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
1 Mookie Betts BOS RF $10,500,000 91.49 5.81 100.00
2 Francisco Lindor CLE SS $623,200 100.00 4.42 99.46
3 Aaron Judge NYY RF $622,300 100.00 4.56 99.34
4 Jose Ramirez CLE 3B $6,500,000 97.78 4.52 99.28
5 Mike Trout LAA CF $24,083,333 100.00 4.94 99.12
6 Ozzie Albies ATL 2B $555,000 100.00 4.69 98.71
7 Tommy Pham STL CF $570,100 90.91 4.15 98.48
8 Mitch Haniger SEA RF $560,200 100.00 3.96 98.45
9 A.J. Pollock ARI CF $7,750,000 86.96 4.48 97.26
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
13 Odubel Herrera PHI CF $6,100,000 97.73 3.77 95.45
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
19 Andrew Benintendi BOS LF $620,500 93.62 4.14 93.65
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
23 Gary Sanchez NYY C $620,400 88.37 4.11 92.31
24 Nick Markakis ATL RF $11,000,000 100.00 4.00 92.04
25 Kyle Schwarber CHC LF $604,500 86.36 3.53 91.37
26 Eddie Rosario MIN LF $602,500 102.38 3.65 91.32
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
31 Willson Contreras CHC C $604,500 88.64 3.38 90.02
32 Travis Shaw MIL 3B $567,400 100.00 3.32 89.86
33 Starling Marte PIT CF $5,166,667 89.13 3.93 89.81
34 Jesus Aguilar MIL 1B $557,200 87.23 2.80 89.69
35 J.D. Martinez BOS DH $22,000,000 95.74 4.62 89.57
36 Kevin Pillar TOR CF $3,250,000 100.00 3.40 89.53
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
43 Brandon Nimmo NYM LF $555,968 78.57 2.42 86.26
44 Nolan Arenado COL 3B $14,750,000 89.36 3.95 86.20
45 Aaron Hicks NYY CF $2,825,000 69.77 3.70 86.20
46 Jorge Soler KC LF $3,333,333 89.13 3.46 85.71
47 Eugenio Suarez CIN 3B $11,000,000 64.58 4.10 84.95
48 Rhys Hoskins PHI LF $552,500 100.00 3.59 84.36
49 Paul DeJong STL SS $4,333,333 93.18 3.24 83.45
50 Teoscar Hernandez TOR CF $545,000 68.09 3.91 82.94
51 C.J. Cron TB 1B $2,300,000 97.78 3.61 82.57
52 Francisco Cervelli PIT C $10,333,333 78.26 3.44 81.04
53 Nomar Mazara TEX RF $563,560 97.92 3.43 80.85
54 Michael Brantley CLE LF $6,250,000 77.78 4.03 80.82
55 Corey Dickerson PIT LF $5,950,000 91.30 3.52 80.59
56 Albert Almora CHC CF $584,500 88.64 2.62 80.53
57 Alex Bregman HOU 3B $599,000 97.92 3.09 79.45
58 Yasmani Grandal LAD C $7,900,000 89.13 3.49 79.00
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
62 Mallex Smith TB LF $553,000 91.11 2.71 77.37
63 Ian Happ CHC OF $570,000 88.64 2.92 77.34
64 Mike Moustakas KC 3B $6,500,000 100.00 3.63 77.30
65 Jose Martinez STL LF $560,400 95.45 3.38 76.92
66 Scooter Gennett CIN 2B $5,700,000 95.83 3.20 76.61
67 Lorenzo Cain MIL CF $16,000,000 95.74 3.47 76.32
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
70 Leonys Martin DET CF $1,750,000 76.09 3.29 75.95
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
77 George Springer HOU CF $12,000,000 95.83 3.74 72.41
78 Kurt Suzuki ATL C $3,500,000 73.33 3.03 71.86
79 Ender Inciarte ATL CF $6,105,000 97.78 3.66 71.45
