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 18, 2018

Rank Player Team Pos. AAV GP% Prod/GP TVS
1 Mookie Betts BOS RF $10,500,000 90.91 5.73 99.98
2 Francisco Lindor CLE SS $623,200 100.00 4.71 99.86
3 Aaron Judge NYY RF $622,300 100.00 4.88 99.85
4 Jose Ramirez CLE 3B $6,500,000 97.62 4.71 99.49
5 Ozzie Albies ATL 2B $555,000 100.00 4.81 98.79
6 Tommy Pham STL CF $570,100 90.24 4.08 98.02
7 Mitch Haniger SEA RF $560,200 100.00 3.93 97.87
8 A.J. Pollock ARI CF $7,750,000 93.02 4.48 97.32
9 Mike Trout LAA CF $24,083,333 100.00 4.70 97.02
10 Odubel Herrera PHI CF $6,100,000 97.56 3.78 96.48
11 Kris Bryant CHC 3B $10,850,000 90.00 4.42 96.27
12 Manny Machado BAL SS $16,000,000 100.00 4.67 95.99
13 Carlos Correa HOU SS $1,000,000 95.56 3.72 95.65
14 Trea Turner WSH SS $577,200 100.00 3.88 94.91
15 Kevin Pillar TOR CF $3,250,000 100.00 3.59 94.78
16 Javier Baez CHC 2B $657,000 97.50 4.31 94.57
17 Freddie Freeman ATL 1B $16,875,000 100.00 4.52 93.89
18 Jed Lowrie OAK 2B $7,666,667 97.73 3.95 93.39
19 Matt Adams WSH 1B $4,000,000 83.33 3.49 93.17
20 Jorge Soler KC LF $3,333,333 88.37 3.66 93.00
21 Travis Shaw MIL 3B $567,400 97.73 3.53 92.99
22 Yoan Moncada CHW 2B $555,000 80.00 3.81 92.80
23 Eddie Rosario MIN LF $602,500 100.00 3.87 92.59
24 Andrelton Simmons LAA SS $8,285,714 95.45 3.60 92.54
25 Matt Davidson CHW 3B $570,000 92.50 3.68 92.21
26 Eugenio Suarez CIN 3B $11,000,000 61.36 4.48 92.21
27 Brandon Belt SF 1B $14,560,000 91.11 4.10 91.32
28 Jeimer Candelario DET 3B $548,300 86.05 3.51 91.12
29 Willson Contreras CHC C $604,500 90.00 3.42 90.89
30 Trevor Story COL SS $555,000 100.00 3.86 90.69
31 Teoscar Hernandez TOR CF $545,000 68.18 4.10 90.28
32 Nick Markakis ATL RF $11,000,000 100.00 4.00 90.15
33 Daniel Robertson TB SS $548,300 83.33 2.86 89.95
34 Matt Chapman OAK 3B $547,500 100.00 3.30 89.74
35 Didi Gregorius NYY SS $8,500,000 97.50 4.28 89.33
36 Starling Marte PIT CF $5,166,667 95.35 3.93 88.80
37 Cesar Hernandez PHI 2B $5,100,000 100.00 3.73 88.21
38 Mitch Moreland BOS 1B $6,500,000 70.45 3.48 87.92
39 C.J. Cron TB 1B $2,300,000 97.62 3.78 87.73
40 Francisco Cervelli PIT C $10,333,333 79.07 3.59 87.55
41 Corey Dickerson PIT LF $5,950,000 90.70 3.67 87.34
42 Gary Sanchez NYY C $620,400 90.00 3.89 87.15
43 Rhys Hoskins PHI LF $552,500 100.00 3.61 87.02
44 Whit Merrifield KC 2B $569,500 95.35 3.44 86.75
45 Ryon Healy SEA 1B $559,200 60.47 3.96 86.16
46 Leonys Martin DET CF $1,750,000 74.42 3.53 85.83
47 Kyle Schwarber CHC LF $604,500 87.50 3.34 85.32
