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MLB FanDuel Picks for Oct 9, 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
Max Fried ATL $9,000 37.62 4.18
Brandon Woodruff MIL $10,000 32.45 3.25
Julio Urías LAD $9,400 32.25 3.43
Kevin Gausman SF $8,600 31.21 3.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Fried ATL $9,000 37.62 4.18
Kevin Gausman SF $8,600 31.21 3.63
Julio Urías LAD $9,400 32.25 3.43
Brandon Woodruff MIL $10,000 32.45 3.25

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman ATL $3,800 11.82 3.11
Buster Posey SF $3,300 10.42 3.16
Will Smith LAD $2,900 10.30 3.55
Manny Piña MIL $2,200 9.54 4.34

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Manny Piña MIL $2,200 9.54 4.34
Will Smith LAD $2,900 10.30 3.55
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $2,400 8.40 3.50
Buster Posey SF $3,300 10.42 3.16

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,000 11.76 2.94
Kolten Wong MIL $2,900 10.81 3.73
Mark Mathias MIL $2,000 1.05 0.52
Zach McKinstry LAD $2,000 0.96 0.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kolten Wong MIL $2,900 10.81 3.73
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,000 11.76 2.94
Mark Mathias MIL $2,000 1.05 0.52
Zach McKinstry LAD $2,000 0.96 0.48

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Corey Seager LAD $3,800 13.34 3.51
Brandon Crawford SF $3,200 11.28 3.53
Willy Adames MIL $3,400 9.93 2.92
Dansby Swanson ATL $2,600 8.45 3.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Crawford SF $3,200 11.28 3.53
Corey Seager LAD $3,800 13.34 3.51
Dansby Swanson ATL $2,600 8.45 3.25
Willy Adames MIL $3,400 9.93 2.92

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Riley ATL $3,700 12.09 3.27
Justin Turner LAD $3,200 11.68 3.65
Evan Longoria SF $2,600 8.99 3.46
Daniel Robertson MIL $2,000 0.91 0.45

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Turner LAD $3,200 11.68 3.65
Evan Longoria SF $2,600 8.99 3.46
Austin Riley ATL $3,700 12.09 3.27
Daniel Robertson MIL $2,000 0.91 0.45

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mookie Betts LAD $3,600 12.00 3.33
Austin Slater SF $2,500 11.96 4.78
Jorge Soler ATL $3,500 11.55 3.30
AJ Pollock LAD $2,700 10.98 4.07
Darin Ruf SF $2,500 10.96 4.38
Eddie Rosario ATL $2,900 10.20 3.52
Adam Duvall ATL $3,100 10.06 3.25
Avisaíl García MIL $2,700 9.97 3.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Slater SF $2,500 11.96 4.78
Darin Ruf SF $2,500 10.96 4.38
AJ Pollock LAD $2,700 10.98 4.07
Avisaíl García MIL $2,700 9.97 3.69
Eddie Rosario ATL $2,900 10.20 3.52
Lorenzo Cain MIL $2,500 8.77 3.51
Mookie Betts LAD $3,600 12.00 3.33
Jorge Soler ATL $3,500 11.55 3.30

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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