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 21, 2018

Rank Player Team Pos. AAV GP% Prod/GP TVS
2 Francisco Lindor CLE SS $623,200 100.00 4.42 99.46
4 Jose Ramirez CLE 3B $6,500,000 97.78 4.52 99.28
6 Ozzie Albies ATL 2B $555,000 100.00 4.69 98.71
10 Kris Bryant CHC 3B $10,850,000 88.64 4.46 97.11
11 Manny Machado BAL SS $16,000,000 100.00 4.59 96.15
12 Carlos Correa HOU SS $1,000,000 95.83 3.70 95.57
14 Trea Turner WSH SS $577,200 100.00 3.87 95.24
15 Daniel Robertson TB SS $548,300 84.44 3.16 94.98
16 Freddie Freeman ATL 1B $16,875,000 100.00 4.51 94.60
17 Javier Baez CHC 2B $657,000 95.45 4.24 94.45
18 Brandon Belt SF 1B $14,560,000 91.67 4.18 93.74
20 Matt Chapman OAK 3B $547,500 100.00 3.34 93.25
21 Jed Lowrie OAK 2B $7,666,667 97.87 3.85 93.12
22 Trevor Story COL SS $555,000 100.00 3.91 93.11
27 Matt Davidson CHW 3B $570,000 93.02 3.63 90.84
28 Andrelton Simmons LAA SS $8,285,714 95.74 3.49 90.54
29 Jeimer Candelario DET 3B $548,300 80.43 3.51 90.22
30 Cesar Hernandez PHI 2B $5,100,000 100.00 3.84 90.21
32 Travis Shaw MIL 3B $567,400 100.00 3.32 89.86
34 Jesus Aguilar MIL 1B $557,200 87.23 2.80 89.69
37 Whit Merrifield KC 2B $569,500 95.65 3.52 89.51
38 Christian Villanueva SD 3B $548,500 81.25 3.51 89.50
39 Mitch Moreland BOS 1B $6,500,000 70.21 3.39 86.75
40 Matt Adams WSH 1B $4,000,000 84.44 3.29 86.54
41 Didi Gregorius NYY SS $8,500,000 93.02 4.18 86.45
42 Yoan Moncada CHW 2B $555,000 81.40 3.57 86.45
44 Nolan Arenado COL 3B $14,750,000 89.36 3.95 86.20
47 Eugenio Suarez CIN 3B $11,000,000 64.58 4.10 84.95
49 Paul DeJong STL SS $4,333,333 93.18 3.24 83.45
51 C.J. Cron TB 1B $2,300,000 97.78 3.61 82.57
57 Alex Bregman HOU 3B $599,000 97.92 3.09 79.45
59 Justin Bour MIA 1B $3,400,000 97.83 3.07 78.94
60 Justin Smoak TOR 1B $4,250,000 89.36 3.52 78.39
61 Chris Taylor LAD SS $575,000 97.83 3.24 77.64
64 Mike Moustakas KC 3B $6,500,000 100.00 3.63 77.30
66 Scooter Gennett CIN 2B $5,700,000 95.83 3.20 76.61
68 Marcus Semien OAK SS $3,125,000 100.00 3.40 76.23
69 Asdrubal Cabrera NYM 2B $9,250,000 97.62 3.68 76.09
71 Eduardo Escobar MIN SS $4,850,000 95.24 3.48 75.91
72 Ryon Healy SEA 1B $559,200 63.04 3.62 75.22
73 Miguel Rojas MIA SS $1,180,000 100.00 2.67 74.17
74 Dansby Swanson ATL SS $565,000 66.67 3.03 74.12
75 Colin Moran PIT 3B $550,000 84.78 2.74 73.32
76 Xander Bogaerts BOS SS $7,050,000 63.83 3.73 72.73
83 Brian Anderson MIA 3B $545,000 100.00 2.89 70.81
