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. These aren't necessarily the players that will score the most points, but they represent greatest points verses salary as part of an ideal lineup.

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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 10:30 AM Eastern Time.


  • Blend: RRyne StanekTB, 13.8 fantasy points for $4,200; C Kyle SchwarberChC, 10.3 fantasy points for $3,900 
  • numberFire: RP Ryne Stanek, TB, 19.3 fantasy points for $4,200; 1B Justin SmoakTor, 11.5 fantasy points for $4,000
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P Thomas Pannone, Tor, 15.0 fantasy points for $5,100; 1B Justin SmoakTor, 9.8 fantasy points for $4,000
  • RotoGrinders: SP Freddy Peralta, Mil19.5 fantasy points for $7,500; 1B/OF Frey Mancini, Bal, 8.1 fantasy points for $3,300


  • Blend: N SyndergaardNYM, 41.6 fantasy points for $9,800; OF Philip ErvinCin, 13.7 fantasy points for $2,700
  • numberFire: N SyndergaardNYM, 42.8 fantasy points for $9,800; OF Philip Ervin, Cin13.7 fantasy points for $2,700
  • Fantasy Six Pack: N SyndergaardNYM, 39.6 fantasy points for $9,800; C/1B W ConterasChC, 11.0 fantasy points for $2,400
  • RotoGrinders: N SyndergaardNYM, 42.4 fantasy points for $9,800; OF Randal Grichuk, Tor, 11.3 fantasy points for $2,800


  • Blend: P N Syndergaard, NYM, 23.6 fantasy points for $44; OF Kyle Schwarber, ChC, 8.7 fantasy points for $9
  • numberFire: Jon Gray, Col, 23.4 fantasy points for $39; OF Kyle Schwarber, ChC, 8.7 fantasy points for $9
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P N SyndergaardNYM, 21.8 fantasy points for $44; SS A RussellChC6.5 fantasy points for $7
  • RotoGrinders: N SyndergaardNYM, 23.8 fantasy points for $44; OF A Almora Jr.ChC, 7.8 fantasy points for $7

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