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MLB Draftkings Picks for Jun 5, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jacob deGrom NYM $11,100 27.87 2.51
Brandon Woodruff MIL $10,300 26.63 2.59
Lucas Giolito CWS $9,500 25.10 2.64
Kevin Gausman SF $8,900 23.43 2.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lucas Giolito CWS $9,500 25.10 2.64
Kevin Gausman SF $8,900 23.43 2.63
Brandon Woodruff MIL $10,300 26.63 2.59
Jacob deGrom NYM $11,100 27.87 2.51

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Salvador Perez KC $5,000 9.43 1.89
Yasmani Grandal CWS $4,700 9.28 1.97
J.T. Realmuto PHI $4,800 8.49 1.77
Jacob Stallings PIT $4,600 7.88 1.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Martín Maldonado HOU $2,100 6.68 3.18
Aramis Garcia OAK $2,000 5.82 2.91
Max Stassi LAA $2,400 6.96 2.90
Victor Caratini SD $2,200 6.06 2.75

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $5,400 10.42 1.93
Matt Olson OAK $5,100 10.40 2.04
Trey Mancini BAL $5,000 10.08 2.02
José Abreu CWS $5,300 9.47 1.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Martín Maldonado HOU $2,100 6.68 3.18
Bobby Dalbec BOS $2,300 6.86 2.98
Aramis Garcia OAK $2,000 5.82 2.91
Max Stassi LAA $2,400 6.96 2.90

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,300 10.47 2.44
Jose Altuve HOU $5,000 9.92 1.98
Jonathan India CIN $2,900 9.15 3.15
Brandon Lowe TB $5,200 8.82 1.70

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan India CIN $2,900 9.15 3.15
Willi Castro DET $2,600 7.49 2.88
Stevie Wilkerson BAL $2,100 5.86 2.79
Marwin Gonzalez BOS $2,000 5.53 2.77

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $4,900 11.38 2.32
Carlos Correa HOU $4,100 10.52 2.56
Tim Anderson CWS $4,800 9.56 1.99
Trea Turner WAS $6,000 9.54 1.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Farmer CIN $2,200 6.11 2.78
J.P. Crawford SEA $2,800 7.61 2.72
Nicky Lopez KC $2,200 5.95 2.71
Elvis Andrus OAK $2,400 6.34 2.64

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $4,100 11.86 2.89
José Ramírez CLE $5,000 10.19 2.04
Rafael Devers BOS $4,500 9.39 2.09
Joshua Fuentes COL $4,000 9.30 2.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jason Vosler SF $2,000 6.24 3.12
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $4,100 11.86 2.89
Joshua Fuentes COL $4,000 9.30 2.33
Austin Riley ATL $3,700 8.42 2.28

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Meadows TB $5,900 11.40 1.93
Mark Canha OAK $4,500 10.98 2.44
Juan Soto WAS $5,400 10.62 1.97
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $5,700 10.55 1.85
Nick Castellanos CIN $4,100 10.10 2.46
Adolis García TEX $5,000 9.76 1.95
Jesse Winker CIN $4,200 9.66 2.30
Joc Pederson CHC $4,600 9.57 2.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Piscotty OAK $2,000 6.74 3.37
Myles Straw HOU $2,000 6.71 3.36
Kyle Garlick MIN $2,700 8.78 3.25
Taylor Trammell SEA $2,300 7.06 3.07
DJ Stewart BAL $2,700 8.21 3.04
Clint Frazier NYY $2,100 6.30 3.00
Ka’ai Tom PIT $2,000 5.90 2.95
Steven Duggar SF $2,600 7.41 2.85

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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