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MLB FanDuel Picks for Sep 8, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Frankie Montas OAK $9,000 39.53 4.39
Sandy Alcantara MIA $10,500 35.54 3.38
José Urquidy HOU $8,700 31.91 3.67
Kyle Gibson PHI $9,000 31.90 3.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Frankie Montas OAK $9,000 39.53 4.39
Rich Hill NYM $7,200 30.09 4.18
Luke Weaver ARI $7,300 28.27 3.87
José Urquidy HOU $8,700 31.91 3.67

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Salvador Perez KC $3,900 15.22 3.90
Yasmani Grandal CWS $3,700 14.46 3.91
Pete Alonso NYM $3,500 13.26 3.79
Freddie Freeman ATL $3,900 12.92 3.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gavin Sheets CWS $2,100 10.60 5.05
Bobby Dalbec BOS $2,500 12.23 4.89
Ryan Lavarnway CLE $2,000 9.69 4.85
Alejandro Kirk TOR $2,100 10.07 4.80

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,200 15.03 3.58
Kiké Hernández BOS $3,600 12.11 3.37
Jose Altuve HOU $3,900 11.53 2.96
Kolten Wong MIL $3,400 10.78 3.17

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Schrock CIN $2,000 8.98 4.49
Josh VanMeter ARI $2,200 9.28 4.22
Phil Gosselin LAA $2,400 9.92 4.13
Luis Arraez MIN $2,300 9.37 4.07

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wander Franco TB $4,200 13.10 3.12
Francisco Lindor NYM $3,500 12.11 3.46
Carlos Correa HOU $3,700 11.96 3.23
Trevor Story COL $3,800 11.32 2.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yonny Hernandez TEX $2,400 9.79 4.08
Miguel Rojas MIA $2,900 10.97 3.78
José Iglesias BOS $2,400 8.99 3.75
Jack Mayfield LAA $2,500 8.77 3.51

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $4,500 14.70 3.27
Matt Chapman OAK $3,600 11.99 3.33
Austin Riley ATL $3,700 11.93 3.22
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $2,500 11.52 4.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $2,500 11.52 4.61
Andrew Velazquez NYY $2,200 8.03 3.65
Carter Kieboom WSH $2,700 9.44 3.50
Patrick Wisdom CHC $3,200 11.00 3.44

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juan Soto WSH $4,300 14.94 3.47
Hunter Renfroe BOS $3,900 14.73 3.78
Nelson Cruz TB $3,800 13.90 3.66
Franmil Reyes CLE $3,400 13.55 3.99
Bryce Harper PHI $3,900 13.41 3.44
Charlie Blackmon COL $4,300 13.08 3.04
Luis Robert CWS $4,200 13.01 3.10
Cedric Mullins BAL $3,400 12.69 3.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lane Thomas WSH $2,300 12.55 5.45
Danny Santana BOS $2,100 10.65 5.07
Edward Olivares KC $2,000 9.24 4.62
DJ Peters TEX $2,600 11.97 4.61
Lars Nootbaar STL $2,000 9.06 4.53
Brett Gardner NYY $2,300 10.01 4.35
Austin Hays BAL $2,800 11.78 4.21
Leody Taveras TEX $2,400 10.07 4.20

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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