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 91.67 5.95 99.98
2 Bryce Harper WSH RF $13,625,000 100.00 5.96 99.93
3 Eugenio Suarez CIN 3B $595,000 100.00 4.00 99.58
4 Miguel Sano MIN 3B $572,500 100.00 4.64 99.48
5 Freddie Freeman ATL 1B $16,875,000 100.00 5.29 99.11
6 Paul Goldschmidt ARI 1B $6,400,000 100.00 4.76 99.01
7 Aaron Hicks NYY RF $1,350,000 71.43 4.00 98.62
8 Ryan Zimmerman WSH 1B $16,666,667 95.65 5.41 98.55
9 Joey Gallo TEX 3B $537,120 100.00 4.13 98.43
10 Steven Souza TB RF $546,700 100.00 3.83 98.01
11 Zack Cozart CIN SS $5,325,000 95.65 3.55 97.42
12 Francisco Lindor CLE SS $579,300 100.00 4.41 96.82
13 Corey Seager LAD SS $575,000 100.00 4.13 96.28
14 Khris Davis OAK LF $5,000,000 95.65 4.45 96.04
15 Chris Owings ARI 2B $2,300,000 92.00 4.13 95.50
16 Daniel Nava PHI LF $1,350,000 66.67 2.86 95.15
17 Jose Ramirez CLE 3B $6,500,000 100.00 4.18 95.04
18 Corey Dickerson TB DH $3,025,000 91.67 3.73 95.02
19 Avisail Garcia CHW DH $3,000,000 100.00 4.24 95.01
20 Mike Trout LAA CF $24,083,333 100.00 4.88 94.75
21 Kris Bryant CHC 3B $1,050,000 100.00 4.23 94.34
22 Cesar Hernandez PHI 2B $2,550,000 100.00 4.10 92.86
23 David Peralta ARI RF $572,200 84.00 3.71 92.39
24 Anthony Rizzo CHC 1B $5,857,143 100.00 4.45 92.15
25 Jedd Gyorko STL SS $6,200,000 78.26 3.50 92.04
26 Hernan Perez MIL 2B $545,700 79.17 3.32 91.90
27 Charlie Blackmon COL CF $7,300,000 100.00 4.46 90.93
28 Mark Reynolds COL 3B $1,500,000 100.00 3.92 90.43
29 Matt Davidson CHW 3B $537,000 71.43 3.67 90.15
30 Nolan Arenado COL 3B $14,750,000 100.00 4.25 89.34
31 Scott Schebler CIN LF $540,000 95.65 3.77 89.24
32 Chase Headley NYY 3B $13,000,000 100.00 4.05 89.13
33 Kevin Pillar TOR CF $555,000 100.00 3.48 88.83
34 Mookie Betts BOS RF $950,000 86.36 3.63 88.79
35 Travis Shaw MIL 3B $544,400 91.67 3.91 88.70
36 Jake Lamb ARI 3B $573,300 88.00 4.14 88.41
37 Jose Altuve HOU 2B $3,125,000 95.65 3.55 88.39
38 Addison Russell CHC SS $644,000 100.00 3.55 88.21
39 David Freese PIT 3B $3,666,667 81.82 3.06 88.17
40 Aaron Altherr PHI RF $538,500 71.43 3.13 87.39
41 Taylor Motter SEA SS $537,200 83.33 3.55 86.93
42 Evan Gattis HOU C $3,400,000 69.57 3.50 86.79
43 Michael Conforto NYM LF $554,904 86.36 2.79 86.33
44 Mitch Moreland BOS 1B $5,500,000 100.00 3.36 86.07
45 Marcell Ozuna MIA CF $3,500,000 100.00 3.81 86.03
46 J.T. Realmuto MIA C $562,500 90.48 3.05 85.76
47 Michael Brantley CLE LF $6,250,000 81.82 4.17 85.51
