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MLB FanDuel Picks for Jul 16, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Robbie Ray TOR $9,800 41.30 4.21
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $9,700 34.55 3.56
Kyle Hendricks CHC $9,800 33.63 3.43
Charlie Morton ATL $8,700 33.48 3.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Duffy KC $6,800 29.29 4.31
Robbie Ray TOR $9,800 41.30 4.21
Eduardo Rodriguez BOS $7,400 28.81 3.89
Charlie Morton ATL $8,700 33.48 3.85

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $4,000 14.21 3.55
Jared Walsh LAA $3,700 12.57 3.40
Garrett Cooper MIA $3,500 12.34 3.52
Pete Alonso NYM $4,000 12.17 3.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sean Murphy OAK $2,500 11.53 4.61
Jonah Heim TEX $2,000 9.19 4.59
Zack Collins CWS $2,000 8.91 4.45
Josh Bell WSH $2,500 10.91 4.36

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,400 13.22 3.89
Kolten Wong MIL $2,800 13.16 4.70
Jose Altuve HOU $4,100 12.80 3.12
Jean Segura PHI $6,000 11.37 1.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kolten Wong MIL $2,800 13.16 4.70
Ramón Urías BAL $2,400 9.95 4.14
Phil Gosselin LAA $2,200 9.01 4.10
Christian Arroyo BOS $2,400 9.59 4.00

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $4,200 16.12 3.84
Trea Turner WSH $4,000 15.02 3.75
Trevor Story COL $3,800 13.36 3.52
Bo Bichette TOR $3,600 12.73 3.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willy Adames MIL $2,600 12.06 4.64
Alcides Escobar WSH $2,300 10.05 4.37
Orlando Arcia ATL $2,300 9.82 4.27
Elvis Andrus OAK $2,400 9.98 4.16

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Manny Machado SD $3,600 13.93 3.87
Justin Turner LAD $3,900 12.72 3.26
José Ramírez CLE $4,100 12.67 3.09
Brad Miller PHI $4,500 12.39 2.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Wisdom CHC $2,700 11.34 4.20
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $2,800 11.08 3.96
Abraham Toro HOU $2,400 9.41 3.92
Manny Machado SD $3,600 13.93 3.87

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shohei Ohtani LAA $4,500 16.29 3.62
Mookie Betts LAD $4,300 15.15 3.52
Joey Gallo TEX $4,100 14.86 3.62
Adam Duvall MIA $6,000 13.78 2.30
Bryce Harper PHI $7,500 13.61 1.81
J.D. Martinez BOS $4,000 13.49 3.37
Yordan Alvarez HOU $3,600 13.47 3.74
Juan Soto WSH $3,900 13.19 3.38

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ben Gamel PIT $2,100 10.04 4.78
Kevin Kiermaier TB $2,100 9.65 4.60
Kole Calhoun ARI $2,400 11.04 4.60
Jace Peterson MIL $2,500 11.45 4.58
LaMonte Wade Jr. SF $2,500 11.35 4.54
Wil Myers SD $2,400 10.62 4.42
Alex Dickerson SF $2,200 9.65 4.39
Jake Marisnick CHC $2,200 9.67 4.39

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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