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MLB Draftkings Picks for Sep 9, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Berríos TOR $9,200 19.72 2.14
Marcus Stroman NYM $9,400 17.82 1.90
Sean Manaea OAK $8,300 16.70 2.01
Cal Quantrill CLE $10,600 14.52 1.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Carlos Hernández KC $6,300 13.97 2.22
José Berríos TOR $9,200 19.72 2.14
Sean Manaea OAK $8,300 16.70 2.01
Marcus Stroman NYM $9,400 17.82 1.90

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yasmani Grandal CWS $5,000 11.39 2.28
Salvador Perez KC $6,100 10.99 1.80
Alejandro Kirk TOR $3,800 8.61 2.26
Elias Díaz COL $4,100 7.51 1.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Seby Zavala CWS $2,200 5.66 2.57
Danny Jansen TOR $2,900 6.97 2.40
Sandy León MIA $2,200 5.05 2.30
Rafael Marchán PHI $3,000 6.84 2.28

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yasmani Grandal CWS $5,000 11.39 2.28
Salvador Perez KC $6,100 10.99 1.80
Pete Alonso NYM $4,800 10.73 2.23
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $5,400 10.11 1.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lewin Díaz MIA $2,000 5.31 2.66
Seby Zavala CWS $2,200 5.66 2.57
Danny Jansen TOR $2,900 6.97 2.40
Sandy León MIA $2,200 5.05 2.30

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien TOR $5,300 11.93 2.25
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,400 10.70 1.98
Whit Merrifield KC $5,200 10.27 1.97
Jorge Polanco MIN $10,200 9.71 0.95

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien TOR $5,300 11.93 2.25
Cesar Hernandez CWS $3,200 6.92 2.16
Luis García WAS $2,800 5.85 2.09
Jahmai Jones BAL $2,200 4.58 2.08

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bo Bichette TOR $5,200 9.41 1.81
Francisco Lindor NYM $4,700 9.07 1.93
Trevor Story COL $4,900 8.91 1.82
Amed Rosario CLE $9,200 8.91 0.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Mendick CWS $2,100 5.03 2.40
Nicky Lopez KC $3,500 7.82 2.23
Gleyber Torres NYY $3,200 6.99 2.18
Alcides Escobar WAS $3,800 7.97 2.10

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $10,400 10.96 1.05
Austin Riley ATL $5,700 9.01 1.58
Matt Chapman OAK $5,100 8.20 1.61
Josh Donaldson MIN $8,800 8.00 0.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
J.D. Davis NYM $2,200 7.52 3.42
Carter Kieboom WAS $2,900 6.63 2.29
Kelvin Gutierrez BAL $2,200 4.64 2.11
Kevin Smith TOR $2,000 4.11 2.05

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryce Harper PHI $6,300 11.21 1.78
Juan Soto WAS $5,600 10.91 1.95
Luis Robert CWS $4,400 9.93 2.26
Cedric Mullins BAL $4,700 9.92 2.11
Starling Marte OAK $5,700 9.83 1.73
Mookie Betts LAD $5,500 9.60 1.75
Adam Duvall ATL $4,600 9.51 2.07
Teoscar Hernández TOR $4,500 9.40 2.09

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brett Gardner NYY $2,300 8.09 3.52
Bryan De La Cruz MIA $2,400 7.92 3.30
DJ Stewart BAL $2,300 7.37 3.20
Lane Thomas WAS $2,900 9.07 3.13
Lars Nootbaar STL $2,100 6.56 3.12
Billy McKinney LAD $2,000 5.94 2.97
Steven Souza Jr. LAD $2,000 5.90 2.95
Billy Hamilton CWS $2,100 6.10 2.91

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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