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MLB Draftkings Picks for Jun 8, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shane Bieber CLE $10,300 29.41 2.85
Tyler Glasnow TB $10,000 24.96 2.50
Carlos Rodón CWS $9,700 23.59 2.43
Chris Bassitt OAK $8,800 23.52 2.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shane Bieber CLE $10,300 29.41 2.85
Chris Bassitt OAK $8,800 23.52 2.67
Tyler Glasnow TB $10,000 24.96 2.50
Carlos Rodón CWS $9,700 23.59 2.43

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
J.T. Realmuto PHI $4,700 9.32 1.98
Yasmani Grandal CWS $4,600 9.13 1.98
Buster Posey SF $4,900 8.94 1.82
Salvador Perez KC $5,000 8.91 1.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Stassi LAA $2,600 7.87 3.03
Martín Maldonado HOU $2,700 7.17 2.65
Pedro Severino BAL $2,500 6.41 2.56
Tom Murphy SEA $3,100 7.80 2.52

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $5,900 10.55 1.79
Trey Mancini BAL $5,400 10.21 1.89
Freddie Freeman ATL $5,000 10.15 2.03
Matt Olson OAK $5,200 9.68 1.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Bradley CLE $2,000 7.77 3.88
Bobby Dalbec BOS $2,300 7.29 3.17
Max Stassi LAA $2,600 7.87 3.03
Mitch Moreland OAK $2,700 7.36 2.73

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien TOR $5,500 10.50 1.91
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,100 10.23 2.49
Jose Altuve HOU $5,200 9.99 1.92
Whit Merrifield KC $5,100 9.65 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Arroyo BOS $2,000 7.29 3.64
Marwin Gonzalez BOS $2,300 6.17 2.68
Willi Castro DET $3,000 8.02 2.67
Jonathan India CIN $3,500 9.13 2.61

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $5,800 11.88 2.05
Carlos Correa HOU $4,800 10.11 2.11
Brandon Crawford SF $3,800 10.04 2.64
Tim Anderson CWS $5,100 9.49 1.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Crawford SF $3,800 10.04 2.64
J.P. Crawford SEA $3,000 7.84 2.61
Edmundo Sosa STL $2,700 6.80 2.52
Elvis Andrus OAK $2,100 5.29 2.52

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $4,500 11.22 2.49
José Ramírez CLE $5,100 9.87 1.93
Patrick Wisdom CHC $4,000 9.73 2.43
Jonathan Villar NYM $5,300 9.59 1.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kelvin Gutierrez KC $2,200 5.63 2.56
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $4,500 11.22 2.49
Patrick Wisdom CHC $4,000 9.73 2.43
Maikel Franco BAL $3,100 7.01 2.26

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jesse Winker CIN $4,600 11.73 2.55
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $6,000 11.28 1.88
Austin Meadows TB $5,800 10.23 1.76
Starling Marte MIA $4,900 10.12 2.06
Mookie Betts LAD $4,900 9.77 1.99
Mark Canha OAK $4,300 9.68 2.25
Alex Dickerson SF $4,000 9.65 2.41
Nick Castellanos CIN $4,500 9.59 2.13

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adam Engel CWS $2,000 7.09 3.54
Kyle Garlick MIN $2,700 8.99 3.33
Abraham Almonte ATL $2,200 7.09 3.22
Rob Refsnyder MIN $2,000 6.42 3.21
Trevor Larnach MIN $2,300 7.18 3.12
AJ Pollock LAD $2,800 8.38 2.99
Brett Gardner NYY $2,000 5.92 2.96
Myles Straw HOU $2,300 6.52 2.84

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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