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MLB DraftKings Picks for Sunday, July 14, 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 José Quintana
P Two Jacob deGrom
C Tony Wolters
1B Daniel Murphy
2B José Altuve
SS José Iglesias
3B Alex Bregman
OF One Raimel Tapia
OF Two David Dahl
OF Three Jesse Winker
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 116.48

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

Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Verlander PIT $12,200 24.21 1.98
Jacob deGrom CIN $10,800 23.80 2.20
David Price BOS $10,200 17.62 1.73
José Berríos OAK $9,400 16.93 1.80

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brian Flynn NYY $4,000 9.29 2.32
Jacob deGrom CIN $10,800 23.80 2.20
José Quintana ATL $7,300 15.26 2.09
Justin Verlander PIT $12,200 24.21 1.98

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Yasmani Grandal STL $4,800 8.27 1.72
Christian Vázquez BOS $7,400 8.15 1.10
J.T. Realmuto ARZ $3,700 8.04 2.17
Robinson Chirinos TOR $3,300 7.82 2.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tony Wolters TB $2,900 7.05 2.43
Robinson Chirinos TOR $3,300 7.82 2.37
J.T. Realmuto ARZ $3,700 8.04 2.17
Cam Gallagher NYY $2,700 5.80 2.15

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Daniel Murphy CHC $4,400 10.72 2.44
Freddie Freeman NYM $5,200 10.00 1.92
Yuli Gurriel PIT $4,900 9.56 1.95
Renato Núñez SEA $4,800 9.00 1.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Daniel Murphy CHC $4,400 10.72 2.44
John Hicks CHW $2,700 6.11 2.26
Rhys Hoskins HOU $4,100 8.90 2.17
Derek Dietrich ARZ $4,100 8.65 2.11

Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Altuve PIT $3,800 10.17 2.68
Jonathan Villar CLE $4,900 9.59 1.96
Whit Merrifield NYY $5,000 9.32 1.86
DJ LeMahieu TB $5,100 8.77 1.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
José Altuve PIT $3,800 10.17 2.68
José Rondón SD $2,200 5.80 2.64
Robinson Canó TEX $3,000 7.03 2.34
Yairo Muñoz WSH $3,300 7.72 2.34

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trevor Story TB $5,100 10.79 2.11
Javier Báez ATL $4,800 9.79 2.04
Trea Turner CHC $5,200 9.49 1.83
Xander Bogaerts BOS $9,600 9.26 0.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Didi Gregorius DET $4,000 8.79 2.20
José Iglesias CHW $3,200 6.96 2.17
Elvis Andrus TOR $4,000 8.59 2.15
Trevor Story TB $5,100 10.79 2.11

Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Bregman PIT $4,900 11.79 2.41
Eugenio Suárez PHI $5,000 10.35 2.07
Anthony Rendon CHC $5,400 9.13 1.69
Rafael Devers BOS $9,800 9.09 0.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Bregman PIT $4,900 11.79 2.41
Maikel Franco HOU $3,300 7.57 2.29
Tim Beckham BAL $3,600 7.96 2.21
Asdrúbal Cabrera CIN $2,900 6.37 2.19

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Trout MIL $5,800 12.75 2.20
David Dahl TB $5,000 11.76 2.35
Christian Yelich ARZ $5,800 11.30 1.95
Tommy Pham WSH $4,400 9.72 2.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Raimel Tapia TB $3,700 9.31 2.52
Phillip Ervin PHI $3,800 9.25 2.43
Jesse Winker PHI $4,000 9.66 2.42
Willie Calhoun TOR $3,200 7.66 2.39

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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