MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 29, 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
Joe Ryan MIN $10,400 18.31 1.76
Nick Lodolo CIN $9,800 17.02 1.74
Max Fried ATL $8,700 16.78 1.93
Ryan Pepiot TB $9,100 16.59 1.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Boyle OAK $6,200 14.16 2.28
Trevor Rogers MIA $6,600 14.08 2.13
Griffin Canning LAA $6,300 12.87 2.04
Jameson Taillon CHC $7,500 15.23 2.03

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,200 10.85 2.58
William Contreras MIL $5,400 10.05 1.86
Will Smith LAD $4,800 9.28 1.93
Adley Rutschman BAL $5,700 8.46 1.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Vazquez MIN $2,300 6.60 2.87
Luke Maile CIN $2,200 5.97 2.71
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,200 10.85 2.58
Freddy Fermin KC $2,700 6.56 2.43

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,200 10.85 2.58
William Contreras MIL $5,400 10.05 1.86
Will Smith LAD $4,800 9.28 1.93
Freddie Freeman LAD $5,600 9.13 1.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Vazquez MIN $2,300 6.60 2.87
Austin Shenton TB $2,500 7.00 2.80
Luke Maile CIN $2,200 5.97 2.71
Carlos Santana MIN $2,900 7.77 2.68

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,300 10.14 1.91
Luis Rengifo LAA $4,300 8.92 2.07
Bryson Stott PHI $4,200 8.55 2.04
Ketel Marte ARI $5,600 8.54 1.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nicky Lopez CWS $2,200 5.69 2.59
Ehire Adrianza LAA $2,100 4.97 2.37
Michael Massey KC $2,900 6.44 2.22
Luis Rengifo LAA $4,300 8.92 2.07

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,900 12.11 2.05
Gunnar Henderson BAL $6,200 11.37 1.83
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,100 11.20 1.84
Trea Turner PHI $6,200 10.92 1.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willi Castro MIN $3,100 8.50 2.74
Zach Neto LAA $2,600 6.81 2.62
Blaze Alexander ARI $3,800 9.64 2.54
Niko Goodrum TB $2,200 5.23 2.38

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Senzel WSH $2,400 9.83 4.09
Maikel Garcia KC $4,400 9.07 2.06
Trey Lipscomb WSH $2,800 8.63 3.08
Jose Miranda MIN $3,100 8.44 2.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Senzel WSH $2,400 9.83 4.09
Trey Lipscomb WSH $2,800 8.63 3.08
Jose Miranda MIN $3,100 8.44 2.72
Ramon Urias BAL $2,200 5.57 2.53

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juan Soto NYY $6,300 11.48 1.82
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,400 11.15 1.74
Mike Trout LAA $6,300 10.41 1.65
Marcell Ozuna ATL $5,700 10.10 1.77
Esteury Ruiz OAK $4,300 9.57 2.23
Jacob Young WSH $2,900 9.42 3.25
Kyle Schwarber PHI $5,500 9.37 1.70
Jo Adell LAA $3,000 9.33 3.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jacob Young WSH $2,900 9.42 3.25
Jo Adell LAA $3,000 9.33 3.11
Alex Call WSH $2,300 7.13 3.10
Tyrone Taylor NYM $2,900 7.93 2.74
Pete Crow-Armstrong CHC $2,500 6.76 2.70
Sam Haggerty SEA $2,500 6.52 2.61
Mike Tauchman CHC $3,400 8.82 2.59
Nick Gordon MIA $2,600 6.74 2.59

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.