 4.35

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Framber Valdez HOU $7,000 30.48 4.35
Chris Flexen SEA $6,800 27.74 4.08
Walker Buehler LAD $9,700 37.91 3.91
Jordan Montgomery NYY $7,500 29.15 3.89

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Olson OAK $3,300 13.46 4.08
Freddie Freeman ATL $3,700 12.14 3.28
Carson Kelly ARI $2,800 11.81 4.22
James McCann NYM $2,400 11.29 4.70

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Webster Rivas SD $2,000 11.04 5.52
Willians Astudillo MIN $2,000 9.73 4.86
James McCann NYM $2,400 11.29 4.70
Jacob Nottingham SEA $2,300 10.72 4.66

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $3,600 13.33 3.70
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,100 12.65 4.08
Nick Gordon MIN $2,000 12.52 6.26
Jed Lowrie OAK $2,600 9.67 3.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Gordon MIN $2,000 12.52 6.26
Tony Kemp OAK $2,000 9.21 4.61
Zach McKinstry LAD $2,200 9.57 4.35
Edmundo Sosa STL $2,000 8.54 4.27

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trea Turner WSH $3,700 13.34 3.60
Carlos Correa HOU $3,300 12.24 3.71
Xander Bogaerts BOS $3,400 12.07 3.55
Bo Bichette TOR $3,600 11.52 3.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dansby Swanson ATL $2,500 10.49 4.19
Nick Ahmed ARI $2,300 9.25 4.02
Francisco Lindor NYM $3,000 11.30 3.77
Carlos Correa HOU $3,300 12.24 3.71

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Donaldson MIN $3,000 12.27 4.09
Rafael Devers BOS $3,400 11.80 3.47
Austin Riley ATL $3,000 11.66 3.89
Manny Machado SD $3,400 11.29 3.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Wisdom CHC $2,400 10.97 4.57
Josh Donaldson MIN $3,000 12.27 4.09
Austin Riley ATL $3,000 11.66 3.89
Brandon Drury NYM $2,000 7.49 3.75

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $4,400 15.52 3.53
Adolis García TEX $4,500 13.20 2.93
Kyle Tucker HOU $3,200 13.15 4.11
Austin Meadows TB $4,100 13.12 3.20
Juan Soto WSH $3,700 13.07 3.53
Randy Arozarena TB $3,500 13.06 3.73
Mookie Betts LAD $3,900 13.04 3.34
Tyler O’Neill STL $3,400 12.88 3.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jay Bruce NYY $1 1.01 1009.00
Kevin Pillar NYM $2,000 10.32 5.16
DJ Stewart BAL $2,100 10.18 4.85
Trevor Larnach MIN $2,500 11.39 4.55
Tommy Pham SD $2,700 11.18 4.14
Joc Pederson CHC $3,000 12.38 4.13
Kyle Tucker HOU $3,200 13.15 4.11
Clint Frazier NYY $2,100 8.60 4.10

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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