MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 26, 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
Corbin Burnes BAL $9,800 24.20 2.47
Shota Imanaga CHC $9,600 22.82 2.38
Chris Sale ATL $9,300 20.77 2.23
Aaron Nola PHI $10,300 20.53 1.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luis Gil NYY $7,800 19.69 2.52
Corbin Burnes BAL $9,800 24.20 2.47
Shota Imanaga CHC $9,600 22.82 2.38
Joe Musgrove SD $7,400 17.53 2.37

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,400 10.49 1.94
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,000 10.22 2.56
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,400 9.45 2.15
Cal Raleigh SEA $4,100 8.98 2.19

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Vazquez MIN $2,300 6.12 2.66
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,000 10.22 2.56
Connor Wong BOS $3,200 7.68 2.40
Gary Sanchez MIL $2,900 6.82 2.35

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,400 10.49 1.94
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,000 10.22 2.56
Travis d’Arnaud ATL $4,400 9.45 2.15
Bryce Harper PHI $5,900 9.37 1.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Vazquez MIN $2,300 6.12 2.66
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,000 10.22 2.56
Joey Meneses WSH $2,800 7.10 2.54
Connor Wong BOS $3,200 7.68 2.40

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $4,900 10.11 2.06
Ketel Marte ARI $5,600 9.62 1.72
Marcus Semien TEX $5,200 9.16 1.76
Nico Hoerner CHC $4,200 8.61 2.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nicky Lopez CWS $2,200 5.63 2.56
Curtis Mead TB $2,600 6.59 2.53
Luis Garcia Jr. WSH $3,400 8.20 2.41
Jeff McNeil NYM $3,200 7.15 2.23

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,900 13.27 2.25
CJ Abrams WSH $5,000 11.82 2.36
Gunnar Henderson BAL $6,000 11.67 1.94
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $9,800 10.39 1.06

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Neto LAA $2,600 6.80 2.62
Willi Castro MIN $2,600 6.73 2.59
Jose Caballero TB $3,700 9.42 2.55
Nick Ahmed SF $2,400 5.76 2.40

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Isaac Paredes TB $4,600 9.94 2.16
Jose Ramirez CLE $6,000 9.86 1.64
Jordan Westburg BAL $4,800 8.79 1.83
Austin Riley ATL $5,700 8.76 1.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trey Lipscomb WSH $2,400 6.50 2.71
Jose Miranda MIN $2,800 7.19 2.57
Josh Rojas SEA $3,100 7.89 2.54
Danny Mendick CWS $2,500 5.55 2.22

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,500 11.38 1.75
Marcell Ozuna ATL $5,400 10.79 2.00
Mike Trout LAA $6,300 10.57 1.68
Juan Soto NYY $6,200 10.42 1.68
Adolis Garcia TEX $5,300 10.02 1.89
Esteury Ruiz OAK $4,500 9.82 2.18
Taylor Ward LAA $5,100 9.48 1.86
Daulton Varsho TOR $3,800 9.29 2.45

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rob Refsnyder BOS $2,800 8.21 2.93
Jacob Young WSH $2,700 7.74 2.87
Austin Martin MIN $2,400 6.89 2.87
Tyler Freeman CLE $2,900 8.25 2.84
Andy Pages LAD $2,900 8.21 2.83
Mike Yastrzemski SF $2,700 7.61 2.82
Jo Adell LAA $3,000 8.44 2.81
Pete Crow-Armstrong CHC $2,300 6.37 2.77

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.