MLB  Value RankingsMLB 2016 Value Rankings

An up-to-date look at the value rankings of all active MLB players based on a mathetical comparison of their current salary against their cumulative "production points".

Rank Player Team Position AAV GP% Prod/GP TVS
1 Mookie Betts BOS RF $566,000 97.53 4.40 99.64
2 Kris Bryant CHC 3B $652,000 95.68 4.28 99.42
3 Jonathan Villar MIL SS $512,900 96.30 3.92 98.18
4 Charlie Blackmon COL CF $3,500,000 88.27 4.15 97.66
5 Jose Altuve HOU 2B $3,125,000 99.38 4.11 97.65
6 Wil Myers SD 1B $523,900 96.91 3.76 97.15
7 Nolan Arenado COL 3B $5,000,000 98.77 4.19 96.79
8 Xander Bogaerts BOS SS $650,500 96.91 3.71 96.58
9 George Springer HOU RF $522,400 100.00 3.70 96.56
10 Brian Dozier MIN 2B $5,000,000 95.68 4.14 96.30
11 Jean Segura ARI 2B $2,600,000 94.44 3.87 96.10
12 Paul Goldschmidt ARI 1B $6,400,000 97.53 4.18 95.12
13 Corey Seager LAD SS $510,000 96.91 3.56 95.07
14 Khris Davis OAK LF $524,500 92.59 3.53 94.61
15 Rougned Odor TEX 2B $522,700 92.59 3.50 94.24
16 Carlos Correa HOU SS $516,700 94.44 3.48 93.92
17 Jackie Bradley BOS CF $546,500 96.30 3.47 93.73
18 Adam Duvall CIN LF $510,000 92.59 3.45 93.46
19 Jake Lamb ARI 3B $520,300 93.21 3.42 92.97
20 Aledmys Diaz STL SS $2,000,000 68.52 3.54 92.41
21 Francisco Lindor CLE SS $540,300 98.14 3.39 92.40
22 Anthony Rizzo CHC 1B $5,857,143 95.68 3.94 92.22
23 Eduardo Nunez SF SS $1,475,000 87.04 3.45 91.71
24 Stephen Piscotty STL RF $512,500 94.44 3.34 91.60
25 Bryce Harper WSH RF $3,750,000 90.74 3.68 91.60
26 Jose Ramirez CLE 3B $518,200 94.41 3.33 91.38
27 Miguel Sano MIN DH $547,500 71.60 3.29 90.60
28 Manny Machado BAL 3B $5,000,000 96.91 3.76 90.53
29 D.J. LeMahieu COL 2B $3,900,000 90.12 3.61 89.83
30 Carlos Santana CLE DH $4,200,380 98.14 3.64 89.79
31 Yangervis Solarte SD 3B $525,500 67.28 3.22 89.05
32 Chris Carter MIL 1B $2,500,000 98.77 3.39 88.09
33 Nick Castellanos DET 3B $536,500 68.32 3.17 87.89
34 Devon Travis TOR 2B $511,200 62.35 3.16 87.60
35 Kevin Kiermaier TB CF $514,400 64.81 3.13 86.94
36 Brad Miller TB SS $527,600 93.83 3.13 86.86
37 Billy Hamilton CIN CF $570,000 73.46 3.13 86.59
38 Odubel Herrera PHI CF $528,000 98.15 3.11 86.37
39 Starling Marte PIT LF $5,166,667 79.63 3.60 86.25
40 Anthony Rendon WSH 3B $2,800,000 96.30 3.34 86.03
41 Edwin Encarnacion TOR DH $9,666,667 98.77 4.00 84.26
42 Addison Russell CHC SS $527,000 93.21 3.03 83.89
43 Marcell Ozuna MIA CF $570,000 91.93 3.02 83.57
44 Jonathan Lucroy TEX C $2,200,000 87.65 3.18 83.09
45 Max Kepler MIN LF $507,500 69.75 2.99 82.87
46 Tim Anderson CHW SS $507,500 61.11 2.99 82.83
47 Joc Pederson LAD CF $520,000 84.57 2.99 82.65
48 Maikel Franco PHI 3B $517,500 93.83 2.95 81.64
49 Ender Inciarte ATL CF $523,000 81.37 2.95 81.63
50 C.J. Cron LAA 1B $525,000 71.60 2.95 81.43
51 Robbie Grossman MIN RF $507,500 61.11 2.94 81.20
