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MLB Draftkings Picks for Jul 21, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $10,100 22.01 2.18
Robbie Ray TOR $9,900 20.20 2.04
Julio Urías LAD $9,700 18.12 1.87
Kyle Hendricks CHC $9,100 17.48 1.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Gomber COL $6,200 16.21 2.61
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU $10,100 22.01 2.18
Max Kranick PIT $7,900 16.44 2.08
Robbie Ray TOR $9,900 20.20 2.04

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Will Smith LAD $5,500 8.87 1.61
Luis Torrens SEA $4,500 8.40 1.87
Salvador Perez KC $5,300 8.38 1.58
J.T. Realmuto PHI $5,000 8.35 1.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tres Barrera WAS $2,100 6.61 3.15
Austin Wynns BAL $2,000 6.01 3.00
Roberto Pérez CLE $2,300 6.13 2.66
Grayson Greiner DET $2,200 5.70 2.59

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $10,000 10.91 1.09
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $6,000 10.81 1.80
Pete Alonso NYM $5,900 10.59 1.79
José Abreu CWS $5,100 10.24 2.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Nogowski PIT $2,300 8.41 3.66
Tres Barrera WAS $2,100 6.61 3.15
Austin Wynns BAL $2,000 6.01 3.00
Miguel Cabrera DET $2,500 7.26 2.90

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien TOR $5,700 10.12 1.78
Kolten Wong MIL $4,200 9.53 2.27
Jonathan India CIN $4,100 9.52 2.32
Jose Altuve HOU $5,200 9.30 1.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rougned Odor NYY $3,600 8.97 2.49
Jean Segura PHI $3,400 8.38 2.46
Pat Valaika BAL $2,000 4.84 2.42
Alcides Escobar WAS $3,300 7.76 2.35

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $10,600 12.55 1.18
Trea Turner WAS $5,700 11.03 1.93
Willy Adames MIL $4,100 10.07 2.46
Bo Bichette TOR $5,100 9.62 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ramón Urías BAL $2,600 7.98 3.07
Willy Adames MIL $4,100 10.07 2.46
Kevin Newman PIT $2,300 5.36 2.33
Kyle Farmer CIN $2,900 6.55 2.26

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $4,300 8.74 2.03
Rafael Devers BOS $5,500 8.70 1.58
Josh Donaldson MIN $5,000 8.58 1.72
Yoán Moncada CWS $4,500 8.49 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Burger CWS $2,300 7.97 3.47
Brock Holt TEX $2,600 6.39 2.46
Charlie Culberson TEX $2,500 5.84 2.34
Hunter Dozier KC $3,000 6.74 2.25

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juan Soto WAS $5,600 12.06 2.15
Mitch Haniger SEA $5,600 10.74 1.92
Bryce Harper PHI $5,300 10.39 1.96
Trent Grisham SD $7,200 10.07 1.40
Joey Gallo TEX $5,100 9.88 1.94
Akil Baddoo DET $3,300 9.70 2.94
Yordan Alvarez HOU $5,200 9.68 1.86
Adam Duvall MIA $4,800 9.59 2.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Estevan Florial NYY $2,000 8.13 4.07
Aristides Aquino CIN $2,200 8.46 3.85
Gerardo Parra WAS $2,000 7.65 3.83
Bradley Zimmer CLE $2,000 7.50 3.75
Myles Straw HOU $2,000 7.36 3.68
Tyler Naquin CIN $2,300 7.97 3.46
Billy Hamilton CWS $2,000 6.69 3.35
Oscar Mercado CLE $2,000 6.63 3.32

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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