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 A SenzatelaCol, 14.8 fantasy points for $5,600; 2B Logan Forsythe, Min, 8.0 fantasy points for $3,000 
  • numberFire: SP Hyun-jin Ryu, LAD, 19.5 fantasy points for $8,200; C Nick Hundley, SF, 8.0 fantasy points for $2,800
  • FantasySixPackCorey Kluber, Cle, 23.8 fantasy points for $10,300; 2B Logan Forsythe, Min, 7.4 fantasy points for $3,000
  • RotoGrinders: A SenzatelaCol16.6 fantasy points for $5,600; SS Elvis Andrus, Tex9.1 fantasy points for $3,800


  • Blend: P Corey KluberCle, 43.6 fantasy points for $11,500; C Max StassiHou, 10.7 fantasy points for $2,200
  • numberFire: P  Hyun-jin Ryu, LAD, 35.4 fantasy points for $7,800; OF Max Kepler, Min14.3 fantasy points for $2,400
  • FantasySixPackLuis Severino, NYY, 41.6 fantasy points for $10,600OF Max Kepler, Min10.8 fantasy points for $2,400
  • RotoGrinders: P Corey KluberCle, 47.6 fantasy points for $11,500; OF Shohei Ohtani, LAA, 14.2 fantasy points for $2,900


  • Blend: Luis Severino, NYY 25.0 fantasy points for $57; 1B Jake Bauers, TB, 6.9 fantasy points for $7
  • numberFire: P Nick PivettaPhi, 20.6 fantasy points for $36; 1B  Jake Bauers, TB7.2 fantasy points for $7
  • FantasySixPack: Luis Severino, NYY 23.5 fantasy points for $57; 1B Brandon Beit, SF6.5 fantasy points for $7
  • RotoGrinders: P Corey KluberCle, 27.1 fantasy points for $57; OF Avisail Garcia, OF, 7.9 fantasy points for $9

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