Sports from the Basement

MLB FanDuel 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 FanDuel Optimizer.

P Trevor Bauer
C/1B Luke Voit
2B Derek Dietrich
SS Trevor Story
3B Renato Núñez
OF One Dominic Smith
OF Two Keon Broxton
OF Three Nick Williams
Util Jarrod Dyson
Salary $35,000
Expected Points 134.76

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Bauer LAA $11,300 41.86 3.70
Hyun-Jin Ryu STL $10,600 39.81 3.76
James Paxton TEX $9,400 34.12 3.63
Brad Peacock PIT $8,500 33.99 4.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brad Peacock PIT $8,500 33.99 4.00
Brian Johnson BOS $5,500 22.01 4.00
Chase Anderson CLE $6,600 26.42 4.00
Sonny Gray DET $7,500 29.91 3.99

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddie Freeman NYM $4,500 13.38 2.97
Luke Voit WSH $4,200 13.17 3.13
Eric Hosmer NYY $4,000 11.95 2.99
Daniel Murphy CHC $3,900 11.93 3.06

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pedro Severino CHC $2,500 10.36 4.14
Chris Davis BAL $2,000 8.13 4.07
Rowdy Tellez KC $2,500 10.11 4.04
Matt Adams NYM $2,500 9.98 3.99

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan McMahon TB $3,100 11.78 3.80
Derek Dietrich ARZ $2,900 11.68 4.03
Gleyber Torres DET $3,400 11.10 3.27
Kiké Hernández STL $3,000 10.90 3.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Peraza PHI $2,100 8.95 4.26
Derek Dietrich ARZ $2,900 11.68 4.03
Jason Kipnis LAA $2,300 9.23 4.01
Hanser Alberto TOR $2,300 8.90 3.87

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story TB $4,800 15.38 3.20
Trea Turner CHC $4,300 12.62 2.93
Francisco Lindor LAA $4,200 12.41 2.96
Javier Báez ATL $3,600 11.79 3.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Taylor STL $2,400 9.70 4.04
Ehire Adrianza OAK $2,200 8.83 4.01
J.P. Crawford HOU $2,600 9.94 3.82
Miguel Rojas ARZ $2,200 7.76 3.53

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nolan Arenado TB $4,800 15.75 3.28
Manny Machado BAL $4,400 13.37 3.04
Anthony Rendon CHC $4,500 12.95 2.88
Matt Chapman SEA $3,700 12.38 3.34

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Renato Núñez SEA $2,500 11.46 4.58
David Freese LAD $2,700 10.66 3.95
Matt Carpenter WSH $3,200 12.27 3.83
J.D. Davis PIT $2,500 9.23 3.69

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Charlie Blackmon TB $4,400 16.14 3.67
Christian Yelich ARZ $4,800 14.97 3.12
Mike Trout MIL $4,600 14.72 3.20
Hunter Renfroe SD $3,700 13.74 3.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dominic Smith CIN $2,200 10.31 4.69
Keon Broxton CLE $2,300 10.57 4.59
Nick Williams HOU $2,000 8.80 4.40
José Martínez WSH $2,600 11.20 4.31

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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