MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 13, 2024

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shota Imanaga CHC $10,000 20.62 2.06
Triston McKenzie CLE $11,400 20.06 1.76
Chris Sale ATL $9,400 18.85 2.01
Joe Ryan MIN $9,600 17.73 1.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Boyle OAK $6,700 15.92 2.38
Ryan Pepiot TB $8,100 17.30 2.14
Shota Imanaga CHC $10,000 20.62 2.06
Sean Manaea NYM $8,000 16.35 2.04

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $4,900 9.84 2.01
Willson Contreras STL $4,100 9.28 2.26
Will Smith LAD $4,400 9.05 2.06
Logan O’Hoppe LAA $3,900 8.27 2.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James McCann BAL $2,200 5.91 2.69
Shea Langeliers OAK $3,100 8.19 2.64
Luke Maile CIN $2,400 6.33 2.64
Omar Narvaez NYM $2,200 5.67 2.58

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $4,900 9.84 2.01
Matt Olson ATL $6,100 9.66 1.58
Josh Naylor CLE $8,000 9.49 1.19
Bryce Harper PHI $5,900 9.38 1.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joey Gallo WSH $2,800 7.87 2.81
Jake Bauers MIL $2,400 6.72 2.80
James McCann BAL $2,200 5.91 2.69
Daniel Vogelbach TOR $2,700 7.21 2.67

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $5,300 10.38 1.96
Ketel Marte ARI $5,300 9.80 1.85
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,700 9.76 1.71
Edouard Julien MIN $3,400 9.50 2.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Edmundo Sosa PHI $2,300 8.01 3.48
Luis Garcia Jr. WSH $2,400 6.94 2.89
Edouard Julien MIN $3,400 9.50 2.79
Zach Remillard CWS $2,200 5.94 2.70

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,300 11.05 2.08
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,600 10.94 1.66
Corey Seager TEX $6,200 10.62 1.71
CJ Abrams WSH $4,600 10.44 2.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Neto LAA $2,300 6.11 2.66
Jose Caballero TB $3,000 7.94 2.65
Masyn Winn STL $2,400 6.02 2.51
Nick Allen OAK $2,200 5.47 2.48

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Riley ATL $5,800 10.06 1.74
Christopher Morel CHC $4,300 9.88 2.30
Oliver Dunn MIL $3,400 9.02 2.65
Ryan McMahon COL $4,700 8.87 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trey Lipscomb WSH $2,200 6.46 2.94
Oliver Dunn MIL $3,400 9.02 2.65
Eguy Rosario SD $2,800 7.36 2.63
Tyler Wade SD $2,600 6.59 2.54

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,700 12.39 1.85
Adolis Garcia TEX $5,500 11.97 2.18
Marcell Ozuna ATL $5,000 11.36 2.27
Juan Soto NYY $9,000 11.24 1.25
Spencer Steer CIN $5,200 10.89 2.09
Yordan Alvarez HOU $6,000 10.79 1.80
Mike Trout LAA $6,000 10.62 1.77
Corbin Carroll ARI $5,600 10.48 1.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dairon Blanco KC $2,100 8.13 3.87
Jackson Merrill SD $2,900 9.20 3.17
Jesse Winker WSH $2,700 7.83 2.90
Bubba Thompson CIN $2,000 5.74 2.87
Jacob Young WSH $2,100 6.01 2.86
Blake Perkins MIL $2,900 8.13 2.80
Kevin Pillar CWS $2,600 7.27 2.80
Stuart Fairchild CIN $2,900 7.68 2.65

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┬áno 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.