48 Brandon Nimmo NYM LF $555,968 76.92 2.27 84.51
49 Paul DeJong STL SS $4,333,333 100.00 3.24 84.29
50 J.D. Martinez BOS DH $22,000,000 95.45 4.50 84.18
51 Andrew Benintendi BOS LF $620,500 93.18 3.85 84.07
52 Nomar Mazara TEX RF $563,560 97.78 3.48 82.81
53 David Peralta ARI LF $3,300,000 88.37 3.47 81.99
54 Curtis Granderson TOR LF $5,000,000 81.82 2.89 80.96
55 Justin Smoak TOR 1B $4,250,000 88.64 3.64 80.90
56 Yasmani Grandal LAD C $7,900,000 88.37 3.50 80.68
57 Christian Villanueva SD 3B $548,500 82.22 3.24 80.12
58 Michael Brantley CLE LF $6,250,000 76.19 4.09 80.06
59 Lorenzo Cain MIL CF $16,000,000 93.18 3.63 79.31
60 Dansby Swanson ATL SS $565,000 66.67 3.07 79.29
61 Alex Bregman HOU 3B $599,000 97.78 3.07 79.13
62 Chris Taylor LAD SS $575,000 100.00 3.30 78.97
63 Mike Moustakas KC 3B $6,500,000 100.00 3.72 78.55
64 Xander Bogaerts BOS SS $7,050,000 63.64 3.93 78.06
65 Nolan Arenado COL 3B $14,750,000 88.64 3.87 77.91
66 Eduardo Escobar MIN SS $4,850,000 92.31 3.67 77.35
67 Scooter Gennett CIN 2B $5,700,000 95.45 3.36 77.15
68 Colin Moran PIT 3B $550,000 86.05 2.78 76.85
69 Bryce Harper WSH RF $17,625,000 97.62 4.49 76.69
70 Albert Almora CHC CF $584,500 87.50 2.57 76.18
71 Nick Castellanos DET RF $6,050,000 93.02 3.45 76.15
72 Cody Bellinger LAD 1B $585,000 100.00 3.28 75.77
73 Ender Inciarte ATL CF $6,105,000 97.62 3.80 75.02
74 Mallex Smith TB LF $553,000 90.48 2.68 74.58
75 Mark Canha OAK 1B $547,500 65.91 3.24 74.23
76 Jedd Gyorko STL 3B $6,200,000 60.98 2.60 73.82
77 Tucker Barnhart CIN C $4,000,000 84.09 2.54 73.23
78 Harrison Bader STL OF $545,000 75.61 2.06 73.19
79 Franchy Cordero SD OF $546,500 71.11 3.34 73.06
80 Asdrubal Cabrera NYM 2B $9,250,000 97.44 3.68 72.05
81 Marcus Semien OAK SS $3,125,000 100.00 3.34 71.96
82 Brian Anderson MIA 3B $545,000 100.00 2.95 71.45
83 Jose Martinez STL LF $560,400 95.12 3.15 71.35
84 D.J. LeMahieu COL 2B $8,500,000 72.73 3.47 70.61
85 Christian Yelich MIL LF $7,081,429 72.73 3.50 70.30
86 Daniel Descalso ARI 3B $1,500,000 95.35 2.82 69.91
87 Todd Frazier NYM 3B $8,500,000 82.05 3.59 69.59
88 Justin Bour MIA 1B $3,400,000 97.67 2.98 69.18
89 Denard Span TB DH $10,333,333 90.48 3.55 68.60
90 Matt Olson OAK 1B $547,500 100.00 2.93 68.36
91 Scott Schebler CIN RF $580,000 65.91 3.03 67.99
92 Maikel Franco PHI 3B $2,950,000 87.80 3.25 67.90
93 George Springer HOU CF $12,000,000 95.56 3.70 67.77
94 Niko Goodrum DET RF $545,000 67.44 2.55 67.63
95 Aaron Hicks NYY CF $2,825,000 67.50 3.33 67.51
