You might find these top-value players helpful for building your Daily Fantasy MLB lineup. ASL has calculated optimum lineups for DraftKings, FanDuel and Yahoo contests, and is giving you three players that represent the most value (points/salary) as part of an ideal lineup calculation.

Here are a top-value pitcher and two hitters for each of the three DFS platforms:

Projections listed as of 12:47 PM ET.

DraftKings (Classic)

  • P Gerrit Cole, NYY, 23.8 for $10,500
  • OF Austin Slater, SF, 9.4 for $2,600
  • OF Harrison Bader, StL, 9.7 for $2,800

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FanDuel (Main)

  • P Joe Musgrove, SD, 35.8 for $9,200
  • 1B Brad Miller, Phi, 13.1 for $2,300
  • 3B/2B/SS Luis Urias, Mil, 12.3 for $2,400

Yahoo (Fri 8/27 21 SAME_DAY)

  • P Aaron Nola, Phi, 23.0 for $42
  • OF Austin Slater, SF, 7.8 for $7
  • OF Tommy Pham, SD, 8.1 for $9