Sports from the Basement

MLB FanDuel Picks for Thursday, June 13, 2019

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

Optimal lineups are generated to demonstrate groups of players that work well together. This should be used only as a thought-starter for your lineups. This lineup may not conform to exact requirements of DraftKings (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the MLB FanDuel Optimizer.

P Jacob deGrom
C/1B Rowdy Tellez
2B Kiké Hernández
SS Manny Machado
3B Marwin González
OF One José Martínez
OF Two Mike Tauchman
OF Three Chris Taylor
Util Freddie Freeman
Salary $33,400
Expected Points 123.71

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jacob deGrom CIN $10,200 38.06 3.73
David Price BOS $9,800 36.92 3.77
Clayton Kershaw STL $10,400 36.07 3.47
J.A. Happ KC $8,800 34.72 3.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Stroman KC $7,200 28.50 3.96
J.A. Happ KC $8,800 34.72 3.94
Jack Flaherty WSH $7,900 31.06 3.93
Michael Pineda OAK $7,000 26.98 3.85

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman NYM $4,400 14.15 3.22
C.J. Cron MIL $3,700 13.06 3.53
Josh Bell LAD $4,300 12.99 3.02
Luke Voit WSH $4,200 12.64 3.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rowdy Tellez KC $2,300 10.29 4.47
Travis d’Arnaud CIN $2,600 9.75 3.75
Chris Davis BAL $2,100 7.72 3.67
Martín Maldonado MIL $2,000 7.27 3.64

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kiké Hernández STL $3,100 11.20 3.61
Eric Sogard CLE $3,200 10.76 3.36
Gleyber Torres DET $3,600 10.75 2.99
Jonathan Schoop BAL $3,300 10.44 3.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Rondón SD $2,200 8.43 3.83
Kiké Hernández STL $3,100 11.20 3.61
Eric Sogard CLE $3,200 10.76 3.36
Addison Russell ATL $2,300 7.71 3.35

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story TB $4,700 13.66 2.91
Manny Machado BAL $4,000 12.12 3.03
Trea Turner CHC $4,100 12.12 2.96
Jorge Polanco OAK $4,100 11.96 2.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ehire Adrianza OAK $2,200 8.69 3.95
Jonathan Villar CLE $3,200 11.02 3.44
Didi Gregorius DET $3,400 11.25 3.31
Dansby Swanson NYM $3,600 11.63 3.23

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nolan Arenado TB $4,800 14.30 2.98
Anthony Rendon CHC $4,500 12.60 2.80
Rafael Devers BOS $3,800 11.26 2.96
Kris Bryant ATL $4,000 11.18 2.80

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marco Hernández BOS $2,000 7.87 3.94
Kelvin Gutierrez CHC $2,200 8.56 3.89
Marwin González PIT $2,900 11.06 3.81
Colin Moran PIT $2,600 9.88 3.80

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Trout MIL $4,800 14.69 3.06
Charlie Blackmon TB $4,400 14.12 3.21
Nelson Cruz TEX $3,700 13.38 3.61
Mookie Betts BOS $4,200 13.15 3.13

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Martínez WSH $2,200 9.33 4.24
Mike Tauchman TB $2,000 8.24 4.12
Chris Taylor STL $2,300 9.26 4.02
Terrance Gore NYY $2,000 7.89 3.95

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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