MLB  Value RankingsMLB 2017 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 Pos. AAV GP% Prod/GP TVS
1 Eric Thames MIL 1B $5,333,333 90.48 6.11 99.99
2 Bryce Harper WSH RF $13,625,000 100.00 5.79 99.79
3 Eugenio Suarez CIN 3B $595,000 100.00 4.40 99.73
4 Steven Souza TB RF $546,700 100.00 4.19 99.22
5 Aaron Hicks NYY RF $1,350,000 72.22 4.15 99.12
6 Freddie Freeman ATL 1B $16,875,000 100.00 5.17 98.61
7 Daniel Nava PHI LF $1,350,000 66.67 3.17 98.55
8 Matt Davidson CHW 3B $537,000 66.67 4.33 98.05
9 Zack Cozart CIN SS $5,325,000 95.00 3.68 97.86
10 Joey Gallo TEX 3B $537,120 100.00 4.10 97.21
11 Francisco Lindor CLE SS $579,300 100.00 4.44 97.11
12 Cesar Hernandez PHI 2B $2,550,000 100.00 4.61 96.87
13 Miguel Sano MIN 3B $572,500 100.00 4.05 96.56
14 Michael Conforto NYM LF $554,904 84.21 3.06 96.48
15 Aaron Altherr PHI RF $538,500 66.67 3.67 96.22
16 Corey Dickerson TB DH $3,025,000 95.24 3.60 95.41
17 Mark Reynolds COL 3B $1,500,000 100.00 4.15 94.85
18 Ryan Zimmerman WSH 1B $16,666,667 100.00 4.74 94.81
19 Marcell Ozuna MIA CF $3,500,000 100.00 4.33 94.62
20 Khris Davis OAK LF $5,000,000 94.74 4.33 94.60
21 Anthony Rizzo CHC 1B $5,857,143 100.00 4.47 94.19
22 Addison Russell CHC SS $644,000 100.00 3.84 93.62
23 Taylor Motter SEA SS $537,200 80.00 3.94 93.54
24 David Peralta ARI RF $572,200 85.71 3.83 93.47
25 Mike Trout LAA CF $24,083,333 100.00 4.62 93.07
26 Jose Ramirez CLE 3B $6,500,000 100.00 4.28 92.79
27 Jedd Gyorko STL SS $6,200,000 73.68 3.50 92.54
28 Jose Altuve HOU 2B $3,125,000 100.00 3.95 92.42
29 Jake Lamb ARI 3B $573,300 95.24 4.25 92.40
30 Nolan Arenado COL 3B $14,750,000 100.00 4.35 91.74
31 Paul Goldschmidt ARI 1B $6,400,000 100.00 4.05 91.53
32 Joe Panik SF 2B $600,000 95.00 3.05 90.50
33 Kris Bryant CHC 3B $1,050,000 100.00 3.89 90.42
34 Corey Seager LAD SS $575,000 100.00 3.75 90.12
35 Mookie Betts BOS RF $950,000 84.21 3.94 90.10
36 Chase Headley NYY 3B $13,000,000 100.00 4.00 89.42
37 Enrique Hernandez LAD LF $555,000 80.00 2.50 89.18
38 Mitch Moreland BOS 1B $5,500,000 100.00 3.58 88.82
39 David Freese PIT 3B $3,666,667 94.74 3.06 88.55
40 Avisail Garcia CHW DH $3,000,000 100.00 3.61 88.24
41 Robbie Grossman MIN DH $552,500 89.47 3.18 87.94
42 Michael Brantley CLE LF $6,250,000 83.33 4.13 87.83
43 Travis Shaw MIL 3B $544,400 90.48 4.11 87.57
44 J.T. Realmuto MIA C $562,500 88.89 3.19 87.30
45 Chris Owings ARI 2B $2,300,000 90.48 3.58 86.76
46 Trey Mancini BAL DH $536,000 72.22 3.46 86.53
47 Lorenzo Cain KC CF $8,750,000 94.74 3.22 86.39
