MLB  Value RankingsMLB 2018 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".

Last Updated: May 24, 2018

Rank Player Team Pos. AAV GP% Prod/GP TVS
1 Mookie Betts BOS RF $10,500,000 91.84 5.80 100.00
2 Aaron Judge NYY RF $622,300 100.00 4.67 99.67
3 Jose Ramirez CLE 3B $6,500,000 97.87 4.65 99.62
4 Francisco Lindor CLE SS $623,200 100.00 4.45 99.62
5 Mike Trout LAA CF $24,083,333 100.00 4.92 99.26
6 Mitch Haniger SEA RF $560,200 97.92 3.89 98.44
7 Ozzie Albies ATL 2B $555,000 100.00 4.63 98.05
8 A.J. Pollock ARI CF $7,750,000 81.63 4.48 97.53
9 Tommy Pham STL CF $570,100 89.36 3.95 97.03
10 Odubel Herrera PHI CF $6,100,000 97.87 3.63 95.74
11 Trea Turner WSH SS $577,200 100.00 3.81 95.61
12 Kris Bryant CHC 3B $10,850,000 89.13 4.32 95.25
13 Carlos Correa HOU SS $1,000,000 96.00 3.65 95.18
14 Javier Baez CHC 2B $657,000 95.65 4.18 94.81
15 Brandon Belt SF 1B $14,560,000 92.00 4.11 94.42
16 Gary Sanchez NYY C $620,400 89.13 3.98 93.78
17 Travis Shaw MIL 3B $567,400 100.00 3.46 93.57
18 Daniel Robertson TB SS $548,300 85.11 3.08 93.35
19 Kyle Schwarber CHC LF $604,500 86.96 3.43 93.19
20 J.T. Realmuto MIA C $2,900,000 61.22 3.63 92.78
21 Manny Machado BAL SS $16,000,000 100.00 4.45 92.67
22 Jed Lowrie OAK 2B $7,666,667 97.96 3.75 92.66
23 Eddie Rosario MIN LF $602,500 102.22 3.57 92.14
24 Freddie Freeman ATL 1B $16,875,000 100.00 4.35 92.02
25 Andrew Benintendi BOS LF $620,500 93.88 4.02 92.01
26 Andrelton Simmons LAA SS $8,285,714 95.92 3.49 91.27
27 Jeimer Candelario DET 3B $548,300 75.51 3.51 91.01
28 Matt Chapman OAK 3B $547,500 100.00 3.20 91.00
29 Matt Adams WSH 1B $4,000,000 83.33 3.33 90.86
30 Matt Davidson CHW 3B $570,000 93.48 3.47 90.79
31 Starling Marte PIT CF $5,166,667 85.42 3.93 90.35
32 Nick Markakis ATL RF $11,000,000 100.00 3.85 90.31
33 Trevor Story COL SS $555,000 100.00 3.78 89.84
34 Scooter Gennett CIN 2B $5,700,000 96.00 3.56 89.59
35 Yoan Moncada CHW 2B $555,000 82.61 3.68 89.56
36 Willson Contreras CHC C $604,500 89.13 3.29 89.48
37 Christian Villanueva SD 3B $548,500 82.35 3.38 88.30
38 Jesus Aguilar MIL 1B $557,200 86.00 2.81 87.58
39 Cesar Hernandez PHI 2B $5,100,000 100.00 3.72 87.48
40 Mitch Moreland BOS 1B $6,500,000 67.35 3.39 87.14
41 Alex Bregman HOU 3B $599,000 98.00 3.24 87.13
42 Whit Merrifield KC 2B $569,500 97.96 3.35 87.00
43 Brandon Nimmo NYM LF $555,968 80.00 2.47 86.61
44 Corey Dickerson PIT LF $5,950,000 91.67 3.55 86.30
45 J.D. Martinez BOS DH $22,000,000 95.92 4.49 86.12
46 Aaron Hicks NYY CF $2,825,000 71.74 3.70 85.95