48 Starlin Castro NYY 2B $8,571,429 100.00 3.86 85.20
49 Trey Mancini BAL DH $536,000 66.67 3.36 84.98
50 A.J. Pollock ARI CF $5,125,000 92.00 4.22 84.86
51 Daniel Murphy WSH 2B $12,500,000 100.00 4.43 83.59
52 Adam Duvall CIN LF $577,500 95.65 3.68 83.45
53 Max Kepler MIN LF $547,500 95.45 3.05 82.55
54 Adam Eaton WSH RF $4,700,000 100.00 4.30 82.49
55 Nelson Cruz SEA DH $14,250,000 100.00 3.92 82.02
56 Tim Beckham TB SS $885,000 91.67 2.91 81.51
57 Jay Bruce NYM RF $8,500,000 95.45 3.95 80.96
58 George Springer HOU RF $3,900,000 86.96 3.75 80.51
59 Joe Panik SF 2B $600,000 95.83 2.70 80.40
60 Yonder Alonso OAK 1B $4,000,000 91.30 3.05 79.67
61 Robbie Grossman MIN DH $552,500 86.36 2.89 77.55
62 Jonathan Schoop BAL 2B $3,475,000 100.00 3.38 77.12
63 Tony Wolters COL C $540,000 62.50 2.73 76.11
64 Travis d'Arnaud NYM C $1,875,000 86.36 3.00 75.77
65 Manuel Margot SD CF $535,600 100.00 2.76 73.90
66 Logan Morrison TB 1B $2,500,000 95.83 3.09 73.73
67 James McCann DET C $552,100 72.73 3.19 73.68
68 Christian Yelich MIA LF $7,081,429 100.00 4.05 73.44
69 Leury Garcia CHW CF $535,000 85.71 2.39 73.42
70 Jorge Polanco MIN SS $540,000 90.91 2.75 73.00
71 Yangervis Solarte SD 3B $3,750,000 100.00 3.20 72.99
72 Lorenzo Cain KC CF $8,750,000 95.45 2.95 71.97
73 Justin Turner LAD 3B $16,000,000 91.67 3.27 70.91
74 Enrique Hernandez LAD LF $555,000 79.17 2.32 70.81
75 Josh Harrison PIT 2B $6,825,000 95.45 2.76 70.73
76 Brandon Phillips ATL 2B $12,083,333 90.48 3.58 69.34
77 Brandon Belt SF 1B $14,560,000 95.83 3.65 68.96
78 Nick Castellanos DET 3B $3,000,000 100.00 3.50 68.66
79 Jake Marisnick HOU CF $1,100,000 73.91 1.29 68.43
80 Greg Garcia STL 2B $547,900 86.96 1.40 68.16
81 Albert Almora CHC CF $552,000 81.82 2.22 66.80
82 Mike Moustakas KC 3B $7,150,000 95.45 3.48 66.40
83 Ryan Schimpf SD 2B $546,200 88.00 2.86 65.71
84 Ryan Braun MIL LF $21,000,000 95.83 4.48 65.53
85 Austin Hedges SD C $537,100 92.00 2.61 65.49
86 Yasiel Puig LAD RF $6,000,000 95.83 3.04 64.42
87 Nomar Mazara TEX RF $546,450 95.65 3.32 63.90
88 Adam Lind WSH 1B $1,500,000 69.57 1.88 63.38
89 Adam Jones BAL CF $14,250,000 100.00 3.43 63.26
90 Wil Myers SD 1B $13,833,333 100.00 3.56 63.02
91 Jarrod Dyson SEA RF $2,800,000 95.83 2.65 62.94
92 Freddy Galvis PHI SS $4,350,000 100.00 3.05 62.48
93 Adam Frazier PIT LF $549,500 68.18 2.33 62.47
94 Willson Contreras CHC C $544,500 86.36 2.47 62.40
95 Jed Lowrie OAK 2B $7,666,667 95.65 2.82 62.23
96 Yasmany Tomas ARI LF $11,416,667 88.00 3.73 62.22