52 Mike Napoli CLE 1B $7,000,000 93.17 3.62 81.12
53 Hernan Perez MIL 2B $507,500 75.93 2.93 81.05
54 Todd Frazier CHW 3B $6,000,000 97.53 3.51 80.84
55 Jung Ho Kang PIT 3B $2,750,000 63.58 3.16 80.53
56 Randal Grichuk STL CF $520,000 81.48 2.92 80.39
57 Jonathan Schoop BAL 2B $522,500 100.00 2.91 80.27
58 Chris Owings ARI 2B $530,500 73.46 2.91 80.04
59 Marcus Semien OAK SS $512,500 98.15 2.91 80.04
60 Joe Panik SF 2B $545,000 78.40 2.90 79.64
61 Kole Calhoun LAA RF $3,400,000 96.91 3.20 79.62
62 Justin Turner LAD 3B $5,100,000 93.21 3.37 79.43
63 Eugenio Suarez CIN 3B $545,000 98.15 2.87 78.81
64 Evan Gattis HOU DH $3,400,000 79.01 3.17 78.72
65 Josh Donaldson TOR 3B $14,325,000 95.68 4.32 78.54
66 Adam Eaton CHW RF $4,700,000 96.91 3.28 77.69
67 Adonis Garcia ATL 3B $508,750 83.23 2.84 77.56
68 Christian Yelich MIA LF $7,081,429 96.27 3.52 77.15
69 Cameron Rupp PHI C $518,000 64.81 2.81 76.54
70 Matt Carpenter STL 3B $8,666,667 79.63 3.66 76.24
71 J.T. Realmuto MIA C $532,500 85.09 2.80 75.95
72 Michael Saunders TOR LF $2,900,000 86.42 3.04 75.60
73 Mark Trumbo BAL RF $9,150,000 98.15 3.69 75.55
74 Ian Desmond TEX 1B $8,000,000 96.30 3.57 75.54
75 Logan Forsythe TB 2B $5,125,000 78.40 3.27 75.52
76 Carlos Gomez TEX CF $507,500 72.84 2.76 74.77
77 Scooter Gennett MIL 2B $518,100 83.95 2.75 74.22
78 Gregory Polanco PIT RF $7,000,000 88.89 3.42 73.62
79 Zack Cozart CIN SS $2,925,000 74.69 2.98 73.10
80 Yasmani Grandal LAD C $2,800,000 77.78 2.95 72.70
81 Steven Souza TB RF $516,100 74.07 2.71 72.55
82 J.D. Martinez DET RF $9,250,000 74.53 3.63 72.46
83 Travis Shaw BOS 3B $515,000 89.51 2.70 72.06
84 Corey Dickerson TB DH $522,900 91.36 2.70 72.00
85 Brandon Drury ARI RF $508,900 82.72 2.67 71.05
86 Jason Kipnis CLE 2B $8,750,000 96.89 3.54 71.05
87 Daniel Murphy WSH 2B $12,500,000 87.65 3.93 70.91
88 Cesar Hernandez PHI 2B $525,000 95.68 2.66 70.40
89 Tyler Naquin CLE CF $507,500 72.05 2.66 70.36
90 Wilson Ramos WSH C $5,350,000 80.86 3.16 70.18
91 Tommy Joseph PHI 1B $507,500 66.05 2.64 69.92
92 Mark Reynolds COL 3B $2,600,000 72.84 2.86 69.89
93 Nomar Mazara TEX RF $507,500 89.51 2.63 69.47
94 Danny Valencia OAK 3B $3,150,000 80.25 2.91 69.26
95 Rajai Davis CLE CF $5,250,000 83.23 3.11 68.54
96 Chase Utley PHI 2B $2,000,000 85.19 2.77 68.45
97 Didi Gregorius NYY SS $2,425,000 94.44 2.78 67.19
98 Jay Bruce NYM RF $8,500,000 90.74 3.40 66.21
99 Eric Hosmer KC 1B $6,950,000 97.53 3.23 66.02
100 Cheslor Cuthbert KC 3B $509,425 79.01 2.55 65.93
101 Welington Castillo ARI C $3,700,000 69.75 2.88 65.69
102 Paulo Orlando KC RF $514,250 79.01 2.55 65.55
103 Stephen Vogt OAK C $527,500 84.57 2.55 65.52
104 Norichika Aoki SF LF $700,000 72.84 2.55 64.84
105 Kevin Pillar TOR CF $521,100 90.74 2.52 64.15
106 David Ortiz BOS DH $16,000,000 93.21 4.14 63.87
107 Michael Bourn BAL CF $507,500 69.75 2.50 63.23