86 D.J. LeMahieu COL 2B $8,500,000 68.09 3.47 70.11
87 Jedd Gyorko STL 3B $6,200,000 63.64 2.54 69.75
89 Cody Bellinger LAD 1B $585,000 100.00 3.24 69.46
90 Todd Frazier NYM 3B $8,500,000 76.19 3.59 69.27
92 Joe Wendle TB 2B $545,000 84.44 2.32 68.55
93 Matt Olson OAK 1B $547,500 100.00 2.87 68.12
95 Yangervis Solarte TOR 3B $3,750,000 95.74 3.40 67.32
96 Mark Canha OAK 1B $547,500 65.96 3.03 67.07
98 Matt Duffy TB 3B $930,000 71.11 2.78 65.91
100 Danny Valencia BAL 3B $1,200,000 63.04 2.59 65.54
101 Jean Segura SEA SS $14,000,000 97.83 4.00 65.32
102 Daniel Descalso ARI 3B $1,500,000 95.65 2.70 64.94
103 Jose Abreu CHW 1B $13,000,000 97.67 3.67 64.22
106 Addison Russell CHC SS $3,200,000 93.18 2.63 63.27
109 Pedro Alvarez BAL 1B $1,000,000 71.74 2.64 62.46
111 Yolmer Sanchez CHW 2B $2,350,000 95.35 2.80 62.33
112 Josh Bell PIT 1B $572,500 100.00 3.07 59.98
113 Tim Anderson CHW SS $4,166,667 100.00 3.00 59.73
115 Miguel Andujar NYY 3B $545,800 83.72 3.06 58.79
120 Joey Gallo TEX 1B $560,000 97.92 3.30 56.50
122 Wilmer Difo WSH SS $557,900 93.33 2.14 55.57
125 Ryan Flaherty ATL 3B $750,000 75.56 2.44 54.61
127 Pedro Florimon PHI SS $600,000 63.64 1.71 53.55
128 Maikel Franco PHI 3B $2,950,000 88.64 3.00 53.23
129 Eric Hosmer SD 1B $18,000,000 91.67 3.55 52.97
134 Rafael Devers BOS 3B $564,500 97.87 2.89 49.10
136 Paul Goldschmidt ARI 1B $6,400,000 100.00 2.89 47.58
137 Brian Dozier MIN 2B $5,000,000 102.38 3.00 47.36
138 Aledmys Diaz TOR SS $2,000,000 68.09 2.53 46.47
139 Adrian Gonzalez NYM 1B $545,000 80.95 2.56 45.51
140 Anthony Rizzo CHC 1B $5,857,143 79.55 3.51 45.44
141 Howie Kendrick WSH 2B $3,500,000 86.67 2.72 45.38
142 Jonathan Villar MIL SS $2,550,000 89.36 2.17 45.21
145 Nick Ahmed ARI SS $1,275,000 91.30 2.55 44.48
156 Chase Utley LAD 2B $1,000,000 84.78 2.05 40.81
158 Jose Iglesias DET SS $6,275,000 93.48 2.63 40.37
160 Lucas Duda KC 1B $3,500,000 80.43 2.59 40.28
161 Jurickson Profar TEX SS $1,050,000 87.50 2.64 40.00
162 Joey Votto CIN 1B $22,500,000 97.92 3.28 39.72
165 Robinson Cano SEA 2B $24,000,000 84.78 3.44 39.26
166 Brandon Crawford SF SS $12,500,000 95.83 2.63 38.93
170 Ben Zobrist CHC 2B $14,000,000 75.00 2.70 37.28
172 Alex Blandino CIN SS $545,000 68.75 1.52 36.95
181 Matt Carpenter STL 1B $8,666,667 90.91 2.60 33.93
182 Jose Peraza CIN SS $570,000 97.92 2.51 33.75
183 Brad Miller TB 2B $4,500,000 77.78 2.46 32.87
184 Pablo Sandoval SF 3B $535,000 75.00 1.42 32.53
