MLB  Value RankingsMLB 2017 Value Rankings (Projected)

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 Paul Goldschmidt ARI 1B $6,400,000 100.00 4.11 99.95
2 Jose Altuve HOU 2B $3,125,000 100.00 3.84 99.72
3 Anthony Rizzo CHC 1B $5,857,143 100.00 3.75 99.27
4 Mike Trout LAA CF $24,083,333 100.00 4.49 99.07
5 Josh Donaldson TOR 3B $14,325,000 100.00 4.14 98.62
6 Bryce Harper WSH RF $13,625,000 100.00 3.78 98.41
7 Charlie Blackmon COL CF $7,300,000 93.21 3.77 97.65
8 George Springer HOU RF $3,900,000 100.00 3.62 97.07
9 Brian Dozier MIN 2B $5,000,000 98.77 3.71 96.27
10 Carlos Santana CLE DH $4,200,380 100.00 3.48 95.72
11 Jung Ho Kang PIT 3B $2,750,000 75.93 2.94 95.52
12 Nolan Arenado COL 3B $14,750,000 100.00 4.06 95.37
13 Aledmys Diaz STL SS $2,000,000 81.48 3.19 94.99
14 Starling Marte PIT CF $5,166,667 87.04 3.42 94.64
15 Matt Carpenter STL 3B $8,666,667 93.83 3.47 94.40
16 Christian Yelich MIA LF $7,081,429 100.00 3.36 92.61
17 D.J. LeMahieu COL 2B $3,900,000 97.53 3.20 92.41
18 Xander Bogaerts BOS SS $4,500,000 97.53 3.53 91.78
19 Freddie Freeman ATL 1B $16,875,000 100.00 3.82 91.60
20 J.D. Martinez DET RF $9,250,000 85.19 3.47 90.63
21 Adam Eaton WSH RF $4,700,000 91.36 3.28 90.09
22 Jonathan Lucroy TEX C $2,200,000 94.44 2.98 90.04
23 Kevin Kiermaier TB CF $2,975,000 82.10 3.02 89.74
24 Manny Machado BAL 3B $11,500,000 98.15 3.69 87.75
25 Daniel Murphy WSH 2B $12,500,000 93.21 3.50 87.55
26 Khris Davis OAK LF $5,000,000 91.98 3.33 87.12
27 Evan Gattis HOU DH $3,400,000 76.54 3.00 85.43
28 Andrew McCutchen PIT RF $8,583,333 96.30 3.37 85.01
29 Jose Abreu CHW 1B $10,825,000 90.74 3.51 84.48
30 Anthony Rendon WSH 3B $5,800,000 100.00 3.19 83.83
31 Nelson Cruz SEA DH $14,250,000 99.38 3.61 83.68
32 Steven Pearce TOR 3B $6,250,000 64.81 2.82 82.27
33 Eduardo Nunez SF SS $4,200,000 86.42 3.22 82.21
34 Nick Castellanos DET 3B $3,000,000 80.25 2.95 76.92
35 Odubel Herrera PHI CF $6,100,000 100.00 3.02 75.98
36 Gregory Polanco PIT LF $7,000,000 96.30 3.18 75.91
37 Brad Miller TB SS $3,575,000 96.30 2.96 75.89
38 Logan Forsythe TB 2B $5,125,000 81.48 3.17 75.65
39 Marcell Ozuna MIA CF $3,500,000 94.44 2.98 74.63
40 Jason Kipnis CLE 2B $8,750,000 99.38 3.28 73.30
41 Edwin Encarnacion CLE DH $20,000,000 88.27 3.85 73.01
42 Carlos Gonzalez COL RF $11,428,571 93.21 3.44 72.84
43 Yasmani Grandal LAD C $5,500,000 84.57 2.73 72.73
44 Jean Segura SEA 2B $6,200,000 88.89 3.25 72.50
45 Brandon Guyer CLE LF $2,500,000 66.05 2.37 72.21
46 Jose Bautista TOR RF $18,500,000 85.19 3.60 71.41
47 Jorge Soler KC LF $3,333,333 93.21 2.34 70.91
48 Mark Trumbo BAL RF $12,500,000 96.91 3.49 70.83
49 Yangervis Solarte SD 3B $3,750,000 79.01 2.95 70.67
50 Lorenzo Cain KC CF $8,750,000 77.16 3.23 69.51
51 Yasiel Puig LAD RF $6,000,000 77.16 2.72 69.46
52 Todd Frazier CHW 3B $12,000,000 94.44 3.42 68.30
53 Ben Zobrist CHC 2B $14,000,000 96.91 3.24 68.15
54 Brandon Belt SF 1B $14,560,000 100.00 3.22 67.09
55 Danny Valencia SEA 3B $5,500,000 63.58 2.91 65.85
56 Kyle Seager SEA 3B $14,285,714 100.00 3.40 65.60
57 Wil Myers SD 1B $13,833,333 98.77 3.49 64.60
58 Ian Desmond COL 1B $14,000,000 86.42 3.51 63.01