96 Jesus Aguilar MIL 1B $557,200 84.09 2.30 67.00
97 Joe Wendle TB 2B $545,000 83.33 2.40 66.70
98 Yolmer Sanchez CHW 2B $2,350,000 97.50 2.90 66.55
99 Corey Seager LAD SS $605,000 60.47 3.04 66.55
100 Danny Valencia BAL 3B $1,200,000 62.79 2.63 65.61
101 Guillermo Heredia SEA CF $782,000 65.12 1.71 65.34
102 Adam Duvall CIN LF $645,000 97.73 2.74 62.73
103 Yan Gomes CLE C $3,833,333 66.67 3.00 62.69
104 Max Kepler MIN RF $587,500 100.00 2.82 62.34
105 Gregory Polanco PIT RF $7,000,000 90.70 3.77 61.68
106 Josh Bell PIT 1B $572,500 100.00 3.12 60.97
107 Matt Duffy TB 3B $930,000 71.43 2.77 60.80
108 Tyler Naquin CLE CF $564,800 71.43 1.90 60.17
109 Kurt Suzuki ATL C $3,500,000 73.81 2.87 59.88
110 Isiah Kiner-Falefa TEX INF $545,000 68.89 2.61 59.82
111 Tim Anderson CHW SS $4,166,667 100.00 3.00 59.65
112 Jean Segura SEA SS $14,000,000 97.67 3.88 59.35
113 Leury Garcia CHW OF $1,175,000 82.50 2.45 59.21
114 Miguel Rojas MIA SS $1,180,000 100.00 2.42 59.03
115 Khris Davis OAK DH $10,500,000 100.00 3.80 58.82
116 Jose Pirela SD LF $556,200 100.00 2.64 57.97
117 Jacoby Jones DET CF $549,400 90.70 2.51 57.83
118 Joey Gallo TEX 1B $560,000 97.78 3.34 57.55
119 Wilmer Difo WSH SS $557,900 92.86 2.15 56.48
120 Paul Goldschmidt ARI 1B $6,400,000 100.00 2.95 56.23
121 Addison Russell CHC SS $3,200,000 95.00 2.50 56.22
122 Trey Mancini BAL LF $556,500 95.35 3.12 55.90
123 Andrew McCutchen SF RF $8,583,333 95.56 3.16 55.35
124 Yangervis Solarte TOR 3B $3,750,000 95.45 3.29 54.75
125 Brian Dozier MIN 2B $5,000,000 100.00 3.21 54.43
126 Eric Hosmer SD 1B $18,000,000 91.11 3.51 53.82
127 Pedro Alvarez BAL 1B $1,000,000 74.42 2.47 53.75
128 Adrian Gonzalez NYM 1B $545,000 79.49 2.74 53.52
129 Miguel Andujar NYY 3B $545,800 82.50 2.94 53.45
130 Ryan Flaherty ATL 3B $750,000 78.57 2.45 53.10
131 Austin Barnes LAD C $555,000 90.70 1.54 52.48
132 Jose Abreu CHW 1B $13,000,000 97.50 3.41 52.10
133 Charlie Blackmon COL CF $18,800,000 88.64 4.21 50.30
134 Nick Ahmed ARI SS $1,275,000 90.70 2.67 49.90
135 Michael Conforto NYM CF $605,094 76.92 2.60 49.83
136 James McCann DET C $2,375,000 79.07 2.68 49.75
137 Rafael Devers BOS 3B $564,500 97.73 2.88 49.06
138 Preston Tucker ATL RF $565,000 88.10 2.00 48.84
139 Domingo Santana MIL RF $572,400 90.91 2.10 47.43
140 Joey Votto CIN 1B $22,500,000 97.73 3.40 47.09
141 Aledmys Diaz TOR SS $2,000,000 72.73 2.53 46.88
142 Brett Gardner NYY LF $13,000,000 92.50 3.35 46.86
143 Matt Joyce OAK LF $5,500,000 90.91 2.45 46.59
144 Howie Kendrick WSH 2B $3,500,000 90.48 2.76 46.59