185 David Freese PIT 3B $3,666,667 69.57 1.78 32.45
186 Tommy La Stella CHC 3B $950,000 84.09 1.27 32.42
188 Kyle Seager SEA 3B $14,285,714 100.00 3.17 31.20
192 Starlin Castro MIA 2B $8,571,429 100.00 2.78 29.44
194 Sean Rodriguez PIT 2B $5,750,000 73.91 1.94 28.55
195 Greg Garcia STL 2B $569,600 79.55 1.26 27.96
197 Zack Cozart LAA 3B $12,666,667 87.23 3.07 27.68
198 Yonder Alonso CLE 1B $8,000,000 97.78 2.68 27.24
199 Adam Frazier PIT 2B $571,000 91.30 1.67 26.74
200 Adeiny Hechavarria TB SS $5,900,000 80.00 2.28 26.45
201 Yulieski Gurriel HOU 1B $9,500,000 68.75 2.64 26.20
202 Orlando Arcia MIL SS $559,600 89.36 1.67 26.18
203 Wilmer Flores NYM 1B $3,400,000 92.86 1.77 26.10
204 Hernan Perez MIL 3B $1,975,000 74.47 1.58 25.05
207 Amed Rosario NYM SS $548,940 95.24 2.08 24.02
208 Jordy Mercer PIT SS $6,750,000 93.48 2.44 24.02
209 Adrian Beltre TEX 3B $18,000,000 60.42 2.72 23.83
213 Chris Owings ARI 2B $3,400,000 89.13 1.88 23.40
215 Freddy Galvis SD SS $6,825,000 100.00 2.10 22.61
220 Kolten Wong STL 2B $5,100,000 93.18 1.71 21.22
221 Alcides Escobar KC SS $2,500,000 100.00 2.13 21.04
223 Hanley Ramirez BOS 1B $22,000,000 87.23 3.56 19.20
226 Carlos Santana PHI 1B $20,000,000 100.00 3.52 19.03
228 Scott Kingery PHI 2B $4,000,000 90.91 2.23 18.96
229 Evan Longoria SF 3B $16,666,667 95.83 2.96 18.74
231 Ketel Marte ARI 2B $4,800,000 93.48 2.05 18.04
232 Kelby Tomlinson SF 2B $560,000 77.08 1.24 17.77
234 Joe Mauer MIN 1B $23,000,000 92.86 2.72 16.96
237 Derek Dietrich MIA 2B $2,900,000 93.48 2.28 16.82
239 Charlie Culberson ATL 3B $575,000 60.00 1.15 15.83
240 Eduardo Nunez BOS SS $4,000,000 87.23 2.37 15.43
241 Dixon Machado DET 2B $553,600 95.65 1.98 15.00
242 Neil Walker NYY 2B $4,000,000 72.09 2.26 14.93
243 Jose Altuve HOU 2B $30,200,000 100.00 3.04 14.89
249 Josh Donaldson TOR 3B $23,000,000 61.70 3.48 13.74
251 Deven Marrero ARI SS $561,500 67.39 1.23 13.41
253 Luis Valbuena LAA 3B $7,500,000 85.11 1.93 12.94
256 Ehire Adrianza MIN SS $1,000,000 73.81 1.42 12.01
258 Carlos Asuaje SD 2B $550,100 89.58 1.37 11.92
263 Ian Kinsler LAA 2B $15,000,000 70.21 2.42 10.38
265 Ryan Zimmerman WSH 1B $16,666,667 73.33 2.55 9.63
270 Yadiel Rivera MIA 2B $545,000 76.09 0.46 7.09
272 Jason Kipnis CLE 2B $8,750,000 97.78 2.23 6.21
274 Ryan Braun MIL 1B $21,000,000 80.85 2.66 5.38
280 Jose Reyes NYM SS $2,000,000 73.81 0.71 2.91
282 Pat Valaika COL SS $550,000 70.21 0.67 1.87
284 Chris Davis BAL 1B $23,000,000 89.13 1.88 0.19