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MLB FanDuel Picks for Jun 8, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shane Bieber CLE $11,500 52.47 4.56
Tyler Glasnow TB $11,000 43.25 3.93
Chris Bassitt OAK $9,700 42.73 4.41
Carlos Rodón CWS $10,600 40.45 3.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shane Bieber CLE $11,500 52.47 4.56
Sonny Gray CIN $8,000 35.76 4.47
Chris Bassitt OAK $9,700 42.73 4.41
Carlos Martínez STL $6,400 28.20 4.41

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $3,000 13.66 4.55
James McCann NYM $2,700 13.44 4.98
Matt Olson OAK $3,900 13.10 3.36
Rhys Hoskins PHI $3,300 12.72 3.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Bradley CLE $2,000 10.37 5.19
Miguel Sanó MIN $2,400 12.38 5.16
Tom Murphy SEA $2,000 10.29 5.15
James McCann NYM $2,700 13.44 4.98

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,500 13.58 3.88
Jose Altuve HOU $4,100 13.09 3.19
Jonathan Schoop DET $3,000 12.99 4.33
Nick Madrigal CWS $2,700 10.97 4.06

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cesar Hernandez CLE $2,200 10.78 4.90
Tony Kemp OAK $2,100 9.26 4.41
Phil Gosselin LAA $2,000 8.79 4.39
Jonathan Schoop DET $3,000 12.99 4.33

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $4,500 15.84 3.52
Brandon Crawford SF $3,000 13.52 4.51
Carlos Correa HOU $3,400 13.46 3.96
Tim Anderson CWS $3,800 12.20 3.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Crawford SF $3,000 13.52 4.51
J.P. Crawford SEA $2,400 10.21 4.25
Taylor Walls TB $2,100 8.72 4.15
Dansby Swanson ATL $2,700 11.11 4.11

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $3,500 14.57 4.16
José Ramírez CLE $4,000 13.21 3.30
Patrick Wisdom CHC $3,300 12.89 3.91
Manny Machado SD $3,800 12.33 3.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $3,500 14.57 4.16
Patrick Wisdom CHC $3,300 12.89 3.91
Taylor Ward LAA $2,500 9.60 3.84
Austin Riley ATL $3,000 11.33 3.78

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jesse Winker CIN $4,400 15.57 3.54
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $4,300 15.04 3.50
Austin Meadows TB $4,200 13.86 3.30
Starling Marte MIA $3,600 13.25 3.68
Mookie Betts LAD $3,600 12.97 3.60
Mark Canha OAK $3,700 12.96 3.50
Alex Dickerson SF $2,200 12.79 5.81
Shohei Ohtani LAA $4,100 12.70 3.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Dickerson SF $2,200 12.79 5.81
LaMonte Wade Jr. SF $2,100 12.06 5.74
AJ Pollock LAD $2,200 11.14 5.06
Kevin Pillar NYM $2,100 10.34 4.93
Kyle Schwarber WSH $2,200 10.69 4.86
Kyle Garlick MIN $2,500 11.82 4.73
Steven Duggar SF $2,400 11.13 4.64
Robbie Grossman DET $2,400 10.88 4.54

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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