145 Jose Peraza CIN SS $570,000 97.73 2.63 46.53
146 Josh Reddick HOU RF $13,000,000 88.89 2.93 46.45
147 Aaron Altherr PHI RF $561,000 92.68 2.50 46.39
148 Chase Utley LAD 2B $1,000,000 86.05 2.16 46.25
149 Pedro Florimon PHI SS $600,000 63.41 1.54 46.09
150 Robinson Chirinos TEX C $2,125,000 71.11 2.69 46.02
151 Justin Upton LAA LF $21,200,000 100.00 3.82 44.89
152 Dee Gordon SEA CF $10,000,000 97.67 3.26 44.39
153 Michael Taylor WSH CF $2,525,000 100.00 2.50 44.32
154 Anthony Rizzo CHC 1B $5,857,143 77.50 3.39 42.56
155 Billy Hamilton CIN CF $4,600,000 95.45 2.57 42.13
156 Juan Lagares NYM CF $4,710,739 76.92 1.57 41.96
157 Jon Jay KC RF $3,000,000 95.35 2.49 41.85
158 Ian Happ CHC OF $570,000 87.50 2.37 41.81
159 Jorge Alfaro PHI C $547,000 70.73 2.10 40.43
160 Jonathan Villar MIL SS $2,550,000 86.36 2.13 40.38
161 Lucas Duda KC 1B $3,500,000 86.05 2.59 40.22
162 Wilson Ramos TB C $6,250,000 78.57 2.73 39.41
163 Robinson Cano SEA 2B $24,000,000 90.70 3.44 38.58
164 Chance Sisco BAL C $546,500 69.77 1.93 38.52
165 Giancarlo Stanton NYY DH $25,000,000 100.00 3.95 38.23
166 Pablo Sandoval SF 3B $535,000 75.56 1.50 37.89
167 Manuel Pina MIL C $560,100 61.36 2.37 37.13
168 Jose Iglesias DET SS $6,275,000 93.02 2.60 36.84
169 Jonathan Lucroy OAK C $6,500,000 79.55 2.26 36.81
170 Martin Maldonado LAA C $3,900,000 68.18 2.17 36.81
171 Welington Castillo CHW C $7,500,000 70.00 2.61 36.64
172 Bradley Zimmer CLE CF $551,200 76.19 2.22 36.18
173 Chris Iannetta COL C $4,250,000 63.64 2.71 36.13
174 Yonder Alonso CLE 1B $8,000,000 97.62 2.83 35.50
175 Kyle Seager SEA 3B $14,285,714 100.00 3.30 35.48
176 Carlos Gomez TB RF $4,000,000 88.10 2.49 35.39
177 Alex Blandino CIN SS $545,000 65.91 1.55 35.33
178 David Freese PIT 3B $3,666,667 67.44 1.83 35.24
179 Derek Fisher HOU OF $554,400 77.78 1.77 34.41
180 Starlin Castro MIA 2B $8,571,429 100.00 2.81 34.28
181 Logan Morrison MIN DH $6,500,000 92.31 2.64 33.94
182 Brad Miller TB 2B $4,500,000 78.57 2.48 33.79
183 Enrique Hernandez LAD LF $1,600,000 88.37 1.97 33.72
184 Jurickson Profar TEX SS $1,050,000 86.67 2.46 33.56
185 Greg Garcia STL 2B $569,600 78.05 1.28 33.38
186 Nelson Cruz SEA DH $14,250,000 74.42 3.19 32.74
187 Yasiel Puig LAD RF $6,000,000 74.42 2.59 32.26
188 Marwin Gonzalez HOU LF $3,725,000 91.11 2.46 31.79
189 Jarrod Dyson ARI RF $3,750,000 74.42 2.13 31.24
190 Matt Szczur SD CF $950,000 71.11 1.19 30.86
191 Manuel Margot SD CF $556,900 73.33 2.21 30.67
192 Nicky Delmonico CHW LF $553,000 90.00 1.97 30.22
