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MLB FanDuel Picks for Sep 16, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Mahle CIN $9,700 41.18 4.25
Kevin Gausman SF $10,600 35.12 3.31
Luis Garcia HOU $8,300 32.18 3.88
Jordan Montgomery NYY $8,800 28.56 3.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Mahle CIN $9,700 41.18 4.25
Luis Garcia HOU $8,300 32.18 3.88
Kyle Hendricks CHC $7,800 26.91 3.45
Alex Cobb LAA $7,800 26.85 3.44

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Salvador Perez KC $3,900 15.48 3.97
Brandon Belt SF $4,000 13.34 3.34
Freddie Freeman ATL $4,000 13.33 3.33
Matt Olson OAK $4,200 13.28 3.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gavin Sheets CWS $2,300 11.63 5.06
Alfonso Rivas CHC $2,000 8.79 4.39
Brad Miller PHI $2,400 10.50 4.38
Dustin Garneau DET $2,000 8.49 4.25

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $4,400 12.14 2.76
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,200 11.75 2.80
Tyler Wade NYY $2,000 10.27 5.13
Jurickson Profar SD $2,100 9.98 4.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Wade NYY $2,000 10.27 5.13
Jurickson Profar SD $2,100 9.98 4.75
Ramón Urías BAL $2,200 9.82 4.46
Max Schrock CIN $2,200 9.76 4.44

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tim Anderson CWS $3,900 12.24 3.14
Trevor Story COL $3,600 12.01 3.34
Carlos Correa HOU $3,500 10.87 3.10
Brandon Crawford SF $3,400 10.30 3.03

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Didi Gregorius PHI $2,500 8.95 3.58
Elvis Andrus OAK $2,300 8.18 3.56
Richie Martin BAL $2,000 6.85 3.43
Trevor Story COL $3,600 12.01 3.34

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Wisdom CHC $3,000 12.40 4.13
Evan Longoria SF $3,400 11.74 3.45
Alex Bregman HOU $4,200 11.58 2.76
Manny Machado SD $3,700 11.23 3.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Wisdom CHC $3,000 12.40 4.13
Matt Duffy CHC $2,500 9.87 3.95
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $2,800 10.56 3.77
Evan Longoria SF $3,400 11.74 3.45

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryce Harper PHI $4,500 16.72 3.72
Kyle Tucker HOU $3,400 14.15 4.16
Jose Siri HOU $2,500 13.89 5.55
Starling Marte OAK $4,000 13.47 3.37
Austin Hays BAL $2,900 13.13 4.53
Yordan Alvarez HOU $3,700 12.84 3.47
Cedric Mullins BAL $3,300 12.61 3.82
Aaron Judge NYY $4,400 12.57 2.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jay Bruce NYY $1 1.01 1009.00
Jose Siri HOU $2,500 13.89 5.55
Kyle Isbel KC $2,000 10.93 5.46
Jake Meyers HOU $2,200 10.00 4.55
Austin Hays BAL $2,900 13.13 4.53
Brett Gardner NYY $2,400 10.86 4.53
Brandon Marsh LAA $2,300 10.33 4.49
Willie Calhoun TEX $2,000 8.90 4.45

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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