47 Kevin Pillar TOR CF $3,250,000 100.00 3.29 85.82
48 Eugenio Suarez CIN 3B $11,000,000 66.00 4.09 85.67
49 Didi Gregorius NYY SS $8,500,000 93.48 4.14 85.18
50 Francisco Cervelli PIT C $10,333,333 79.17 3.53 84.45
51 Nomar Mazara TEX RF $563,560 98.04 3.52 83.92
52 Michael Brantley CLE LF $6,250,000 78.72 4.00 83.91
53 Chris Taylor LAD SS $575,000 97.96 3.31 83.80
54 Paul DeJong STL SS $4,333,333 87.23 3.24 82.89
55 Lorenzo Cain MIL CF $16,000,000 94.00 3.53 82.69
56 Guillermo Heredia SEA CF $782,000 68.75 2.00 81.59
57 Jorge Soler KC LF $3,333,333 87.76 3.35 80.64
58 Nolan Arenado COL 3B $14,750,000 90.00 3.78 80.52
59 Teoscar Hernandez TOR CF $545,000 69.39 3.82 80.06
60 C.J. Cron TB 1B $2,300,000 97.87 3.52 79.45
61 Albert Almora CHC CF $584,500 89.13 2.54 78.47
62 Ian Happ CHC OF $570,000 89.13 2.95 78.22
63 Justin Smoak TOR 1B $4,250,000 89.80 3.48 78.14
64 Nick Castellanos DET RF $6,050,000 93.88 3.43 77.88
65 Jose Martinez STL LF $560,400 97.87 3.28 77.79
66 Rhys Hoskins PHI LF $552,500 100.00 3.43 76.89
67 Justin Bour MIA 1B $3,400,000 97.96 2.98 75.69
68 George Springer HOU CF $12,000,000 96.00 3.81 75.46
69 Bryce Harper WSH RF $17,625,000 97.92 4.38 74.90
70 Miguel Rojas MIA SS $1,180,000 100.00 2.65 73.97
71 Max Muncy LAD 1B $545,000 61.22 2.60 73.87
72 Xander Bogaerts BOS SS $7,050,000 65.31 3.66 73.10
73 Mallex Smith TB LF $553,000 89.36 2.64 73.09
74 Isiah Kiner-Falefa TEX INF $545,000 70.59 2.89 72.42
75 Marcus Semien OAK SS $3,125,000 100.00 3.35 71.95
76 Yangervis Solarte TOR 3B $3,750,000 93.88 3.50 71.84
77 Mike Moustakas KC 3B $6,500,000 102.04 3.42 71.77
78 Jose Abreu CHW 1B $13,000,000 97.83 3.73 71.65
79 Max Kepler MIN RF $587,500 102.22 2.91 71.43
80 Ryon Healy SEA 1B $559,200 64.58 3.45 70.79
81 Yasmani Grandal LAD C $7,900,000 87.76 3.33 70.78
82 D.J. LeMahieu COL 2B $8,500,000 64.00 3.47 70.55
83 Brian Anderson MIA 3B $545,000 100.00 2.88 70.09
84 Dansby Swanson ATL SS $565,000 68.75 2.85 70.07
85 Eduardo Escobar MIN SS $4,850,000 95.56 3.33 69.90
86 Asdrubal Cabrera NYM 2B $9,250,000 97.78 3.52 69.68
87 Colin Moran PIT 3B $550,000 85.42 2.76 69.32
88 Franchy Cordero SD OF $546,500 72.55 3.27 68.82
89 Todd Frazier NYM 3B $8,500,000 71.11 3.59 68.52
90 Joe Wendle TB 2B $545,000 80.85 2.32 68.38
91 Christian Yelich MIL LF $7,081,429 78.00 3.33 68.33
92 Mark Canha OAK 1B $547,500 67.35 3.00 67.67
93 Tucker Barnhart CIN C $4,000,000 84.00 2.45 67.51
94 Matt Olson OAK 1B $547,500 100.00 2.82 67.26
95 Ender Inciarte ATL CF $6,105,000 97.92 3.47 67.07
