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MLB Draftkings Picks for Jun 3, 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
Gerrit Cole NYY $11,200 28.76 2.57
Yu Darvish SD $10,700 27.23 2.54
Lance Lynn CWS $9,700 23.83 2.46
Taijuan Walker NYM $10,300 16.39 1.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gerrit Cole NYY $11,200 28.76 2.57
Yu Darvish SD $10,700 27.23 2.54
Lance Lynn CWS $9,700 23.83 2.46
Austin Gomber COL $5,400 12.94 2.40

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Salvador Perez KC $5,100 9.07 1.78
William Contreras ATL $4,000 8.19 2.05
Buster Posey SF $4,500 7.66 1.70
Yasmani Grandal CWS $4,900 7.60 1.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Jeffers MIN $2,000 6.02 3.01
Max Stassi LAA $2,500 6.68 2.67
Garrett Stubbs HOU $2,100 5.50 2.62
José Godoy SEA $2,200 5.32 2.42

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Zimmerman WAS $4,500 9.68 2.15
José Abreu CWS $5,700 9.42 1.65
Salvador Perez KC $5,100 9.07 1.78
Freddie Freeman ATL $5,200 8.98 1.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Jeffers MIN $2,000 6.02 3.01
Bobby Dalbec BOS $2,600 7.18 2.76
Max Stassi LAA $2,500 6.68 2.67
Matt Adams COL $2,300 6.12 2.66

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,400 10.44 2.37
Jose Altuve HOU $5,100 9.83 1.93
Adam Frazier PIT $4,000 9.24 2.31
Kolten Wong MIL $4,200 8.71 2.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willi Castro DET $2,700 6.97 2.58
Christian Arroyo BOS $2,400 6.09 2.54
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,400 10.44 2.37
Nick Gordon MIN $2,800 6.62 2.36

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $5,800 11.68 2.01
Trea Turner WAS $5,400 11.13 2.06
Xander Bogaerts BOS $5,100 8.76 1.72
Javier Báez CHC $4,100 8.56 2.09

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Ahmed ARI $3,000 7.08 2.36
J.P. Crawford SEA $2,900 6.69 2.31
Edmundo Sosa STL $3,100 7.00 2.26
Kevin Newman PIT $2,600 5.67 2.18

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $4,200 10.55 2.51
Rafael Devers BOS $4,600 9.15 1.99
Joshua Fuentes COL $4,200 8.94 2.13
Yoán Moncada CWS $5,400 8.90 1.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Starlin Castro WAS $3,000 7.52 2.51
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $4,200 10.55 2.51
Brock Holt TEX $2,500 5.85 2.34
Austin Riley ATL $3,900 8.72 2.24

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $5,700 11.14 1.95
Starling Marte MIA $5,300 10.44 1.97
Tyler O’Neill STL $4,600 10.20 2.22
Adolis García TEX $4,800 9.83 2.05
Juan Soto WAS $5,000 9.76 1.95
Ketel Marte ARI $4,100 9.76 2.38
Jesse Winker CIN $4,300 9.66 2.25
Randy Arozarena TB $5,500 9.60 1.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Larnach MIN $2,300 7.60 3.31
Kyle Garlick MIN $2,800 8.71 3.11
Clint Frazier NYY $2,300 7.13 3.10
Akil Baddoo DET $2,500 7.60 3.04
Chas McCormick HOU $2,700 7.62 2.82
Steven Duggar SF $2,400 6.69 2.79
Gregory Polanco PIT $2,600 7.25 2.79
Ben Gamel PIT $2,100 5.84 2.78

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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