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MLB FanDuel Picks for Aug 4, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Gausman SF $10,000 41.06 4.11
Lucas Giolito CWS $9,200 35.33 3.84
Freddy Peralta MIL $10,200 34.81 3.41
Shohei Ohtani LAA $10,700 34.50 3.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Gausman SF $10,000 41.06 4.11
Jameson Taillon NYY $8,000 30.90 3.86
Lucas Giolito CWS $9,200 35.33 3.84
Zach Thompson MIA $7,600 29.09 3.83

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joey Votto CIN $4,400 13.06 2.97
Freddie Freeman ATL $3,700 12.97 3.50
Anthony Rizzo NYY $4,000 12.67 3.17
Matt Olson OAK $4,200 12.10 2.88

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gavin Sheets CWS $2,300 10.50 4.56
Tom Murphy SEA $2,000 8.85 4.42
Ryan Jeffers MIN $2,200 9.70 4.41
Manny Piña MIL $2,200 9.12 4.14

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,600 12.58 3.49
Jose Altuve HOU $4,300 12.36 2.87
Aledmys Díaz HOU $2,600 11.37 4.37
Kolten Wong MIL $3,600 11.35 3.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hoy Park PIT $2,100 11.14 5.30
Ramón Urías BAL $2,400 10.84 4.52
Aledmys Díaz HOU $2,600 11.37 4.37
Andy Ibáñez TEX $2,200 9.19 4.18

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dansby Swanson ATL $3,200 12.75 3.99
Bo Bichette TOR $4,100 12.56 3.06
Rodolfo Castro PIT $2,900 12.39 4.27
Willy Adames MIL $3,500 12.37 3.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rodolfo Castro PIT $2,900 12.39 4.27
Breyvic Valera TOR $2,000 8.52 4.26
Richie Martin BAL $2,000 8.12 4.06
Dansby Swanson ATL $3,200 12.75 3.99

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $3,900 13.91 3.57
Manny Machado SD $4,000 13.35 3.34
Austin Riley ATL $3,500 12.90 3.69
Rafael Devers BOS $4,100 12.41 3.03

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Abraham Toro SEA $2,500 10.77 4.31
Austin Riley ATL $3,500 12.90 3.69
Brian Anderson MIA $2,800 10.22 3.65
José Ramírez CLE $3,900 13.91 3.57

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
George Springer TOR $4,200 14.78 3.52
Juan Soto WSH $4,200 14.36 3.42
Mookie Betts LAD $4,500 14.02 3.12
Starling Marte OAK $3,900 13.81 3.54
Bryce Harper PHI $4,300 13.75 3.20
Jorge Soler ATL $3,300 13.08 3.96
Cedric Mullins BAL $3,500 12.77 3.65
Randy Arozarena TB $3,500 12.72 3.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jay Bruce NYY $1 1.01 1009.00
Alex Dickerson SF $2,100 10.26 4.89
Corey Dickerson TOR $2,000 9.35 4.67
Sam Hilliard COL $2,600 11.94 4.59
Brett Phillips TB $2,100 9.61 4.57
Travis Jankowski PHI $2,100 9.60 4.57
AJ Pollock LAD $2,600 11.73 4.51
Brian Goodwin CWS $2,300 10.35 4.50

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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