96 Scott Schebler CIN RF $580,000 68.00 2.91 66.62
97 Delino DeShields TEX CF $561,500 60.78 3.03 66.06
98 Cody Bellinger LAD 1B $585,000 100.00 3.10 65.10
99 Jedd Gyorko STL 3B $6,200,000 65.96 2.42 65.09
100 Leonys Martin DET CF $1,750,000 77.55 3.08 65.01
101 Miguel Andujar NYY 3B $545,800 82.61 3.16 63.40
102 Curtis Granderson TOR LF $5,000,000 83.67 2.61 63.27
103 David Peralta ARI LF $3,300,000 89.80 3.14 63.18
104 Kurt Suzuki ATL C $3,500,000 72.92 2.89 62.71
105 Niko Goodrum DET RF $545,000 71.43 2.60 62.41
106 Tim Anderson CHW SS $4,166,667 97.83 3.00 61.83
107 Jean Segura SEA SS $14,000,000 97.92 3.87 61.69
108 Harrison Bader STL OF $545,000 74.47 1.86 61.45
109 Salvador Perez KC C $8,750,000 61.22 3.57 61.25
110 Yolmer Sanchez CHW 2B $2,350,000 95.65 2.77 60.88
111 Brian Dozier MIN 2B $5,000,000 102.22 3.11 60.69
112 Yan Gomes CLE C $3,833,333 68.09 2.91 60.52
113 Adam Duvall CIN LF $645,000 98.00 2.63 60.50
114 Michael Conforto NYM CF $605,094 80.00 2.61 59.93
115 Pedro Alvarez BAL 1B $1,000,000 71.43 2.54 59.35
116 Tyler Naquin CLE CF $564,800 63.83 1.90 58.88
117 Brett Gardner NYY LF $13,000,000 89.13 3.41 58.30
118 Rafael Devers BOS 3B $564,500 97.96 2.96 58.20
119 Matt Duffy TB 3B $930,000 72.34 2.65 58.13
120 Gregory Polanco PIT RF $7,000,000 89.58 3.65 57.29
121 Josh Bell PIT 1B $572,500 100.00 3.00 57.19
122 Joey Gallo TEX 1B $560,000 96.08 3.33 56.92
123 Jose Pirela SD LF $556,200 98.04 2.64 56.89
124 Danny Valencia BAL 3B $1,200,000 63.27 2.48 56.46
125 Daniel Descalso ARI 3B $1,500,000 93.88 2.58 56.38
126 Leury Garcia CHW OF $1,175,000 84.78 2.44 56.17
127 Addison Russell CHC SS $3,200,000 93.48 2.51 55.59
128 Khris Davis OAK DH $10,500,000 95.92 3.66 55.59
129 Denard Span TB DH $10,333,333 89.36 3.31 54.79
130 Jurickson Profar TEX SS $1,050,000 88.24 2.96 54.63
131 Jacoby Jones DET CF $549,400 89.80 2.43 54.37
132 Aaron Altherr PHI RF $561,000 91.49 2.47 54.12
133 Maikel Franco PHI 3B $2,950,000 89.36 2.95 53.90
134 Domingo Santana MIL RF $572,400 94.00 2.13 52.31
135 Adrian Gonzalez NYM 1B $545,000 82.22 2.51 51.27
136 Wilson Ramos TB C $6,250,000 78.72 2.92 51.20
137 Ryan Flaherty ATL 3B $750,000 75.00 2.33 50.39
138 Eric Hosmer SD 1B $18,000,000 92.16 3.40 50.11
139 Pedro Florimon PHI SS $600,000 61.70 1.66 49.30
140 James McCann DET C $2,375,000 77.55 2.53 47.96
141 Wilmer Difo WSH SS $557,900 93.75 2.07 47.33
142 Yasiel Puig LAD RF $6,000,000 75.51 2.84 47.06
143 Andrew McCutchen SF RF $8,583,333 94.00 3.06 46.87
144 Brandon Crawford SF SS $12,500,000 96.00 2.71 46.82
