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MLB FanDuel Picks for Jul 28, 2021

Daily Player Picks

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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
Walker Buehler LAD $11,500 41.26 3.59
Lucas Giolito CWS $9,200 33.97 3.69
Tyler Mahle CIN $7,300 31.19 4.27
Kwang Hyun Kim STL $9,500 29.88 3.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Mahle CIN $7,300 31.19 4.27
Zach Plesac CLE $6,600 27.26 4.13
Andrew Heaney LAA $7,600 28.37 3.73
Max Fried ATL $7,400 27.44 3.71

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $3,800 16.05 4.22
José Abreu CWS $3,600 14.15 3.93
Pete Alonso NYM $3,700 13.53 3.66
Joey Votto CIN $3,700 12.92 3.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rowdy Tellez MIL $2,200 11.77 5.35
Robinson Chirinos CHC $2,000 10.18 5.09
Elias Díaz COL $2,300 10.88 4.73
Tom Murphy SEA $2,000 9.07 4.54

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kolten Wong MIL $3,000 12.70 4.23
Jose Altuve HOU $4,300 12.31 2.86
Cesar Hernandez CLE $3,000 11.28 3.76
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,400 11.13 3.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aledmys Díaz HOU $2,000 11.10 5.55
Josh VanMeter ARI $2,200 10.04 4.56
Phil Gosselin LAA $2,200 9.84 4.47
Andy Ibáñez TEX $2,000 8.72 4.36

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $4,500 15.34 3.41
Tim Anderson CWS $3,700 13.01 3.52
Trevor Story COL $3,400 12.17 3.58
Rodolfo Castro PIT $2,500 11.56 4.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rodolfo Castro PIT $2,500 11.56 4.62
Thairo Estrada SF $2,400 10.31 4.30
Zack Short DET $2,400 10.00 4.17
Nick Ahmed ARI $2,100 8.73 4.16

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $4,100 14.39 3.51
Manny Machado SD $3,800 13.16 3.46
Patrick Wisdom CHC $2,800 11.94 4.26
Justin Turner LAD $3,600 11.44 3.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andrew Young ARI $2,000 10.18 5.09
Matt Duffy CHC $2,000 9.15 4.58
Patrick Wisdom CHC $2,800 11.94 4.26
Abraham Toro SEA $2,500 10.31 4.12

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shohei Ohtani LAA $4,400 15.63 3.55
Yordan Alvarez HOU $3,900 13.27 3.40
Robbie Grossman DET $3,100 12.67 4.09
Cedric Mullins BAL $3,100 12.49 4.03
Max Kepler MIN $3,700 12.49 3.38
Harrison Bader STL $3,200 12.40 3.88
Mitch Haniger SEA $3,500 12.29 3.51
Adam Engel CWS $2,700 12.26 4.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyrone Taylor MIL $2,300 11.64 5.06
Brent Rooker MIN $2,100 10.57 5.03
Derek Hill DET $2,200 11.03 5.01
Chas McCormick HOU $2,200 10.73 4.88
Brett Phillips TB $2,000 9.63 4.81
Ben Gamel PIT $2,300 11.02 4.79
Darin Ruf SF $2,200 10.09 4.58
Sam Hilliard COL $2,000 9.10 4.55

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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