MLB Draftkings Picks for May 11, 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 $11,800 24.03 2.04
Freddy Peralta MIL $10,400 20.94 2.01
Cole Ragans KC $9,500 20.73 2.18
Nick Lodolo CIN $10,200 19.55 1.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Steele CHC $8,100 18.04 2.23
Cole Ragans KC $9,500 20.73 2.18
Max Fried ATL $8,600 18.70 2.17
Christian Scott NYM $7,000 15.07 2.15

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle McCann OAK $3,000 10.69 3.56
William Contreras MIL $5,600 9.58 1.71
Ryan Jeffers MIN $7,600 9.52 1.25
J.T. Realmuto PHI $5,300 9.49 1.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle McCann OAK $3,000 10.69 3.56
Tyler Soderstrom OAK $2,000 5.58 2.79
Reese McGuire BOS $2,900 7.30 2.52
Patrick Bailey SF $3,100 7.66 2.47

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryce Harper PHI $5,900 11.14 1.89
Kyle McCann OAK $3,000 10.69 3.56
Josh Naylor CLE $5,600 9.65 1.72
William Contreras MIL $5,600 9.58 1.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle McCann OAK $3,000 10.69 3.56
Tyler Soderstrom OAK $2,000 5.58 2.79
Dominic Smith BOS $2,300 6.02 2.62
Reese McGuire BOS $2,900 7.30 2.52

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Semien TEX $6,000 10.49 1.75
Brice Turang MIL $4,900 9.18 1.87
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,000 9.17 1.83
Edouard Julien MIN $6,200 9.16 1.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Vaughn Grissom BOS $2,700 6.56 2.43
Luis Garcia Jr. WSH $3,600 8.70 2.42
Jeff McNeil NYM $2,600 6.11 2.35
Jorge Mateo BAL $3,200 7.32 2.29

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elly De La Cruz CIN $6,100 12.53 2.05
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,400 11.07 1.73
Gunnar Henderson BAL $5,900 10.70 1.81
Mookie Betts LAD $6,600 10.17 1.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul DeJong CWS $2,800 7.01 2.50
Dylan Moore SEA $3,200 7.93 2.48
Ceddanne Rafaela BOS $3,000 7.28 2.43
Zach Neto LAA $3,000 6.95 2.32

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alec Bohm PHI $5,200 10.32 1.99
Jose Ramirez CLE $6,100 10.21 1.67
Christopher Morel CHC $4,200 9.64 2.30
Maikel Garcia KC $4,900 9.47 1.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brett Harris OAK $2,500 7.71 3.08
Casey Schmitt SF $2,300 6.26 2.72
Cole Tucker LAA $2,300 6.18 2.69
Trey Lipscomb WSH $2,900 7.72 2.66

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cody Bellinger CHC $4,700 10.71 2.28
TJ Friedl CIN $4,600 10.60 2.30
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,200 10.27 1.66
Aaron Judge NYY $6,000 10.21 1.70
Wilyer Abreu BOS $3,800 9.96 2.62
Seiya Suzuki CHC $4,500 9.89 2.20
Juan Soto NYY $6,400 9.89 1.55
Brent Rooker OAK $4,100 9.70 2.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eddie Rosario WSH $2,500 7.64 3.05
Heliot Ramos SF $2,000 5.82 2.91
Cristian Pache PHI $2,000 5.72 2.86
Garrett Hampson KC $2,400 6.87 2.86
Travis Jankowski TEX $2,600 7.43 2.86
Jacob Young WSH $3,400 9.49 2.79
Kevin Pillar LAA $2,900 8.02 2.77
Estevan Florial CLE $3,000 8.08 2.69

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.