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MLB Draftkings Picks for Jul 19, 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
Lance Lynn CWS $11,400 22.92 2.01
Kevin Gausman SF $10,000 20.49 2.05
Kyle Gibson TEX $9,000 18.20 2.02
Zack Greinke HOU $8,800 17.09 1.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Casey Mize DET $6,600 14.22 2.15
Kevin Gausman SF $10,000 20.49 2.05
Kyle Gibson TEX $9,000 18.20 2.02
Lance Lynn CWS $11,400 22.92 2.01

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Will Smith LAD $5,300 8.08 1.52
Jacob Stallings PIT $3,500 7.97 2.28
Willson Contreras CHC $5,100 7.87 1.54
Tyler Stephenson CIN $3,600 7.69 2.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tres Barrera WAS $2,000 6.32 3.16
Jonah Heim TEX $2,300 7.24 3.15
Stephen Vogt ATL $2,400 6.98 2.91
Kevin Plawecki BOS $2,000 5.75 2.88

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $6,300 12.07 1.92
Freddie Freeman ATL $5,800 10.99 1.89
José Abreu CWS $10,400 10.13 0.97
Pete Alonso NYM $5,900 9.59 1.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Nogowski PIT $2,300 7.72 3.35
Tres Barrera WAS $2,000 6.32 3.16
Jonah Heim TEX $2,300 7.24 3.15
Stephen Vogt ATL $2,400 6.98 2.91

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien TOR $5,800 9.86 1.70
Jake Cronenworth SD $4,900 9.32 1.90
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,000 9.26 1.85
David Fletcher LAA $4,200 9.06 2.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Carpenter STL $2,600 6.52 2.51
Pat Valaika BAL $2,000 4.91 2.45
Alcides Escobar WAS $3,400 7.62 2.24
David Fletcher LAA $4,200 9.06 2.16

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $6,000 12.18 2.03
Trea Turner WAS $5,800 11.61 2.00
Tim Anderson CWS $9,800 11.13 1.14
Xander Bogaerts BOS $5,400 9.76 1.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ramón Urías BAL $2,400 7.84 3.27
Kevin Newman PIT $2,300 5.96 2.59
Kyle Farmer CIN $2,700 6.59 2.44
Miguel Rojas MIA $4,000 8.91 2.23

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Manny Machado SD $5,900 10.28 1.74
Jake Burger CWS $4,000 9.79 2.45
J.D. Davis NYM $4,800 9.50 1.98
José Ramírez CLE $5,500 9.22 1.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brock Holt TEX $2,700 6.92 2.56
Jake Burger CWS $4,000 9.79 2.45
Kelvin Gutierrez BAL $2,000 4.86 2.43
Jon Berti MIA $3,400 7.77 2.29

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juan Soto WAS $5,800 11.13 1.92
Joey Gallo TEX $5,500 10.55 1.92
Akil Baddoo DET $3,500 10.14 2.90
Tommy Pham SD $4,200 9.88 2.35
Adam Duvall MIA $4,700 9.74 2.07
Adam Engel CWS $6,600 9.60 1.45
Mike Yastrzemski SF $4,700 9.40 2.00
Bryan Reynolds PIT $3,900 9.31 2.39

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ben Gamel PIT $2,000 7.85 3.93
Kole Calhoun ARI $2,000 7.63 3.81
Anthony Santander BAL $2,000 6.92 3.46
Austin Hays BAL $2,500 8.52 3.41
Andrew Stevenson WAS $2,000 6.66 3.33
Tyler Naquin CIN $2,500 7.96 3.18
Phil Gosselin LAA $2,100 6.65 3.17
Chas McCormick HOU $2,700 8.39 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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