48 Max Kepler MIN LF $547,500 100.00 3.05 86.07
49 George Springer HOU RF $3,900,000 94.74 3.83 83.56
50 Manuel Margot SD CF $535,600 100.00 3.00 83.25
51 Starlin Castro NYY 2B $8,571,429 100.00 3.72 81.75
52 Wil Myers SD 1B $13,833,333 100.00 3.95 81.73
53 Adam Eaton WSH RF $4,700,000 100.00 3.89 81.53
54 Austin Romine NYY C $805,000 66.67 2.58 80.79
55 Jorge Polanco MIN SS $540,000 89.47 2.94 80.75
56 Jay Bruce NYM RF $8,500,000 94.74 4.17 79.87
57 Charlie Blackmon COL CF $7,300,000 100.00 4.20 79.71
58 Ryon Healy OAK DH $537,500 100.00 2.89 79.36
59 Yonder Alonso OAK 1B $4,000,000 89.47 3.00 79.17
60 Christian Yelich MIA LF $7,081,429 100.00 4.17 78.75
61 Kevin Pillar TOR CF $555,000 100.00 2.79 78.55
62 Jonathan Schoop BAL 2B $3,475,000 100.00 3.50 78.55
63 Adam Duvall CIN LF $577,500 95.00 3.58 78.05
64 Nick Castellanos DET 3B $3,000,000 100.00 3.72 77.83
65 Nomar Mazara TEX RF $546,450 100.00 3.65 77.16
66 Austin Hedges SD C $537,100 95.24 2.80 76.68
67 Scott Schebler CIN LF $540,000 95.00 3.21 75.72
68 Evan Gattis HOU C $3,400,000 63.16 2.92 75.67
69 Willson Contreras CHC C $544,500 84.21 2.81 74.51
70 Adam Jones BAL CF $14,250,000 100.00 3.67 74.43
71 Logan Morrison TB 1B $2,500,000 95.24 2.90 74.39
72 Odubel Herrera PHI CF $6,100,000 100.00 2.94 73.96
73 Brandon Phillips ATL 2B $12,083,333 100.00 3.78 72.98
74 Lucas Duda NYM 1B $7,250,000 68.42 3.31 72.92
75 Travis d'Arnaud NYM C $1,875,000 84.21 2.50 72.06
76 Brandon Belt SF 1B $14,560,000 95.00 3.79 71.76
77 Mike Moustakas KC 3B $7,150,000 94.74 3.50 70.96
78 Albert Almora CHC CF $552,000 78.95 2.13 70.58
79 Jake Marisnick HOU CF $1,100,000 89.47 1.29 70.46
80 James McCann DET C $552,100 72.22 2.92 70.16
81 Kyle Schwarber CHC LF $565,500 100.00 3.47 69.16
82 Jose Iglesias DET SS $4,100,000 72.22 2.92 69.11
83 Yasmani Grandal LAD C $5,500,000 85.00 2.53 68.54
84 Andrelton Simmons LAA SS $8,285,714 95.24 2.90 68.33
85 Ryan Braun MIL LF $21,000,000 95.24 4.40 68.29
86 D.J. LeMahieu COL 2B $3,900,000 100.00 2.50 68.17
87 Justin Turner LAD 3B $16,000,000 90.00 3.11 68.12
88 Brad Miller TB SS $3,575,000 100.00 2.95 68.09
89 Brian Dozier MIN 2B $5,000,000 94.74 3.44 68.02
90 Scooter Gennett CIN 2B $2,525,000 80.00 2.63 67.38
91 A.J. Pollock ARI CF $5,125,000 90.48 3.63 65.99
92 Trevor Story COL SS $540,000 100.00 3.05 65.66
93 Ian Kinsler DET 2B $15,000,000 94.44 3.41 64.85
94 Alex Bregman HOU SS $539,400 100.00 2.37 64.23
95 Ronald Torreyes NYY 2B $561,900 94.44 2.53 63.67
96 Jose Martinez STL LF $535,000 73.68 1.71 62.99
97 Jarrod Dyson SEA RF $2,800,000 95.00 2.74 62.85
