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MLB Draftkings Picks for Sep 3, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shohei Ohtani LAA $8,700 21.11 2.43
Freddy Peralta MIL $9,300 21.06 2.26
Adam Wainwright STL $10,000 20.52 2.05
Alek Manoah TOR $9,100 19.56 2.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Glenn Otto TEX $5,000 17.77 3.55
Shohei Ohtani LAA $8,700 21.11 2.43
Freddy Peralta MIL $9,300 21.06 2.26
Kyle Gibson PHI $8,100 17.47 2.16

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Salvador Perez KC $5,900 10.54 1.79
Yasmani Grandal CWS $5,600 10.41 1.86
J.T. Realmuto PHI $5,100 9.11 1.79
Tyler Stephenson CIN $4,800 8.73 1.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rafael Marchán PHI $2,200 8.25 3.75
Riley Adams WAS $2,300 6.82 2.97
Austin Hedges CLE $2,200 6.24 2.84
Ryan Jeffers MIN $2,600 6.96 2.68

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul Goldschmidt STL $5,700 12.24 2.15
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $5,900 10.79 1.83
Salvador Perez KC $5,900 10.54 1.79
Yasmani Grandal CWS $5,600 10.41 1.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Vierling PHI $2,000 8.51 4.25
Rafael Marchán PHI $2,200 8.25 3.75
Riley Adams WAS $2,300 6.82 2.97
Austin Hedges CLE $2,200 6.24 2.84

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,600 10.42 1.86
Whit Merrifield KC $4,900 10.26 2.09
Brandon Lowe TB $5,400 9.64 1.78
Jonathan India CIN $4,500 9.47 2.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andrew Young ARI $2,000 7.56 3.78
Nick Solak TEX $2,400 6.68 2.79
Jorge Polanco MIN $4,000 8.87 2.22
Tommy Edman STL $4,200 8.88 2.11

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adalberto Mondesi KC $4,500 12.12 2.69
Amed Rosario CLE $4,200 9.32 2.22
Dansby Swanson ATL $5,400 9.09 1.68
Trevor Story COL $5,600 8.86 1.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Edmundo Sosa STL $2,200 7.05 3.20
Adalberto Mondesi KC $4,500 12.12 2.69
Andrelton Simmons MIN $2,000 5.06 2.53
Nicky Lopez KC $3,300 8.32 2.52

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $5,800 11.05 1.90
Austin Riley ATL $5,400 9.64 1.79
Rafael Devers BOS $6,200 9.37 1.51
Patrick Wisdom CHC $10,000 9.11 0.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Carter Kieboom WAS $2,200 6.77 3.08
Phil Gosselin LAA $2,900 8.03 2.77
Kevin Smith TOR $2,200 5.19 2.36
Josh Donaldson MIN $3,800 8.61 2.27

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $6,100 12.37 2.03
Aaron Judge NYY $5,800 11.12 1.92
Bryce Harper PHI $5,700 10.81 1.90
George Springer TOR $4,900 10.72 2.19
Luis Robert CWS $4,700 10.71 2.28
Nick Castellanos CIN $5,100 10.47 2.05
Juan Soto WAS $5,600 10.31 1.84
Starling Marte OAK $5,600 10.23 1.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lane Thomas WAS $2,300 8.54 3.71
Brandon Marsh LAA $2,100 7.58 3.61
Bradley Zimmer CLE $2,300 8.16 3.55
Chas McCormick HOU $2,300 7.99 3.47
Leody Taveras TEX $2,000 6.76 3.38
DJ Peters TEX $2,300 7.76 3.37
Kevin Kiermaier TB $2,400 7.90 3.29
Juan Lagares LAA $2,000 6.44 3.22

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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