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MLB FanDuel Picks for Sep 17, 2021

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Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zack Wheeler PHI $10,700 40.40 3.78
Chris Sale BOS $10,000 39.74 3.97
Walker Buehler LAD $9,900 36.46 3.68
Dylan Cease CWS $8,600 35.55 4.13

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dylan Cease CWS $8,600 35.55 4.13
Chris Sale BOS $10,000 39.74 3.97
Zack Wheeler PHI $10,700 40.40 3.78
Walker Buehler LAD $9,900 36.46 3.68

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Salvador Perez KC $3,800 15.21 4.00
Yasmani Grandal CWS $3,600 14.67 4.08
Paul Goldschmidt STL $4,000 14.33 3.58
Brandon Belt SF $3,900 13.67 3.50

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Dalbec BOS $3,100 13.32 4.30
Ji-Man Choi TB $2,500 10.70 4.28
Brad Miller PHI $2,400 10.24 4.26
Kurt Suzuki LAA $2,000 8.50 4.25

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kolten Wong MIL $3,500 12.15 3.47
Jose Altuve HOU $4,200 11.61 2.77
Kiké Hernández BOS $3,400 11.58 3.41
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,000 11.07 2.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jurickson Profar SD $2,100 10.30 4.90
Ramón Urías BAL $2,200 10.40 4.73
Phil Gosselin LAA $2,300 10.19 4.43
Eddy Alvarez MIA $2,100 8.21 3.91

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bo Bichette TOR $4,000 13.15 3.29
Tim Anderson CWS $3,900 12.54 3.21
Trevor Story COL $3,600 12.15 3.37
Xander Bogaerts BOS $3,700 11.83 3.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Iglesias BOS $2,100 9.05 4.31
J.P. Crawford SEA $2,700 10.33 3.83
Owen Miller CLE $2,100 7.92 3.77
Jack Mayfield LAA $2,400 8.84 3.68

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $4,000 13.99 3.50
Kyle Seager SEA $3,400 11.88 3.49
Patrick Wisdom CHC $3,000 11.86 3.95
Evan Longoria SF $3,400 11.81 3.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Wisdom CHC $3,000 11.86 3.95
Matt Duffy CHC $2,500 9.62 3.85
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $2,800 10.42 3.72
Josh Donaldson MIN $2,900 10.59 3.65

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryce Harper PHI $4,400 17.15 3.90
Juan Soto WSH $4,100 15.22 3.71
Jesse Winker CIN $4,000 14.65 3.66
Mookie Betts LAD $4,100 13.85 3.38
Hunter Renfroe BOS $3,800 13.79 3.63
Luis Robert CWS $4,000 13.27 3.32
Starling Marte OAK $4,000 13.26 3.32
Tyler O’Neill STL $3,200 13.19 4.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brett Phillips TB $2,200 12.89 5.86
Lane Thomas WSH $2,300 12.30 5.35
Jose Siri HOU $2,500 12.98 5.19
Jake Meyers HOU $2,200 10.68 4.85
Jace Peterson MIL $2,000 9.20 4.60
Anthony Alford PIT $2,100 9.65 4.59
Kyle Isbel KC $2,200 9.74 4.43
DJ Peters TEX $2,500 11.03 4.41

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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