MLB Draftkings Picks for May 14, 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
Dylan Cease SD $11,000 25.42 2.31
Sonny Gray STL $10,500 23.69 2.26
Aaron Nola PHI $11,800 21.93 1.86
Chris Sale ATL $10,000 20.50 2.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Ross MIL $5,200 14.10 2.71
Dylan Cease SD $11,000 25.42 2.31
Reese Olson DET $8,000 18.39 2.30
Sonny Gray STL $10,500 23.69 2.26

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,800 10.58 2.21
William Contreras MIL $5,800 9.67 1.67
Will Smith LAD $5,300 8.57 1.62
Kyle McCann OAK $3,200 8.43 2.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle McCann OAK $3,200 8.43 2.63
Reese McGuire BOS $3,000 7.27 2.42
Connor Wong BOS $3,500 8.41 2.40
Bo Naylor CLE $3,100 7.24 2.34

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,800 10.58 2.21
Josh Naylor CLE $5,400 10.24 1.90
William Contreras MIL $5,800 9.67 1.67
Freddie Freeman LAD $5,900 9.64 1.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dominic Smith BOS $2,300 6.33 2.75
Mike Ford CIN $2,700 7.20 2.67
Kyle McCann OAK $3,200 8.43 2.63
Reese McGuire BOS $3,000 7.27 2.42

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryson Stott PHI $8,000 10.38 1.30
Andres Gimenez CLE $5,200 9.74 1.87
Jose Altuve HOU $5,700 9.24 1.62
Marcus Semien TEX $5,600 9.19 1.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Abraham Toro OAK $3,700 8.76 2.37
Vaughn Grissom BOS $2,600 6.11 2.35
Kyren Paris LAA $2,100 4.69 2.23
Nolan Gorman STL $3,400 7.53 2.22

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,500 11.19 1.72
Elly De La Cruz CIN $6,100 11.04 1.81
Mookie Betts LAD $6,300 10.57 1.68
CJ Abrams WSH $9,800 10.43 1.06

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tristan Gray MIA $2,000 6.56 3.28
Kevin Newman ARI $2,800 6.90 2.46
Brayan Rocchio CLE $3,000 7.31 2.44
Dylan Moore SEA $3,400 7.72 2.27

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Ramirez CLE $6,000 11.41 1.90
Christopher Morel CHC $4,400 9.19 2.09
Rafael Devers BOS $5,000 8.93 1.79
Alec Bohm PHI $9,600 8.83 0.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zack Short ATL $2,100 5.72 2.72
Jose Miranda MIN $3,100 7.88 2.54
Gio Urshela DET $2,900 6.65 2.29
Luis Urias SEA $2,900 6.31 2.18

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Tucker HOU $6,100 11.64 1.91
Christian Yelich MIL $5,500 11.00 2.00
Brent Rooker OAK $4,200 10.54 2.51
Wilyer Abreu BOS $4,000 10.31 2.58
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,200 10.30 1.66
Josh Lowe TB $4,100 10.26 2.50
Aaron Judge NYY $6,000 10.08 1.68
Jacob Young WSH $8,200 10.01 1.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sam Haggerty SEA $2,000 6.33 3.17
Conner Capel CIN $2,000 6.25 3.13
Luis Matos SF $2,000 5.95 2.98
Kevin Pillar LAA $3,400 9.44 2.78
Jake Cave COL $2,000 5.30 2.65
Luke Raley SEA $3,200 8.42 2.63
Travis Jankowski TEX $2,300 5.96 2.59
Wilyer Abreu BOS $4,000 10.31 2.58

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.