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MLB DraftKings Picks for Saturday, July 13, 2019

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

Optimal lineups are generated to demonstrate groups of players that work well together. This should be used only as a thought-starter for your lineups. This lineup may not conform to exact requirements of DraftKings (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the MLB DraftKings Optimizer.

P One J.A. Happ
P Two Chris Sale
C Jeff Mathis
1B Tyler White
2B José Altuve
SS Trevor Story
3B Alex Bregman
OF One Mallex Smith
OF Two Tommy Pham
OF Three Kyle Schwarber
Salary $47,400
Expected Points 107.58

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Sale BOS $10,500 21.83 2.08
Trevor Bauer LAA $10,800 19.19 1.78
Matthew Boyd CHW $11,100 18.34 1.65
Aaron Nola HOU $10,300 17.42 1.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
J.A. Happ KC $6,600 16.33 2.47
Zach Davies CLE $5,400 12.52 2.32
Julio Teheran NYM $6,600 14.31 2.17
Wade LeBlanc LAD $5,800 12.51 2.16

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gary Sánchez DET $4,600 9.93 2.16
Omar Narváez MIN $4,400 8.13 1.85
J.T. Realmuto ARZ $3,800 7.74 2.04
Christian Vázquez BOS $4,800 7.59 1.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Max Stassi PIT $2,400 6.18 2.58
Luke Maile KC $2,300 5.78 2.51
Yan Gomes LAA $2,500 5.85 2.34
Manny Piña CLE $2,700 6.32 2.34

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luke Voit WSH $4,300 10.09 2.35
Anthony Rizzo ATL $4,400 9.20 2.09
Josh Bell LAD $5,100 9.12 1.79
Daniel Murphy CHC $4,300 8.93 2.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler White PIT $2,600 7.22 2.78
Luke Voit WSH $4,300 10.09 2.35
Cheslor Cuthbert NYY $3,100 6.60 2.13
Ryan Zimmerman CHC $3,400 7.14 2.10

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DJ LeMahieu TB $5,300 10.34 1.95
Whit Merrifield NYY $4,200 9.92 2.36
José Altuve PIT $3,600 9.04 2.51
Danny Santana NYM $4,500 8.55 1.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Altuve PIT $3,600 9.04 2.51
Whit Merrifield NYY $4,200 9.92 2.36
Jason Kipnis LAA $3,500 8.13 2.32
José Peraza PHI $3,400 7.66 2.25

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story TB $5,200 10.50 2.02
Javier Báez ATL $4,600 9.84 2.14
Francisco Lindor LAA $4,900 9.59 1.96
Xander Bogaerts BOS $5,000 9.09 1.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul DeJong WSH $3,600 8.21 2.28
Jordy Mercer LAD $2,600 5.76 2.22
Javier Báez ATL $4,600 9.84 2.14
José Iglesias CHW $3,600 7.53 2.09

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Bregman PIT $4,600 9.67 2.10
Eugenio Suárez PHI $5,300 9.65 1.82
Yoán Moncada MIN $5,000 9.43 1.89
Rafael Devers BOS $5,600 9.39 1.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Carpenter WSH $3,800 8.77 2.31
José Ramírez NYM $3,900 8.71 2.23
Marwin González PIT $3,600 7.91 2.20
Maikel Franco HOU $3,300 6.95 2.11

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Charlie Blackmon TB $5,500 10.95 1.99
Mike Trout MIL $5,200 10.92 2.10
Yasiel Puig STL $5,300 10.68 2.02
Aaron Judge DET $5,200 10.44 2.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Martínez WSH $3,500 8.55 2.44
Lorenzo Cain NYY $3,600 8.52 2.37
Kyle Schwarber ATL $3,800 8.96 2.36
Jake Cave DET $2,900 6.80 2.35

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 no 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.

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