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MLB Draftkings Picks for Sep 2, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Frankie Montas OAK $8,400 20.50 2.44
Aaron Nola PHI $9,500 20.42 2.15
Logan Webb SF $9,000 19.91 2.21
Sandy Alcantara MIA $8,200 18.99 2.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Frankie Montas OAK $8,400 20.50 2.44
Sandy Alcantara MIA $8,200 18.99 2.32
Logan Webb SF $9,000 19.91 2.21
Aaron Nola PHI $9,500 20.42 2.15

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Salvador Perez KC $5,900 9.65 1.63
J.T. Realmuto PHI $5,300 8.50 1.60
Mike Zunino TB $4,400 8.50 1.93
Rafael Marchán PHI $2,500 7.40 2.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Lavarnway CLE $2,000 6.78 3.39
Rafael Marchán PHI $2,500 7.40 2.96
Curt Casali SF $2,300 5.84 2.54
Christian Vázquez BOS $3,000 6.35 2.12

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $5,900 9.95 1.69
C.J. Cron COL $5,300 9.86 1.86
Bobby Dalbec BOS $3,100 9.83 3.17
Salvador Perez KC $5,900 9.65 1.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Lavarnway CLE $2,000 6.78 3.39
Bobby Dalbec BOS $3,100 9.83 3.17
Rafael Marchán PHI $2,500 7.40 2.96
Frank Schwindel CHC $3,300 9.64 2.92

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Whit Merrifield KC $4,800 9.76 2.03
Brandon Lowe TB $5,200 8.64 1.66
Jean Segura PHI $5,000 8.24 1.65
Kolten Wong MIL $3,900 8.08 2.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kolten Wong MIL $3,900 8.08 2.07
Whit Merrifield KC $4,800 9.76 2.03
Luis García WAS $2,900 5.47 1.89
Brandon Lowe TB $5,200 8.64 1.66

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Amed Rosario CLE $4,300 10.27 2.39
Dansby Swanson ATL $5,600 10.04 1.79
Wander Franco TB $5,100 9.99 1.96
Trevor Story COL $5,500 9.23 1.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nicky Lopez KC $3,300 8.20 2.49
Amed Rosario CLE $4,300 10.27 2.39
Taylor Walls TB $2,500 5.38 2.15
Elvis Andrus OAK $2,800 5.86 2.09

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $5,900 11.34 1.92
Austin Riley ATL $5,600 9.89 1.77
Matt Chapman OAK $5,200 8.89 1.71
Rafael Devers BOS $5,800 8.38 1.45

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Carter Kieboom WAS $2,100 6.39 3.04
Ronald Torreyes PHI $3,000 6.47 2.16
José Ramírez CLE $5,900 11.34 1.92
Emmanuel Rivera KC $3,300 6.19 1.87

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryce Harper PHI $6,100 11.04 1.81
Starling Marte OAK $6,000 10.37 1.73
Eddie Rosario ATL $3,400 10.14 2.98
Juan Soto WAS $5,700 10.08 1.77
Hunter Renfroe BOS $4,200 9.95 2.37
Connor Joe COL $4,400 9.66 2.20
Randy Arozarena TB $4,500 9.66 2.15
Jorge Soler ATL $4,000 8.90 2.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Victor Reyes DET $2,000 6.43 3.21
Harold Ramirez CLE $2,100 6.73 3.20
Lane Thomas WAS $2,300 7.37 3.20
Sam Hilliard COL $2,400 7.64 3.19
Anthony Alford PIT $2,000 6.12 3.06
Michael A. Taylor KC $2,200 6.69 3.04
Eddie Rosario ATL $3,400 10.14 2.98
Ben Gamel PIT $2,200 6.48 2.94

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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