97 Tyler Flowers ATL C $2,650,000 80.95 2.00 62.11
98 Ronald Torreyes NYY 2B $561,900 90.48 2.42 61.78
99 D.J. LeMahieu COL 2B $3,900,000 100.00 2.54 60.89
100 Austin Romine NYY C $805,000 71.43 2.20 60.71
101 Abraham Almonte CLE CF $544,200 86.36 2.37 60.65
102 Marwin Gonzalez HOU SS $3,725,000 82.61 2.53 60.63
103 Jose Martinez STL LF $535,000 73.91 1.94 60.25
104 Ryon Healy OAK DH $537,500 100.00 2.52 60.23
105 Carlos Santana CLE DH $4,200,380 100.00 3.59 60.10
106 Odubel Herrera PHI CF $6,100,000 100.00 2.76 59.91
107 Brad Miller TB SS $3,575,000 100.00 2.83 59.60
108 Scooter Gennett CIN 2B $2,525,000 82.61 2.47 59.54
109 Tyler Saladino CHW 2B $547,000 76.19 2.31 59.21
110 Andrelton Simmons LAA SS $8,285,714 96.00 2.67 59.06
111 Josh Bell PIT 1B $549,000 100.00 2.23 58.41
112 Carlos Correa HOU SS $535,000 86.96 2.70 57.67
113 Ian Kinsler DET 2B $15,000,000 95.45 3.38 57.53
114 Justin Upton DET LF $22,125,000 90.91 3.55 57.49
115 Brian Dozier MIN 2B $5,000,000 95.45 3.19 56.73
116 Yasmani Grandal LAD C $5,500,000 87.50 2.38 56.54
117 Kolten Wong STL 2B $5,100,000 91.30 2.86 56.02
118 Trevor Story COL SS $540,000 100.00 2.96 55.98
119 Jose Iglesias DET SS $4,100,000 68.18 2.67 55.14
120 Nick Markakis ATL RF $11,000,000 100.00 3.10 54.66
121 Orlando Arcia MIL SS $538,100 91.67 2.50 53.46
122 Manny Machado BAL 3B $11,500,000 100.00 3.19 53.44
123 Maikel Franco PHI 3B $560,000 100.00 3.14 52.54
124 Eddie Rosario MIN LF $552,500 95.45 2.29 51.95
125 Randal Grichuk STL CF $557,200 100.00 2.96 51.52
126 Joey Votto CIN 1B $22,500,000 100.00 4.26 51.33
127 Adam Rosales OAK 2B $1,250,000 69.57 2.13 51.28
128 Giancarlo Stanton MIA RF $25,000,000 100.00 4.00 51.05
129 Kyle Schwarber CHC LF $565,500 100.00 3.09 51.02
130 Jon Jay CHC CF $8,000,000 81.82 1.78 50.22
131 Matt Carpenter STL 3B $8,666,667 95.65 2.68 49.98
132 Matt Holliday NYY DH $13,000,000 100.00 2.95 49.75
133 Brandon Drury ARI RF $559,300 84.00 2.43 49.21
134 Andrew McCutchen PIT RF $8,583,333 100.00 3.09 48.85
135 Welington Castillo BAL C $6,500,000 76.19 2.69 48.68
136 Alex Bregman HOU SS $539,400 100.00 2.22 48.06
137 Jason Castro MIN C $8,166,667 77.27 2.71 48.00
138 Domingo Santana MIL RF $542,200 91.67 2.64 47.95
139 Miguel Rojas MIA SS $535,000 80.95 1.76 47.93
140 Cameron Maybin LAA CF $5,000,000 72.00 2.67 46.87
141 Brian McCann HOU C $17,000,000 73.91 3.35 46.42
142 Hunter Renfroe SD RF $535,900 96.00 2.46 46.30
