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MLB Draftkings Picks for Aug 6, 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 $12,000 24.97 2.08
Chris Bassitt OAK $9,800 22.85 2.33
Corbin Burnes MIL $10,000 19.58 1.96
Germán Márquez COL $8,400 18.90 2.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Bassitt OAK $9,800 22.85 2.33
Kyle Gibson PHI $7,400 16.98 2.29
Germán Márquez COL $8,400 18.90 2.25
Marco Gonzales SEA $6,700 14.46 2.16

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
J.T. Realmuto PHI $4,800 9.17 1.91
Mitch Garver MIN $3,700 8.72 2.36
Eric Haase DET $4,700 7.92 1.69
Buster Posey SF $4,600 7.67 1.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Stassi LAA $3,100 7.66 2.47
Tres Barrera WAS $2,600 6.38 2.45
Carson Kelly ARI $2,800 6.87 2.45
Martín Maldonado HOU $2,400 5.77 2.40

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joey Votto CIN $6,000 11.04 1.84
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $6,500 9.95 1.53
Freddie Freeman ATL $5,800 9.93 1.71
Jesús Aguilar MIA $3,700 9.35 2.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Albert Pujols LAD $2,700 7.84 2.90
Rowdy Tellez MIL $3,200 8.79 2.75
Ryan Mountcastle BAL $3,400 9.32 2.74
Christian Walker ARI $2,400 6.35 2.65

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan India CIN $4,900 10.52 2.15
Jorge Polanco MIN $3,800 9.64 2.54
Jose Altuve HOU $5,100 9.17 1.80
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,400 8.93 1.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tommy Edman STL $3,100 8.25 2.66
Jorge Polanco MIN $3,800 9.64 2.54
Brendan Rodgers COL $3,800 8.35 2.20
David Fletcher LAA $3,700 8.08 2.18

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bo Bichette TOR $5,800 9.78 1.69
Trevor Story COL $5,500 9.33 1.70
Dansby Swanson ATL $4,700 9.24 1.96
Brandon Crawford SF $4,600 9.19 2.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Richie Martin BAL $2,000 6.56 3.28
Nick Ahmed ARI $2,600 8.03 3.09
Ramón Urías BAL $2,700 8.28 3.07
Nicky Lopez KC $2,600 7.04 2.71

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $6,400 9.79 1.53
Austin Riley ATL $5,100 9.54 1.87
Manny Machado SD $5,600 9.40 1.68
Justin Turner LAD $5,200 9.11 1.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jack Mayfield LAA $2,000 6.64 3.32
Carter Kieboom WAS $2,100 6.68 3.18
Brock Holt TEX $2,000 5.51 2.75
Breyvic Valera TOR $2,100 5.55 2.64

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
George Springer TOR $5,700 11.69 2.05
Bryce Harper PHI $5,500 11.54 2.10
Starling Marte OAK $5,000 10.65 2.13
Kyle Tucker HOU $3,700 10.52 2.84
Akil Baddoo DET $3,900 10.12 2.59
Jesse Winker CIN $5,900 9.65 1.64
Nick Castellanos CIN $4,000 9.64 2.41
Mitch Haniger SEA $5,000 9.55 1.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Victor Reyes DET $2,000 7.05 3.53
Lewis Brinson MIA $2,000 6.94 3.47
Yadiel Hernandez WAS $2,600 8.94 3.44
Sam Hilliard COL $2,600 8.93 3.43
DJ Peters TEX $2,000 6.67 3.33
Austin Hays BAL $2,500 8.23 3.29
Harrison Bader STL $2,600 8.41 3.23
Anthony Santander BAL $2,300 7.35 3.20

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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