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MLB Draftkings Picks for Jul 26, 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
Luis Garcia HOU $10,400 20.41 1.96
Shohei Ohtani LAA $9,200 20.35 2.21
Germán Márquez COL $8,400 18.90 2.25
Wade Miley CIN $8,600 17.30 2.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Germán Márquez COL $8,400 18.90 2.25
Shohei Ohtani LAA $9,200 20.35 2.21
Joe Ross WAS $7,900 16.72 2.12
Michael Pineda MIN $6,900 14.48 2.10

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Salvador Perez KC $5,200 9.62 1.85
Mitch Garver MIN $4,800 8.70 1.81
Willson Contreras CHC $5,400 8.13 1.51
J.T. Realmuto PHI $5,100 8.02 1.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cal Raleigh SEA $2,400 6.31 2.63
Tres Barrera WAS $2,400 6.27 2.61
Tucker Barnhart CIN $2,500 5.85 2.34
Martín Maldonado HOU $2,200 5.04 2.29

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $6,000 10.95 1.82
Freddie Freeman ATL $10,000 10.41 1.04
José Abreu CWS $5,200 10.40 2.00
Salvador Perez KC $5,200 9.62 1.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cal Raleigh SEA $2,400 6.31 2.63
Tres Barrera WAS $2,400 6.27 2.61
Tucker Barnhart CIN $2,500 5.85 2.34
Miguel Cabrera DET $2,900 6.71 2.32

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien TOR $5,300 10.52 1.99
Jose Altuve HOU $5,000 9.47 1.89
Jorge Polanco MIN $4,900 8.68 1.77
Jonathan India CIN $4,200 8.60 2.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Mendick CWS $2,100 5.09 2.42
Alcides Escobar WAS $3,400 7.55 2.22
Willi Castro DET $3,100 6.51 2.10
Jonathan India CIN $4,200 8.60 2.05

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trea Turner WAS $6,100 11.60 1.90
Tim Anderson CWS $5,600 10.47 1.87
Bo Bichette TOR $5,200 9.86 1.90
Trevor Story COL $5,500 8.26 1.50

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Iglesias LAA $3,700 7.87 2.13
Kyle Farmer CIN $3,400 6.58 1.94
Trea Turner WAS $6,100 11.60 1.90
Bo Bichette TOR $5,200 9.86 1.90

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rafael Devers BOS $5,700 10.18 1.79
Austin Riley ATL $7,400 8.40 1.14
Josh Donaldson MIN $4,700 8.32 1.77
J.D. Davis NYM $7,800 8.25 1.06

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Bote CHC $2,200 6.81 3.10
Jack Mayfield LAA $2,200 5.72 2.60
Hunter Dozier KC $3,100 6.98 2.25
Abraham Toro HOU $2,700 5.96 2.21

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juan Soto WAS $6,300 11.73 1.86
Bryce Harper PHI $5,900 10.88 1.84
Akil Baddoo DET $3,200 10.38 3.24
George Springer TOR $4,800 10.01 2.09
Teoscar Hernández TOR $4,600 9.97 2.17
Andrew Vaughn CWS $2,600 9.52 3.66
Mitch Haniger SEA $5,100 9.51 1.86
J.D. Martinez BOS $5,200 9.33 1.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aristides Aquino CIN $2,200 8.47 3.85
Andrew Vaughn CWS $2,600 9.52 3.66
Gerardo Parra WAS $2,000 7.29 3.64
Eloy Jiménez CWS $2,500 9.08 3.63
Billy Hamilton CWS $2,100 7.53 3.59
Derek Hill DET $2,000 6.88 3.44
Victor Reyes DET $2,000 6.87 3.43
Myles Straw HOU $2,000 6.63 3.32

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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