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 11:00 AM Eastern Time.


  • Blend: SP J Rodriguez, Wsh, 13.6 fantasy points for $4,000; C Devin Mesoraco (GTD)NYM, 7.7 fantasy points for $3,200 
  • numberFire: SP Jason Vargas, NYM, 11.3 fantasy points for $4,800; 2B Gleyber TorresNYY, 10.4 fantasy points for $3,900
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P Alec Mills, ChC, 12.8 fantasy points for $4,000; 1B  Daniel MurphyChC, 9.3 fantasy points for $4,100
  • RotoGrinders: SP J Rodriguez, Wsh, 13.6 fantasy points for $4,000; 1B Jose Martinez, StL, 10.5 fantasy points for $4,600


  • Blend: P Rich Hill, LAD, 39.1 fantasy points for $8,800; OF Hunter RenfroeSD, 13.2 fantasy points for $2,800
  • numberFire: Rich HillLAD37.8 fantasy points for $8,800; 1B Ryon Healy, Sea, 11.8 fantasy points for $2,400
  • Fantasy Six Pack: Rich HillLAD38.9 fantasy points for $8,800; OF Billy HamiltonCin, 9.09 fantasy points for $2,500


  • Blend: Rich Hill, LAD, 22.6 fantasy points for $47; Devin Mesoraco (GTD)NYM, 6.5 fantasy points for $7
  • numberFire: P Zack Godley, Ari, 20.6 fantasy points for $38; Devin Mesoraco (GTD)NYM6.5 fantasy points for $7
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P Rich Hill, LAD, 22.6 fantasy points for $47; OF Startling Marte, Pit, 7.7 fantasy points for $11

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