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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Frankie Montas OAK $9,000 21.85 2.43
Sandy Alcantara MIA $9,400 18.83 2.00
Freddy Peralta MIL $10,200 17.84 1.75
José Urquidy HOU $9,600 17.62 1.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luis Gil NYY $7,000 17.59 2.51
Frankie Montas OAK $9,000 21.85 2.43
Rich Hill NYM $6,900 16.02 2.32
Adam Wainwright STL $8,100 17.58 2.17

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Salvador Perez KC $6,000 11.39 1.90
Yasmani Grandal CWS $5,000 10.51 2.10
Will Smith LAD $4,100 9.16 2.23
Mike Zunino TB $4,800 8.55 1.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Curt Casali SF $2,000 6.37 3.19
Ryan Lavarnway CLE $2,700 7.28 2.70
Dustin Garneau DET $2,500 6.60 2.64
Danny Jansen TOR $2,600 6.40 2.46

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Salvador Perez KC $6,000 11.39 1.90
Yasmani Grandal CWS $5,000 10.51 2.10
Frank Schwindel CHC $3,500 10.30 2.94
Pete Alonso NYM $5,100 10.08 1.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Curt Casali SF $2,000 6.37 3.19
Daniel Vogelbach MIL $2,300 7.24 3.15
Frank Schwindel CHC $3,500 10.30 2.94
Albert Pujols LAD $2,500 6.87 2.75

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,100 11.46 2.25
Brandon Lowe TB $5,300 10.75 2.03
Marcus Semien TOR $5,000 10.01 2.00
Whit Merrifield KC $5,300 9.90 1.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tommy La Stella SF $3,100 7.90 2.55
Jahmai Jones BAL $2,100 5.27 2.51
Andrés Giménez CLE $3,000 7.34 2.45
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,100 11.46 2.25

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wander Franco TB $5,600 9.93 1.77
Nicky Lopez KC $3,700 9.10 2.46
Francisco Lindor NYM $5,000 9.09 1.82
Carlos Correa HOU $5,300 9.04 1.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Edmundo Sosa STL $2,800 7.34 2.62
Andrew Velazquez NYY $2,500 6.19 2.48
Nicky Lopez KC $3,700 9.10 2.46
Sergio Alcántara CHC $2,400 5.50 2.29

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $5,800 11.05 1.91
Jonathan Villar NYM $4,700 9.44 2.01
Austin Riley ATL $5,400 9.15 1.69
Matt Chapman OAK $5,100 8.96 1.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Phil Gosselin LAA $2,900 7.70 2.65
Kelvin Gutierrez BAL $2,100 4.95 2.36
Carter Kieboom WAS $3,100 7.06 2.28
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $4,000 8.90 2.23

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hunter Renfroe BOS $4,600 10.98 2.39
Juan Soto WAS $5,700 10.94 1.92
Nelson Cruz TB $5,100 10.40 2.04
Luis Robert CWS $4,000 10.08 2.52
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $6,200 10.04 1.62
Bryce Harper PHI $5,900 10.04 1.70
Franmil Reyes CLE $5,300 9.95 1.88
Cedric Mullins BAL $4,500 9.78 2.17

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DJ Peters TEX $2,400 8.95 3.73
Leody Taveras TEX $2,200 7.83 3.56
Lars Nootbaar STL $2,100 6.87 3.27
Bryan De La Cruz MIA $2,600 8.48 3.26
Brett Gardner NYY $2,400 7.62 3.18
Brandon Marsh LAA $2,400 7.58 3.16
Tyler Naquin CIN $2,900 9.07 3.13
Steven Duggar SF $2,400 7.46 3.11

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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