MLB Draftkings Picks for May 24, 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
Shota Imanaga CHC $11,000 25.46 2.31
Zac Gallen ARI $10,300 21.55 2.09
Corbin Burnes BAL $10,600 19.51 1.84
Seth Lugo KC $9,600 19.26 2.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cristopher Sanchez PHI $7,200 17.28 2.40
Shota Imanaga CHC $11,000 25.46 2.31
Braxton Garrett MIA $5,800 12.42 2.14
Zac Gallen ARI $10,300 21.55 2.09

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
J.T. Realmuto PHI $5,400 11.16 2.07
Danny Jansen TOR $4,600 10.56 2.30
William Contreras MIL $5,900 9.84 1.67
Elias Diaz COL $4,900 8.95 1.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mitch Garver SEA $3,100 7.67 2.48
Keibert Ruiz WSH $2,300 5.68 2.47
Nick Fortes MIA $2,200 5.15 2.34
Freddy Fermin KC $3,100 7.25 2.34

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryce Harper PHI $6,200 11.72 1.89
J.T. Realmuto PHI $5,400 11.16 2.07
Danny Jansen TOR $4,600 10.56 2.30
William Contreras MIL $5,900 9.84 1.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Aranda TB $2,600 6.47 2.49
Mitch Garver SEA $3,100 7.67 2.48
Dominic Smith BOS $2,300 5.68 2.47
Keibert Ruiz WSH $2,300 5.68 2.47

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ketel Marte ARI $5,000 9.40 1.88
Jorge Mateo BAL $3,500 9.25 2.64
Marcus Semien TEX $5,400 9.22 1.71
Jose Altuve HOU $5,700 9.11 1.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Colt Keith DET $2,500 6.98 2.79
Jorge Mateo BAL $3,500 9.25 2.64
Otto Lopez MIA $2,900 7.27 2.51
Gavin Lux LAD $3,000 7.18 2.39

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,300 11.77 1.87
Gunnar Henderson BAL $6,100 10.72 1.76
Dylan Moore SEA $3,800 10.37 2.73
Elly De La Cruz CIN $6,000 10.12 1.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dylan Moore SEA $3,800 10.37 2.73
Max Schuemann OAK $2,700 7.07 2.62
Kevin Newman ARI $2,900 7.21 2.48
Edmundo Sosa PHI $3,800 9.16 2.41

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Ramirez CLE $6,000 10.82 1.80
Rafael Devers BOS $5,800 9.67 1.67
Maikel Garcia KC $4,500 9.41 2.09
Alec Bohm PHI $6,100 9.38 1.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mark Vientos NYM $2,900 7.54 2.60
Santiago Espinal CIN $2,600 6.59 2.54
Danny Mendick CWS $2,500 6.07 2.43
Joey Ortiz MIL $3,500 8.23 2.35

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Tucker HOU $6,400 12.53 1.96
Aaron Judge NYY $6,300 11.71 1.86
Kevin Pillar LAA $3,800 10.98 2.89
Marcell Ozuna ATL $5,800 10.38 1.79
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL $6,100 10.30 1.69
Wenceel Perez DET $4,800 10.22 2.13
Christian Yelich MIL $5,500 10.22 1.86
Tommy Pham CWS $4,200 10.11 2.41

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Michael A. Taylor PIT $2,200 6.55 2.98
Kevin Pillar LAA $3,800 10.98 2.89
Seth Brown OAK $2,500 6.99 2.80
Eddie Rosario WSH $3,400 9.44 2.78
Chris Taylor LAD $2,100 5.82 2.77
Travis Jankowski TEX $2,200 5.98 2.72
Corey Julks CWS $2,600 7.00 2.69
Stuart Fairchild CIN $2,900 7.68 2.65

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.