MLB Draftkings Picks for May 27, 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
Michael King SD $9,000 21.03 2.34
Blake Snell SF $11,400 18.59 1.63
Chris Bassitt TOR $8,200 17.91 2.18
Joe Ryan MIN $10,300 16.92 1.64

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Michael King SD $9,000 21.03 2.34
Mitchell Parker WSH $6,500 15.04 2.31
Trevor Rogers MIA $5,200 11.97 2.30
Chris Bassitt TOR $8,200 17.91 2.18

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Jansen TOR $4,800 10.70 2.23
William Contreras MIL $5,700 10.17 1.78
J.T. Realmuto PHI $8,800 9.25 1.05
Adley Rutschman BAL $5,400 8.92 1.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Keibert Ruiz WSH $2,400 6.49 2.71
Gary Sanchez MIL $3,300 8.59 2.60
Pedro Pages STL $2,100 5.21 2.48
Christian Bethancourt MIA $2,200 5.27 2.39

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Jansen TOR $4,800 10.70 2.23
Bryce Harper PHI $9,600 10.70 1.12
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR $5,000 10.44 2.09
William Contreras MIL $5,700 10.17 1.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Daniel Vogelbach TOR $2,700 7.66 2.84
Keibert Ruiz WSH $2,400 6.49 2.71
Gary Sanchez MIL $3,300 8.59 2.60
Pedro Pages STL $2,100 5.21 2.48

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andres Gimenez CLE $5,400 9.98 1.85
Luis Garcia Jr. WSH $4,000 8.73 2.18
Jose Altuve HOU $6,000 8.45 1.41
Thairo Estrada SF $7,200 8.12 1.13

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Otto Lopez MIA $2,600 7.84 3.02
Nicky Lopez CWS $2,400 5.92 2.47
Nolan Gorman STL $3,100 7.25 2.34
Vaughn Grissom BOS $2,300 5.19 2.25

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,200 11.83 1.91
Gunnar Henderson BAL $6,300 10.66 1.69
Elly De La Cruz CIN $6,100 10.53 1.73
Ezequiel Tovar COL $4,600 10.15 2.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Masyn Winn STL $3,200 8.78 2.75
J.P. Crawford SEA $3,000 7.97 2.66
Romy Gonzalez BOS $2,600 6.30 2.42
Paul DeJong CWS $3,300 7.35 2.23

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Ramirez CLE $6,400 12.69 1.98
Maikel Garcia KC $4,400 9.54 2.17
Ryan McMahon COL $4,800 9.01 1.88
Rafael Devers BOS $5,800 8.78 1.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joey Ortiz MIL $3,500 7.71 2.20
Maikel Garcia KC $4,400 9.54 2.17
Danny Mendick CWS $2,800 6.07 2.17
Jose Ramirez CLE $6,400 12.69 1.98

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Tucker HOU $6,400 11.87 1.85
Christian Yelich MIL $5,300 10.18 1.92
Daulton Varsho TOR $4,600 9.75 2.12
Tyler Freeman CLE $4,100 9.69 2.36
Marcell Ozuna ATL $5,700 9.62 1.69
Julio Rodriguez SEA $5,400 9.38 1.74
Jazz Chisholm Jr. MIA $5,200 9.30 1.79
Jarren Duran BOS $4,800 9.18 1.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dylan Carlson STL $2,000 5.94 2.97
Alec Burleson STL $3,000 8.13 2.71
Nelson Velazquez KC $3,100 8.01 2.58
Jake Meyers HOU $3,300 8.18 2.48
Jacob Hurtubise CIN $2,500 6.19 2.48
Eddie Rosario WSH $3,500 8.62 2.46
Hunter Renfroe KC $2,800 6.79 2.43
Tyler Freeman CLE $4,100 9.69 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.