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MLB FanDuel Picks for Aug 29, 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
Tyler Mahle CIN $9,600 37.23 3.88
Dylan Cease CWS $9,300 35.41 3.81
Marco Gonzales SEA $7,800 30.24 3.88
Anthony DeSclafani SF $8,100 29.97 3.70

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brady Singer KC $6,600 28.81 4.37
Tanner Houck BOS $6,700 27.23 4.06
Chris Archer TB $6,500 25.92 3.99
Marco Gonzales SEA $7,800 30.24 3.88

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul Goldschmidt STL $4,000 14.58 3.64
Salvador Perez KC $3,400 14.56 4.28
C.J. Cron COL $3,800 13.60 3.58
José Abreu CWS $3,900 13.07 3.35

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Dalbec BOS $2,400 12.35 5.14
Tyler Stephenson CIN $2,600 12.39 4.77
Alejandro Kirk TOR $2,100 9.86 4.70
Dom Nuñez COL $2,100 9.85 4.69

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,700 12.66 3.42
Kolten Wong MIL $3,500 11.94 3.41
DJ LeMahieu NYY $7,000 10.67 1.52
Jose Altuve HOU $4,200 10.57 2.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Araúz BOS $2,000 8.47 4.24
Rob Refsnyder MIN $2,100 7.50 3.57
Aledmys Díaz HOU $2,700 9.55 3.54
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,700 12.66 3.42

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wander Franco TB $3,900 12.43 3.19
Willy Adames MIL $3,000 12.33 4.11
Xander Bogaerts BOS $4,100 12.09 2.95
Dansby Swanson ATL $3,600 11.72 3.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willy Adames MIL $3,000 12.33 4.11
Miguel Rojas MIA $2,700 10.01 3.71
Nick Ahmed ARI $2,900 10.51 3.63
Ronald Torreyes PHI $2,200 7.54 3.43

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $4,500 15.70 3.49
Patrick Wisdom CHC $3,600 13.65 3.79
Rafael Devers BOS $4,100 13.06 3.19
Nolan Arenado STL $3,900 11.75 3.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andrew Young ARI $2,000 10.39 5.20
Patrick Wisdom CHC $3,600 13.65 3.79
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $2,800 10.42 3.72
Matt Duffy CHC $2,200 7.96 3.62

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Judge NYY $9,000 14.77 1.64
Kyle Schwarber BOS $3,400 14.47 4.26
Randy Arozarena TB $3,500 13.57 3.88
Juan Soto WSH $4,400 13.38 3.04
Bryce Harper PHI $4,300 13.38 3.11
Byron Buxton MIN $3,700 13.27 3.59
Yordan Alvarez HOU $4,100 13.19 3.22
Teoscar Hernández TOR $3,800 12.97 3.41

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brett Phillips TB $2,500 12.34 4.94
Jace Peterson MIL $2,100 10.17 4.84
Sam Hilliard COL $2,400 10.59 4.41
DJ Stewart BAL $2,500 10.92 4.37
Bradley Zimmer CLE $2,400 10.37 4.32
Jordan Luplow TB $2,100 9.01 4.29
Kevin Pillar NYM $2,100 8.98 4.28
Kyle Schwarber BOS $3,400 14.47 4.26

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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