80 Max Kepler MIN RF $587,500 102.38 2.93 71.08
81 Guillermo Heredia SEA CF $782,000 67.39 1.84 70.89
82 David Peralta ARI LF $3,300,000 89.13 3.24 70.83
83 Brian Anderson MIA 3B $545,000 100.00 2.89 70.81
84 Harrison Bader STL OF $545,000 75.00 1.94 70.26
85 Nick Castellanos DET RF $6,050,000 93.48 3.37 70.14
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
88 Scott Schebler CIN RF $580,000 66.67 3.06 69.58
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
91 Christian Yelich MIL LF $7,081,429 76.60 3.42 69.22
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
94 Curtis Granderson TOR LF $5,000,000 82.98 2.69 67.69
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
97 Franchy Cordero SD OF $546,500 72.92 3.23 66.09
98 Matt Duffy TB 3B $930,000 71.11 2.78 65.91
99 Adam Duvall CIN LF $645,000 97.92 2.74 65.80
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
104 Tucker Barnhart CIN C $4,000,000 83.33 2.38 63.79
105 Bryce Harper WSH RF $17,625,000 97.78 4.30 63.47
106 Addison Russell CHC SS $3,200,000 93.18 2.63 63.27
107 Michael Conforto NYM CF $605,094 78.57 2.79 63.13
108 Yan Gomes CLE C $3,833,333 68.89 2.97 62.75
109 Pedro Alvarez BAL 1B $1,000,000 71.74 2.64 62.46
110 Gregory Polanco PIT RF $7,000,000 89.13 3.76 62.45
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
114 Tyler Naquin CLE CF $564,800 66.67 1.90 58.97
115 Miguel Andujar NYY 3B $545,800 83.72 3.06 58.79
116 Niko Goodrum DET RF $545,000 69.57 2.50 58.61
117 Denard Span TB DH $10,333,333 88.89 3.43 58.29
118 Andrew McCutchen SF RF $8,583,333 93.75 3.20 57.76
119 Isiah Kiner-Falefa TEX INF $545,000 68.75 2.58 57.72
120 Joey Gallo TEX 1B $560,000 97.92 3.30 56.50
121 Jose Pirela SD LF $556,200 97.92 2.68 56.38
122 Wilmer Difo WSH SS $557,900 93.33 2.14 55.57
123 Austin Barnes LAD C $555,000 86.96 1.58 55.45
124 Khris Davis OAK DH $10,500,000 100.00 3.66 54.99
125 Ryan Flaherty ATL 3B $750,000 75.56 2.44 54.61
126 Leury Garcia CHW OF $1,175,000 83.72 2.39 53.86
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
130 Jacoby Jones DET CF $549,400 89.13 2.46 52.83
131 Wilson Ramos TB C $6,250,000 80.00 2.97 52.18
132 Trey Mancini BAL LF $556,500 95.65 3.02 51.49
133 Charlie Blackmon COL CF $18,800,000 89.36 4.24 50.16
134 Rafael Devers BOS 3B $564,500 97.87 2.89 49.10
135 James McCann DET C $2,375,000 78.26 2.61 48.39
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
143 Aaron Altherr PHI RF $561,000 90.91 2.40 44.89
144 Brett Gardner NYY LF $13,000,000 90.70 3.28 44.71
145 Nick Ahmed ARI SS $1,275,000 91.30 2.55 44.48
146 Preston Tucker ATL RF $565,000 86.67 1.90 43.75
147 Jorge Alfaro PHI C $547,000 72.73 2.06 43.69
148 Dee Gordon SEA CF $10,000,000 97.83 3.27 43.43
149 Josh Reddick HOU RF $13,000,000 87.50 2.86 43.09
150 Domingo Santana MIL RF $572,400 93.62 2.00 42.59
151 Juan Lagares NYM CF $4,710,739 71.43 1.57 42.46