98 Yasiel Puig LAD RF $6,000,000 100.00 3.20 62.42
99 Yasmany Tomas ARI LF $11,416,667 85.71 3.78 62.39
100 Jed Lowrie OAK 2B $7,666,667 94.74 2.78 62.22
101 Carlos Santana CLE DH $4,200,380 100.00 3.72 62.11
102 Nelson Cruz SEA DH $14,250,000 100.00 3.60 62.08
103 Adam Frazier PIT LF $549,500 78.95 2.33 61.86
104 Hernan Perez MIL 2B $545,700 76.19 2.25 61.68
105 Justin Smoak TOR 1B $4,250,000 100.00 2.58 60.86
106 Tim Beckham TB SS $885,000 90.48 2.26 60.04
107 Adam Rosales OAK 2B $1,250,000 63.16 2.50 59.61
108 Josh Harrison PIT 2B $6,825,000 94.74 2.39 59.25
109 Andrew McCutchen PIT RF $8,583,333 100.00 3.11 58.93
110 Giancarlo Stanton MIA RF $25,000,000 100.00 4.28 58.67
111 Logan Forsythe LAD 2B $5,125,000 70.00 2.43 58.44
112 Justin Upton DET LF $22,125,000 88.89 3.50 58.08
113 Tony Wolters COL C $540,000 60.00 2.33 57.41
114 Abraham Almonte CLE CF $544,200 88.89 2.19 57.39
115 Yangervis Solarte SD 3B $3,750,000 100.00 3.00 57.33
116 Tyler Saladino CHW 2B $547,000 77.78 2.14 56.13
117 Adam Lind WSH 1B $1,500,000 68.42 1.62 56.02
118 Kevin Kiermaier TB CF $8,916,667 100.00 2.90 55.72
119 Daniel Murphy WSH 2B $12,500,000 100.00 3.53 54.83
120 Jason Castro MIN C $8,166,667 78.95 2.73 54.15
121 Miguel Rojas MIA SS $535,000 88.89 1.88 53.74
122 Domingo Santana MIL RF $542,200 95.24 2.55 53.20
123 Cameron Rupp PHI C $565,000 72.22 2.46 52.62
124 Xander Bogaerts BOS SS $4,500,000 78.95 2.67 52.49
125 Chase d'Arnaud ATL 3B $600,000 61.11 0.91 52.32
126 Tyler Flowers ATL C $2,650,000 83.33 1.60 52.10
127 Leury Garcia CHW CF $535,000 83.33 1.80 51.57
128 Tucker Barnhart CIN C $575,000 80.00 1.81 50.91
129 Elvis Andrus TEX SS $15,000,000 95.00 3.26 50.89
130 Norichika Aoki HOU LF $5,500,000 73.68 2.21 50.46
131 Billy Hamilton CIN CF $2,625,000 90.00 3.11 50.41
132 Hunter Renfroe SD RF $535,900 100.00 2.38 50.35
133 Gerardo Parra COL LF $9,166,667 80.00 2.75 50.01
134 Greg Garcia STL 2B $547,900 89.47 1.18 49.84
135 Aledmys Diaz STL SS $2,000,000 100.00 2.89 49.57
136 Brian McCann HOU C $17,000,000 73.68 3.36 49.47
137 Kolten Wong STL 2B $5,100,000 89.47 2.65 48.67
138 Joc Pederson LAD CF $555,000 90.00 2.11 48.65
139 Justin Bour MIA 1B $552,500 100.00 2.56 47.38
140 Carlos Correa HOU SS $535,000 84.21 2.38 47.27
141 Trevor Plouffe OAK 3B $5,250,000 100.00 2.58 46.83
142 Joey Votto CIN 1B $22,500,000 100.00 4.15 46.69
143 Marco Hernandez BOS SS $548,500 68.42 1.46 46.42
144 Martin Maldonado LAA C $1,725,000 80.95 1.47 46.32
145 Josh Bell PIT 1B $549,000 100.00 1.89 45.39