145 Howie Kendrick WSH 2B $3,500,000 81.25 2.72 46.71
146 Aledmys Diaz TOR SS $2,000,000 65.31 2.53 46.62
147 Paul Goldschmidt ARI 1B $6,400,000 100.00 2.90 46.04
148 Austin Barnes LAD C $555,000 85.71 1.52 45.81
149 Trey Mancini BAL LF $556,500 95.92 2.89 45.73
150 Jonathan Villar MIL SS $2,550,000 90.00 2.18 45.58
151 Anthony Rizzo CHC 1B $5,857,143 80.43 3.43 43.66
152 Welington Castillo CHW C $7,500,000 71.74 2.67 43.35
153 Charlie Blackmon COL CF $18,800,000 90.00 4.04 43.20
154 Josh Reddick HOU RF $13,000,000 84.00 2.86 43.20
155 Juan Lagares NYM CF $4,710,739 66.67 1.57 42.56
156 Jorge Alfaro PHI C $547,000 74.47 2.00 42.54
157 Chance Sisco BAL C $546,500 67.35 1.97 42.43
158 Dee Gordon SEA CF $10,000,000 93.75 3.27 42.38
159 Enrique Hernandez LAD LF $1,600,000 85.71 2.07 40.40
160 Lucas Duda KC 1B $3,500,000 75.51 2.59 40.14
161 Preston Tucker ATL RF $565,000 85.42 1.80 39.93
162 Jarrod Dyson ARI RF $3,750,000 75.51 2.16 39.80
163 Jose Peraza CIN SS $570,000 98.00 2.61 39.33
164 Matt Carpenter STL 1B $8,666,667 93.62 2.61 39.26
165 Gorkys Hernandez SF CF $561,500 80.00 1.68 39.05
166 Jon Jay KC RF $3,000,000 97.96 2.38 38.21
167 Michael Taylor WSH CF $2,525,000 100.00 2.48 38.00
168 Alex Blandino CIN SS $545,000 70.00 1.49 37.93
169 Giancarlo Stanton NYY DH $25,000,000 100.00 3.87 37.72
170 Matt Joyce OAK LF $5,500,000 91.84 2.27 37.68
171 Robinson Cano SEA 2B $24,000,000 81.25 3.44 37.30
172 Ben Zobrist CHC 2B $14,000,000 73.91 2.68 37.30
173 Nick Ahmed ARI SS $1,275,000 91.84 2.36 37.19
174 Robinson Chirinos TEX C $2,125,000 70.59 2.56 36.85
175 Carlos Gomez TB RF $4,000,000 78.72 2.49 35.97
176 Yonder Alonso CLE 1B $8,000,000 97.87 2.78 35.83
177 Bradley Zimmer CLE CF $551,200 68.09 2.22 35.43
178 Marwin Gonzalez HOU LF $3,725,000 90.00 2.47 35.20
179 Derek Fisher HOU OF $554,400 72.00 1.78 34.99
180 Chase Utley LAD 2B $1,000,000 83.67 1.95 34.94
181 Joc Pederson LAD RF $2,600,000 91.84 2.07 34.51
182 Justin Upton LAA LF $21,200,000 97.96 3.65 34.34
183 Jose Iglesias DET SS $6,275,000 93.88 2.54 34.32
184 Joey Votto CIN 1B $22,500,000 98.00 3.22 34.12
185 Buster Posey SF C $19,875,000 82.00 2.98 33.97
186 Brad Miller TB 2B $4,500,000 78.72 2.38 33.79
187 Tommy La Stella CHC 3B $950,000 80.43 1.27 32.71
188 Manuel Pina MIL C $560,100 64.00 2.22 32.23
189 Logan Morrison MIN DH $6,500,000 95.56 2.56 32.15
190 Starlin Castro MIA 2B $8,571,429 100.00 2.80 32.03
191 Martin Maldonado LAA C $3,900,000 71.43 2.23 31.92
192 Nicky Delmonico CHW LF $553,000 80.43 1.95 31.84