108 Freddy Galvis PHI SS $2,000,000 97.53 2.65 63.20
109 Wilmer Flores NYM SS $526,014 63.58 2.50 63.12
110 Danny Espinosa WSH SS $2,875,000 96.91 2.71 61.47
111 Nelson Cruz SEA DH $14,250,000 95.68 3.90 61.15
112 Leonys Martin SEA CF $4,150,000 88.27 2.81 60.05
113 Avisail Garcia CHW DH $2,100,000 74.07 2.59 59.87
114 Brandon Guyer CLE LF $1,185,000 62.35 2.47 58.43
115 Andrew McCutchen PIT CF $8,583,333 94.44 3.24 58.34
116 Carlos Gonzalez COL RF $11,428,571 92.59 3.54 58.29
117 Jarrod Dyson KC RF $1,725,000 66.05 2.51 58.03
118 Jordy Mercer PIT SS $2,075,000 91.98 2.52 56.71
119 Lorenzo Cain KC CF $8,750,000 63.58 3.21 56.13
120 Javier Baez CHC 2B $521,000 87.65 2.34 55.64
121 Tucker Barnhart CIN C $517,500 71.60 2.32 54.73
122 Freddie Freeman ATL 1B $16,875,000 98.14 4.04 54.65
123 Jose Bautista TOR RF $13,000,000 71.60 3.62 54.18
124 Michael Conforto NYM LF $517,246 67.28 2.29 53.49
125 Marwin Gonzalez HOU SS $2,000,000 87.04 2.45 53.36
126 Logan Morrison TB 1B $4,200,000 66.05 2.67 53.10
127 Dexter Fowler CHC CF $13,000,000 77.16 3.58 52.38
128 Johnny Giavotella LAA 2B $532,500 61.11 2.26 51.89
129 Ian Kinsler DET 2B $15,000,000 95.03 3.78 51.89
130 Jace Peterson ATL 2B $520,500 71.43 2.26 51.87
131 Ketel Marte SEA SS $515,400 73.46 2.25 51.46
132 Derek Dietrich MIA 2B $522,500 79.50 2.25 51.32
133 Kendrys Morales KC DH $8,500,000 95.06 3.08 50.77
134 Alcides Escobar KC SS $2,625,000 100.00 2.44 49.71
135 Pedro Alvarez BAL DH $5,750,000 67.28 2.76 49.44
136 James Loney NYM 1B $507,500 61.73 2.21 49.44
137 Lonnie Chisenhall CLE RF $2,725,000 78.26 2.44 49.10
138 Kirk Nieuwenhuis MIL CF $514,000 77.16 2.20 48.91
139 Dae-ho Lee SEA 1B $1,000,000 64.20 2.23 47.91
140 David Freese PIT 3B $3,666,667 87.04 2.50 47.53
141 Brandon Moss STL LF $8,250,000 79.01 2.98 47.47
142 Jedd Gyorko STL SS $6,200,000 79.01 2.75 46.55
143 James McCann DET C $519,500 65.22 2.15 46.54
144 Daniel Descalso COL 2B $1,800,000 61.11 2.28 46.34
145 Kyle Seager SEA 3B $14,285,714 97.53 3.59 46.27
146 Asdrubal Cabrera NYM SS $9,250,000 87.04 3.06 45.86
147 Jose Abreu CHW 1B $11,333,333 98.15 3.27 45.59
148 Franklin Gutierrez SEA CF $1,500,000 60.49 2.22 45.03
149 Yasmany Tomas ARI LF $11,416,667 86.42 3.26 44.86
150 Angel Pagan SF LF $10,000,000 79.63 3.11 44.53
151 Josh Harrison PIT 2B $6,825,000 80.86 2.76 43.99
152 Neil Walker NYM 2B $10,550,000 69.75 3.15 43.76
153 Chase Utley LAD 2B $7,000,000 85.19 2.77 43.33
154 Dustin Pedroia BOS 2B $13,750,000 95.06 3.47 42.81
155 Ben Zobrist CHC 2B $14,000,000 90.74 3.49 42.62
156 Ryan Rua TEX LF $510,120 61.11 2.07 42.61
157 Matt Adams STL 1B $1,650,000 72.84 2.18 42.00
158 Adam Rosales SD 2B $507,500 64.81 2.06 41.97
159 Norichika Aoki SEA LF $5,500,000 72.84 2.55 40.46
160 Derek Norris SD C $2,925,000 77.16 2.27 40.08
161 Yunel Escobar LAA 3B $6,500,000 81.48 2.64 39.89