59 Corey Dickerson TB DH $3,025,000 93.83 2.67 62.83
60 Cesar Hernandez PHI 2B $2,550,000 100.00 2.57 62.41
61 Brett Lawrie CHW 2B $3,500,000 70.37 2.80 60.87
62 Wilmer Flores NYM SS $2,200,000 71.60 2.39 60.36
63 Kendrys Morales TOR DH $11,000,000 88.89 3.17 59.48
64 Kole Calhoun LAA RF $8,666,667 100.00 3.10 58.72
65 Dexter Fowler STL CF $16,500,000 86.42 3.31 58.56
66 Ryan Braun MIL LF $21,000,000 87.65 3.63 58.00
67 Dee Gordon MIA 2B $10,000,000 69.75 3.25 57.92
68 Luis Valbuena LAA 3B $7,500,000 62.96 2.75 57.47
69 Ian Kinsler DET 2B $15,000,000 97.53 3.50 57.04
70 Jarrod Dyson SEA RF $2,800,000 82.72 2.34 56.67
71 Jay Bruce NYM RF $8,500,000 92.59 3.11 56.18
72 Hyun-soo Kim BAL LF $3,500,000 70.99 2.37 56.11
73 Cameron Maybin LAA CF $5,000,000 64.81 2.88 55.51
74 Seth Smith BAL RF $6,500,000 85.80 2.40 55.45
75 Scooter Gennett MIL 2B $2,525,000 72.22 2.64 54.23
76 Jedd Gyorko STL SS $6,200,000 86.42 2.59 54.22
77 Avisail Garcia CHW DH $3,000,000 75.93 2.62 54.21
78 Derek Dietrich MIA 2B $1,700,000 79.63 2.12 54.08
79 Ender Inciarte ATL CF $6,105,000 88.27 2.88 53.70
80 Justin Turner LAD 3B $16,000,000 96.91 3.26 53.40
81 Jonathan Schoop BAL 2B $3,475,000 98.15 2.80 52.66
82 Brock Holt BOS LF $1,950,000 66.67 2.33 52.27
83 Michael Saunders PHI LF $9,000,000 75.93 2.85 50.75
84 Rajai Davis OAK CF $6,000,000 72.22 2.79 50.73
85 Matt Holliday NYY LF $13,000,000 72.84 3.07 48.84
86 Adrian Beltre TEX 3B $18,000,000 95.68 3.38 47.96
87 Eric Hosmer KC 1B $12,250,000 100.00 3.19 47.90
88 Mitch Moreland BOS 1B $5,500,000 80.25 2.52 47.33
89 Chris Owings ARI 2B $2,300,000 70.99 2.66 46.99
90 Kirk Nieuwenhuis MIL CF $900,000 67.90 2.07 46.62
91 Trevor Plouffe OAK 3B $5,250,000 71.60 2.88 46.22
92 Asdrubal Cabrera NYM SS $9,250,000 90.12 2.88 45.42
93 Stephen Vogt OAK C $2,965,000 86.42 2.54 43.46
94 Yasmany Tomas ARI LF $11,416,667 83.33 3.04 43.29
95 David Freese PIT 3B $3,666,667 84.57 2.36 43.23
96 Leonys Martin SEA CF $4,850,000 89.51 2.70 42.76
97 Curtis Granderson NYM RF $15,000,000 97.53 3.09 42.39
98 Carlos Gomez TEX CF $11,500,000 85.80 2.90 41.90
99 Welington Castillo BAL C $6,500,000 66.67 2.80 41.77
100 Dustin Pedroia BOS 2B $13,750,000 94.44 3.22 40.32
101 Matt Joyce OAK RF $5,500,000 120.99 1.52 40.05
102 Miguel Cabrera DET 1B $31,000,000 100.00 3.76 37.96
103 Hanley Ramirez BOS 1B $22,000,000 93.83 3.49 37.41
104 Giancarlo Stanton MIA RF $25,000,000 83.33 3.44 37.09
105 Martin Maldonado LAA C $1,725,000 67.28 2.04 37.02
106 Adam Jones BAL CF $14,250,000 96.30 3.24 37.00
107 Jurickson Profar TEX SS $1,005,000 64.20 2.13 36.28
108 Josh Reddick HOU RF $13,000,000 77.78 2.88 35.86
109 Josh Harrison PIT 2B $6,825,000 85.80 2.71 35.38
110 Matt Adams STL 1B $2,800,000 64.81 2.01 35.17
111 Didi Gregorius NYY SS $5,100,000 96.91 2.61 34.78
112 Danny Espinosa LAA SS $5,425,000 88.89 2.52 33.88
113 Denard Span SF CF $10,333,333 90.12 2.89 33.62
114 Kolten Wong STL 2B $5,100,000 96.91 2.01 33.22
115 Neil Walker NYM 2B $17,200,000 80.86 3.08 33.07
116 Derek Norris WSH C $4,200,000 64.81 2.48 32.40
117 John Jaso PIT 1B $4,000,000 74.69 2.08 30.46
118 Melky Cabrera CHW LF $14,000,000 88.89 3.04 30.44