146 Nick Ahmed ARI SS $566,000 61.90 1.92 45.22
147 Jacoby Jones DET CF $536,100 88.89 1.63 44.29
148 Jacoby Ellsbury NYY CF $21,857,143 100.00 3.44 44.24
149 Jose Peraza CIN SS $540,000 95.00 2.68 44.23
150 Evan Longoria TB 3B $16,666,667 100.00 3.14 43.67
151 Ryan Goins TOR 2B $548,200 68.42 1.46 43.67
152 Ezequiel Carrera TOR CF $1,162,500 84.21 1.88 43.47
153 Yoenis Cespedes NYM CF $27,500,000 84.21 4.25 43.32
154 Derek Dietrich MIA 2B $1,700,000 77.78 1.86 41.89
155 Ryan Schimpf SD 2B $546,200 90.48 2.21 41.87
156 Manny Machado BAL 3B $11,500,000 100.00 2.83 41.69
157 Rajai Davis OAK CF $6,000,000 78.95 2.67 41.56
158 Randal Grichuk STL CF $557,200 100.00 2.58 41.51
159 Nick Markakis ATL RF $11,000,000 100.00 2.78 41.43
160 Cameron Maybin LAA CF $5,000,000 71.43 2.60 41.18
161 Brandon Drury ARI RF $559,300 85.71 2.39 41.16
162 Jon Jay CHC CF $8,000,000 78.95 1.73 41.01
163 Carlos Gomez TEX CF $11,500,000 100.00 2.80 41.00
164 Darwin Barney TOR SS $2,887,500 73.68 1.50 40.96
165 Eddie Rosario MIN LF $552,500 94.74 2.17 40.07
166 Freddy Galvis PHI SS $4,350,000 100.00 2.56 39.65
167 Rougned Odor TEX 2B $8,250,000 100.00 2.50 39.34
168 Stephen Piscotty STL RF $5,583,333 89.47 2.47 39.14
169 Brett Gardner NYY LF $13,000,000 83.33 2.93 39.10
170 Maikel Franco PHI 3B $560,000 100.00 2.83 39.07
171 Patrick Kivlehan CIN 3B $535,000 60.00 1.17 38.88
172 Peter Bourjos TB RF $1,350,000 71.43 1.47 38.67
173 Matt Carpenter STL 3B $8,666,667 94.74 2.44 38.60
174 Allen Cordoba SD SS $535,000 66.67 1.07 38.26
175 Dee Gordon MIA 2B $10,000,000 100.00 3.06 38.19
176 Salvador Perez KC C $8,750,000 94.74 2.67 37.99
177 Starling Marte PIT CF $5,166,667 68.42 3.08 37.41
178 Andrew Romine DET SS $1,300,000 77.78 1.93 37.38
179 Yunel Escobar LAA 3B $6,500,000 95.24 2.55 37.02
180 Jonathan Villar MIL SS $554,500 100.00 2.90 36.86
181 Anthony Rendon WSH 3B $5,800,000 94.74 1.94 36.63
182 Marwin Gonzalez HOU SS $3,725,000 84.21 2.19 35.66
183 Brandon Crawford SF SS $12,500,000 100.00 2.65 35.21
184 Tim Anderson CHW SS $4,166,667 94.44 2.35 35.02
185 Sandy Leon BOS C $1,300,000 63.16 2.08 35.00
186 Welington Castillo BAL C $6,500,000 77.78 2.29 34.81
187 Javier Baez CHC 2B $609,000 84.21 2.00 34.65
188 Jason Heyward CHC RF $23,000,000 94.74 3.44 34.61
189 Yandy Diaz CLE 3B $535,000 83.33 2.00 34.04
190 Scott Van Slyke LAD LF $1,325,000 90.00 1.22 33.20
191 Asdrubal Cabrera NYM SS $9,250,000 100.00 2.95 33.18
192 Tommy Joseph PHI 1B $543,000 88.89 2.19 33.07
193 Ender Inciarte ATL CF $6,105,000 100.00 3.00 33.00