162 Travis Jankowski SD CF $508,800 80.86 2.01 39.60
163 Adam Lind SEA 1B $4,500,000 77.78 2.42 39.27
164 Yasiel Puig LAD RF $6,000,000 64.20 2.58 39.20
165 Josh Reddick LAD RF $6,575,000 70.99 2.63 39.08
166 Jose Iglesias DET SS $2,100,000 85.09 2.12 37.20
167 Mike Trout LAA CF $24,083,333 98.15 4.43 37.08
168 Yonder Alonso OAK 1B $2,650,000 96.30 2.17 36.49
169 Starlin Castro NYY 2B $8,571,429 93.21 2.77 35.81
170 Sean Rodriguez PIT 2B $2,500,000 86.42 2.14 35.79
171 Alexei Ramirez TB SS $507,500 89.51 1.92 35.70
172 Brandon Belt SF 1B $14,560,000 96.30 3.36 33.72
173 Ezequiel Carrera TOR CF $521,800 67.90 1.88 33.70
174 Alexei Ramirez CHW SS $1,000,000 89.51 1.92 33.34
175 Nick Markakis ATL RF $11,000,000 98.14 2.97 33.28
176 Denard Span SF CF $10,333,333 88.27 2.90 33.17
177 Seth Smith SEA RF $6,500,000 84.57 2.47 32.09
178 Eduardo Escobar MIN SS $2,150,000 64.81 2.01 31.76
179 John Jaso PIT 1B $4,000,000 81.48 2.20 31.45
180 Jake Smolinski OAK LF $507,500 61.11 1.83 31.39
181 Salvador Perez KC C $8,750,000 85.80 2.69 31.19
182 Mitch Moreland TEX 1B $5,700,000 90.74 2.37 31.08
183 Matt Joyce PIT RF $1,000,000 86.42 1.84 29.48
184 Evan Longoria TB 3B $16,666,667 98.77 3.47 28.84
185 Adrian Beltre TEX 3B $18,000,000 94.44 3.61 28.80
186 Adam Jones BAL CF $14,250,000 93.83 3.20 28.40
187 Curtis Granderson NYM RF $15,000,000 92.59 3.27 28.00
188 Peter Bourjos PHI RF $2,000,000 75.93 1.90 27.86
189 Ryan Braun MIL LF $21,000,000 83.33 3.90 27.67
190 Greg Garcia STL 2B $507,500 61.11 1.74 27.53
191 Kurt Suzuki MIN C $6,000,000 65.43 2.31 27.37
192 Melky Cabrera CHW LF $14,000,000 93.21 3.15 27.35
193 Brandon Crawford SF SS $12,500,000 95.68 2.99 27.31
194 Brandon Phillips CIN 2B $12,083,333 87.04 2.93 26.47
195 Carlos Beltran TEX DH $15,000,000 93.21 3.23 26.31
196 Jason Castro HOU C $5,000,000 69.75 2.18 26.19
197 Darwin Barney TOR SS $1,050,000 64.20 1.76 26.11
198 Joey Votto CIN 1B $22,500,000 97.53 4.00 25.48
199 Coco Crisp CLE CF $11,375,000 75.31 2.83 25.40
200 Aaron Hicks NYY RF $574,000 75.93 1.67 24.43
201 Andrelton Simmons LAA SS $8,285,714 76.54 2.46 23.73
202 Ryan Raburn CLE LF $100,000 69.75 1.59 23.51
203 Adeiny Hechavarria MIA SS $2,625,000 96.27 1.83 22.53
204 Jake Marisnick HOU CF $519,500 72.84 1.61 22.50
205 Elvis Andrus TEX SS $15,000,000 90.74 3.12 22.10
206 Martin Prado MIA 3B $13,333,333 95.03 2.94 21.88
207 Jeff Francoeur MIA LF $1,000,000 77.64 1.64 21.74
208 Gerardo Parra COL LF $9,166,667 62.96 2.47 20.73
209 Brett Gardner NYY LF $13,000,000 91.36 2.87 20.65
210 Ichiro Suzuki MIA RF $2,000,000 88.82 1.71 20.36
211 Ben Revere WSH CF $6,250,000 63.58 2.10 18.45
212 Ryan Raburn COL LF $1,500,000 69.75 1.59 18.31
213 Hanley Ramirez BOS 1B $22,000,000 90.74 3.75 18.27
214 Rickie Weeks ARI LF $1,500,000 66.67 1.57 17.70
215 Kelly Johnson NYM 2B $2,000,000 81.37 1.63 17.67