193 Orlando Arcia MIL SS $559,600 88.64 1.72 29.82
194 Sean Rodriguez PIT 2B $5,750,000 72.09 1.97 29.32
195 John Ryan Murphy ARI C $558,000 60.47 1.54 29.14
196 Buster Posey SF C $19,875,000 80.00 2.97 28.09
197 Hernan Perez MIL 3B $1,975,000 77.27 1.60 27.90
198 Adeiny Hechavarria TB SS $5,900,000 85.71 2.28 27.64
199 Hanley Ramirez BOS 1B $22,000,000 88.64 3.74 27.56
200 Brandon Crawford SF SS $12,500,000 95.56 2.47 27.34
201 Nick Williams PHI RF $553,000 85.37 1.60 27.06
202 Wilmer Flores NYM 1B $3,400,000 92.31 1.67 26.94
203 Gregor Blanco SF RF $1,000,000 73.33 2.03 26.57
204 Alcides Escobar KC SS $2,500,000 100.00 2.21 26.16
205 Jesse Winker CIN OF $545,000 90.91 2.20 26.02
206 Zack Cozart LAA 3B $12,666,667 86.36 3.00 25.76
207 Joc Pederson LAD RF $2,600,000 90.70 2.00 25.23
208 Brian McCann HOU C $17,000,000 66.67 2.60 25.12
209 Kolten Wong STL 2B $5,100,000 92.68 1.68 25.01
210 Freddy Galvis SD SS $6,825,000 100.00 2.07 24.96
211 Adrian Beltre TEX 3B $18,000,000 64.44 2.72 24.56
212 Craig Gentry BAL LF $900,000 69.77 1.40 24.53
213 Adam Frazier PIT 2B $571,000 90.70 1.64 24.51
214 Matt Carpenter STL 1B $8,666,667 90.24 2.38 24.39
215 Rajai Davis CLE CF $1,750,000 69.05 1.79 23.67
216 Ketel Marte ARI 2B $4,800,000 93.02 2.18 23.42
217 Yulieski Gurriel HOU 1B $9,500,000 66.67 2.63 23.33
218 Cheslor Cuthbert KC DH $573,500 69.77 2.03 23.13
219 Ben Zobrist CHC 2B $14,000,000 72.50 2.41 22.78
220 Robbie Grossman MIN LF $2,000,000 82.05 1.78 22.62
221 Carlos Santana PHI 1B $20,000,000 100.00 3.66 21.90
222 Cameron Maybin MIA RF $3,250,000 97.67 1.57 21.81
223 Evan Longoria SF 3B $16,666,667 95.56 2.98 21.31
224 Evan Gattis HOU DH $6,700,000 82.22 2.11 20.89
225 Joe Mauer MIN 1B $23,000,000 94.87 2.86 20.77
226 Dixon Machado DET 2B $553,600 95.35 2.10 20.60
227 Matt Kemp LAD LF $20,000,000 95.35 2.54 20.52
228 Tommy La Stella CHC 3B $950,000 85.00 1.15 20.19
229 Chris Owings ARI 2B $3,400,000 88.37 1.79 20.02
230 Scott Kingery PHI 2B $4,000,000 90.24 2.24 19.72
231 Lewis Brinson MIA CF $545,000 95.35 1.80 19.62
232 Amed Rosario NYM SS $548,940 94.87 1.92 19.08
233 Gorkys Hernandez SF CF $561,500 77.78 1.23 18.71
234 Miguel Cabrera DET 1B $31,000,000 60.47 3.69 18.67
235 Russell Martin TOR C $16,400,000 65.91 2.72 18.32
236 Kyle Farmer LAD C $547,500 69.77 1.03 18.01
237 Derek Dietrich MIA 2B $2,900,000 95.35 2.29 17.91
238 Carlos Asuaje SD 2B $550,100 91.11 1.44 17.56
239 Ehire Adrianza MIN SS $1,000,000 71.79 1.54 16.65
240 Jordy Mercer PIT SS $6,750,000 93.02 2.28 16.59
