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 10:50 AM Eastern Time.


  • Blend: SP Hunter Wood, TB, 14.0 fantasy points for $4,300; 2B/SS Brock Holt, Bos, 12.6 fantasy points for $3,200 
  • numberFire: SP Hunter Wood, TB, 18.8 fantasy points for $4,300; 2B/SS Brock Holt, Bos, 12.6 fantasy points for $3,200
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P Andrew Suarez, SF, 14.7 fantasy points for $5,100; OF Matt Kemp, LAD, 9.7 fantasy points for $4,200
  • RotoGrinders: SP Andrew Suarez, SF, 15.1 fantasy points for $5,100; 1B Greg Bird, NYY, 7.9 fantasy points for $3,600


  • Blend: P Corey Kluber, Cle, 42.2 fantasy points for $10,600; 1B Ji-Man Choi, TB, 12.1 fantasy points for $2,200 
  • numberFire: P Ross Stripling, LAD, 34.3 fantasy points for $7,000; 2B Brock Holt, Bos, 12.5 fantasy points for $2,200
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P Corey Kluber, Cle, 43.7 fantasy points for $10,600; 3B Corey Spangenberg, SD, 8.3 fantasy points for $2,000
  • RotoGrinders: P Corey Kluber, Cle, 45.2 fantasy points for $10,600; 3B Rajai Davis, Cle, 9.2 fantasy points for $2,200


  • Blend: P Justin Verlander, Hou, 25.1 fantasy points for $57; OF Kike Hernandez, LAD, 7.9 fantasy points for $7 
  • numberFire: P Hunter Wood, TB, 24.1 fantasy points for $57; 2B Brock Holt, Bos, 7.9 fantasy points for $7
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P Justin Verlander, Hou, 25.8 fantasy points for $57; OF Kike Hernandez, LAD, 8.3 fantasy points for $7
  • RotoGrinders: P Corey Kluber, Cle, 25.5 fantasy points for $57; 2B Eduardo Nunez, Bos, 6.8 fantasy points for $8

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