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MLB Draftkings Picks for Aug 6, 2022

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shane McClanahan TB $10,100 31.24 3.09
Carlos Rodón SF $9,500 22.76 2.40
Max Scherzer NYM $10,600 22.19 2.09
Max Fried ATL $9,500 21.20 2.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shane McClanahan TB $10,100 31.24 3.09
Carlos Rodón SF $9,500 22.76 2.40
Ranger Suárez PHI $8,100 19.43 2.40
Max Fried ATL $9,500 21.20 2.23

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Salvador Perez KC $4,800 10.25 2.13
Adley Rutschman BAL $10,000 9.40 0.94
J.T. Realmuto PHI $5,300 9.21 1.74
Sean Murphy OAK $4,200 8.16 1.94

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Meibrys Viloria TEX $2,000 6.17 3.08
Tres Barrera WAS $2,000 5.85 2.92
Joey Bart SF $2,500 7.07 2.83
Austin Romine CIN $2,000 5.60 2.80

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $5,300 10.68 2.02
Paul Goldschmidt STL $6,100 10.40 1.71
Salvador Perez KC $4,800 10.25 2.13
Rhys Hoskins PHI $4,300 9.91 2.30

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Meibrys Viloria TEX $2,000 6.17 3.08
Carlos Santana SEA $2,400 7.03 2.93
Tres Barrera WAS $2,000 5.85 2.92
Vinnie Pasquantino KC $2,100 6.06 2.89

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $5,500 9.70 1.76
Brandon Lowe TB $5,000 9.56 1.91
Jonathan India CIN $4,900 9.47 1.93
Andrés Giménez CLE $4,000 9.27 2.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andrés Giménez CLE $4,000 9.27 2.32
Nolan Gorman STL $3,800 7.83 2.06
César Hernández WAS $3,100 6.38 2.06
Jonathan Schoop DET $2,500 5.01 2.00

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trea Turner LAD $5,800 9.25 1.59
Oneil Cruz PIT $10,400 9.16 0.88
Amed Rosario CLE $4,700 9.03 1.92
Francisco Lindor NYM $5,100 9.01 1.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Crawford SF $2,000 6.75 3.37
Elvis Andrus OAK $2,400 6.53 2.72
Geraldo Perdomo ARI $2,500 6.34 2.54
Kyle Farmer CIN $3,400 7.92 2.33

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Ramírez CLE $5,800 9.83 1.69
Rafael Devers BOS $5,200 9.49 1.82
Alec Bohm PHI $3,800 9.33 2.46
Nolan Arenado STL $5,300 9.31 1.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Charles Leblanc MIA $2,000 6.85 3.42
Maikel Franco WAS $2,000 5.05 2.53
Alec Bohm PHI $3,800 9.33 2.46
Tommy La Stella SF $2,600 5.98 2.30

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Judge NYY $6,000 13.37 2.23
Yordan Alvarez HOU $6,000 10.58 1.76
Bryan Reynolds PIT $9,600 9.84 1.02
Teoscar Hernández TOR $4,700 9.71 2.07
Matt Carpenter NYY $4,800 9.61 2.00
Juan Soto SD $5,700 9.45 1.66
Cedric Mullins BAL $10,200 9.35 0.92
Terrin Vavra BAL $4,000 9.33 2.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tim Locastro NYY $2,000 7.77 3.88
Bubba Thompson TEX $2,000 7.71 3.86
Luis González SF $2,000 7.27 3.64
Lars Nootbaar STL $2,100 7.53 3.59
Jose Siri TB $2,000 7.13 3.56
Corey Dickerson STL $2,000 6.86 3.43
Sam Haggerty SEA $2,300 7.86 3.42
Nick Gordon MIN $2,100 7.03 3.35

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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