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MLB FanDuel Picks for Jul 8, 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
Max Scherzer WSH $10,900 38.15 3.50
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $9,600 38.09 3.97
Yu Darvish SD $11,400 37.50 3.29
Julio Urías LAD $10,500 36.46 3.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $9,600 38.09 3.97
Adbert Alzolay CHC $7,100 26.51 3.73
Tyler Mahle CIN $8,900 32.87 3.69
Logan Gilbert SEA $7,000 25.79 3.68

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gary Sánchez NYY $3,200 11.81 3.69
Matt Olson OAK $3,800 11.42 3.01
C.J. Cron COL $3,000 11.12 3.71
Joey Votto CIN $3,700 11.00 2.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brad Miller PHI $2,000 9.34 4.67
Tom Murphy SEA $2,200 10.12 4.60
Ryan Jeffers MIN $2,100 9.39 4.47
Josh Bell WSH $2,500 10.98 4.39

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $4,300 14.16 3.29
Cesar Hernandez CLE $3,000 11.29 3.76
Starlin Castro WSH $2,400 9.70 4.04
Zach McKinstry LAD $2,000 9.54 4.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach McKinstry LAD $2,000 9.54 4.77
Josh VanMeter ARI $2,000 8.46 4.23
Starlin Castro WSH $2,400 9.70 4.04
Cesar Hernandez CLE $3,000 11.29 3.76

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $4,500 15.91 3.54
Trevor Story COL $3,700 13.63 3.68
Trea Turner WSH $4,100 13.12 3.20
Carlos Correa HOU $4,100 12.48 3.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zack Short DET $2,200 10.14 4.61
Alcides Escobar WSH $2,100 8.93 4.25
Elvis Andrus OAK $2,400 10.02 4.17
Willy Adames MIL $3,000 12.09 4.03

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Manny Machado SD $4,100 14.80 3.61
José Ramírez CLE $4,300 13.91 3.23
Patrick Wisdom CHC $2,400 11.77 4.90
Josh Donaldson MIN $3,300 11.73 3.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Wisdom CHC $2,400 11.77 4.90
Manny Machado SD $4,100 14.80 3.61
Abraham Toro HOU $2,600 9.37 3.60
Josh Donaldson MIN $3,300 11.73 3.55

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yordan Alvarez HOU $4,200 14.52 3.46
Bryce Harper PHI $4,200 13.94 3.32
Aaron Judge NYY $4,100 13.90 3.39
Juan Soto WSH $3,700 13.33 3.60
Nelson Cruz MIN $4,000 12.86 3.22
Giancarlo Stanton NYY $3,900 12.40 3.18
Franmil Reyes CLE $3,300 12.39 3.75
Nick Castellanos CIN $4,000 12.07 3.02

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chas McCormick HOU $2,300 11.82 5.14
Jace Peterson MIL $2,400 11.53 4.80
Wil Myers SD $2,300 10.45 4.54
Travis Jankowski PHI $2,000 8.93 4.47
Stuart Fairchild ARI $2,000 8.54 4.27
Andrew Benintendi KC $2,800 11.59 4.14
Tommy Pham SD $2,800 11.09 3.96
Jarrod Dyson KC $2,000 7.91 3.95

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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