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".

Rank Player Team Pos. AAV GP% Prod/GP TVS
1 Christian Villanueva SD 3B $548,500 82.61 4.68 99.83
2 Aaron Judge NYY RF $622,300 100.00 5.00 99.79
3 Javier Baez CHC 2B $657,000 100.00 5.47 99.73
4 Didi Gregorius NYY SS $8,500,000 100.00 5.25 99.66
5 Mookie Betts BOS RF $10,500,000 90.48 5.53 99.53
6 Mitch Haniger SEA RF $560,200 100.00 4.50 99.25
7 Rhys Hoskins PHI LF $552,500 100.00 4.71 99.21
8 Carlos Correa HOU SS $1,000,000 95.65 4.36 98.89
9 Matt Chapman OAK 3B $547,500 100.00 3.95 98.35
10 Brandon Nimmo NYM LF $555,968 65.00 2.69 98.03
11 Dansby Swanson ATL SS $565,000 95.00 3.95 97.82
12 Jed Lowrie OAK 2B $7,666,667 100.00 4.55 97.44
13 Ozzie Albies ATL 2B $555,000 100.00 4.70 97.42
14 Travis Shaw MIL 3B $567,400 100.00 3.57 96.85
15 Paul Goldschmidt ARI 1B $6,400,000 100.00 4.14 96.68
16 Tommy Pham STL CF $570,100 90.48 3.95 95.99
17 Daniel Robertson TB SS $548,300 80.95 3.24 95.86
18 Mike Trout LAA CF $24,083,333 100.00 5.18 95.47
19 Manny Machado BAL SS $16,000,000 100.00 4.82 95.07
20 Ryan Flaherty ATL 3B $750,000 90.00 3.44 94.62
21 A.J. Pollock ARI CF $7,750,000 95.24 4.45 93.04
22 Brian Dozier MIN 2B $5,000,000 100.00 4.50 92.99
23 Bryce Harper WSH RF $17,625,000 100.00 5.18 92.70
24 Jose Ramirez CLE 3B $6,500,000 100.00 4.05 92.67
25 Kyle Schwarber CHC LF $604,500 94.74 3.83 92.53
26 Yasmani Grandal LAD C $7,900,000 85.00 4.35 91.76
27 Todd Frazier NYM 3B $8,500,000 100.00 3.90 90.81
28 Tyler Austin NYY 1B $558,600 70.00 3.93 90.75
29 D.J. LeMahieu COL 2B $8,500,000 100.00 3.91 90.47
30 Eric Thames MIL 1B $5,333,333 91.30 3.67 90.12
31 Jose Martinez STL LF $560,400 100.00 3.48 89.23
32 Kris Bryant CHC 3B $10,850,000 100.00 4.16 88.93
33 Jesus Aguilar MIL 1B $557,200 78.26 2.17 88.90
34 Paul DeJong STL SS $4,333,333 100.00 3.57 88.70
35 Asdrubal Cabrera NYM 2B $9,250,000 100.00 4.10 88.69
36 Joe Wendle TB 2B $545,000 90.48 2.74 88.07
37 Cesar Hernandez PHI 2B $5,100,000 100.00 3.81 87.90
38 Starling Marte PIT CF $5,166,667 100.00 4.00 87.66
39 David Peralta ARI LF $3,300,000 80.95 3.76 87.59
40 Matt Davidson CHW 3B $570,000 88.89 4.00 87.17
41 Albert Almora CHC CF $584,500 84.21 3.00 87.02
42 Max Kepler MIN RF $587,500 100.00 3.25 86.91
43 Kurt Suzuki ATL C $3,500,000 80.00 3.31 86.66
44 Kevin Pillar TOR CF $3,250,000 100.00 3.43 85.36
45 Greg Garcia STL 2B $569,600 76.19 2.13 85.32
46 Jacoby Jones DET CF $549,400 80.00 2.75 85.28
47 Jefry Marte LAA 3B $559,000 72.73 2.31 84.81
48 Charlie Blackmon COL CF $18,800,000 78.26 5.11 84.06
49 Rafael Devers BOS 3B $564,500 95.24 3.50 84.05
50 Yoan Moncada CHW 2B $555,000 100.00 3.72 83.72
