MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 15, 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
Tyler Glasnow LAD $11,000 23.43 2.13
Seth Lugo KC $8,400 19.00 2.26
Sonny Gray STL $8,500 18.89 2.22
Aaron Nola PHI $10,300 18.27 1.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Seth Lugo KC $8,400 19.00 2.26
Sonny Gray STL $8,500 18.89 2.22
Tyler Glasnow LAD $11,000 23.43 2.13
Joe Ross MIL $7,300 15.43 2.11

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,000 10.27 2.05
Bo Naylor CLE $7,000 9.27 1.32
Willson Contreras STL $4,300 9.07 2.11
Ryan Jeffers MIN $3,700 8.83 2.39

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Fortes MIA $2,100 5.84 2.78
Matt Thaiss LAA $2,500 6.01 2.40
Ryan Jeffers MIN $3,700 8.83 2.39
Shea Langeliers OAK $3,200 7.48 2.34

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,000 10.27 2.05
Matt Olson ATL $6,000 10.23 1.70
Freddie Freeman LAD $5,800 9.75 1.68
Josh Naylor CLE $8,400 9.73 1.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Fortes MIA $2,100 5.84 2.78
Joey Gallo WSH $2,800 7.58 2.71
Michael Busch CHC $3,400 8.74 2.57
Ryan O’Hearn BAL $3,400 8.26 2.43

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $5,400 11.43 2.12
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,800 10.35 1.78
Ketel Marte ARI $5,500 9.90 1.80
Marcus Semien TEX $5,400 9.84 1.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Otto Lopez SF $2,000 7.78 3.89
Nick Loftin KC $3,300 8.85 2.68
Luis Garcia Jr. WSH $2,700 6.63 2.46
Nicky Lopez CWS $2,100 5.15 2.45

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,300 12.24 1.94
CJ Abrams WSH $4,600 10.53 2.29
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,600 10.50 1.88
Gunnar Henderson BAL $5,600 10.21 1.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Caballero TB $3,100 8.40 2.71
Masyn Winn STL $2,500 6.28 2.51
Braden Shewmake CWS $2,400 5.96 2.48
Zach Neto LAA $2,300 5.64 2.45

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Riley ATL $5,900 9.99 1.69
Maikel Garcia KC $4,900 8.91 1.82
Jose Ramirez CLE $9,800 8.91 0.91
Max Muncy LAD $4,500 8.67 1.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Abraham Toro OAK $3,000 7.99 2.66
Emmanuel Rivera MIA $2,300 5.57 2.42
Tyler Wade SD $2,600 6.11 2.35
Miguel Sano LAA $2,900 6.56 2.26

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,500 12.26 1.89
Marcell Ozuna ATL $5,200 11.79 2.27
Adolis Garcia TEX $5,700 11.46 2.01
Yordan Alvarez HOU $5,900 10.61 1.80
Juan Soto NYY $6,100 10.48 1.72
Corbin Carroll ARI $5,700 10.30 1.81
Evan Carter TEX $4,500 10.15 2.26
Will Benson CIN $4,000 10.08 2.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis Jankowski TEX $2,300 7.57 3.29
Dominic Fletcher CWS $2,000 6.03 3.02
Jacob Young WSH $2,300 6.76 2.94
Nick Senzel WSH $2,400 6.54 2.73
Lawrence Butler OAK $2,100 5.69 2.71
Colton Cowser BAL $3,700 9.96 2.69
Blake Perkins MIL $3,200 8.51 2.66
Tyrone Taylor NYM $2,700 7.12 2.64

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.