216 Matt Kemp ATL RF $20,000,000 96.30 3.52 17.67
217 Troy Tulowitzki TOR SS $15,775,000 80.86 3.07 17.47
218 Francisco Cervelli PIT C $10,333,333 62.35 2.50 17.43
219 Chris Coghlan CHC LF $4,800,000 61.11 1.91 17.31
220 Dioner Navarro TOR C $4,000,000 62.35 1.82 17.21
221 Conor Gillaspie SF 3B $507,500 62.35 1.45 16.93
222 Justin Smoak TOR 1B $4,250,000 77.16 1.82 16.46
223 Howie Kendrick LAD LF $10,000,000 90.12 2.42 16.34
224 Kolten Wong STL 2B $5,100,000 74.69 1.90 16.08
225 Jayson Werth WSH LF $18,000,000 88.27 3.20 14.48
226 Ramon Flores MIL CF $508,800 64.20 1.36 14.28
227 Hunter Pence SF RF $18,000,000 65.43 3.19 14.09
228 Matt Szczur CHC CF $511,500 66.05 1.35 14.00
229 Robinson Cano SEA 2B $24,000,000 99.38 3.81 13.92
230 Enrique Hernandez LAD LF $520,000 67.28 1.33 13.55
231 Victor Martinez DET DH $17,000,000 95.65 3.04 12.90
232 Ivan DeJesus CIN SS $517,500 64.20 1.29 12.47
233 Chris Johnson MIA 3B $507,500 70.19 1.27 12.14
234 Chase Headley NYY 3B $13,000,000 86.42 2.58 11.90
235 Melvin Upton TOR LF $14,500,000 91.98 2.73 11.78
236 Nolan Reimold BAL LF $1,300,000 64.20 1.33 11.39
237 Matt Holliday STL LF $17,142,857 67.90 2.99 11.33
238 Clint Robinson WSH 1B $534,900 64.20 1.24 11.25
239 Buster Posey SF C $19,875,000 90.12 3.25 10.59
240 Russell Martin TOR C $16,400,000 84.57 2.88 10.48
241 Gregor Blanco SF RF $3,750,000 65.43 1.53 10.10
242 Brett Wallace SD 3B $1,000,000 73.46 1.23 9.84
243 Philip Gosselin ARI 2B $513,900 75.31 1.17 9.76
244 Cristhian Adames COL SS $509,500 74.69 1.15 9.28
245 Yadier Molina STL C $15,000,000 90.74 2.66 9.02
246 Tyler Holt CIN RF $507,500 65.43 1.11 8.58
247 Andrew Romine DET SS $900,000 67.70 1.15 8.55
248 J.J. Hardy BAL SS $13,333,333 70.99 2.45 8.38
249 Chris Davis BAL 1B $23,000,000 96.91 3.45 7.95
250 Aaron Hill BOS 3B $11,666,667 77.16 2.23 7.56
251 Yoenis Cespedes NYM CF $25,000,000 81.48 3.61 7.20
252 Erick Aybar DET SS $8,750,000 78.26 1.90 7.08
253 Matt Wieters BAL C $15,800,000 76.54 2.63 6.92
254 Justin Upton DET LF $22,125,000 95.03 3.27 6.50
255 Brian McCann NYY C $17,000,000 80.25 2.72 6.41
256 Miguel Rojas MIA SS $511,000 76.40 0.98 6.21
257 Ryan Zimmerman WSH 1B $16,666,667 70.99 2.65 5.87
258 Albert Pujols LAA DH $24,000,000 93.83 3.42 5.83
259 Colby Rasmus HOU LF $15,800,000 66.05 2.54 5.60
260 Alex Gordon KC LF $18,000,000 79.01 2.70 4.59
261 Alejandro De Aza NYM LF $5,750,000 80.25 1.28 3.31
262 Adrian Gonzalez LAD 1B $22,000,000 96.30 2.97 3.08
263 Miguel Cabrera DET 1B $31,000,000 98.14 3.89 2.84
264 Giancarlo Stanton MIA RF $25,000,000 73.91 3.24 2.75
265 Jacoby Ellsbury NYY CF $21,857,143 91.36 2.84 2.26
266 Joe Mauer MIN 1B $23,000,000 82.72 2.93 2.05
267 Jason Heyward CHC RF $23,000,000 87.65 2.53 0.55
268 Mark Teixeira NYY 1B $22,500,000 71.60 2.41 0.44
269 Ryan Howard PHI 1B $25,000,000 69.14 2.42 0.16