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MLB FanDuel Picks for Aug 6, 2022

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Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shane McClanahan TB $11,000 53.48 4.86
Carlos Rodón SF $10,600 39.70 3.74
Ranger Suárez PHI $8,900 35.96 4.04
Luis Garcia HOU $10,200 33.31 3.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shane McClanahan TB $11,000 53.48 4.86
Ranger Suárez PHI $8,900 35.96 4.04
Carlos Rodón SF $10,600 39.70 3.74
George Kirby SEA $8,600 30.50 3.55

Catcher/First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $4,100 13.97 3.41
Paul Goldschmidt STL $4,400 13.81 3.14
Salvador Perez KC $3,300 13.79 4.18
Pete Alonso NYM $4,300 13.32 3.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Higashioka NYY $2,200 9.78 4.45
Joey Bart SF $2,100 9.24 4.40
Yasmani Grandal CWS $2,100 9.17 4.37
Joey Meneses WSH $2,000 8.54 4.27

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Lowe TB $3,000 12.63 4.21
Jose Altuve HOU $3,900 12.52 3.21
Jonathan India CIN $3,200 12.44 3.89
Ketel Marte ARI $3,200 11.26 3.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Lowe TB $3,000 12.63 4.21
Jonathan India CIN $3,200 12.44 3.89
Nolan Gorman STL $2,800 10.36 3.70
Ildemaro Vargas WSH $2,100 7.62 3.63

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Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Francisco Lindor NYM $4,000 12.80 3.20
Terrin Vavra BAL $2,200 12.45 5.66
Oneil Cruz PIT $3,200 12.10 3.78
Trea Turner LAD $4,300 11.94 2.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Terrin Vavra BAL $2,200 12.45 5.66
Jorge Mateo BAL $2,500 11.03 4.41
Brandon Crawford SF $2,300 9.02 3.92
Charles Leblanc MIA $2,200 8.52 3.87

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Riley ATL $4,400 13.45 3.06
José Ramírez CLE $4,300 13.11 3.05
Rafael Devers BOS $4,100 12.52 3.05
Nolan Arenado STL $3,900 12.27 3.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Brosseau MIL $2,100 10.18 4.85
Alec Bohm PHI $2,800 11.99 4.28
Ryan McMahon COL $2,500 10.27 4.11
Tucupita Marcano PIT $2,000 8.11 4.06

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Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Judge NYY $5,300 18.04 3.40
Yordan Alvarez HOU $4,400 14.31 3.25
Bryan Reynolds PIT $2,800 12.90 4.61
Teoscar Hernández TOR $3,700 12.90 3.49
Juan Soto SD $4,000 12.67 3.17
Ronald Acuña Jr. ATL $3,800 12.24 3.22
Mookie Betts LAD $4,200 12.23 2.91
Anthony Santander BAL $3,400 12.21 3.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tim Locastro NYY $2,000 10.17 5.09
Jake McCarthy ARI $2,200 10.18 4.63
Bryan Reynolds PIT $2,800 12.90 4.61
Victor Robles WSH $2,200 10.09 4.59
Bubba Thompson TEX $2,000 9.00 4.50
Alek Thomas ARI $2,400 10.77 4.49
Chas McCormick HOU $2,300 9.74 4.24
Jose Siri TB $2,200 9.30 4.23

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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