143 Stephen Piscotty STL RF $5,583,333 91.30 2.76 46.20
144 Tyler Collins DET LF $544,700 77.27 2.41 46.06
145 Norichika Aoki HOU LF $5,500,000 78.26 2.17 46.06
146 Elvis Andrus TEX SS $15,000,000 95.65 3.32 45.98
147 Cameron Rupp PHI C $565,000 71.43 2.33 44.68
148 Kevin Kiermaier TB CF $8,916,667 100.00 2.63 44.59
149 Joc Pederson LAD CF $555,000 75.00 2.11 44.36
150 Ender Inciarte ATL CF $6,105,000 100.00 3.52 43.87
151 Gerardo Parra COL LF $9,166,667 83.33 2.80 43.16
152 Yulieski Gurriel HOU 1B $9,500,000 86.96 2.70 43.00
153 Nick Ahmed ARI SS $566,000 64.00 1.88 42.67
154 Justin Smoak TOR 1B $4,250,000 100.00 2.22 42.64
155 Evan Longoria TB 3B $16,666,667 100.00 3.13 42.60
156 Ezequiel Carrera TOR CF $1,162,500 86.96 1.85 42.40
157 Carlos Gomez TEX CF $11,500,000 100.00 2.83 42.14
158 Tucker Barnhart CIN C $575,000 78.26 1.67 41.74
159 Matt Wieters WSH C $10,500,000 82.61 3.05 41.35
160 Erick Aybar SD SS $1,750,000 96.00 2.09 41.19
161 Justin Bour MIA 1B $552,500 100.00 2.33 40.98
162 Darwin Barney TOR SS $2,887,500 78.26 1.72 40.85
163 Tim Anderson CHW SS $4,166,667 95.24 2.75 40.66
164 Martin Maldonado LAA C $1,725,000 80.00 1.50 40.01
165 Jacoby Jones DET CF $536,100 72.73 1.63 39.92
166 Jonathan Villar MIL SS $554,500 100.00 3.04 39.90
167 Buster Posey SF C $19,875,000 66.67 2.69 39.70
168 Yoenis Cespedes NYM CF $27,500,000 81.82 3.94 38.05
169 Rajai Davis OAK CF $6,000,000 65.22 2.67 37.99
170 Xander Bogaerts BOS SS $4,500,000 81.82 2.39 37.75
171 Jose Peraza CIN SS $540,000 91.30 2.57 37.17
172 Salvador Perez KC C $8,750,000 95.45 2.86 36.21
173 Marco Hernandez BOS SS $548,500 72.73 1.38 36.20
174 Russell Martin TOR C $16,400,000 73.91 2.94 36.03
175 Trevor Plouffe OAK 3B $5,250,000 100.00 2.35 36.03
176 Rougned Odor TEX 2B $8,250,000 100.00 2.43 35.94
177 Andrew Romine DET SS $1,300,000 77.27 2.00 35.43
178 Jacoby Ellsbury NYY CF $21,857,143 100.00 3.52 34.83
179 Derek Dietrich MIA 2B $1,700,000 80.95 1.65 34.18
180 Keon Broxton MIL LF $541,200 87.50 2.24 33.63
181 Wilmer Difo WSH SS $537,800 65.22 1.67 33.41
182 Josh Reddick HOU RF $13,000,000 95.65 2.45 33.23
183 Jayson Werth WSH LF $18,000,000 82.61 2.95 33.15
184 Shin-Soo Choo TEX DH $18,571,429 82.61 3.16 32.18
185 Ryan Goins TOR 2B $548,200 73.91 1.53 31.88
186 Javier Baez CHC 2B $609,000 86.36 1.89 31.59
187 Allen Cordoba SD SS $535,000 68.00 1.00 31.40
188 Kendrys Morales TOR DH $11,000,000 100.00 2.74 31.19
189 Patrick Kivlehan CIN 3B $535,000 65.22 1.00 30.91