51 Jeimer Candelario DET 3B $548,300 100.00 3.40 83.35
52 Harrison Bader STL OF $545,000 66.67 2.21 83.02
53 Miguel Andujar NYY 3B $545,800 65.00 3.92 82.80
54 Andrelton Simmons LAA SS $8,285,714 100.00 3.05 82.20
55 Andrew Benintendi BOS LF $620,500 90.48 3.84 82.14
56 Freddie Freeman ATL 1B $16,875,000 100.00 4.25 82.05
57 Corey Dickerson PIT LF $5,950,000 86.36 3.42 82.00
58 Yangervis Solarte TOR 3B $3,750,000 90.48 3.74 81.40
59 Mike Moustakas KC 3B $6,500,000 100.00 4.20 81.14
60 Guillermo Heredia SEA CF $782,000 80.00 1.81 80.15
61 Josh Reddick HOU RF $13,000,000 82.61 4.05 80.02
62 Odubel Herrera PHI CF $6,100,000 95.24 3.10 79.74
63 Cody Bellinger LAD 1B $585,000 100.00 3.40 79.54
64 Trevor Story COL SS $555,000 100.00 3.39 78.92
65 Steven Pearce TOR LF $6,250,000 71.43 3.40 78.82
66 Mitch Moreland BOS 1B $6,500,000 76.19 3.06 78.71
67 Chase Utley LAD 2B $1,000,000 85.00 2.59 78.30
68 Brian Anderson MIA 3B $545,000 100.00 2.95 77.70
69 Matt Olson OAK 1B $547,500 100.00 2.95 77.19
70 Marcus Semien OAK SS $3,125,000 100.00 3.68 76.74
71 Michael Conforto NYM CF $605,094 75.00 3.13 76.70
72 Joey Gallo TEX 1B $560,000 100.00 3.48 76.58
73 Mallex Smith TB LF $553,000 90.48 2.63 76.37
74 Trea Turner WSH SS $577,200 100.00 3.23 75.01
75 Ronald Torreyes NYY 2B $615,500 60.00 2.42 74.87
76 Tim Anderson CHW SS $4,166,667 100.00 3.56 74.31
77 Justin Smoak TOR 1B $4,250,000 95.24 3.55 74.11
78 Yolmer Sanchez CHW 2B $2,350,000 100.00 2.78 73.71
79 Francisco Lindor CLE SS $623,200 100.00 3.21 73.50
80 Willson Contreras CHC C $604,500 89.47 2.88 72.81
81 Brandon Belt SF 1B $14,560,000 80.95 3.76 72.79
82 Matt Joyce OAK LF $5,500,000 90.91 2.70 72.23
83 Khris Davis OAK DH $10,500,000 100.00 4.05 71.17
84 Nolan Arenado COL 3B $14,750,000 78.26 3.67 71.07
85 C.J. Cron TB 1B $2,300,000 95.24 3.25 69.98
86 Corey Seager LAD SS $605,000 95.00 2.89 69.87
87 Jorge Soler KC LF $3,333,333 80.00 2.50 69.66
88 Nomar Mazara TEX RF $563,560 95.65 2.82 69.62
89 Leonys Martin DET CF $1,750,000 90.00 3.50 69.13
90 Curtis Granderson TOR LF $5,000,000 90.48 2.79 68.15
91 Lorenzo Cain MIL CF $16,000,000 91.30 3.71 67.54
92 Hunter Renfroe SD RF $553,800 73.91 2.71 66.80
93 Whit Merrifield KC 2B $569,500 100.00 3.00 66.78
94 Preston Tucker ATL RF $565,000 100.00 2.95 66.54
95 Yan Gomes CLE C $3,833,333 68.42 3.00 66.19
96 Miguel Sano MIN 3B $602,500 93.75 3.53 66.04
97 Michael Taylor WSH CF $2,525,000 100.00 2.86 65.29
98 Alex Bregman HOU 3B $599,000 95.65 2.68 64.66
99 Nick Castellanos DET RF $6,050,000 100.00 3.40 64.44
100 Jose Pirela SD LF $556,200 100.00 2.96 64.26
101 Trey Mancini BAL LF $556,500 90.91 3.00 64.13
