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MLB Draftkings Picks for Jun 4, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Scherzer WAS $11,400 25.07 2.20
Freddy Peralta MIL $10,400 23.21 2.23
Zack Wheeler PHI $10,700 20.37 1.90
Nathan Eovaldi BOS $8,500 17.86 2.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cody Poteet MIA $6,600 16.79 2.54
Brad Keller KC $5,500 13.14 2.39
Mitch Keller PIT $5,600 12.58 2.25
Keegan Akin BAL $4,600 10.34 2.25

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Salvador Perez KC $5,100 9.88 1.94
J.T. Realmuto PHI $4,700 8.71 1.85
Willson Contreras CHC $4,400 8.53 1.94
Will Smith LAD $4,200 8.11 1.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Martín Maldonado HOU $2,200 5.93 2.70
Pedro Severino BAL $2,300 5.01 2.18
Webster Rivas SD $2,900 6.02 2.07
Ben Rortvedt MIN $2,400 4.89 2.04

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $5,500 11.13 2.02
Matt Olson OAK $5,300 10.62 2.00
Salvador Perez KC $5,100 9.88 1.94
Trey Mancini BAL $4,900 9.20 1.88

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Martín Maldonado HOU $2,200 5.93 2.70
Daniel Vogelbach MIL $2,600 6.90 2.65
Pedro Severino BAL $2,300 5.01 2.18
Miguel Cabrera DET $3,300 6.99 2.12

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,300 10.04 2.33
Brandon Lowe TB $5,100 9.13 1.79
Jose Altuve HOU $4,900 9.08 1.85
Tommy Edman STL $4,400 8.58 1.95

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Gordon MIN $2,600 7.62 2.93
Stevie Wilkerson BAL $2,000 5.60 2.80
Willi Castro DET $2,700 7.21 2.67
Marwin Gonzalez BOS $2,000 5.23 2.61

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $5,600 11.73 2.09
Trea Turner WAS $5,400 9.66 1.79
Bo Bichette TOR $4,500 9.37 2.08
Amed Rosario CLE $4,300 8.95 2.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Farmer CIN $2,100 6.48 3.09
Zack Short DET $2,600 7.12 2.74
J.P. Crawford SEA $2,900 7.12 2.45
Edmundo Sosa STL $2,700 6.43 2.38

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $4,100 10.81 2.64
José Ramírez CLE $5,100 10.37 2.03
Josh Donaldson MIN $4,600 9.47 2.06
Joshua Fuentes COL $3,900 9.46 2.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $4,100 10.81 2.64
Patrick Wisdom CHC $3,300 8.65 2.62
Joshua Fuentes COL $3,900 9.46 2.43
Austin Riley ATL $3,800 8.26 2.17

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Meadows TB $5,900 11.22 1.90
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $5,600 10.82 1.93
Randy Arozarena TB $6,000 10.64 1.77
Starling Marte MIA $5,100 10.25 2.01
Juan Soto WAS $5,000 10.19 2.04
Adolis García TEX $4,600 9.79 2.13
Teoscar Hernández TOR $4,800 9.77 2.04
Mookie Betts LAD $5,300 9.56 1.80

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
AJ Pollock LAD $2,200 7.84 3.56
Brett Phillips TB $2,000 6.75 3.38
Trevor Larnach MIN $2,200 7.01 3.19
DJ Stewart BAL $2,600 8.19 3.15
Jake Fraley SEA $2,200 6.83 3.11
Steven Duggar SF $2,400 7.16 2.98
Clint Frazier NYY $2,400 7.10 2.96
Khris Davis TEX $2,500 7.36 2.94

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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