MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 22, 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
Tarik Skubal DET $9,000 22.39 2.49
Jared Jones PIT $8,000 20.43 2.55
Yusei Kikuchi TOR $8,200 17.92 2.19
Ranger Suarez PHI $8,200 17.41 2.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Albert Suarez BAL $4,000 10.78 2.70
Jared Jones PIT $8,000 20.43 2.55
Tarik Skubal DET $9,000 22.39 2.49
Joe Ross MIL $6,800 16.47 2.42

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,100 9.97 1.95
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,200 9.16 2.18
Adley Rutschman BAL $5,100 9.07 1.78
Willson Contreras STL $4,400 8.76 1.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James McCann BAL $2,300 6.24 2.71
Danny Jansen TOR $3,400 7.82 2.30
Tyler Stephenson CIN $3,700 8.39 2.27
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,200 9.16 2.18

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,100 9.97 1.95
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,200 9.16 2.18
Adley Rutschman BAL $5,100 9.07 1.78
Matt Olson ATL $5,900 8.92 1.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James McCann BAL $2,300 6.24 2.71
Jake Bauers MIL $2,900 6.91 2.38
Danny Jansen TOR $3,400 7.82 2.30
Tyler Stephenson CIN $3,700 8.39 2.27

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ketel Marte ARI $5,500 9.91 1.80
Xander Bogaerts SD $5,000 8.61 1.72
Brice Turang MIL $3,800 8.50 2.24
Luis Arraez MIA $4,600 8.05 1.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kody Clemens PHI $2,000 5.54 2.77
Nicky Lopez CWS $2,100 5.67 2.70
David Fletcher ATL $2,300 5.30 2.30
Michael Massey KC $2,900 6.60 2.28

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trea Turner PHI $6,200 11.51 1.86
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,800 10.80 1.86
Gunnar Henderson BAL $5,600 10.70 1.91
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,200 10.61 1.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Neto LAA $2,400 5.83 2.43
Masyn Winn STL $2,600 6.17 2.37
Jose Caballero TB $3,600 8.19 2.28
Ha-Seong Kim SD $4,500 9.94 2.21

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jordan Westburg BAL $4,300 10.17 2.37
Alec Bohm PHI $4,300 9.29 2.16
Eguy Rosario SD $3,100 9.18 2.96
Austin Riley ATL $5,800 9.10 1.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eguy Rosario SD $3,100 9.18 2.96
Ramon Urias BAL $2,200 5.96 2.71
Jeimer Candelario CIN $3,500 8.46 2.42
Jordan Westburg BAL $4,300 10.17 2.37

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,400 11.65 1.82
Marcell Ozuna ATL $5,400 11.03 2.04
Esteury Ruiz OAK $8,800 10.84 1.23
Juan Soto NYY $9,800 10.66 1.09
Mike Trout LAA $6,300 10.42 1.65
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $6,000 10.23 1.70
Kyle Schwarber PHI $5,600 10.10 1.80
Corbin Carroll ARI $5,300 9.68 1.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dairon Blanco KC $2,200 7.74 3.52
Jo Adell LAA $2,500 7.61 3.04
Trevor Larnach MIN $2,600 7.63 2.93
Austin Martin MIN $2,400 7.00 2.92
Daulton Varsho TOR $3,200 8.73 2.73
Dominic Fletcher CWS $2,200 5.86 2.67
Sean Bouchard COL $3,100 8.21 2.65
DJ Stewart NYM $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.