102 Eddie Rosario MIN LF $602,500 100.00 3.19 63.26
103 Tucker Barnhart CIN C $4,000,000 85.71 2.33 63.26
104 George Springer HOU CF $12,000,000 100.00 3.96 62.70
105 Francisco Cervelli PIT C $10,333,333 81.82 3.22 61.62
106 Dee Gordon SEA CF $10,000,000 100.00 3.55 61.57
107 Nick Markakis ATL RF $11,000,000 100.00 3.30 61.45
108 Miguel Rojas MIA SS $1,180,000 100.00 2.33 60.83
109 Brett Gardner NYY LF $13,000,000 90.00 3.56 60.69
110 Chris Taylor LAD SS $575,000 100.00 3.05 59.21
111 Eduardo Escobar MIN SS $4,850,000 81.25 3.62 59.10
112 Aledmys Diaz TOR SS $2,000,000 85.71 2.89 59.01
113 Elvis Andrus TEX SS $15,000,000 60.87 3.29 59.00
114 Jean Segura SEA SS $14,000,000 100.00 3.75 58.55
115 Enrique Hernandez LAD LF $1,600,000 90.00 2.28 58.46
116 Scott Kingery PHI 2B $4,000,000 90.48 3.42 58.19
117 Juan Lagares NYM CF $4,710,739 70.00 1.79 57.98
118 Gregor Blanco SF RF $1,000,000 61.90 1.69 57.14
119 Denard Span TB DH $10,333,333 85.71 3.44 57.14
120 Maikel Franco PHI 3B $2,950,000 80.95 3.12 56.59
121 Justin Bour MIA 1B $3,400,000 100.00 2.90 56.09
122 Yadier Molina STL C $20,000,000 95.24 3.90 55.43
123 Nick Ahmed ARI SS $1,275,000 85.71 2.94 54.65
124 Adrian Gonzalez NYM 1B $545,000 80.00 2.69 53.74
125 Brian McCann HOU C $17,000,000 60.87 3.07 53.00
126 Robinson Cano SEA 2B $24,000,000 100.00 3.65 52.80
127 Pedro Alvarez BAL 1B $1,000,000 81.82 2.11 52.45
128 Gregory Polanco PIT RF $7,000,000 90.91 3.90 52.38
129 Eduardo Nunez BOS SS $4,000,000 80.95 3.00 51.59
130 Lane Adams ATL LF $575,000 75.00 1.33 50.48
131 Andrew McCutchen SF RF $8,583,333 100.00 3.19 49.93
132 Chris Owings ARI 2B $3,400,000 90.48 2.32 49.74
133 Joe Panik SF 2B $3,450,000 90.48 2.74 48.68
134 Dan Vogelbach SEA 1B $545,700 80.00 2.13 48.67
135 Josh Harrison PIT 2B $6,825,000 63.64 3.21 48.32
136 Matt Duffy TB 3B $930,000 71.43 2.60 48.28
137 Matt Adams WSH 1B $4,000,000 72.73 1.94 47.70
138 James McCann DET C $2,375,000 75.00 2.67 47.17
139 Hanley Ramirez BOS 1B $22,000,000 85.71 4.28 46.88
140 Wilmer Difo WSH SS $557,900 90.91 1.80 46.65
141 Brock Holt BOS 2B $2,225,000 61.90 2.46 46.63
142 Niko Goodrum DET RF $545,000 70.00 1.93 46.57
143 Dixon Machado DET 2B $553,600 95.00 2.74 46.40
144 Colin Moran PIT 3B $550,000 86.36 2.32 46.40
145 Jesse Winker CIN OF $545,000 90.48 2.16 46.24
146 Adeiny Hechavarria TB SS $5,900,000 90.48 2.42 46.21
147 Jackie Bradley BOS CF $6,100,000 90.48 2.95 46.11
148 J.D. Martinez BOS DH $22,000,000 90.48 3.89 45.84
149 Aaron Altherr PHI RF $561,000 90.48 2.21 45.30
150 Josh Bell PIT 1B $572,500 100.00 2.77 44.81
151 David Freitas SEA C $545,000 60.00 1.67 44.80
