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MLB FanDuel Picks for Jul 2, 2021

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Updated Throughout the Day

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
Zack Wheeler PHI $11,200 38.69 3.45
Max Scherzer WSH $11,000 38.31 3.48
Lance Lynn CWS $10,000 37.34 3.73
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $9,600 35.76 3.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
JT Brubaker PIT $6,900 30.41 4.41
Sonny Gray CIN $7,000 30.83 4.40
Jordan Montgomery NYY $7,000 29.09 4.16
Adrian Houser MIL $6,400 26.57 4.15

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gavin Sheets CWS $2,600 15.08 5.80
Paul Goldschmidt STL $4,100 12.99 3.17
Freddie Freeman ATL $3,600 12.93 3.59
Gary Sánchez NYY $3,000 12.92 4.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gavin Sheets CWS $2,600 15.08 5.80
Nate Lowe TEX $2,600 11.46 4.41
Gary Sánchez NYY $3,000 12.92 4.31
Willson Contreras CHC $2,600 10.75 4.14

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $4,100 15.35 3.74
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,300 13.96 4.23
Ramón Urías BAL $2,200 11.05 5.02
Luis Arraez MIN $2,900 10.47 3.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Phil Gosselin LAA $2,000 10.37 5.18
Ramón Urías BAL $2,200 11.05 5.02
Nick Gordon MIN $2,000 9.52 4.76
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,300 13.96 4.23

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $4,500 15.26 3.39
Bo Bichette TOR $3,900 13.78 3.53
Trevor Story COL $4,100 13.66 3.33
Carlos Correa HOU $3,800 13.57 3.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ernie Clement CLE $2,100 8.65 4.12
Willy Adames MIL $3,000 12.25 4.08
Brandon Crawford SF $2,900 11.56 3.99
Nick Ahmed ARI $2,200 8.51 3.87

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rafael Devers BOS $3,700 13.52 3.65
Josh Donaldson MIN $3,400 12.98 3.82
Nolan Arenado STL $4,400 12.48 2.84
Manny Machado SD $3,400 12.23 3.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Wisdom CHC $2,600 11.88 4.57
Abraham Toro HOU $2,500 10.06 4.02
Josh Donaldson MIN $3,400 12.98 3.82
Taylor Ward LAA $2,700 10.17 3.77

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shohei Ohtani LAA $4,500 16.98 3.77
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $4,300 15.23 3.54
Adam Duvall MIA $3,200 14.81 4.63
Kyle Schwarber WSH $4,200 14.18 3.38
Nelson Cruz MIN $3,900 13.77 3.53
Starling Marte MIA $3,400 13.62 4.01
Giancarlo Stanton NYY $3,500 13.53 3.87
Joey Gallo TEX $3,600 13.48 3.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyrone Taylor MIL $2,200 10.94 4.97
Chas McCormick HOU $2,400 11.53 4.80
Austin Hays BAL $2,500 11.79 4.72
Adam Duvall MIA $3,200 14.81 4.63
Brandon Nimmo NYM $2,500 11.15 4.46
Guillermo Heredia ATL $2,400 10.41 4.34
Cedric Mullins BAL $3,100 13.35 4.31
Myles Straw HOU $2,700 11.48 4.25

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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