If you're playing MLB Daily Fantasy Baseball contests, you might find these top-value players helpful for building your lineup. ASL has calculated optimum lineups for DraftKings, FanDuel and Yahoo contests, based on three different projection sources -- numberFire, RotoGrinders, Fantasy Six Pack -- as well as a Blend projection lineup that uses all three sources together.

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Here is a pitcher and a top-value hitter from each projection source for each of the three DFS platforms:

Projections listed as of 11:05 AM Eastern Time.


  • Blend: SP Jamie Barria, LAA, 13.9 fantasy points for $6,200; OF JaCoby Jones, Det, 8.4 fantasy points for $3,100 
  • numberFire: SP Tommy Milone, Wsh, 17.6 fantasy points for $6,900; OF N Castellanos, Det, 11.0 fantasy points for $3,900
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P Andrew Cashner, Bal, 11.8 fantasy points for $5,000; 3B Rafael Devers, Bos, 8.6 fantasy points for $3,700
  • RotoGrinders: SP Andrew Cashner, Bal, 12.9 fantasy points for $5,000; 3B Kyle Seager, Sea, 9.5 fantasy points for $4,000


  • Blend: P Luis Severino, NYY, 41.3 fantasy points for $9,400; 3B Rafael DeversBos, 11.0 fantasy points for $2,000 
  • numberFire: Luis SeverinoNYY, 40.3 fantasy points for $9,400; C W Contreras, ChC, 14.4 fantasy points for $3,200
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P Luis SeverinoNYY, 41.4 fantasy points for $9,400; 3B Rafael DeversBos, 11.2 fantasy points for $2,000
  • RotoGrinders: P C Kershaw, LAD, 45.6 fantasy points for $11,000; 3B Rafael DeversBos, 10.8 fantasy points for $2,000


  • Blend: P Luis Severino, NYY, 23.8 fantasy points for $52; OF JaCoby Jones, Det, 7.0 fantasy points for $7 
  • numberFire: P Tommy Milone, Wsh, 19.2 fantasy points for $29; 1B Mitch Moreland, Bos, 8.5 fantasy points for $12
  • Fantasy Six Pack:  P Luis SeverinoNYY25.6 fantasy points for $52; C Tyler Flowers, Atl, 6.6 fantasy points for $7
  • RotoGrinders: P C KershawLAD, 26.1 fantasy points for $57; 2B David Fletcher, LAA, 7.0 fantasy points for $9

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