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MLB FanDuel Picks for May 15, 2022

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Sandoval LAA $9,500 39.18 4.12
Frankie Montas OAK $9,100 39.10 4.30
Carlos Carrasco NYM $8,900 37.00 4.16
Joe Musgrove SD $10,000 36.93 3.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Frankie Montas OAK $9,100 39.10 4.30
Carlos Carrasco NYM $8,900 37.00 4.16
Patrick Sandoval LAA $9,500 39.18 4.12
Robbie Ray SEA $8,800 35.54 4.04

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul Goldschmidt STL $3,900 12.61 3.23
Eric Hosmer SD $3,100 12.48 4.03
Anthony Rizzo NYY $3,700 12.41 3.36
Brandon Belt SF $3,300 11.98 3.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras ATL $2,000 10.30 5.15
Jonah Heim TEX $2,300 10.82 4.71
Alfonso Rivas CHC $2,400 10.96 4.57
Francisco Mejía TB $2,100 9.52 4.53

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $3,400 12.92 3.80
Kolten Wong MIL $3,300 12.37 3.75
Travis Demeritte ATL $2,700 9.86 3.65
Ozzie Albies ATL $3,200 9.71 3.03

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Robinson Canó SD $2,000 8.70 4.35
Josh VanMeter PIT $2,100 8.51 4.05
Jose Altuve HOU $3,400 12.92 3.80
Kolten Wong MIL $3,300 12.37 3.75

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willy Adames MIL $3,400 12.94 3.81
Tim Anderson CWS $3,700 11.46 3.10
Dansby Swanson ATL $2,900 11.10 3.83
Bo Bichette TOR $3,600 10.26 2.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dansby Swanson ATL $2,900 11.10 3.83
Willy Adames MIL $3,400 12.94 3.81
Royce Lewis MIN $2,100 7.83 3.73
Nick Ahmed ARI $2,500 8.58 3.43

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $4,400 12.73 2.89
Rafael Devers BOS $3,900 11.33 2.90
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $2,900 11.19 3.86
Austin Riley ATL $3,400 11.00 3.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT $2,900 11.19 3.86
Brian Anderson MIA $2,600 9.82 3.78
Ramón Urías BAL $2,300 8.36 3.63
Patrick Wisdom CHC $2,900 10.00 3.45

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Judge NYY $4,300 15.23 3.54
Byron Buxton MIN $4,200 14.57 3.47
Mike Trout LAA $4,600 13.61 2.96
Yordan Alvarez HOU $4,100 13.08 3.19
Christian Yelich MIL $3,800 12.91 3.40
Jordan Luplow ARI $2,800 12.86 4.59
Mookie Betts LAD $4,000 12.82 3.21
Juan Soto WSH $4,000 12.82 3.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Siri HOU $2,000 10.49 5.25
Alek Thomas ARI $2,400 11.81 4.92
Jordan Luplow ARI $2,800 12.86 4.59
Rafael Ortega CHC $2,300 10.11 4.40
Victor Reyes DET $2,000 8.71 4.35
Ben Gamel PIT $2,700 11.53 4.27
Cooper Hummel ARI $2,300 9.80 4.26
Odúbel Herrera PHI $2,200 9.14 4.16

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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