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 S StrasburgWsh, 19.0 fantasy points for $9,100; SS Nick Ahmed, Ari, 8.3 fantasy points for $3,300 
  • numberFire: SP Zach Eflin, Phi, 15.1 fantasy points for $7,300; 1B/2B Daniel Murphy, ChC, 10.9 fantasy points for $4,000
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P S StrasburgWsh20.3 fantasy points for $9,100; 1B Daniel Murphy, ChC, 9.0 fantasy points for $4,000
  • RotoGrinders: SP Jon GrayCol19.0 fantasy points for $8,700; 2B J Villar, Bal10.0 fantasy points for $4,200


  • Blend: P Gerrit ColeHou, 40.6 fantasy points for $10,800; 2B L GurrielTor, 14.1 fantasy points for $2,600
  • numberFire: Gerrit ColeHou37.0 fantasy points for $10,800; 2B L Gurriel, Tor14.1 fantasy points for $2,600
  • Fantasy Six Pack: Gerrit ColeHou, 41.6 fantasy points for $10,800; 2B Devon TravisTor, 9.6 fantasy points for $2,400
  • RotoGrinders: Gerrit ColeHou43.3 fantasy points for $10,800; C/1B Luke Voit, NYY, 9.3 fantasy points for $2,000


  • Blend: P Patrick Gorbin, Ari, 21.1 fantasy points for $46; C Nick Hundley, SF, 5.7 fantasy points for $7
  • numberFire: P Patrick Gorbin, Ari22.2 fantasy points for $46; OF Ian Happ, ChC6.8 fantasy points for $7
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P Patrick Gorbin, Ari21.1 fantasy points for $46; C Nick Hundley, SF5.5 fantasy points for $7
  • RotoGrinders: P N Syndergaard, NYM, 21.6 fantasy points for $45; 1B Luke Voit, NYY, 6.5 fantasy points for $7

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