119 Francisco Cervelli PIT C $10,333,333 75.93 2.45 29.86
120 Nick Markakis ATL RF $11,000,000 100.00 2.79 28.28
121 Evan Longoria TB 3B $16,666,667 99.38 3.22 28.15
122 Jordy Mercer PIT SS $4,325,000 90.74 2.39 27.64
123 Buster Posey SF C $19,875,000 95.06 3.14 27.37
124 Brett Gardner NYY LF $13,000,000 96.30 2.86 27.35
125 Robinson Cano SEA 2B $24,000,000 98.77 3.56 27.11
126 Troy Tulowitzki TOR SS $15,775,000 83.95 3.05 26.74
127 Hunter Pence SF RF $18,000,000 75.93 3.11 26.08
128 Salvador Perez KC C $8,750,000 88.27 2.68 25.92
129 Sean Rodriguez ATL 2B $5,750,000 73.46 1.77 25.88
130 Howie Kendrick PHI LF $10,000,000 82.72 2.53 25.85
131 Justin Smoak TOR 1B $4,250,000 91.98 1.86 24.93
132 Freddy Galvis PHI SS $4,350,000 87.65 2.51 24.89
133 Marwin Gonzalez HOU SS $3,725,000 67.28 2.33 24.82
134 Lonnie Chisenhall CLE RF $4,300,000 83.33 2.24 24.46
135 Victor Martinez DET DH $17,000,000 95.68 2.94 24.45
136 Brandon Crawford SF SS $12,500,000 100.00 2.80 24.33
137 Yunel Escobar LAA 3B $6,500,000 84.57 2.55 24.02
138 Chris Davis BAL 1B $23,000,000 100.00 3.43 23.91
139 Starlin Castro NYY 2B $8,571,429 94.44 2.68 23.09
140 Ezequiel Carrera TOR CF $1,162,500 67.90 1.79 22.87
141 Elvis Andrus TEX SS $15,000,000 99.38 2.80 22.68
142 Alcides Escobar KC SS $2,625,000 100.00 2.41 21.28
143 Yoenis Cespedes NYM CF $27,500,000 93.83 3.42 20.54
144 Jose Iglesias DET SS $4,100,000 90.12 2.19 20.50
145 Jayson Werth WSH LF $18,000,000 85.19 3.04 19.85
146 Matt Kemp ATL RF $20,000,000 95.06 3.36 19.82
147 Yonder Alonso OAK 1B $4,000,000 91.98 2.11 19.54
148 Russell Martin TOR C $16,400,000 90.12 2.80 18.40
149 Aaron Hicks NYY RF $1,350,000 77.78 1.78 18.27
150 Martin Prado MIA 3B $13,333,333 95.06 2.81 18.20
151 Justin Upton DET LF $22,125,000 96.30 3.25 16.97
152 Andres Blanco PHI SS $3,000,000 61.11 1.55 16.10
153 Conor Gillaspie SF 3B $1,400,000 66.05 1.38 15.82
154 Carlos Beltran HOU DH $16,000,000 79.63 2.88 15.08
155 Brian McCann HOU C $17,000,000 77.16 2.77 14.03
156 Brandon Phillips ATL 2B $12,083,333 75.93 2.71 12.61
157 Chase Headley NYY 3B $13,000,000 92.59 2.48 11.80
158 Jason Castro MIN C $8,166,667 77.78 2.13 11.32
159 Alex Gordon KC LF $18,000,000 87.04 2.75 11.31
160 Andrelton Simmons LAA SS $8,285,714 83.95 2.38 10.28
161 Pablo Sandoval BOS 3B $19,000,000 61.11 1.78 9.10
162 Albert Pujols LAA DH $24,000,000 92.59 3.32 8.89
163 Ryan Flaherty BAL 3B $1,800,000 61.11 1.46 8.74
164 Jed Lowrie OAK 2B $7,666,667 62.96 2.38 8.34
165 Jhonny Peralta STL SS $13,250,000 61.11 2.51 8.16
166 Jake Marisnick HOU CF $1,100,000 68.52 1.60 7.44
167 Ichiro Suzuki MIA RF $2,000,000 77.16 1.49 6.35
168 Joe Mauer MIN 1B $23,000,000 88.27 2.89 6.24
169 Adeiny Hechavarria MIA SS $4,350,000 100.62 1.93 6.01
170 Ryan Zimmerman WSH 1B $16,666,667 71.60 2.78 5.97
171 Yadier Molina STL C $15,000,000 89.51 2.46 5.67
172 Adrian Gonzalez LAD 1B $22,000,000 99.38 2.91 5.44
173 Juan Lagares NYM CF $4,710,739 64.81 1.22 5.42
174 Andrew Romine DET SS $1,300,000 72.84 1.08 3.14
175 Jason Heyward CHC RF $23,000,000 87.04 2.77 2.22
176 Jacoby Ellsbury NYY CF $21,857,143 93.21 2.75 2.14
177 J.J. Hardy BAL SS $13,333,333 78.40 2.27 1.94