MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 23, 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
Pablo Lopez MIN $9,300 23.05 2.48
Logan Gilbert SEA $9,000 19.72 2.19
Ryan Pepiot TB $9,600 19.32 2.01
Grayson Rodriguez BAL $9,600 18.74 1.95

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pablo Lopez MIN $9,300 23.05 2.48
Logan Gilbert SEA $9,000 19.72 2.19
Max Fried ATL $8,000 16.78 2.10
Michael King SD $7,000 14.32 2.05

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,200 11.00 2.12
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,200 9.46 2.25
Cal Raleigh SEA $3,900 9.13 2.34
Will Smith LAD $4,800 8.92 1.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Bailey SF $3,000 7.49 2.50
Gary Sanchez MIL $2,800 6.90 2.47
Cal Raleigh SEA $3,900 9.13 2.34
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,200 9.46 2.25

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,200 11.00 2.12
Josh Naylor CLE $8,800 9.98 1.13
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,200 9.46 2.25
Freddie Freeman LAD $5,800 9.44 1.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Bailey SF $3,000 7.49 2.50
Gary Sanchez MIL $2,800 6.90 2.47
Matt Mervis CHC $2,500 6.14 2.46
Ryan Noda OAK $2,800 6.89 2.46

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $5,500 10.31 1.87
Ketel Marte ARI $5,700 9.71 1.70
Marcus Semien TEX $5,300 9.26 1.75
Andres Gimenez CLE $8,200 9.05 1.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Edmundo Sosa PHI $2,500 7.71 3.09
Nicky Lopez CWS $2,100 5.73 2.73
Edouard Julien MIN $3,700 8.94 2.41
David Fletcher ATL $2,200 5.28 2.40

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
CJ Abrams WSH $4,800 11.04 2.30
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,900 10.80 1.83
Trea Turner PHI $6,300 10.75 1.71
Gunnar Henderson BAL $5,600 10.65 1.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Masyn Winn STL $2,700 6.69 2.48
Zach Neto LAA $2,400 5.68 2.37
Jose Caballero TB $3,600 8.47 2.35
Nick Ahmed SF $2,500 5.87 2.35

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alec Bohm PHI $4,400 10.27 2.33
Jordan Westburg BAL $4,400 9.70 2.20
Isaac Paredes TB $4,600 8.87 1.93
Austin Riley ATL $5,800 8.87 1.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Senzel WSH $2,200 6.82 3.10
Otto Lopez MIA $2,000 5.98 2.99
Tyler Wade SD $2,800 6.59 2.35
Josh Rojas SEA $2,900 6.78 2.34

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,500 11.33 1.74
Marcell Ozuna ATL $5,400 10.96 2.03
Wenceel Perez DET $2,500 10.86 4.35
Esteury Ruiz OAK $4,500 10.67 2.37
Kyle Tucker HOU $5,600 10.54 1.88
Yordan Alvarez HOU $5,400 10.54 1.95
Adolis Garcia TEX $5,400 10.29 1.91
Mike Trout LAA $6,400 10.24 1.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wenceel Perez DET $2,500 10.86 4.35
Dairon Blanco KC $2,100 7.84 3.73
Andy Pages LAD $2,900 8.51 2.94
Joey Wiemer MIL $2,000 5.82 2.91
Jo Adell LAA $2,600 7.55 2.90
Cristian Pache PHI $2,000 5.78 2.89
Trevor Larnach MIN $2,800 8.10 2.89
Lawrence Butler OAK $2,100 5.61 2.67

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.