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 9:40 AM Eastern Time.


  • Blend: SP A Bidens-Dirkx, Tex, 12.3 fantasy points for $4,000; C Yadier Molina, StL, 10.4 fantasy points for $4,200 
  • numberFire: SP Jose Urena, Mia, 16.1 fantasy points for $6,700; C Yadier MolinaStL11.8 fantasy points for $4,200
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P Felix Pena, LAA, 13.1 fantasy points for $5,500; OF Amed Rosaria, Hou, 7.4 fantasy points for $3,000
  • RotoGrinders: SP Kevin Gausman, Atl, 15.1 fantasy points for $6,800; 2B/3B Logan Forsythe, Min, 8.0 fantasy points for $2,900


  • Blend: P Gerrit Cole, Hou, 39.9 fantasy points for $10,500; 1B Ji-Man Choi, TB, 12.2 fantasy points for $2,200
  • numberFire: P Jose UrenaMia, 31.5 fantasy points for $6,000; OF Nick Williams, Phi, 14.3 fantasy points for $2,700
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P Gerrit ColeHou, 41.1 fantasy points for $10,500; OF Michael Gerber, Det, 10.6 fantasy points for $2,000
  • RotoGrinders: P Gerrit Cole, Hou, 42.9 fantasy points for $10,500; 3B Miguel Sano, Min, 12.0 fantasy points for $2,600


  • Blend: P Shane Bieber, Cle, 17.1 fantasy points for $35; OF Michael Taylor, Wsh, 7.5 fantasy points for $7 
  • numberFire: P Shane BieberCle, 19.9 fantasy points for $35; 1B Jose Martinez, Stl, 9.2 fantasy points for $11
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P Gerrit Cole, Hou, 23.0 fantasy points for $53; OF T Hernandez, Tor, 7.4 fantasy points for $9
  • RotoGrinders: P Gerrit ColeHou, 24.1 fantasy points for $53; 3B Adrian Beltre, Tex, 7.5 fantasy points for $10

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