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MLB FanDuel Picks for May 14, 2022

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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
Eric Lauer MIL $10,300 41.03 3.98
Chris Bassitt NYM $10,100 36.60 3.62
Luis Castillo CIN $7,100 35.79 5.04
Zac Gallen ARI $9,900 35.73 3.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luis Castillo CIN $7,100 35.79 5.04
Trevor Rogers MIA $6,900 27.88 4.04
Eric Lauer MIL $10,300 41.03 3.98
Ranger Suárez PHI $8,000 31.38 3.92

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Rizzo NYY $3,500 12.63 3.61
Paul Goldschmidt STL $3,900 12.60 3.23
Brandon Belt SF $3,300 12.29 3.72
Willson Contreras CHC $3,700 12.26 3.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Jansen TOR $2,000 11.66 5.83
William Contreras ATL $2,000 10.51 5.26
Mike Zunino TB $2,100 9.79 4.66
Jonah Heim TEX $2,300 10.39 4.52

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brendan Donovan STL $2,400 11.76 4.90
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,200 10.11 3.16
Travis Demeritte ATL $2,700 9.82 3.64
Adam Frazier SEA $2,800 9.65 3.45

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brendan Donovan STL $2,400 11.76 4.90
Josh VanMeter PIT $2,100 9.17 4.37
Luis Rengifo LAA $2,000 8.72 4.36
Rougned Odor BAL $2,100 8.79 4.19

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willy Adames MIL $3,400 12.55 3.69
Tim Anderson CWS $3,700 11.44 3.09
Dansby Swanson ATL $2,900 11.23 3.87
Wander Franco TB $3,600 11.12 3.09

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Royce Lewis MIN $2,100 8.68 4.13
Dansby Swanson ATL $2,900 11.23 3.87
Willy Adames MIL $3,400 12.55 3.69
Donovan Walton SF $2,000 7.23 3.62

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Manny Machado SD $4,300 13.21 3.07
José Ramírez CLE $4,400 12.81 2.91
Rafael Devers BOS $3,900 12.47 3.20
Josh Donaldson NYY $3,000 11.35 3.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andrew Velazquez LAA $2,200 8.65 3.93
Patrick Wisdom CHC $2,900 10.99 3.79
Josh Donaldson NYY $3,000 11.35 3.78
Matt Chapman TOR $2,700 10.19 3.77

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Judge NYY $4,300 16.66 3.87
Mike Trout LAA $4,600 15.45 3.36
Yordan Alvarez HOU $3,700 14.03 3.79
Bryce Harper PHI $4,000 13.89 3.47
Kyle Tucker HOU $3,600 13.72 3.81
Shohei Ohtani LAA $4,500 13.52 3.00
Giancarlo Stanton NYY $3,500 13.29 3.80
Alek Thomas ARI $2,400 12.80 5.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alek Thomas ARI $2,400 12.80 5.33
Jose Siri HOU $2,000 10.30 5.15
Luis González SF $2,400 10.74 4.48
Teoscar Hernández TOR $2,900 12.39 4.27
LaMonte Wade Jr. SF $2,400 10.08 4.20
Roman Quinn PHI $2,000 8.19 4.10
AJ Pollock CWS $2,500 10.05 4.02
David Peralta ARI $2,400 9.53 3.97

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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