190 Brandon Crawford SF SS $12,500,000 87.50 2.57 30.89
191 Adonis Garcia ATL 3B $547,500 100.00 2.14 30.73
192 Peter Bourjos TB RF $1,350,000 75.00 1.28 30.64
193 Brock Stassi PHI 1B $535,000 71.43 1.20 30.28
194 Yandy Diaz CLE 3B $535,000 68.18 2.00 29.99
195 Danny Espinosa LAA SS $5,425,000 96.00 2.33 29.82
196 Aledmys Diaz STL SS $2,000,000 95.65 2.59 29.59
197 Yan Gomes CLE C $3,833,333 77.27 1.65 29.39
198 Anthony Rendon WSH 3B $5,800,000 91.30 1.95 28.81
199 Jace Peterson ATL 2B $555,000 90.48 1.42 28.58
200 Todd Frazier CHW 3B $12,000,000 76.19 3.00 28.30
201 Billy Hamilton CIN CF $2,625,000 91.30 2.76 28.18
202 Ryan Rua TEX LF $544,740 60.87 1.79 27.74
203 Brett Gardner NYY LF $13,000,000 85.71 2.61 27.71
204 Francisco Cervelli PIT C $10,333,333 95.45 2.62 27.63
205 Dexter Fowler STL CF $16,500,000 95.65 3.32 27.32
206 Danny Valencia SEA 3B $5,500,000 83.33 2.10 26.77
207 Dee Gordon MIA 2B $10,000,000 100.00 2.86 26.64
208 Jason Heyward CHC RF $23,000,000 95.45 3.10 26.54
209 Asdrubal Cabrera NYM SS $9,250,000 100.00 2.95 26.51
210 Jordy Mercer PIT SS $4,325,000 100.00 2.23 26.15
211 Kyle Seager SEA 3B $14,285,714 87.50 2.57 25.25
212 Ben Zobrist CHC 2B $14,000,000 86.36 2.89 25.21
213 Jose Reyes NYM 3B $535,000 100.00 2.00 24.86
214 Tommy Joseph PHI 1B $543,000 85.71 2.06 24.60
215 Gregory Polanco PIT LF $7,000,000 90.91 2.45 23.81
216 Raul Mondesi Jr. KC SS $537,250 63.64 1.79 23.81
217 Byron Buxton MIN CF $535,000 95.45 1.38 23.55
218 Brandon Moss KC DH $6,000,000 72.73 2.50 23.00
219 Travis Jankowski SD CF $544,300 68.00 1.59 22.88
220 Jesus Aguilar MIL 1B $536,000 87.50 0.90 22.57
221 C.J. Cron LAA 1B $565,000 68.00 1.59 22.46
222 Jonathan Lucroy TEX C $2,200,000 69.57 1.75 21.90
223 Scott Van Slyke LAD LF $1,325,000 83.33 1.10 21.75
224 Michael Saunders PHI LF $9,000,000 100.00 2.24 21.46
225 Troy Tulowitzki TOR SS $15,775,000 69.57 2.50 20.75
226 Yunel Escobar LAA 3B $6,500,000 96.00 2.46 20.73
227 Kole Calhoun LAA RF $8,666,667 96.00 2.29 20.56
228 Chris Carter NYY 1B $3,500,000 61.90 1.69 20.19
229 Chris Young BOS RF $6,500,000 77.27 2.00 20.02
230 Sandy Leon BOS C $1,300,000 63.64 1.79 18.97
231 Daniel Descalso ARI 2B $1,500,000 80.00 1.40 18.90
232 Derek Norris TB C $1,200,000 75.00 1.89 18.85
233 Robinson Cano SEA 2B $24,000,000 100.00 3.38 18.82
234 Jurickson Profar TEX SS $1,005,000 65.22 1.33 18.46
235 Chris Davis BAL 1B $23,000,000 100.00 2.90 18.39
236 Mike Zunino SEA C $570,000 87.50 1.43 18.34
