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: Jun 20, 2018

Rank Player Team Pos. AAV GP% Prod/GP TVS
1 Luis Severino NYY SP $604,975 21.74 7.73 99.61
2 Aaron Nola PHI SP $573,000 21.13 6.82 99.18
3 Jacob deGrom NYM SP $7,400,000 21.43 6.96 99.06
4 Corey Kluber CLE SP $7,700,000 20.83 7.91 98.81
5 Blake Snell TB SP $558,200 21.92 6.52 96.01
6 Mike Clevinger CLE SP $558,500 20.83 6.00 94.67
7 Sean Newcomb ATL SP $555,000 19.44 6.86 94.51
8 Chris Sale BOS SP $6,500,000 21.62 5.94 94.35
9 Walker Buehler LAD SP $545,000 12.50 6.15 93.35
10 Gerrit Cole HOU SP $6,750,000 20.00 6.91 93.01
11 Trevor Bauer CLE SP $6,525,000 20.83 6.51 92.42
12 Mike Foltynewicz ATL SP $2,200,000 19.44 6.14 92.15
13 Kyle Freeland COL SP $550,000 19.18 6.10 91.37
14 Jose Berrios MIN SP $570,000 21.74 5.87 90.18
15 Miles Mikolas STL SP $7,750,000 21.13 6.69 88.97
16 Ross Stripling LAD SP $555,000 29.17 3.92 87.79
17 Zach Eflin PHI SP $545,000 11.27 6.83 87.24
18 Justin Verlander HOU SP $27,000,000 21.33 7.81 86.61
19 Eduardo Rodriguez BOS SP $2,375,000 18.92 5.90 86.43
20 Tyler Skaggs LAA SP $1,875,000 18.92 5.64 84.60
21 Noah Syndergaard NYM SP $2,975,000 15.71 5.88 83.27
22 James Paxton SEA SP $4,900,000 20.55 5.38 82.81
23 Matt Boyd DET SP $562,000 18.92 4.52 82.54
24 Sean Manaea OAK SP $550,000 20.55 5.38 82.25
25 Patrick Corbin ARI SP $7,500,000 20.55 6.27 82.20
26 Jeremy Hellickson WSH SP $2,000,000 12.86 4.81 82.11
27 Junior Guerra MIL SP $545,000 17.81 4.67 81.53
28 Jack Flaherty STL SP $545,000 14.08 5.17 80.71
29 Michael Wacha STL SP $5,300,000 19.72 6.48 80.19
30 Max Scherzer WSH SP $30,000,000 24.29 8.16 80.16
31 Trevor Cahill OAK SP $1,500,000 10.96 4.71 79.78
32 Nick Pivetta PHI SP $551,000 21.13 4.49 79.49
33 Wade LeBlanc SEA SP $650,000 19.18 3.98 77.27
34 Reynaldo Lopez CHW SP $555,000 19.44 4.31 75.75
35 Marco Gonzales SEA SP $550,300 20.55 5.16 74.33
36 Jameson Taillon PIT SP $571,000 20.55 4.51 74.16
37 Charlie Morton HOU SP $7,000,000 18.67 6.33 73.83
38 J.A. Happ TOR SP $12,000,000 19.44 6.26 73.16
39 Shohei Ohtani LAA SP $545,000 58.11 3.80 72.94
40 Kyle Gibson MIN SP $4,200,000 21.74 4.04 71.65
41 Trevor Williams PIT SP $569,500 20.55 4.80 71.43
42 Carlos Carrasco CLE SP $5,500,000 20.83 5.49 70.98
43 Dylan Bundy BAL SP $1,640,000 21.13 4.78 69.39
44 Jaime Barria LAA SP $545,000 12.16 5.26 69.00
45 Jhoulys Chacin MIL SP $7,750,000 21.92 5.42 68.99
46 Lance McCullers HOU SP $2,450,000 20.00 5.56 68.94
47 Blaine Hardy DET SP $795,000 14.86 3.58 68.72
48 Kyle Hendricks CHC SP $4,175,000 20.00 5.40 68.44
49 Andrew Heaney LAA SP $800,000 16.22 4.56 67.97
50 Tyson Ross SD SP $1,750,000 21.33 4.63 67.94
51 Gio Gonzalez WSH SP $8,400,000 20.00 5.62 67.85
52 Joey Lucchesi SD SP $545,000 12.00 5.04 66.14
53 Chris Stratton SF SP $552,500 20.27 5.27 65.56
54 Michael Fulmer DET SP $575,200 18.92 3.98 65.30
55 Chad Bettis COL SP $2,000,000 19.18 4.74 65.20
56 Steven Matz NYM SP $577,000 18.57 4.41 64.60
57 Daniel Mengden OAK SP $547,500 20.55 5.04 64.34
58 Francisco Liriano DET SP $4,000,000 13.51 4.47 62.26
59 Carlos Martinez STL SP $10,200,000 16.90 5.56 62.05
60 Chad Kuhl PIT SP $570,500 21.92 4.50 61.41
