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MLB Draftkings Picks for Jul 29, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Scherzer WAS $10,400 24.31 2.34
Zack Wheeler PHI $10,200 24.26 2.38
Freddy Peralta MIL $10,000 21.08 2.11
Carlos Rodón CWS $9,700 19.69 2.03

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zack Wheeler PHI $10,200 24.26 2.38
Max Scherzer WAS $10,400 24.31 2.34
Freddy Peralta MIL $10,000 21.08 2.11
Drew Smyly ATL $6,800 14.23 2.09

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eric Haase DET $4,900 10.71 2.18
Salvador Perez KC $4,800 10.00 2.08
Willson Contreras CHC $4,600 8.69 1.89
Max Stassi LAA $4,400 8.03 1.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yan Gomes WAS $2,300 7.50 3.26
Curt Casali SF $2,300 7.20 3.13
Austin Wynns BAL $2,000 5.42 2.71
Michael Perez PIT $2,300 6.02 2.62

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joey Votto CIN $4,900 11.54 2.36
Eric Haase DET $4,900 10.71 2.18
Freddie Freeman ATL $5,300 10.25 1.93
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $6,500 10.20 1.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rowdy Tellez MIL $2,600 8.74 3.36
Yan Gomes WAS $2,300 7.50 3.26
Curt Casali SF $2,300 7.20 3.13
Austin Wynns BAL $2,000 5.42 2.71

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kolten Wong MIL $4,200 9.57 2.28
Marcus Semien TOR $5,800 9.41 1.62
Jean Segura PHI $4,000 8.93 2.23
David Fletcher LAA $4,300 8.79 2.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Mendick CWS $2,100 5.50 2.62
Rougned Odor NYY $3,600 8.56 2.38
Kolten Wong MIL $4,200 9.57 2.28
Jean Segura PHI $4,000 8.93 2.23

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $5,900 10.88 1.84
Bo Bichette TOR $5,700 10.72 1.88
Chris Taylor LAD $5,400 10.33 1.91
Javier Báez CHC $5,600 9.68 1.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ramón Urías BAL $3,000 7.73 2.58
Thairo Estrada SF $3,100 7.88 2.54
Kyle Farmer CIN $3,200 8.03 2.51
Gleyber Torres NYY $3,800 8.52 2.24

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Manny Machado SD $5,100 10.52 2.06
Austin Riley ATL $4,300 9.48 2.20
Justin Turner LAD $5,200 8.91 1.71
Jeimer Candelario DET $4,300 8.77 2.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wilmer Flores SF $3,300 7.76 2.35
Jack Mayfield LAA $2,800 6.50 2.32
Hunter Dozier KC $3,000 6.79 2.26
Austin Riley ATL $4,300 9.48 2.20

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juan Soto WAS $6,100 11.67 1.91
Starling Marte OAK $5,400 11.36 2.10
Bryce Harper PHI $5,800 10.28 1.77
Cedric Mullins BAL $4,900 10.24 2.09
Robbie Grossman DET $3,200 10.07 3.15
Teoscar Hernández TOR $5,100 10.02 1.96
Aaron Judge NYY $4,400 9.65 2.19
Akil Baddoo DET $3,800 9.61 2.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyrone Taylor MIL $2,500 9.40 3.76
Ben Gamel PIT $2,000 7.30 3.65
Brett Phillips TB $2,000 7.08 3.54
Gerardo Parra WAS $2,000 6.97 3.49
Rafael Ortega CHC $2,000 6.56 3.28
Billy Hamilton CWS $2,100 6.80 3.24
Robbie Grossman DET $3,200 10.07 3.15
Kevin Kiermaier TB $2,100 6.57 3.13

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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