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Fantasy Baseball Rankings: DraftKings MLB DFS Picks for May 25

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
Philadelphia Phillies Bryce Harper RF Harper was placed on 10-day IL with a bruised forearm.

DraftKings Sportsbook Betting Odds

Teams Moneyline Total Runs
Teams Moneyline Total Runs
CHI Cubs -159 Over 8.5
PIT Pirates +135 Under 8.5
PHI Phillies +114 Over 7
MIA Marlins -130 Under 7
TOR Blue Jays +155 Over 9.5
NY Yankees -182 Under 9.5
CIN Reds +160 Over 7.5
NY Yankees -186 Under 7.5
ATL Braves -120 Over 9.5
BOS Red Sox +100 Under 9.5
CLE Indians -139 Over 9
DET Tigers +118 Under 9
COL Rockies +235 Over 6
NY Mets -275 Under 6
KC Royals +155 Over 8
TB Rays -195 Under 8
SD Padres +104 Over 7
MIL Brewers -122 Under 7
BAL Orioles +175 Over 9.5
MIN Twins -205 Under 9.5
LA Dodgers -120 Over 8.5
HOU Astros +102 Under 8.5
STL Cardinals +123 Over 8
CHI White Sox -143 Under 8
SEA Mariners +145 Over 8.5
OAK Athletics -167 Under 8.5
SF Giants -182 Over 9
ARI Diamondbacks +155 Under 9

Pitchers

All

Player Name Position Opp Salary
Player Name Position Opp Salary
Max Scherzer SP CIN $10,700
Corbin Burnes RP SD $9,100
Lucas Giolito SP STL $8,700
Andrew Heaney SP TEX $6,200
Kyle Freeland SP NYM $5,300

Hitters

Studs ($5,000+)

Player Name Position Opp Salary
Player Name Position Opp Salary
Ronald Acuna Jr. OF BOS $6,100
Nelson Cruz OF BAL $6,000
Juan Soto OF CIN $5,900
Jose Ramirez 3B DET $5,700
Freddie Freeman 1B BOS $5,600

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

Player Name Position Opp Salary
Player Name Position Opp Salary
Austin Meadows OF KC $4,900
Marcell Ozuna OF BOS $4,700
Anthony Rendon 3B TEX $4,400
Miguel Sano 1B BAL $4,300
Josh Donaldson 3B BAL $4,100

Salary Relief ($3,900 and under)

Player Name Position Opp Salary
Player Name Position Opp Salary
Max Kepler OF BAL $3,900
Amed Rosario SS DET $3,800
Justin Upton OF TEX $3,300
Luis Arraez 2B/OF BAL $3,200
Harold Ramirez OF DET $2,600

Set your DraftKings fantasy baseball lineups here: MLB $200K Relay Throw [$50K to 1st]


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