152 Chance Sisco BAL C $546,500 77.27 1.47 44.42
153 Ben Zobrist CHC 2B $14,000,000 68.42 3.00 43.42
154 Nicky Delmonico CHW LF $553,000 88.89 2.13 43.32
155 Ian Happ CHC OF $570,000 84.21 2.31 43.04
156 Wilmer Flores NYM 1B $3,400,000 90.00 1.72 42.46
157 Tommy La Stella CHC 3B $950,000 94.74 1.28 41.60
158 Jurickson Profar TEX SS $1,050,000 73.91 2.06 41.53
159 Jose Abreu CHW 1B $13,000,000 100.00 3.39 41.48
160 Joe Mauer MIN 1B $23,000,000 93.75 3.40 41.39
161 Orlando Arcia MIL SS $559,600 86.96 1.90 41.19
162 Yonder Alonso CLE 1B $8,000,000 100.00 2.95 41.04
163 Amed Rosario NYM SS $548,940 90.00 2.33 40.86
164 Byron Buxton MIN CF $580,000 68.75 2.18 40.79
165 David Freese PIT 3B $3,666,667 63.64 1.93 40.11
166 Craig Gentry BAL LF $900,000 68.18 1.53 39.97
167 Jonathan Lucroy OAK C $6,500,000 77.27 2.18 39.90
168 Gary Sanchez NYY C $620,400 85.00 3.06 39.86
169 Alcides Escobar KC SS $2,500,000 100.00 2.25 39.76
170 Addison Russell CHC SS $3,200,000 100.00 2.16 39.61
171 Andrew Knapp PHI C $548,000 61.90 1.77 39.11
172 Billy Hamilton CIN CF $4,600,000 95.24 2.55 38.70
173 Carlos Asuaje SD 2B $550,100 100.00 1.83 38.00
174 Matt Carpenter STL 1B $8,666,667 95.24 2.90 37.93
175 Bradley Zimmer CLE CF $551,200 89.47 1.94 37.58
176 Cheslor Cuthbert KC DH $573,500 80.00 1.94 36.24
177 Cory Spangenberg SD 2B $1,700,000 78.26 1.78 35.97
178 Starlin Castro MIA 2B $8,571,429 100.00 2.62 35.62
179 Tyler Naquin CLE CF $564,800 73.68 1.57 35.46
180 Austin Barnes LAD C $555,000 85.00 1.12 35.40
181 Shin-Soo Choo TEX DH $18,571,429 95.65 3.64 35.24
182 Ketel Marte ARI 2B $4,800,000 100.00 2.48 34.95
183 Pablo Sandoval SF 3B $535,000 71.43 1.33 34.87
184 Leury Garcia CHW OF $1,175,000 77.78 1.93 34.83
185 Carlos Gonzalez COL RF $8,000,000 86.96 2.70 34.72
186 Welington Castillo CHW C $7,500,000 77.78 2.29 34.63
187 Lucas Duda KC 1B $3,500,000 85.00 2.65 34.55
188 Adam Duvall CIN LF $645,000 95.24 2.10 34.24
189 Jett Bandy MIL C $550,700 60.87 1.64 34.08
190 Carlos Gomez TB RF $4,000,000 95.24 2.50 33.82
191 Howie Kendrick WSH 2B $3,500,000 86.36 2.58 33.65
192 Freddy Galvis SD SS $6,825,000 100.00 2.09 33.60
193 Evan Gattis HOU DH $6,700,000 91.30 2.24 32.98
194 Robinson Chirinos TEX C $2,125,000 73.91 2.24 32.84
195 Gorkys Hernandez SF CF $561,500 76.19 1.00 31.99
196 Wilson Ramos TB C $6,250,000 76.19 2.19 31.91
197 Lewis Brinson MIA CF $545,000 95.24 2.00 31.81
198 Stephen Piscotty OAK RF $5,583,333 95.45 2.86 31.76
199 Daniel Descalso ARI 3B $1,500,000 90.48 1.89 31.56
200 Jonathan Villar MIL SS $2,550,000 86.96 2.05 31.11
201 Yasiel Puig LAD RF $6,000,000 100.00 2.40 31.04
