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MLB Draftkings Picks for Aug 2, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Robbie Ray TOR $11,200 24.99 2.23
Tylor Megill NYM $9,600 18.26 1.90
Anthony DeSclafani SF $9,300 17.74 1.91
Andrew Heaney NYY $8,600 16.06 1.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dane Dunning TEX $6,300 14.15 2.25
Robbie Ray TOR $11,200 24.99 2.23
Anthony DeSclafani SF $9,300 17.74 1.91
Tylor Megill NYM $9,600 18.26 1.90

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
J.T. Realmuto PHI $5,300 9.10 1.72
Max Stassi LAA $3,900 8.30 2.13
Alejandro Kirk TOR $6,200 7.93 1.28
Omar Narváez MIL $4,500 7.77 1.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonah Heim TEX $2,700 7.02 2.60
Cal Raleigh SEA $2,200 5.70 2.59
Carson Kelly ARI $2,600 6.60 2.54
Tres Barrera WAS $3,000 6.51 2.17

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $10,400 10.75 1.03
Pete Alonso NYM $5,500 9.48 1.72
Anthony Rizzo NYY $4,700 9.30 1.98
J.T. Realmuto PHI $5,300 9.10 1.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Nogowski PIT $2,300 7.05 3.06
Rowdy Tellez MIL $3,000 8.28 2.76
Jonah Heim TEX $2,700 7.02 2.60
Cal Raleigh SEA $2,200 5.70 2.59

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kolten Wong MIL $4,400 9.64 2.19
Marcus Semien TOR $9,000 9.33 1.04
Jean Segura PHI $4,600 9.11 1.98
Jeff McNeil NYM $5,100 8.21 1.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adrián Sanchez WAS $2,000 5.27 2.64
Josh VanMeter ARI $2,900 7.45 2.57
Jazz Chisholm Jr. MIA $3,200 7.73 2.41
Pat Valaika BAL $2,600 5.87 2.26

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Crawford SF $4,700 10.47 2.23
Bo Bichette TOR $9,600 10.03 1.04
Javier Báez NYM $5,400 9.56 1.77
Willy Adames MIL $5,100 9.11 1.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ramón Urías BAL $2,900 7.21 2.49
Brandon Crawford SF $4,700 10.47 2.23
Kevin Newman PIT $2,600 5.64 2.17
Didi Gregorius PHI $3,600 7.17 1.99

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $10,200 10.33 1.01
Kyle Seager SEA $4,700 8.69 1.85
J.D. Davis NYM $3,900 8.14 2.09
Santiago Espinal TOR $5,200 8.04 1.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Asdrúbal Cabrera ARI $2,700 6.86 2.54
Carter Kieboom WAS $2,000 5.04 2.52
Jack Mayfield LAA $2,500 5.73 2.29
Brock Holt TEX $2,100 4.62 2.20

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
George Springer TOR $9,200 11.27 1.23
Bryce Harper PHI $6,000 10.38 1.73
Juan Soto WAS $6,100 10.22 1.68
Franmil Reyes CLE $8,200 10.12 1.23
Teoscar Hernández TOR $8,800 9.77 1.11
Mitch Haniger SEA $5,200 9.69 1.86
Mike Yastrzemski SF $4,200 9.55 2.27
Cedric Mullins BAL $4,900 9.12 1.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yadiel Hernandez WAS $2,000 8.19 4.10
Anthony Santander BAL $2,000 7.30 3.65
Juan Lagares LAA $2,100 6.41 3.05
Austin Hays BAL $2,600 7.76 2.98
Kevin Pillar NYM $2,400 7.05 2.94
Travis Jankowski PHI $2,700 7.81 2.89
Jason Martin TEX $2,000 5.68 2.84
Adam Eaton LAA $2,100 5.87 2.79

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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