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MLB Draftkings Picks for Jul 30, 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 $10,300 20.95 2.03
Corbin Burnes MIL $10,200 20.32 1.99
Kevin Gausman SF $9,400 18.82 2.00
Logan Gilbert SEA $7,200 18.75 2.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Logan Gilbert SEA $7,200 18.75 2.60
Lance Lynn CWS $10,300 20.95 2.03
Kevin Gausman SF $9,400 18.82 2.00
Corbin Burnes MIL $10,200 20.32 1.99

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitch Garver MIN $4,100 10.05 2.45
Salvador Perez KC $4,600 9.53 2.07
J.T. Realmuto PHI $5,300 9.37 1.77
Will Smith LAD $4,800 9.27 1.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonah Heim TEX $2,000 5.61 2.80
Jorge Alfaro MIA $2,000 5.40 2.70
Martín Maldonado HOU $2,100 5.58 2.66
Victor Caratini SD $2,100 5.33 2.54

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $6,000 10.71 1.79
Freddie Freeman ATL $4,900 10.26 2.09
Paul Goldschmidt STL $5,500 10.25 1.86
Matt Olson OAK $5,700 10.19 1.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rowdy Tellez MIL $2,600 9.77 3.76
John Nogowski PIT $2,300 7.70 3.35
Bobby Dalbec BOS $2,000 5.96 2.98
Jonah Heim TEX $2,000 5.61 2.80

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jorge Polanco MIN $4,200 10.03 2.39
Kolten Wong MIL $4,100 9.70 2.37
Cesar Hernandez CWS $3,500 9.42 2.69
Marcus Semien TOR $5,400 9.41 1.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jazz Chisholm Jr. MIA $2,900 8.18 2.82
Cesar Hernandez CWS $3,500 9.42 2.69
Josh VanMeter ARI $2,900 7.64 2.63
Jorge Polanco MIN $4,200 10.03 2.39

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $6,400 10.63 1.66
Chris Taylor LAD $5,100 9.80 1.92
Bo Bichette TOR $5,500 9.72 1.77
Tim Anderson CWS $5,700 9.18 1.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Farmer CIN $3,000 8.19 2.73
Ramón Urías BAL $2,800 7.40 2.64
Andrelton Simmons MIN $2,300 5.11 2.22
Dansby Swanson ATL $3,800 8.11 2.13

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $5,700 10.51 1.84
Manny Machado SD $4,900 9.90 2.02
Austin Riley ATL $3,900 9.52 2.44
Nolan Arenado STL $5,800 9.34 1.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brian Anderson MIA $2,600 8.48 3.26
Brock Holt TEX $2,000 5.71 2.85
Hunter Dozier KC $2,900 7.35 2.53
Abraham Toro SEA $3,100 7.80 2.52

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juan Soto WAS $6,100 11.66 1.91
Akil Baddoo DET $4,400 10.82 2.46
Bryce Harper PHI $6,200 10.80 1.74
Starling Marte OAK $5,200 10.73 2.06
Harrison Bader STL $2,500 10.63 4.25
Andrew McCutchen PHI $4,700 9.78 2.08
Teoscar Hernández TOR $5,300 9.71 1.83
George Springer TOR $5,200 9.68 1.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Harrison Bader STL $2,500 10.63 4.25
Ben Gamel PIT $2,000 8.08 4.04
Tyrone Taylor MIL $2,500 9.46 3.78
Bradley Zimmer CLE $2,100 7.80 3.71
Anthony Santander BAL $2,200 7.52 3.42
Andrew Stevenson WAS $2,000 6.63 3.32
Derek Hill DET $2,200 7.31 3.32
Magneuris Sierra MIA $2,000 6.30 3.15

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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