202 Jon Jay KC RF $3,000,000 95.00 2.26 30.64
203 Joc Pederson LAD RF $2,600,000 85.00 1.76 30.53
204 Jose Peraza CIN SS $570,000 95.24 2.10 30.24
205 Justin Upton LAA LF $21,200,000 100.00 3.36 30.20
206 Jose Iglesias DET SS $6,275,000 90.00 2.33 29.26
207 J.P. Crawford PHI SS $545,500 80.95 2.12 29.25
208 Jarrod Dyson ARI RF $3,750,000 71.43 2.07 29.21
209 Ender Inciarte ATL CF $6,105,000 95.00 2.89 28.97
210 Matt Kemp LAD LF $20,000,000 90.00 2.78 28.68
211 Adrian Beltre TEX 3B $18,000,000 95.65 2.73 28.64
212 Marwin Gonzalez HOU LF $3,725,000 95.65 2.32 27.99
213 Drew Robinson TEX LF $547,990 82.61 1.84 27.92
214 Anthony Rendon WSH 3B $12,300,000 63.64 2.64 27.90
215 Chris Iannetta COL C $4,250,000 73.91 2.65 27.61
216 Rajai Davis CLE CF $1,750,000 78.95 1.40 26.97
217 Jordy Mercer PIT SS $6,750,000 95.45 2.05 26.71
218 Zack Cozart LAA 3B $12,666,667 90.91 2.95 26.54
219 Scooter Gennett CIN 2B $5,700,000 100.00 2.24 25.52
220 Nick Williams PHI RF $553,000 90.48 1.74 25.45
221 Domingo Santana MIL RF $572,400 91.30 1.67 24.89
222 Jorge Alfaro PHI C $547,000 66.67 1.50 24.44
223 Martin Maldonado LAA C $3,900,000 72.73 1.81 24.23
224 Phillip Ervin CIN CF $545,000 71.43 1.53 24.06
225 Jonathan Schoop BAL 2B $8,500,000 63.64 2.36 23.63
226 Drew Butera KC C $1,900,000 70.00 1.64 23.43
227 Derek Fisher HOU OF $554,400 86.96 1.30 22.78
228 Cameron Maybin MIA RF $3,250,000 100.00 1.57 22.70
229 Derek Dietrich MIA 2B $2,900,000 100.00 2.57 22.38
230 Evan Longoria SF 3B $16,666,667 90.48 2.95 22.09
231 Kelby Tomlinson SF 2B $560,000 71.43 0.87 21.85
232 Luis Valbuena LAA 3B $7,500,000 100.00 2.18 21.57
233 Marcell Ozuna STL LF $9,000,000 90.48 2.63 21.24
234 Paulo Orlando KC CF $568,500 65.00 1.54 20.68
235 Hernan Perez MIL 3B $1,975,000 82.61 1.33 20.38
236 Adam Frazier PIT 2B $571,000 86.36 1.32 20.30
237 Kolten Wong STL 2B $5,100,000 90.48 1.37 19.93
238 Matt Szczur SD CF $950,000 65.22 0.73 19.66
239 Randal Grichuk TOR RF $2,800,000 95.24 1.75 19.51
240 Jose Altuve HOU 2B $30,200,000 100.00 3.04 19.31
241 Russell Martin TOR C $16,400,000 66.67 2.50 18.87
242 Bryan Holaday MIA C $1,000,000 61.90 1.15 18.78
243 Charlie Culberson ATL 3B $575,000 65.00 1.00 18.32
244 Christian Vazquez BOS C $4,450,000 71.43 1.80 17.63
245 Ichiro Suzuki SEA LF $750,000 60.00 1.17 17.44
246 Logan Forsythe LAD 2B $5,125,000 60.00 1.83 17.24
247 Eric Hosmer SD 1B $18,000,000 91.30 2.71 17.23
248 Philip Gosselin CIN 2B $545,000 80.95 0.88 16.39
249 Tomas Telis MIA 1B $545,000 100.00 0.57 16.38
250 Austin Hedges SD C $553,100 82.61 1.58 15.72
251 Buster Posey SF C $19,875,000 90.48 2.63 15.49