152 Giancarlo Stanton NYY DH $25,000,000 100.00 3.98 42.45
153 Welington Castillo CHW C $7,500,000 69.77 2.73 41.51
154 Robinson Chirinos TEX C $2,125,000 70.83 2.65 40.93
155 Enrique Hernandez LAD LF $1,600,000 86.96 2.13 40.87
156 Chase Utley LAD 2B $1,000,000 84.78 2.05 40.81
157 Jon Jay KC RF $3,000,000 95.65 2.39 40.45
158 Jose Iglesias DET SS $6,275,000 93.48 2.63 40.37
159 Chance Sisco BAL C $546,500 67.39 1.97 40.33
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
163 Jonathan Lucroy OAK C $6,500,000 78.72 2.30 39.65
164 Marwin Gonzalez HOU LF $3,725,000 91.67 2.52 39.48
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
167 Jarrod Dyson ARI RF $3,750,000 76.09 2.26 38.25
168 Joc Pederson LAD RF $2,600,000 91.30 2.17 38.07
169 Matt Joyce OAK LF $5,500,000 91.49 2.33 37.40
170 Ben Zobrist CHC 2B $14,000,000 75.00 2.70 37.28
171 Buster Posey SF C $19,875,000 81.25 3.03 37.12
172 Alex Blandino CIN SS $545,000 68.75 1.52 36.95
173 Manuel Pina MIL C $560,100 63.83 2.33 36.30
174 Logan Morrison MIN DH $6,500,000 95.24 2.63 35.88
175 Bradley Zimmer CLE CF $551,200 71.11 2.22 35.50
176 Yasiel Puig LAD RF $6,000,000 76.09 2.69 35.33
177 Derek Fisher HOU OF $554,400 75.00 1.78 35.23
178 Justin Upton LAA LF $21,200,000 97.87 3.65 34.56
179 Michael Taylor WSH CF $2,525,000 100.00 2.44 34.35
180 Carlos Gomez TB RF $4,000,000 82.22 2.49 34.24
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
187 Nicky Delmonico CHW LF $553,000 86.05 1.95 31.45
188 Kyle Seager SEA 3B $14,285,714 100.00 3.17 31.20
189 Martin Maldonado LAA C $3,900,000 70.21 2.21 31.07
190 Gorkys Hernandez SF CF $561,500 79.17 1.61 30.96
191 Billy Hamilton CIN CF $4,600,000 95.83 2.43 30.81
192 Starlin Castro MIA 2B $8,571,429 100.00 2.78 29.44
193 Chris Iannetta COL C $4,250,000 63.83 2.60 28.98
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
196 Nelson Cruz SEA DH $14,250,000 73.91 3.09 27.95
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
205 Craig Gentry BAL LF $900,000 69.57 1.38 24.86
206 Manuel Margot SD CF $556,900 75.00 2.17 24.12
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
210 Gregor Blanco SF RF $1,000,000 75.00 1.97 23.60
211 Matt Kemp LAD LF $20,000,000 95.65 2.57 23.52
212 Brian McCann HOU C $17,000,000 68.75 2.58 23.50
213 Chris Owings ARI 2B $3,400,000 89.13 1.88 23.40
214 Cheslor Cuthbert KC DH $573,500 65.22 2.03 22.90
215 Freddy Galvis SD SS $6,825,000 100.00 2.10 22.61
216 Matt Szczur SD CF $950,000 70.83 1.12 22.53
217 Ben Gamel SEA LF $558,100 60.87 1.86 22.42
218 Robbie Grossman MIN LF $2,000,000 85.71 1.69 21.46
219 Shin-Soo Choo TEX DH $18,571,429 95.83 3.24 21.26
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
222 Nick Williams PHI RF $553,000 86.36 1.53 19.35
223 Hanley Ramirez BOS 1B $22,000,000 87.23 3.56 19.20
224 Lewis Brinson MIA CF $545,000 95.65 1.91 19.16