237 Edwin Encarnacion CLE 1B $20,000,000 100.00 2.95 18.32
238 Greg Bird NYY 1B $545,500 76.19 1.69 17.80
239 Nick Hundley SF C $2,000,000 62.50 1.67 17.78
240 Stephen Vogt OAK C $2,965,000 73.91 1.65 15.99
241 Yadier Molina STL C $20,000,000 82.61 2.58 15.75
242 Matt Adams STL 1B $2,800,000 78.26 1.11 15.49
243 Devon Travis TOR 2B $545,200 86.96 1.70 14.90
244 Matt Joyce OAK RF $5,500,000 91.30 1.67 14.83
245 Hunter Pence SF RF $18,000,000 100.00 2.46 14.62
246 Alen Hanson PIT SS $541,500 63.64 0.79 14.55
247 Melky Cabrera CHW LF $14,000,000 85.71 2.39 14.09
248 Eduardo Nunez SF SS $4,200,000 91.67 2.36 13.84
249 Jose Abreu CHW 1B $10,825,000 95.24 2.30 13.17
250 Dustin Pedroia BOS 2B $13,750,000 81.82 2.06 12.75
251 Alcides Escobar KC SS $2,625,000 100.00 1.18 12.04
252 Chris Herrmann ARI C $937,500 76.00 1.00 11.56
253 Conor Gillaspie SF 3B $1,400,000 70.83 0.65 11.39
254 Leonys Martin SEA CF $4,850,000 62.50 1.53 11.28
255 Luis Sardinas SD SS $541,800 64.00 0.69 11.22
256 Mike Napoli TEX 1B $8,500,000 95.65 2.32 10.89
257 Ichiro Suzuki MIA RF $2,000,000 80.95 0.65 10.49
258 Carlos Gonzalez COL RF $11,428,571 91.67 2.36 10.46
259 Chris Marrero SF 1B $535,000 62.50 1.13 10.21
260 Eric Hosmer KC 1B $12,250,000 100.00 1.91 9.98
261 Arismendy Alcantara CIN CF $538,000 60.87 0.50 8.77
262 Miguel Cabrera DET 1B $31,000,000 72.73 3.19 8.74
263 Dansby Swanson ATL SS $540,000 100.00 1.43 8.57
264 Neil Walker NYM 2B $17,200,000 95.45 2.67 8.27
265 Paulo Orlando KC RF $558,250 63.64 1.14 6.75
266 Emilio Bonifacio ATL CF $1,250,000 80.95 0.35 6.48
267 Mark Trumbo BAL RF $12,500,000 100.00 2.48 6.32
268 Carlos Beltran HOU DH $16,000,000 95.65 2.23 5.98
269 Chase Utley LAD 2B $2,000,000 70.83 0.82 5.66
270 Pablo Sandoval BOS 3B $19,000,000 77.27 2.59 5.64
271 Albert Pujols LAA DH $24,000,000 96.00 2.88 4.85
272 Jacob May CHW CF $535,000 61.90 0.69 4.71
273 J.J. Hardy BAL SS $13,333,333 90.48 1.68 4.70
274 Gorkys Hernandez SF CF $537,000 83.33 1.00 4.37
275 Alex Gordon KC LF $18,000,000 100.00 1.73 4.27
276 John Jaso PIT 1B $4,000,000 95.45 0.62 4.23
277 Hanley Ramirez BOS DH $22,000,000 81.82 2.33 3.66
278 Victor Martinez DET DH $17,000,000 95.45 1.95 3.49
279 Steven Pearce TOR 3B $6,250,000 69.57 0.94 2.98
280 Jose Bautista TOR RF $18,500,000 100.00 2.22 2.91
281 Adrian Gonzalez LAD 1B $22,000,000 100.00 2.04 2.62
282 Joe Mauer MIN 1B $23,000,000 90.91 2.15 1.68
283 Curtis Granderson NYM RF $15,000,000 95.45 1.71 1.60