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 9:30 AM Eastern Time.


  • Blend: SP Robbie Erlin, SD, 15.1 fantasy points for $4,900; 1B K MoralesTor, 9.9 fantasy points for $3,400 
  • numberFire: SP Robbie ErlinSD, 17.8 fantasy points for $4,900; C Salvador PerezKC9.9 fantasy points for $3,600
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P  Robbie Erlin, SD, 14.3 fantasy points for $4,900; OF N DelmonicoChW, 7.4 fantasy points for $3,100
  • RotoGrinders: SP Brett AndersonOak12.2 fantasy points for $4,500OF Alex Gordon, KC, 8.0 fantasy points for $3,100


  • Blend: P Gerrit ColeHou, 41.3 fantasy points for $10,400; 1B K Morales, Tor, 13.4 fantasy points for $2,500
  • numberFire: P Hyun-jin Ryu, LAD37.6 fantasy points for $7,400; 1B K Morales, Tor, 13.4 fantasy points for $2,500
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P Gerrit Cole, Hou, 42.8 fantasy points for $10,400; C/1B Chris Davis, Bal, 9.5 fantasy points for $2,100
  • RotoGrinders: P Gerrit Cole, Hou, 43.6 fantasy points for $10,400; OF Alex Gordon, KC, 10.5 fantasy points for $2,400


  • Blend: Kevin GausmanAtl, 18.0 fantasy points for $30; OF  Kike Hernandez, LAD, 6.6 fantasy points for $7
  • numberFire: P Robbie Erlin, SD, 22.3 fantasy points for $47; C Yan GomesCle, 7.3 fantasy points for $8
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P Kevin GausmanAtl, 16.7 fantasy points for $30; OF Matt Kemp, LAD, 7.2 fantasy points for $8
  • RotoGrinders: P  Kevin Gausman, Atl, 18.4 fantasy points for $30; OF  Kike Hernandez, LAD, 7.1 fantasy points for $7

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