194 Wilmer Difo WSH SS $537,800 63.16 1.58 32.84
195 Orlando Arcia MIL SS $538,100 90.48 1.74 32.59
196 Erick Aybar SD SS $1,750,000 95.24 1.66 31.72
197 Ben Zobrist CHC 2B $14,000,000 84.21 3.13 31.63
198 Wilmer Flores NYM SS $2,200,000 63.16 1.83 31.58
199 Matt Holliday NYY DH $13,000,000 100.00 2.33 31.44
200 Hunter Pence SF RF $18,000,000 100.00 2.75 31.14
201 Russell Martin TOR C $16,400,000 78.95 2.67 31.07
202 Jesus Aguilar MIL 1B $536,000 85.71 1.06 30.75
203 Michael Martinez CLE 2B $600,000 61.11 0.45 30.63
204 Stephen Vogt OAK C $2,965,000 68.42 2.08 30.15
205 Chris Carter NYY 1B $3,500,000 66.67 1.83 29.88
206 Gregory Polanco PIT LF $7,000,000 89.47 2.41 29.86
207 Matt Wieters WSH C $10,500,000 84.21 2.63 29.53
208 Yulieski Gurriel HOU 1B $9,500,000 84.21 2.31 29.44
209 Buster Posey SF C $19,875,000 65.00 2.62 29.24
210 Travis Jankowski SD CF $544,300 80.95 1.59 28.58
211 Kendrys Morales TOR DH $11,000,000 100.00 2.79 28.13
212 Eduardo Nunez SF SS $4,200,000 95.00 2.58 27.68
213 Danny Espinosa LAA SS $5,425,000 100.00 2.24 26.76
214 Robinson Cano SEA 2B $24,000,000 100.00 3.40 25.85
215 Jonathan Lucroy TEX C $2,200,000 70.00 1.86 25.54
216 Keon Broxton MIL LF $541,200 85.71 1.83 24.83
217 Kyle Seager SEA 3B $14,285,714 95.00 2.58 24.59
218 Brock Stassi PHI 1B $535,000 77.78 1.00 24.56
219 Chris Young BOS RF $6,500,000 84.21 2.06 24.53
220 Adonis Garcia ATL 3B $547,500 100.00 1.83 24.35
221 Josh Reddick HOU RF $13,000,000 94.74 2.22 24.15
222 Raul Mondesi Jr. KC SS $537,250 73.68 1.79 23.73
223 Kole Calhoun LAA RF $8,666,667 95.24 2.25 23.41
224 Chris Herrmann ARI C $937,500 76.19 1.19 22.74
225 Jurickson Profar TEX SS $1,005,000 70.00 1.43 22.72
226 Melky Cabrera CHW LF $14,000,000 83.33 2.47 22.31
227 Troy Tulowitzki TOR SS $15,775,000 84.21 2.50 22.23
228 Mike Napoli TEX 1B $8,500,000 95.00 2.58 21.59
229 Yan Gomes CLE C $3,833,333 77.78 1.57 21.45
230 Jordy Mercer PIT SS $4,325,000 100.00 1.95 21.32
231 Jayson Werth WSH LF $18,000,000 78.95 2.87 20.76
232 Daniel Descalso ARI 2B $1,500,000 80.95 1.29 19.95
233 Jace Peterson ATL 2B $555,000 88.89 1.06 19.47
234 Michael Saunders PHI LF $9,000,000 100.00 2.00 19.36
235 Chris Davis BAL 1B $23,000,000 100.00 2.94 18.88
236 Francisco Cervelli PIT C $10,333,333 94.74 2.28 18.81
237 Mike Zunino SEA C $570,000 85.00 1.35 18.21
238 Greg Bird NYY 1B $545,500 77.78 1.64 18.11
239 Alcides Escobar KC SS $2,625,000 100.00 1.16 17.41
240 C.J. Cron LAA 1B $565,000 71.43 1.47 17.31
241 Tyler Collins DET LF $544,700 77.78 1.57 17.23
