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MLB Draftkings Picks for Jul 2, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Scherzer WAS $10,500 22.24 2.12
Zack Wheeler PHI $11,600 22.04 1.90
Lance Lynn CWS $9,700 21.00 2.16
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $9,400 19.74 2.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Logan Gilbert SEA $6,600 16.31 2.47
JT Brubaker PIT $7,000 16.13 2.30
Kyle Gibson TEX $7,800 17.79 2.28
Sonny Gray CIN $7,500 16.98 2.26

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gary Sánchez NYY $5,000 9.60 1.92
Yasmani Grandal CWS $4,900 8.97 1.83
Salvador Perez KC $5,100 8.93 1.75
J.T. Realmuto PHI $7,800 8.41 1.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pedro Severino BAL $2,800 7.30 2.61
Austin Hedges CLE $2,200 5.65 2.57
Jonah Heim TEX $2,300 5.81 2.52
Jorge Alfaro MIA $2,800 6.56 2.34

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $5,600 10.88 1.94
Ryan Mountcastle BAL $4,000 10.03 2.51
Paul Goldschmidt STL $4,800 9.89 2.06
Freddie Freeman ATL $5,700 9.79 1.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Miguel Cabrera DET $2,900 7.63 2.63
Pedro Severino BAL $2,800 7.30 2.61
Austin Hedges CLE $2,200 5.65 2.57
Jonah Heim TEX $2,300 5.81 2.52

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $5,800 11.44 1.97
Marcus Semien TOR $5,200 10.92 2.10
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,700 10.59 1.86
Whit Merrifield KC $5,500 10.02 1.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Fletcher LAA $3,200 8.39 2.62
Willi Castro DET $2,500 6.34 2.54
Jazz Chisholm Jr. MIA $3,600 8.89 2.47
Josh Harrison WAS $2,700 6.63 2.45

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $10,800 11.47 1.06
Bo Bichette TOR $5,400 10.49 1.94
Trea Turner WAS $5,900 10.39 1.76
Trevor Story COL $5,800 10.38 1.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
J.P. Crawford SEA $3,300 7.88 2.39
Miguel Rojas MIA $3,200 7.65 2.39
Elvis Andrus OAK $2,800 6.51 2.33
Paul DeJong STL $3,400 7.50 2.21

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rafael Devers BOS $5,000 10.08 2.02
Josh Donaldson MIN $5,400 9.71 1.80
Nolan Arenado STL $5,800 9.36 1.61
Manny Machado SD $10,200 9.27 0.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Starlin Castro WAS $2,500 7.32 2.93
Asdrúbal Cabrera ARI $2,700 6.92 2.56
Abraham Toro HOU $3,000 7.50 2.50
Jon Berti MIA $3,300 8.01 2.43

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $6,300 11.42 1.81
Adam Duvall MIA $3,800 11.01 2.90
Gavin Sheets CWS $2,500 10.75 4.30
Starling Marte MIA $4,300 10.55 2.45
Kyle Schwarber WAS $5,600 10.54 1.88
Nelson Cruz MIN $5,100 10.47 2.05
Cedric Mullins BAL $4,300 10.39 2.42
Giancarlo Stanton NYY $6,000 10.11 1.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gavin Sheets CWS $2,500 10.75 4.30
Daz Cameron DET $2,000 7.05 3.53
David Dahl TEX $2,000 6.83 3.41
Ben Gamel PIT $2,000 6.67 3.33
Chas McCormick HOU $2,600 8.55 3.29
Brandon Nimmo NYM $2,600 8.49 3.27
Kevin Kiermaier TB $2,000 6.44 3.22
Bradley Zimmer CLE $2,000 6.23 3.11

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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