241 Neil Walker NYY 2B $4,000,000 75.00 2.27 15.98
242 Kelby Tomlinson SF 2B $560,000 75.56 1.18 15.90
243 Alex Gordon KC CF $18,000,000 67.44 2.69 15.48
244 Carlos Gonzalez COL RF $8,000,000 68.18 2.43 15.44
245 Luis Valbuena LAA 3B $7,500,000 88.64 1.95 15.33
246 Anthony Santander BAL OF $546,500 76.74 1.61 15.26
247 Gerardo Parra COL RF $9,166,667 88.64 2.26 14.96
248 Eduardo Nunez BOS SS $4,000,000 86.36 2.34 14.75
249 Shin-Soo Choo TEX DH $18,571,429 95.56 3.07 14.61
250 Jay Bruce NYM RF $13,000,000 92.31 2.50 14.52
251 Yoenis Cespedes NYM LF $27,500,000 94.87 3.51 14.29
252 Trayce Thompson CHW CF $555,000 60.00 1.46 14.23
253 Jose Altuve HOU 2B $30,200,000 100.00 3.04 14.06
254 Marcell Ozuna STL LF $9,000,000 95.12 2.56 13.25
255 Brandon Guyer CLE RF $2,500,000 76.19 1.59 13.08
256 Austin Jackson SF CF $3,000,000 73.33 2.06 13.06
257 Yadier Molina STL C $20,000,000 73.17 2.90 12.97
258 Deven Marrero ARI SS $561,500 69.77 1.17 12.49
259 Jackie Bradley BOS CF $6,100,000 81.82 2.22 12.46
260 Stephen Piscotty OAK RF $5,583,333 84.09 2.35 12.26
261 Adam Engel CHW CF $552,000 87.50 1.60 11.66
262 Ryan Rua TEX LF $870,000 64.44 1.45 11.29
263 Chris Young LAA RF $2,000,000 61.36 1.11 10.90
264 Ryan McMahon COL 1B $547,000 63.64 0.93 10.27
265 J.B. Shuck MIA LF $750,000 69.77 1.00 10.04
266 Ryan Zimmerman WSH 1B $16,666,667 78.57 2.55 9.95
267 Adam Jones BAL CF $14,250,000 97.67 2.83 9.84
268 Jake Marisnick HOU CF $1,900,000 75.56 1.38 9.74
269 Moises Sierra WSH RF $545,000 61.90 0.92 8.97
270 Ian Kinsler LAA 2B $15,000,000 70.45 2.32 8.64
271 Yadiel Rivera MIA 2B $545,000 76.74 0.48 8.15
272 Edwin Encarnacion CLE DH $20,000,000 90.48 2.92 7.85
273 Jason Kipnis CLE 2B $8,750,000 97.62 2.27 6.98
274 Alex Avila ARI C $4,125,000 72.09 1.23 5.84
275 Ryan Braun MIL 1B $21,000,000 86.36 2.66 5.63
276 Jason Heyward CHC RF $23,000,000 72.50 2.62 5.04
277 Victor Martinez DET DH $17,000,000 88.37 2.21 4.17
278 Albert Pujols LAA DH $24,000,000 93.18 2.80 4.10
279 Jose Reyes NYM SS $2,000,000 74.36 0.72 3.61
280 Eric Sogard MIL 2B $2,400,000 63.64 0.82 3.54
281 Kendrys Morales TOR DH $11,000,000 68.18 1.90 2.87
282 Dexter Fowler STL RF $16,500,000 90.24 2.73 2.56
283 Christian Vazquez BOS C $4,450,000 72.73 1.34 2.50
284 Kole Calhoun LAA RF $8,666,667 86.36 1.66 1.93
285 Ian Desmond COL LF $14,000,000 95.45 2.33 1.74
286 Pat Valaika COL SS $550,000 70.45 0.61 1.65
287 Chris Davis BAL 1B $23,000,000 90.70 1.90 0.25
42 Shohei Ohtani LAA SP $545,000 65.91 3.99 73.75