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MLB FanDuel Picks for Jun 5, 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
Jacob deGrom NYM $11,500 45.95 4.00
Brandon Woodruff MIL $12,000 45.46 3.79
Lucas Giolito CWS $11,600 42.58 3.67
Kevin Gausman SF $11,200 40.08 3.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chase De Jong PIT $6,500 29.95 4.61
Joe Musgrove SD $8,300 35.69 4.30
Merrill Kelly ARI $7,000 29.76 4.25
Jacob deGrom NYM $11,500 45.95 4.00

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Olson OAK $4,400 13.98 3.18
Yasmani Grandal CWS $2,800 12.85 4.59
José Abreu CWS $3,500 12.69 3.63
Salvador Perez KC $3,200 12.42 3.88

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Miguel Sanó MIN $2,300 11.37 4.94
Mike Zunino TB $2,200 10.34 4.70
Daniel Vogelbach MIL $2,000 9.28 4.64
Omar Narváez MIL $2,000 9.26 4.63

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,500 13.72 3.92
Jose Altuve HOU $4,100 13.10 3.19
Jonathan Schoop DET $2,900 12.40 4.28
Aledmys Díaz HOU $2,400 10.63 4.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Edmundo Sosa STL $2,000 9.33 4.67
Aledmys Díaz HOU $2,400 10.63 4.43
Cesar Hernandez CLE $2,400 10.43 4.34
Jonathan Schoop DET $2,900 12.40 4.28

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $4,100 15.19 3.70
Carlos Correa HOU $3,300 14.05 4.26
Tim Anderson CWS $3,700 12.31 3.33
Trea Turner WSH $4,200 12.24 2.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Devers MIA $2,000 9.60 4.80
Taylor Walls TB $2,000 8.69 4.35
J.P. Crawford SEA $2,300 9.85 4.28
Carlos Correa HOU $3,300 14.05 4.26

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $3,100 15.38 4.96
José Ramírez CLE $4,000 13.52 3.38
Rafael Devers BOS $3,500 12.53 3.58
Josh Donaldson MIN $3,400 12.48 3.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $3,100 15.38 4.96
Jason Vosler SF $2,000 8.40 4.20
Austin Riley ATL $3,000 11.11 3.70
Josh Donaldson MIN $3,400 12.48 3.67

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Meadows TB $4,500 15.48 3.44
Mark Canha OAK $4,200 14.67 3.49
Juan Soto WSH $4,000 14.28 3.57
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $4,300 14.15 3.29
Nick Castellanos CIN $4,000 13.15 3.29
Adolis García TEX $3,700 12.80 3.46
Jesse Winker CIN $4,300 12.77 2.97
Joc Pederson CHC $2,800 12.72 4.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Dickerson SF $2,000 10.57 5.29
Kyle Schwarber WSH $2,500 12.13 4.85
DJ Stewart BAL $2,300 10.98 4.78
Kyle Garlick MIN $2,500 11.59 4.64
Manuel Margot TB $2,400 10.94 4.56
Joc Pederson CHC $2,800 12.72 4.54
Billy Hamilton CWS $2,200 9.96 4.53
LaMonte Wade Jr. SF $2,000 9.05 4.53

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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