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MLB Draftkings Picks for Aug 3, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zack Wheeler PHI $9,700 21.68 2.24
Walker Buehler LAD $10,900 21.33 1.96
Sean Manaea OAK $9,400 18.70 1.99
Kenta Maeda MIN $8,000 16.86 2.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jordan Lyles TEX $5,100 12.26 2.40
Zack Wheeler PHI $9,700 21.68 2.24
Johnny Cueto SF $7,000 15.10 2.16
Kenta Maeda MIN $8,000 16.86 2.11

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitch Garver MIN $4,400 9.39 2.13
J.T. Realmuto PHI $5,200 9.21 1.77
Willson Contreras CHC $5,100 9.06 1.78
Salvador Perez KC $4,800 8.87 1.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yan Gomes OAK $2,000 8.73 4.36
Seby Zavala CWS $2,300 6.71 2.92
Kevan Smith ATL $2,000 5.62 2.81
Jose Trevino TEX $2,000 5.57 2.78

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joey Votto CIN $5,600 10.56 1.89
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $5,900 10.40 1.76
Rhys Hoskins PHI $4,800 10.35 2.16
Darin Ruf SF $3,900 10.10 2.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yan Gomes OAK $2,000 8.73 4.36
John Nogowski PIT $2,200 6.77 3.08
Seby Zavala CWS $2,300 6.71 2.92
Breyvic Valera TOR $2,000 5.78 2.89

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kolten Wong MIL $4,300 9.84 2.29
Jean Segura PHI $4,400 9.53 2.17
Jorge Polanco MIN $4,400 9.50 2.16
Jose Altuve HOU $4,600 9.47 2.06

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tommy Edman STL $2,900 8.30 2.86
Josh VanMeter ARI $3,100 8.20 2.64
Andy Ibáñez TEX $2,900 7.39 2.55
Donovan Solano SF $2,900 7.28 2.51

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Taylor LAD $4,900 9.51 1.94
Tim Anderson CWS $6,000 9.48 1.58
Dansby Swanson ATL $4,000 9.34 2.33
Bo Bichette TOR $5,500 9.25 1.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ramón Urías BAL $2,600 8.57 3.30
Hoy Park PIT $2,000 6.42 3.21
Andrew Romine CHC $2,000 5.94 2.97
Kyle Farmer CIN $3,600 8.83 2.45

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rafael Devers BOS $5,700 10.53 1.85
José Ramírez CLE $5,600 10.24 1.83
Austin Riley ATL $4,100 9.85 2.40
Manny Machado SD $5,100 9.70 1.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Charlie Culberson TEX $2,000 7.14 3.57
Asdrúbal Cabrera ARI $2,900 8.07 2.78
Carter Kieboom WAS $2,000 5.50 2.75
Austin Riley ATL $4,100 9.85 2.40

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mookie Betts LAD $5,500 10.92 1.99
George Springer TOR $5,100 10.64 2.09
Cedric Mullins BAL $4,600 10.57 2.30
Juan Soto WAS $5,800 10.43 1.80
Bryce Harper PHI $5,900 10.16 1.72
Akil Baddoo DET $3,800 9.86 2.60
Starling Marte OAK $4,400 9.84 2.24
Randy Arozarena TB $4,600 9.80 2.13

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yadiel Hernandez WAS $2,000 7.94 3.97
Myles Straw CLE $2,100 7.62 3.63
Anthony Santander BAL $2,000 7.04 3.52
Andrew Stevenson WAS $2,000 6.94 3.47
Rafael Ortega CHC $2,600 8.95 3.44
DJ Peters TEX $2,000 6.85 3.43
Harrison Bader STL $2,400 8.21 3.42
Oscar Mercado CLE $2,000 6.84 3.42

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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