225 Evan Gattis HOU DH $6,700,000 81.25 2.05 19.16
226 Carlos Santana PHI 1B $20,000,000 100.00 3.52 19.03
227 Rajai Davis CLE CF $1,750,000 68.89 1.74 18.98
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
230 Cameron Maybin MIA RF $3,250,000 97.83 1.51 18.57
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
233 Gerardo Parra COL RF $9,166,667 89.36 2.26 17.68
234 Joe Mauer MIN 1B $23,000,000 92.86 2.72 16.96
235 Stephen Piscotty OAK RF $5,583,333 82.98 2.44 16.84
236 Kyle Farmer LAD C $547,500 65.22 1.03 16.83
237 Derek Dietrich MIA 2B $2,900,000 93.48 2.28 16.82
238 Jesse Winker CIN OF $545,000 91.67 2.02 16.41
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
244 Jackie Bradley BOS CF $6,100,000 82.98 2.21 14.83
245 Jay Bruce NYM RF $13,000,000 92.86 2.44 14.83
246 Austin Jackson SF CF $3,000,000 75.00 2.00 14.34
247 Carlos Gonzalez COL RF $8,000,000 65.96 2.39 14.08
248 Yoenis Cespedes NYM LF $27,500,000 88.10 3.51 13.87
249 Josh Donaldson TOR 3B $23,000,000 61.70 3.48 13.74
250 Anthony Santander BAL OF $546,500 71.74 1.61 13.63
251 Deven Marrero ARI SS $561,500 67.39 1.23 13.41
252 Yadier Molina STL C $20,000,000 68.18 2.90 13.27
253 Luis Valbuena LAA 3B $7,500,000 85.11 1.93 12.94
254 Marcell Ozuna STL LF $9,000,000 93.18 2.54 12.83
255 Trayce Thompson CHW CF $555,000 62.79 1.41 12.56
256 Ehire Adrianza MIN SS $1,000,000 73.81 1.42 12.01
257 Adam Jones BAL CF $14,250,000 97.83 2.87 11.96
258 Carlos Asuaje SD 2B $550,100 89.58 1.37 11.92
259 Russell Martin TOR C $16,400,000 65.96 2.58 10.79
260 Brandon Guyer CLE RF $2,500,000 73.33 1.58 10.78
261 Chris Young LAA RF $2,000,000 63.83 1.13 10.73
262 Edwin Encarnacion CLE DH $20,000,000 91.11 3.05 10.70
263 Ian Kinsler LAA 2B $15,000,000 70.21 2.42 10.38
264 Adam Engel CHW CF $552,000 88.37 1.61 9.97
265 Ryan Zimmerman WSH 1B $16,666,667 73.33 2.55 9.63
266 Ryan Rua TEX LF $870,000 62.50 1.40 8.99
267 Jake Marisnick HOU CF $1,900,000 70.83 1.38 8.99
268 Alex Gordon KC CF $18,000,000 69.57 2.44 7.64
269 J.B. Shuck MIA LF $750,000 69.57 0.94 7.49
270 Yadiel Rivera MIA 2B $545,000 76.09 0.46 7.09
271 Victor Martinez DET DH $17,000,000 89.13 2.34 6.79
272 Jason Kipnis CLE 2B $8,750,000 97.78 2.23 6.21
273 Alex Avila ARI C $4,125,000 71.74 1.18 5.59
274 Ryan Braun MIL 1B $21,000,000 80.85 2.66 5.38
275 Jason Heyward CHC RF $23,000,000 72.73 2.66 4.48
276 Kendrys Morales TOR DH $11,000,000 68.09 2.00 3.93
277 Ian Desmond COL LF $14,000,000 95.74 2.67 3.83
278 Dexter Fowler STL RF $16,500,000 90.91 2.78 3.51
279 Albert Pujols LAA DH $24,000,000 91.49 2.72 2.95
280 Jose Reyes NYM SS $2,000,000 73.81 0.71 2.91
281 Christian Vazquez BOS C $4,450,000 72.34 1.41 2.86
282 Pat Valaika COL SS $550,000 70.21 0.67 1.87
283 Kole Calhoun LAA RF $8,666,667 85.11 1.60 1.52
284 Chris Davis BAL 1B $23,000,000 89.13 1.88 0.19
44 Shohei Ohtani LAA SP $545,000 65.96 4.14 77.35