Sports from the Basement

MLB DraftKings Picks for Sunday, June 16, 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 DraftKings Optimizer.

P One Hyun-Jin Ryu
P Two Trevor Bauer
C Danny Jansen
1B Renato Núñez
2B Jason Kipnis
SS Francisco Lindor
3B José Ramírez
OF One Juan Lagares
OF Two Yasiel Puig
OF Three César Puello
Salary $49,700
Expected Points 110

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Bauer LAA $11,200 23.46 2.09
Hyun-Jin Ryu STL $11,200 22.75 2.03
James Paxton TEX $9,500 19.26 2.03
Brad Peacock PIT $8,800 18.59 2.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brad Peacock PIT $8,800 18.59 2.11
Trevor Bauer LAA $11,200 23.46 2.09
James Paxton TEX $9,500 19.26 2.03
Hyun-Jin Ryu STL $11,200 22.75 2.03

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pedro Severino CHC $4,000 7.92 1.98
Christian Vázquez BOS $3,900 7.78 1.99
Robinson Chirinos TOR $4,800 7.72 1.61
Yadier Molina WSH $3,400 7.52 2.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Jansen KC $2,200 5.98 2.72
Martín Maldonado MIL $2,200 5.53 2.52
Mike Zunino TEX $2,600 5.97 2.30
Welington Castillo MIN $3,200 7.32 2.29

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman NYM $5,500 10.15 1.85
Luke Voit WSH $5,100 9.85 1.93
Daniel Murphy CHC $0 9.21 0.00
Eric Hosmer NYY $0 9.10 0.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rowdy Tellez KC $3,300 7.71 2.34
John Hicks CHW $2,700 6.22 2.30
Chris Davis BAL $2,800 6.17 2.20
Tyler White PIT $3,000 6.56 2.19

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Whit Merrifield NYY $4,700 10.04 2.14
Kiké Hernández STL $6,400 8.36 1.31
DJ LeMahieu TB $4,600 8.16 1.77
Rougned Odor TOR $4,100 8.08 1.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jason Kipnis LAA $2,500 7.06 2.82
Robinson Canó TEX $2,800 7.33 2.62
Yolmer Sánchez MIN $2,700 6.46 2.39
Starlin Castro ARZ $2,900 6.80 2.34

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story TB $10,000 11.79 1.18
Trea Turner CHC $5,500 9.83 1.79
Francisco Lindor LAA $4,800 9.53 1.98
Javier Báez ATL $7,800 9.02 1.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul DeJong WSH $4,000 8.61 2.15
J.P. Crawford HOU $3,600 7.61 2.11
Marcus Semien SEA $4,300 8.58 1.99
Francisco Lindor LAA $4,800 9.53 1.98

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nolan Arenado TB $9,000 11.80 1.31
Manny Machado BAL $7,800 10.15 1.30
Anthony Rendon CHC $5,600 9.79 1.75
Matt Chapman SEA $4,100 9.44 2.30

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez NYM $3,400 8.53 2.51
Matt Chapman SEA $4,100 9.44 2.30
Matt Carpenter WSH $4,000 9.19 2.30
Travis Shaw CLE $3,000 6.48 2.16

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Charlie Blackmon TB $0 12.39 0.00
Christian Yelich ARZ $5,800 11.32 1.95
Mike Trout MIL $5,700 11.06 1.94
Hunter Renfroe SD $0 10.43 0.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juan Lagares CIN $2,500 6.12 2.45
José Martínez WSH $3,500 8.58 2.45
Keon Broxton CLE $3,400 8.09 2.38
Harrison Bader WSH $3,300 7.68 2.33

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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