MLB Draftkings Picks for May 2, 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
Nathan Eovaldi TEX $9,100 17.67 1.94
Mitchell Parker WSH $8,700 17.46 2.01
Kyle Bradish BAL $8,400 16.98 2.02
Edward Cabrera MIA $9,700 16.97 1.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Bradish BAL $8,400 16.98 2.02
Mitchell Parker WSH $8,700 17.46 2.01
Nathan Eovaldi TEX $9,100 17.67 1.94
Adrian Houser NYM $5,600 10.77 1.92

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Adley Rutschman BAL $5,800 8.93 1.54
Connor Wong BOS $3,400 8.61 2.53
Patrick Bailey SF $3,500 7.43 2.12
Bo Naylor CLE $5,800 7.33 1.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor Wong BOS $3,400 8.61 2.53
James McCann BAL $2,600 6.28 2.41
Austin Wells NYY $3,000 6.75 2.25
Keibert Ruiz WSH $3,300 7.13 2.16

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Naylor CLE $8,800 9.89 1.12
Adley Rutschman BAL $5,800 8.93 1.54
Ryan Mountcastle BAL $4,900 8.77 1.79
Pete Alonso NYM $5,100 8.74 1.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor Wong BOS $3,400 8.61 2.53
James McCann BAL $2,600 6.28 2.41
Austin Wells NYY $3,000 6.75 2.25
Joey Meneses WSH $3,100 6.83 2.20

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $9,200 10.30 1.12
Andres Gimenez CLE $8,200 9.25 1.13
Luis Arraez MIA $4,600 8.29 1.80
Nico Hoerner CHC $4,100 8.22 2.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luis Garcia Jr. WSH $3,500 7.65 2.18
Thairo Estrada SF $3,700 7.84 2.12
Brendan Rodgers COL $3,400 7.03 2.07
Jeff McNeil NYM $3,300 6.70 2.03

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gunnar Henderson BAL $6,200 11.31 1.82
CJ Abrams WSH $5,700 10.98 1.93
Ezequiel Tovar COL $4,300 8.01 1.86
Jeremy Pena HOU $7,600 7.80 1.03

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Ahmed SF $2,300 5.44 2.36
CJ Abrams WSH $5,700 10.98 1.93
Brayan Rocchio CLE $3,400 6.46 1.90
Ezequiel Tovar COL $4,300 8.01 1.86

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Ramirez CLE $9,600 9.60 1.00
Rafael Devers BOS $5,000 9.32 1.86
Ryan McMahon COL $4,800 8.44 1.76
Christopher Morel CHC $4,200 7.62 1.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Senzel WSH $2,700 7.59 2.81
Zack Short BOS $2,000 5.11 2.56
Josh Smith TEX $3,500 7.34 2.10
Nick Madrigal CHC $2,800 5.69 2.03

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Juan Soto NYY $6,300 10.58 1.68
Kyle Tucker HOU $9,800 10.41 1.06
Steven Kwan CLE $8,400 10.16 1.21
Jarren Duran BOS $4,900 10.14 2.07
Tyler O’Neill BOS $5,900 9.99 1.69
Yordan Alvarez HOU $9,400 9.20 0.98
Adolis Garcia TEX $5,600 9.01 1.61
Jazz Chisholm Jr. MIA $5,400 8.85 1.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan McKenna BAL $2,000 5.71 2.86
Dane Myers MIA $2,400 6.43 2.68
DJ Stewart NYM $3,100 8.12 2.62
Jacob Young WSH $3,400 8.39 2.47
Rob Refsnyder BOS $3,500 8.62 2.46
Jake Cave COL $2,300 5.50 2.39
Mike Tauchman CHC $3,700 8.80 2.38
Mike Yastrzemski SF $3,000 7.07 2.36

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.