MLB Draftkings Picks for May 6, 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
Zack Wheeler PHI $12,800 25.44 1.99
Luis Castillo SEA $9,600 18.75 1.95
Justin Steele CHC $9,000 17.97 2.00
Mitch Keller PIT $9,700 16.95 1.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Gibson STL $7,300 15.69 2.15
Sean Manaea NYM $7,800 15.66 2.01
Justin Steele CHC $9,000 17.97 2.00
Zack Wheeler PHI $12,800 25.44 1.99

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,700 9.90 1.74
Willson Contreras STL $5,600 9.44 1.69
Jonah Heim TEX $4,200 8.58 2.04
J.T. Realmuto PHI $8,600 8.58 1.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jakson Reetz SF $3,000 7.19 2.40
Nick Fortes MIA $2,200 5.02 2.28
Gary Sanchez MIL $3,100 7.07 2.28
Andrew Knizner TEX $2,600 5.63 2.16

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,700 9.90 1.74
Bryce Harper PHI $9,600 9.53 0.99
Willson Contreras STL $5,600 9.44 1.69
Freddie Freeman LAD $5,800 9.21 1.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jakson Reetz SF $3,000 7.19 2.40
Nolan Schanuel LAA $3,300 7.79 2.36
Nick Fortes MIA $2,200 5.02 2.28
Gary Sanchez MIL $3,100 7.07 2.28

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryson Stott PHI $7,400 9.28 1.25
Thairo Estrada SF $5,800 9.23 1.59
Nico Hoerner CHC $4,400 9.05 2.06
Marcus Semien TEX $5,500 8.88 1.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Michael Massey KC $3,300 7.58 2.30
Andruw Monasterio MIL $2,200 4.96 2.26
Gavin Lux LAD $2,800 6.00 2.14
Nicky Lopez CWS $2,300 4.89 2.13

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,200 10.19 1.64
Francisco Lindor NYM $5,000 10.12 2.02
Jose Caballero TB $4,400 8.23 1.87
Willy Adames MIL $4,500 8.05 1.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul DeJong CWS $2,500 6.05 2.42
Zach Neto LAA $2,900 6.76 2.33
Dylan Moore SEA $3,200 7.03 2.20
Francisco Lindor NYM $5,000 10.12 2.02

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Muncy LAD $4,600 9.79 2.13
Josh Rojas SEA $3,400 9.20 2.71
Jose Ramirez CLE $5,900 9.03 1.53
Christopher Morel CHC $4,500 8.51 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brett Harris OAK $2,600 8.27 3.18
Jose Fermin STL $2,100 5.82 2.77
Josh Rojas SEA $3,400 9.20 2.71
Davis Wendzel TEX $2,100 5.28 2.52

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brent Rooker OAK $4,000 10.12 2.53
Josh Lowe TB $4,500 9.97 2.21
Kyle Schwarber PHI $9,200 9.62 1.05
Esteury Ruiz OAK $4,300 9.51 2.21
Jazz Chisholm Jr. MIA $5,300 9.30 1.75
Riley Greene DET $5,100 9.29 1.82
Julio Rodriguez SEA $5,000 8.98 1.80
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $5,100 8.96 1.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonny DeLuca TB $2,500 8.38 3.35
Willie Calhoun LAA $2,500 8.04 3.22
Dairon Blanco KC $2,400 7.55 3.15
Robbie Grossman CWS $2,600 7.96 3.06
Jo Adell LAA $3,200 8.21 2.57
Brent Rooker OAK $4,000 10.12 2.53
Mickey Moniak LAA $2,900 7.33 2.53
DJ Stewart NYM $3,200 8.07 2.52

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.