MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 28, 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 $10,000 23.01 2.30
Logan Gilbert SEA $9,000 22.45 2.49
Pablo Lopez MIN $9,300 19.50 2.10
Jared Jones PIT $8,300 19.44 2.34

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Logan Gilbert SEA $9,000 22.45 2.49
Jared Jones PIT $8,300 19.44 2.34
Tarik Skubal DET $10,000 23.01 2.30
Brandon Pfaadt ARI $7,400 16.41 2.22

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,000 10.42 2.61
William Contreras MIL $5,300 10.35 1.95
Willson Contreras STL $4,800 9.12 1.90
Jonah Heim TEX $4,000 8.27 2.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle McCann OAK $2,400 6.95 2.89
Luke Maile CIN $2,300 6.19 2.69
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,000 10.42 2.61
Gary Sanchez MIL $3,000 7.41 2.47

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,000 10.42 2.61
William Contreras MIL $5,300 10.35 1.95
Matt Olson ATL $5,800 9.24 1.59
Josh Naylor CLE $5,100 9.22 1.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Austin Shenton TB $2,100 7.21 3.43
Kyle McCann OAK $2,400 6.95 2.89
Carlos Santana MIN $2,800 7.88 2.81
Luke Maile CIN $2,300 6.19 2.69

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $5,800 10.38 1.79
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,400 9.95 1.84
Marcus Semien TEX $5,300 9.00 1.70
Ketel Marte ARI $5,400 8.77 1.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nicky Lopez CWS $2,200 6.09 2.77
Curtis Mead TB $2,700 6.31 2.34
Gavin Lux LAD $2,900 6.34 2.19
Adam Frazier KC $2,600 5.46 2.10

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,900 13.09 2.22
Gunnar Henderson BAL $6,100 12.03 1.97
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,000 10.30 1.72
CJ Abrams WSH $5,100 10.16 1.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Neto LAA $2,600 7.41 2.85
Willi Castro MIN $3,100 8.19 2.64
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,900 13.09 2.22
Masyn Winn STL $2,800 6.15 2.20

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Ramirez CLE $5,800 9.74 1.68
Isaac Paredes TB $4,800 9.14 1.90
Max Muncy LAD $4,500 9.07 2.01
Nick Senzel WSH $2,400 8.99 3.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Senzel WSH $2,400 8.99 3.75
Davis Wendzel TEX $2,200 6.63 3.01
Trey Lipscomb WSH $2,800 7.74 2.76
Josh Rojas SEA $3,200 8.39 2.62

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,300 11.19 1.78
Yordan Alvarez HOU $5,900 10.96 1.86
Kyle Tucker HOU $6,200 10.93 1.76
Marcell Ozuna ATL $5,600 10.41 1.86
Wilyer Abreu BOS $7,400 10.34 1.40
Tyler O’Neill BOS $9,600 10.29 1.07
Mike Trout LAA $6,300 10.02 1.59
Adolis Garcia TEX $5,500 9.84 1.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dane Myers MIA $2,000 6.61 3.31
Alex Call WSH $2,300 7.06 3.07
Dairon Blanco KC $2,300 6.99 3.04
Lawrence Butler OAK $2,200 6.64 3.02
Tyrone Taylor NYM $2,900 8.62 2.97
Jacob Young WSH $2,900 8.60 2.96
Andy Pages LAD $3,000 8.68 2.89
Sean Bouchard COL $3,200 9.09 2.84

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.