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MLB Draftkings Picks for Sep 19, 2021

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gerrit Cole NYY $10,900 25.42 2.33
Sandy Alcantara MIA $10,200 24.44 2.40
Frankie Montas OAK $8,700 24.16 2.78
Lucas Giolito CWS $10,400 21.05 2.02

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jacob deGrom NYM $1,200 6.18 5.15
Frankie Montas OAK $8,700 24.16 2.78
Shohei Ohtani LAA $7,300 20.23 2.77
Sandy Alcantara MIA $10,200 24.44 2.40

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yasmani Grandal CWS $5,200 10.14 1.95
Salvador Perez KC $5,000 10.10 2.02
Will Smith LAD $5,300 8.78 1.66
Danny Jansen TOR $3,100 8.13 2.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dustin Garneau DET $2,200 6.52 2.96
Austin Romine CHC $2,000 5.49 2.74
Roberto Pérez CLE $2,000 5.31 2.66
Danny Jansen TOR $3,100 8.13 2.62

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Dalbec BOS $3,300 11.15 3.38
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $6,100 11.00 1.80
Paul Goldschmidt STL $4,600 10.90 2.37
Frank Schwindel CHC $3,600 10.78 2.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lewin Díaz MIA $2,000 6.81 3.41
Bobby Dalbec BOS $3,300 11.15 3.38
Frank Schwindel CHC $3,600 10.78 2.99
Dustin Garneau DET $2,200 6.52 2.96

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien TOR $5,800 10.23 1.76
Trea Turner LAD $5,900 10.08 1.71
Jean Segura PHI $8,400 9.52 1.13
Jose Altuve HOU $5,500 9.46 1.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Donovan Solano SF $2,000 6.78 3.39
Andrés Giménez CLE $2,400 6.54 2.73
Ernie Clement CLE $2,000 5.05 2.52
David Bote CHC $2,400 5.91 2.46

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bo Bichette TOR $5,800 9.92 1.71
Tim Anderson CWS $5,900 9.84 1.67
Xander Bogaerts BOS $4,800 9.60 2.00
Trevor Story COL $4,500 9.36 2.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Edmundo Sosa STL $2,600 8.81 3.39
Nicky Lopez KC $3,500 8.26 2.36
Richie Martin BAL $2,300 5.38 2.34
Kyle Farmer CIN $3,400 7.94 2.34

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $5,300 10.89 2.06
Manny Machado SD $5,500 9.43 1.72
Justin Turner LAD $6,300 9.24 1.47
Nolan Arenado STL $4,800 8.90 1.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Longoria SF $3,500 8.78 2.51
Kelvin Gutierrez BAL $2,300 4.87 2.12
José Ramírez CLE $5,300 10.89 2.06
Patrick Wisdom CHC $4,100 8.35 2.04

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hunter Renfroe BOS $4,200 11.09 2.64
Tyler O’Neill STL $4,200 11.08 2.64
Bryce Harper PHI $11,000 10.75 0.98
Mookie Betts LAD $6,700 10.61 1.58
Juan Soto WAS $5,800 10.52 1.81
Cedric Mullins BAL $4,500 10.30 2.29
Teoscar Hernández TOR $4,800 10.04 2.09
Lane Thomas WAS $3,300 9.83 2.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brett Phillips TB $2,200 8.89 4.04
Austin Slater SF $2,000 7.80 3.90
Bradley Zimmer CLE $2,000 7.75 3.88
Brandon Marsh LAA $2,000 7.58 3.79
Victor Reyes DET $2,100 7.96 3.79
Oscar Mercado CLE $2,000 7.10 3.55
Chas McCormick HOU $2,000 6.70 3.35
Michael A. Taylor KC $2,100 7.00 3.34

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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