193 Sean Rodriguez PIT 2B $5,750,000 75.00 1.89 29.94
194 Zack Cozart LAA 3B $12,666,667 87.76 3.02 29.66
195 David Freese PIT 3B $3,666,667 68.75 1.73 28.79
196 Chris Iannetta COL C $4,250,000 64.00 2.53 28.59
197 Billy Hamilton CIN CF $4,600,000 96.00 2.35 28.38
198 Jonathan Lucroy OAK C $6,500,000 79.59 2.18 28.34
199 Kyle Seager SEA 3B $14,285,714 100.00 3.06 27.13
200 Wilmer Flores NYM 1B $3,400,000 93.33 1.71 27.12
201 Shin-Soo Choo TEX DH $18,571,429 96.08 3.31 26.67
202 Derek Dietrich MIA 2B $2,900,000 93.88 2.46 26.56
203 Pablo Sandoval SF 3B $535,000 76.00 1.37 26.38
204 Adeiny Hechavarria TB SS $5,900,000 76.60 2.28 26.21
205 Matt Kemp LAD LF $20,000,000 95.92 2.57 25.91
206 Greg Garcia STL 2B $569,600 78.72 1.22 25.88
207 Adam Frazier PIT 2B $571,000 89.58 1.63 25.81
208 Manuel Margot SD CF $556,900 74.51 2.16 25.36
209 Craig Gentry BAL LF $900,000 71.43 1.31 25.16
210 Jordy Mercer PIT SS $6,750,000 93.75 2.44 24.97
211 Nick Williams PHI RF $553,000 87.23 1.66 24.83
212 Yulieski Gurriel HOU 1B $9,500,000 70.00 2.60 24.70
213 Neil Walker NYY 2B $4,000,000 73.91 2.59 24.50
214 Ben Gamel SEA LF $558,100 62.50 1.90 24.43
215 Gregor Blanco SF RF $1,000,000 72.00 1.97 24.38
216 Alcides Escobar KC SS $2,500,000 102.04 2.10 23.48
217 Nelson Cruz SEA DH $14,250,000 72.92 3.00 23.37
218 Ehire Adrianza MIN SS $1,000,000 75.56 1.62 23.07
219 Cheslor Cuthbert KC DH $573,500 61.22 2.03 22.98
220 Adam Engel CHW CF $552,000 89.13 1.90 22.56
221 Carlos Santana PHI 1B $20,000,000 100.00 3.49 21.97
222 Orlando Arcia MIL SS $559,600 88.00 1.59 21.59
223 Kolten Wong STL 2B $5,100,000 95.74 1.58 21.23
224 Robbie Grossman MIN LF $2,000,000 86.67 1.69 20.85
225 Gerardo Parra COL RF $9,166,667 90.00 2.29 20.58
226 Devin Mesoraco NYM C $7,000,000 62.22 1.96 20.56
227 Hernan Perez MIL 3B $1,975,000 74.00 1.52 20.40
228 Freddy Galvis SD SS $6,825,000 100.00 2.08 20.38
229 Rajai Davis CLE CF $1,750,000 70.21 1.73 20.19
230 Cory Spangenberg SD 2B $1,700,000 60.78 1.65 20.03
231 Evan Gattis HOU DH $6,700,000 82.00 2.07 19.50
232 Amed Rosario NYM SS $548,940 95.56 1.98 19.38
233 Ketel Marte ARI 2B $4,800,000 93.88 2.02 19.32
234 Marcell Ozuna STL LF $9,000,000 93.62 2.61 19.26
235 Matt Szczur SD CF $950,000 70.59 1.06 18.11
236 Josh Donaldson TOR 3B $23,000,000 63.27 3.55 18.05
237 Scott Kingery PHI 2B $4,000,000 91.49 2.21 17.98
238 Cameron Maybin MIA RF $3,250,000 95.92 1.47 17.93
239 Brian McCann HOU C $17,000,000 68.00 2.50 17.82
240 Jesse Winker CIN OF $545,000 90.00 2.07 17.77
