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 10:00 AM Eastern Time.


  • Blend: SP F HernandezSea, 14.7 fantasy points for $5,500; C Chris Iannetta, Col, 7.9 fantasy points for $3,000 
  • numberFire: SP Junior Guerra, Mil, 16.6 fantasy points for $5,900; 1B Jesus Aguilar, Mil, 13.1 fantasy points for $4,600
  • Fantasy Six Pack: P F HernandezSea14.1 fantasy points for $5,500; 1B Daniel Murphy, ChC, 8.8 fantasy points for $3,900
  • RotoGrinders: SP F HernandezSea17.0 fantasy points for $5,500; OF G Springer, Hou10.0 fantasy points for $4,200


  • Blend: P Charlie MortonHou, 39.3 fantasy points for $8,900; OF T JankowskiSD, 9.7 fantasy points for $2,000
  • numberFire: P Charlie MortonHou40.4 fantasy points for $8,900; 3B Kyle Seager, Sea12.9 fantasy points for $2,700
  • Fantasy Six Pack:  P Charlie MortonHou38.2 fantasy points for $8,900; OF Joc Pederson, LAD, 14.1 fantasy points for $3,100
  • RotoGrinders: Aaron NolaPhi46.0 fantasy points for $11,200; OF T Jankowski, SD, 10.5 fantasy points for $2,000


  • Blend: Charlie MortonHou, 22.2 fantasy points for $47; C Max Stassi, Hou, 6.2 fantasy points for $7
  • numberFire: Charlie Morton, Hou, 24.3 fantasy points for $47OF Roman Quinn, Phi6.4 fantasy points for $7
  • Fantasy Six Pack: Charlie Morton, Hou, 21.2 fantasy points for $47OF Jason Heyward, ChC6.2 fantasy points for $7
  • RotoGrinders: P C Carrasco, Cle, 23.9 fantasy points for $51; 3B Hunter Dozier, KC, 6.9 fantasy points for $7

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