252 Kyle Seager SEA 3B $14,285,714 100.00 2.65 15.06
253 Tim Beckham BAL 3B $3,350,000 100.00 1.95 14.63
254 Dexter Fowler STL RF $16,500,000 90.48 3.32 14.35
255 Gerardo Parra COL RF $9,166,667 91.30 2.05 14.28
256 Jake Marisnick HOU CF $1,900,000 78.26 1.50 14.16
257 Anthony Santander BAL OF $546,500 77.27 1.59 13.58
258 Ryan Rua TEX LF $870,000 69.57 1.31 13.38
259 Ryan Braun MIL 1B $21,000,000 86.96 3.05 13.29
260 Kole Calhoun LAA RF $8,666,667 90.91 2.20 12.51
261 Jason Heyward CHC RF $23,000,000 94.74 3.39 12.01
262 Eric Sogard MIL 2B $2,400,000 91.30 0.81 11.57
263 Peter Bourjos ATL RF $1,000,000 85.00 0.71 11.26
264 Victor Martinez DET DH $17,000,000 90.00 2.50 10.90
265 Austin Jackson SF CF $3,000,000 66.67 1.71 10.60
266 Carlos Santana PHI 1B $20,000,000 100.00 3.05 10.24
267 Yadiel Rivera MIA 2B $545,000 71.43 0.40 10.14
268 Miguel Cabrera DET 1B $31,000,000 100.00 3.35 9.90
269 Jason Castro MIN C $8,166,667 75.00 1.58 9.63
270 Ian Desmond COL LF $14,000,000 95.65 2.50 9.48
271 Ryan Zimmerman WSH 1B $16,666,667 100.00 2.41 9.28
272 Tyler Wade NYY 3B $551,300 65.00 1.00 9.15
273 Adam Engel CHW CF $552,000 88.89 1.31 8.86
274 Giancarlo Stanton NYY DH $25,000,000 100.00 3.40 8.80
275 Neil Walker NYY 2B $4,000,000 75.00 1.73 8.76
276 Ryan McMahon COL 1B $547,000 91.30 0.86 8.47
277 Devon Travis TOR 2B $1,450,000 71.43 1.27 8.47
278 Jason Kipnis CLE 2B $8,750,000 100.00 2.00 8.42
279 Jay Bruce NYM RF $13,000,000 100.00 2.20 8.37
280 Brandon Crawford SF SS $12,500,000 90.48 1.58 8.02
281 Albert Pujols LAA DH $24,000,000 95.45 3.05 7.65
282 Cliff Pennington CIN SS $1,500,000 66.67 0.50 7.63
283 Avisail Garcia CHW RF $6,700,000 94.44 1.82 7.61
284 Robbie Grossman MIN LF $2,000,000 75.00 1.08 7.58
285 Brandon Guyer CLE RF $2,500,000 63.16 0.83 7.48
286 Adam Jones BAL CF $14,250,000 100.00 2.59 6.14
287 Mike Tauchman COL CF $547,000 65.22 0.53 5.97
288 Logan Morrison MIN DH $6,500,000 87.50 1.64 5.81
289 Jose Reyes NYM SS $2,000,000 70.00 0.43 5.72
290 Joey Votto CIN 1B $22,500,000 95.24 1.90 3.13
291 Edwin Encarnacion CLE DH $20,000,000 100.00 2.32 3.06
292 Chase Headley SD 3B $13,000,000 69.57 0.81 3.03
293 Pat Valaika COL SS $550,000 86.96 0.40 2.88
294 Yoenis Cespedes NYM LF $27,500,000 100.00 3.15 1.81
295 Chris Davis BAL 1B $23,000,000 95.45 1.90 1.32
296 Hunter Pence SF LF $18,000,000 80.95 1.24 0.43
35 Shohei Ohtani LAA SP $545,000 63.64 4.43 75.57
38 Jeurys Familia NYM RP $7,925,000 60.00 2.50 79.83
82 Sam Freeman ATL RP $1,075,000 65.00 0.49 56.21
126 Aaron Bummer CHW RP $549,000 61.11 0.15 37.38
151 A.J. Ramos NYM RP $9,225,000 65.00 0.69 21.28
177 Jerry Blevins NYM RP $6,500,000 60.00 0.22 2.33