242 Ichiro Suzuki MIA RF $2,000,000 77.78 0.79 16.57
243 Edwin Encarnacion CLE 1B $20,000,000 100.00 3.00 16.38
244 Aaron Hill SF 3B $2,000,000 60.00 1.17 16.23
245 Dustin Pedroia BOS 2B $13,750,000 84.21 2.06 15.55
246 Matt Joyce OAK RF $5,500,000 89.47 1.41 14.58
247 Byron Buxton MIN CF $535,000 94.74 0.94 14.52
248 Shin-Soo Choo TEX DH $18,571,429 85.00 2.59 13.80
249 Derek Norris TB C $1,200,000 71.43 1.53 13.76
250 Todd Frazier CHW 3B $12,000,000 72.22 2.08 13.41
251 Conor Gillaspie SF 3B $1,400,000 65.00 0.62 13.35
252 Devon Travis TOR 2B $545,200 84.21 1.56 13.00
253 Leonys Martin SEA CF $4,850,000 75.00 1.53 12.52
254 Brandon Moss KC DH $6,000,000 73.68 1.93 12.25
255 Carlos Beltran HOU DH $16,000,000 94.74 2.39 11.63
256 Denard Span SF CF $10,333,333 70.00 1.57 10.81
257 Chris Marrero SF 1B $535,000 75.00 1.13 10.77
258 Carlos Gonzalez COL RF $11,428,571 95.00 2.05 10.51
259 Luis Sardinas SD SS $541,800 71.43 0.60 10.19
260 Dansby Swanson ATL SS $540,000 100.00 1.17 10.05
261 Danny Valencia SEA 3B $5,500,000 90.00 1.44 10.02
262 Mark Trumbo BAL RF $12,500,000 100.00 2.28 9.89
263 Yadier Molina STL C $20,000,000 84.21 2.19 9.63
264 Miguel Cabrera DET 1B $31,000,000 88.89 3.19 9.04
265 Jose Abreu CHW 1B $10,825,000 100.00 2.06 8.86
266 Paulo Orlando KC RF $558,250 73.68 1.14 8.73
267 Matt Adams STL 1B $2,800,000 73.68 0.79 8.72
268 Emilio Bonifacio ATL CF $1,250,000 88.89 0.38 8.57
269 Pete Kozma NYY SS $575,000 61.11 0.36 8.21
270 Jose Reyes NYM 3B $535,000 100.00 1.21 7.99
271 Neil Walker NYM 2B $17,200,000 94.74 2.61 7.78
272 J.J. Hardy BAL SS $13,333,333 94.44 1.76 7.57
273 Jeff Mathis ARI C $2,000,000 61.90 1.00 7.30
274 Dexter Fowler STL CF $16,500,000 94.74 2.39 6.86
275 Jacob May CHW CF $535,000 72.22 0.69 6.15
276 Eric Hosmer KC 1B $12,250,000 100.00 1.68 5.87
277 Pablo Sandoval BOS 3B $19,000,000 89.47 2.59 5.80
278 Chase Utley LAD 2B $2,000,000 70.00 0.64 5.63
279 Cody Asche CHW LF $535,000 61.11 0.82 4.95
280 John Jaso PIT 1B $4,000,000 94.74 0.56 4.70
281 Albert Pujols LAA DH $24,000,000 95.24 2.70 4.68
282 Steven Pearce TOR 3B $6,250,000 63.16 1.08 4.43
283 Adrian Gonzalez LAD 1B $22,000,000 100.00 2.15 4.26
284 Gorkys Hernandez SF CF $537,000 80.00 0.88 4.19
285 Curtis Granderson NYM RF $15,000,000 94.74 1.83 4.18
286 Alex Gordon KC LF $18,000,000 100.00 1.68 3.63
287 Victor Martinez DET DH $17,000,000 94.44 1.94 3.56
288 Hanley Ramirez BOS DH $22,000,000 78.95 2.33 2.67
289 Jose Bautista TOR RF $18,500,000 100.00 2.11 2.08
290 Joe Mauer MIN 1B $23,000,000 94.74 1.94 1.74