241 Lewis Brinson MIA CF $545,000 95.92 1.81 16.80
242 Kyle Farmer LAD C $547,500 61.22 1.03 16.67
243 Joe Mauer MIN 1B $23,000,000 86.67 2.72 16.65
244 Evan Longoria SF 3B $16,666,667 96.00 2.88 15.57
245 Jose Altuve HOU 2B $30,200,000 100.00 3.08 15.15
246 Kelby Tomlinson SF 2B $560,000 78.00 1.21 15.12
247 Jackie Bradley BOS CF $6,100,000 83.67 2.22 15.06
248 Chris Owings ARI 2B $3,400,000 89.80 1.75 14.69
249 Yoenis Cespedes NYM LF $27,500,000 82.22 3.51 14.35
250 Hanley Ramirez BOS 1B $22,000,000 87.76 3.42 13.99
251 Eduardo Nunez BOS SS $4,000,000 87.76 2.33 13.79
252 Austin Jackson SF CF $3,000,000 74.00 2.00 13.65
253 Dixon Machado DET 2B $553,600 95.92 1.89 13.62
254 Anthony Santander BAL OF $546,500 67.35 1.61 13.51
255 Stephen Piscotty OAK RF $5,583,333 83.67 2.32 13.35
256 Carlos Asuaje SD 2B $550,100 84.31 1.37 13.09
257 Yadier Molina STL C $20,000,000 63.83 2.90 12.60
258 Alex Gordon KC CF $18,000,000 73.47 2.47 12.46
259 Trayce Thompson CHW CF $555,000 65.22 1.37 12.41
260 Jay Bruce NYM RF $13,000,000 93.33 2.31 12.29
261 Luis Valbuena LAA 3B $7,500,000 83.67 1.88 11.50
262 Carlos Gonzalez COL RF $8,000,000 68.00 2.24 11.21
263 Deven Marrero ARI SS $561,500 67.35 1.15 10.87
264 Brandon Guyer CLE RF $2,500,000 70.21 1.58 10.68
265 Chris Young LAA RF $2,000,000 63.27 1.13 10.46
266 Adam Jones BAL CF $14,250,000 97.96 2.88 10.29
267 Ryan Zimmerman WSH 1B $16,666,667 68.75 2.55 9.76
268 Russell Martin TOR C $16,400,000 67.35 2.52 9.22
269 Jake Marisnick HOU CF $1,900,000 68.00 1.38 8.80
270 Edwin Encarnacion CLE DH $20,000,000 89.36 2.98 8.46
271 Ryan Rua TEX LF $870,000 62.75 1.41 7.62
272 Kendrys Morales TOR DH $11,000,000 69.39 2.18 7.33
273 Yadiel Rivera MIA 2B $545,000 75.51 0.46 6.88
274 Ian Kinsler LAA 2B $15,000,000 71.43 2.31 6.72
275 Jason Kipnis CLE 2B $8,750,000 97.87 2.24 6.32
276 Ian Desmond COL LF $14,000,000 96.00 2.69 5.69
277 Ryan Braun MIL 1B $21,000,000 76.00 2.66 5.64
278 J.B. Shuck MIA LF $750,000 71.43 0.86 5.30
279 Victor Martinez DET DH $17,000,000 89.80 2.30 5.13
280 Alex Avila ARI C $4,125,000 69.39 1.15 4.93
281 Jason Heyward CHC RF $23,000,000 71.74 2.61 4.62
282 Christian Vazquez BOS C $4,450,000 71.43 1.43 3.52
283 Albert Pujols LAA DH $24,000,000 91.84 2.71 3.40
284 Jose Reyes NYM SS $2,000,000 73.33 0.73 3.28
285 Dexter Fowler STL RF $16,500,000 89.36 2.64 2.72
286 Pat Valaika COL SS $550,000 72.00 0.61 1.37
287 Kole Calhoun LAA RF $8,666,667 85.71 1.52 1.27
288 Chris Davis BAL 1B $23,000,000 89.80 1.77 0.08
43 Shohei Ohtani LAA SP $545,000 67.35 4.13 75.96