MLB Draftkings Picks for Jun 5, 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 $9,800 22.95 2.34
Logan Gilbert SEA $9,200 20.30 2.21
Paul Skenes PIT $8,800 20.08 2.28
Aaron Nola PHI $10,500 19.79 1.88

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dylan Cease SD $9,800 22.95 2.34
Paul Skenes PIT $8,800 20.08 2.28
Logan Gilbert SEA $9,200 20.30 2.21
Carlos Rodon NYY $8,400 18.02 2.14

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $5,500 9.02 1.64
Adley Rutschman BAL $5,600 8.75 1.56
Will Smith LAD $5,500 8.25 1.50
Ryan Jeffers MIN $4,600 8.25 1.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Rogers DET $2,800 7.55 2.70
Nick Fortes MIA $2,200 5.55 2.52
Luis Torrens NYM $2,300 5.79 2.52
Keibert Ruiz WSH $2,900 7.11 2.45

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Olson ATL $5,100 10.23 2.01
Bryce Harper PHI $6,100 10.16 1.67
Freddie Freeman LAD $5,800 9.52 1.64
Pete Alonso NYM $4,800 9.51 1.98

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jake Rogers DET $2,800 7.55 2.70
Nick Fortes MIA $2,200 5.55 2.52
Luis Torrens NYM $2,300 5.79 2.52
Dominic Smith BOS $2,700 6.61 2.45

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nolan Gorman STL $3,700 10.43 2.82
Ozzie Albies ATL $5,200 9.05 1.74
Marcus Semien TEX $5,200 8.85 1.70
Jose Altuve HOU $5,300 8.78 1.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nolan Gorman STL $3,700 10.43 2.82
Enmanuel Valdez BOS $3,000 7.87 2.62
Brandon Lowe TB $3,300 8.20 2.49
Kyle Farmer MIN $2,300 5.72 2.48

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gunnar Henderson BAL $6,000 11.44 1.91
Corey Seager TEX $5,700 10.74 1.88
Francisco Lindor NYM $4,600 10.50 2.28
Elly De La Cruz CIN $6,500 10.09 1.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
J.P. Crawford SEA $3,600 8.91 2.47
Brandon Crawford STL $2,300 5.59 2.43
Kevin Newman ARI $2,900 6.75 2.33
Edmundo Sosa PHI $3,900 9.05 2.32

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Royce Lewis MIN $5,400 11.54 2.14
Rafael Devers BOS $5,800 9.37 1.62
Manny Machado SD $4,900 9.07 1.85
Matt Chapman SF $4,700 8.83 1.88

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ramon Urias BAL $2,400 6.45 2.69
Mark Vientos NYM $3,500 8.78 2.51
Joey Ortiz MIL $3,600 8.16 2.27
Jose Miranda MIN $3,400 7.65 2.25

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Judge NYY $6,400 12.98 2.03
Juan Soto NYY $6,200 11.83 1.91
TJ Friedl CIN $5,000 11.15 2.23
Marcell Ozuna ATL $5,700 10.29 1.81
Yordan Alvarez HOU $5,000 10.11 2.02
Kevin Pillar LAA $4,400 9.93 2.26
Christian Yelich MIL $5,400 9.72 1.80
Luis Robert Jr. CWS $5,000 9.56 1.91

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Oscar Colas CWS $2,000 6.01 3.01
David Peralta SD $2,100 6.14 2.92
Trey Cabbage HOU $2,000 5.69 2.85
Travis Jankowski TEX $2,200 6.02 2.74
Alec Burleson STL $3,200 8.65 2.70
Jake Meyers HOU $3,100 8.13 2.62
Chris Taylor LAD $2,200 5.70 2.59
Austin Slater SF $2,600 6.62 2.55

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.