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Fantasy Baseball Rankings: DraftKings MLB DFS Picks for June 1

Matt Meiselman ranks the top fantasy baseball plays in each salary range for Tuesday’s main DraftKings MLB slate.

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The idea of this fantasy baseball rankings page is to rank the top DraftKings options in each salary range, helping you make quick decisions when debating which players to roster for the upcoming main DraftKings MLB slate.

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Notable Lineup Absences

Team Name Position Injury Status
Team Name Position Injury Status
New York Yankees Giancarlo Stanton DH Aaron Judge will DH and Clint Frazier will slide into RF with Stanton out.

DraftKings Sportsbook Betting Odds

Teams Moneyline Total Runs
Teams Moneyline Total Runs
CHI White Sox +125 Over 7
CLE Indians -150 Under 7
MIN Twins -167 Over 9
BAL Orioles +143 Under 9
TB Rays -129 Over 8
NY Yankees +110 Under 8
MIA Marlins +133 Over 8.5
TOR Blue Jays -162 Under 8.5
PHI Phillies -109 Over 7.5
CIN Reds -106 Under 7.5
WAS Nationals +120 Over 8.5
ATL Braves -139 Under 8.5
DET Tigers +150 Over 7.5
MIL Brewers -175 Under 7.5
SD Padres -113 Over 8
CHI Cubs -103 Under 8
BOS Red Sox +104 Over 9
HOU Astros -122 Under 9
PIT Pirates +155 Over 8.5
KC Royals -186 Under 8.5
TEX Rangers +104 Over 9.5
COL Rockies -121 Under 9.5
NY Mets -120 Over 8.5
ARI Diamondbacks +102 Under 8.5
LA Angels +140 Over 6.5
SF Giants -165 Under 6.5
OAK Athletics -162 Over 8
SEA Mariners +140 Under 8
STL Cardinals +165 Over 8.5
LA Dodgers -200 Under 8.5

DraftKings Sportsbook Odds Boost



Player Name Position Opp Salary
Player Name Position Opp Salary
Aaron Nola SP CIN $10,200
Tyler Glasnow SP NYY $9,800
Robbie Ray SP MIA $8,500
Eric Lauer SP DET $8,400
Andrew Heaney SP SF $7,700
Matthew Boyd SP MIL $6,500


Studs ($5,000+)

Player Name Position Opp Salary
Player Name Position Opp Salary
Fernando Tatis Jr. SS CHC $6,100
Ronald Acuna Jr. OF WAS $5,500
Freddie Freeman 1B WAS $5,300
Mookie Betts OF STL $5,100
Juan Soto OF ATL $5,000
Pete Alonso 1B ARI $5,000

Midrange ($4,000-$4,900)

Player Name Position Opp Salary
Player Name Position Opp Salary
Francisco Lindor SS ARI $4,900
Eduardo Escobar 3B NYM $4,800
Cody Bellinger OF STL $4,800
Jose Altuve 2B BOS $4,800
Nelson Cruz OF BAL $4,700
Mitch Garver C BAL $4,600
Josh Donaldson 3B BAL $4,500
Yordan Alvarez OF BOS $4,200
Joey Gallo OF COL $4,100

Salary Relief ($3,900 and under)

Player Name Position Opp Salary
Player Name Position Opp Salary
Josh Rojas 2B/OF NYM $3,900
Kyle Tucker OF BOS $3,700
Willie Calhoun OF COL $3,600
Miguel Sano 1B/3B BAL $3,600
Tommy Pham OF CHC $3,600
Nate Lowe 1B COL $3,500
Andrew Benintendi OF PIT $3,100
Gregory Polanco OF KC $2,800
Hunter Dozier 3B/OF PIT $2,600

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