61 Brent Suter MIL SP $556,500 23.29 5.31 61.29
62 Jake Junis KC SP $554,250 19.18 4.52 60.82
63 Clayton Richard SD SP $3,000,000 21.33 5.38 60.03
64 Caleb Smith MIA SP $1,090,000 20.27 4.40 59.09
65 Mike Montgomery CHC SP $611,250 32.86 2.04 58.55
66 Tanner Roark WSH SP $6,475,000 21.43 4.69 58.47
67 Tyler Anderson COL SP $555,000 21.92 4.23 57.80
68 Vincent Velasquez PHI SP $559,000 21.13 4.36 55.29
69 Brad Keller KC SP $545,000 34.25 1.32 55.06
70 Tyler Mahle CIN SP $545,000 20.83 4.40 54.80
71 Jose Urena MIA SP $575,000 21.62 3.58 53.83
72 Julio Teheran ATL SP $5,400,000 19.44 4.79 52.12
73 Zack Wheeler NYM SP $1,900,000 18.57 3.97 51.81
74 Rick Porcello BOS SP $20,625,000 20.27 5.76 49.94
75 Matt Koch ARI SP $545,000 17.81 4.74 49.83
76 Jon Lester CHC SP $25,833,333 22.86 6.44 49.75
77 German Marquez COL SP $550,000 20.55 4.31 49.21
78 Jose Quintana CHC SP $5,300,000 20.00 4.67 48.55
79 Austin Pruitt TB SP $545,000 17.81 2.77 47.24
80 Fernando Romero MIN SP $545,000 13.04 4.04 46.71
81 Chris Archer TB SP $4,250,000 17.81 4.03 46.48
82 Aaron Sanchez TOR SP $2,700,000 19.44 3.76 46.22
83 Andrew Suarez SF SP $545,000 14.86 3.39 45.48
84 C.C. Sabathia NYY SP $10,000,000 18.84 4.69 44.84
85 Ty Blach SF SP $565,000 27.03 2.98 44.27
86 Alex Wood LAD SP $6,000,000 19.44 3.55 42.65
87 Michael Fiers DET SP $6,000,000 17.57 4.59 42.40
88 Kenta Maeda LAD SP $3,125,000 19.44 3.79 41.85
89 Zack Godley ARI SP $579,200 19.18 4.88 41.64
90 Kevin Gausman BAL SP $5,600,000 19.72 3.81 41.64
91 Chase Anderson MIL SP $5,875,000 19.18 4.38 41.60
92 Garrett Richards LAA SP $7,300,000 18.92 4.17 41.33
93 Jon Gray COL SP $555,000 20.55 3.87 41.20
94 Ryan Yarbrough TB SP $545,000 21.92 3.52 40.44
95 Derek Holland SF SP $1,750,000 18.92 3.81 39.81
96 Bartolo Colon TEX SP $1,750,000 20.00 3.51 39.18
97 Nicholas Tropeano LAA SP $545,000 13.51 3.70 38.39
98 Luke Weaver STL SP $550,800 26.76 2.98 37.98
99 Jake Arrieta PHI SP $25,000,000 18.31 6.00 35.16
100 Andrew Triggs OAK SP $550,000 12.33 3.26 34.71
101 Stephen Strasburg WSH SP $25,000,000 18.57 6.13 33.88
102 Brandon Woodruff MIL SP $550,100 12.33 2.15 32.79
103 Jacob Faria TB SP $555,000 13.70 3.07 32.33
104 Sonny Gray NYY SP $6,500,000 20.29 3.90 31.88
105 Ivan Nova PIT SP $8,666,667 17.81 4.10 31.73
106 Sal Romano CIN SP $545,000 20.83 3.47 30.23
107 Jordan Lyles SD SP $1,000,000 29.33 2.12 30.00
108 Doug Fister TEX SP $4,000,000 16.00 3.08 29.60
109 Mike Leake SEA SP $16,000,000 20.55 4.98 27.97
110 Cole Hamels TEX SP $24,000,000 20.00 4.89 25.89
111 Dallas Keuchel HOU SP $13,200,000 20.00 4.33 25.79
112 Tyler Chatwood CHC SP $12,666,667 20.00 4.02 24.65
113 Luis Castillo CIN SP $555,000 20.83 3.67 24.64
114 David Price BOS SP $31,000,000 18.92 5.67 24.59
115 Jake Odorizzi MIN SP $6,300,000 21.74 3.47 24.47
116 Zach Davies MIL SP $572,000 10.96 3.25 24.41
117 James Shields CHW SP $18,750,000 22.22 3.40 22.86
118 Marco Estrada TOR SP $13,000,000 19.44 3.81 21.87
119 Trevor Richards MIA SP $545,000 10.81 2.38 20.88
120 Jason Hammel KC SP $8,000,000 21.92 2.96 20.22
121 Elieser Hernandez MIA SP $1,090,000 13.51 1.57 19.71
122 Mike Minor TEX SP $9,333,333 17.33 3.49 18.14
123 Eric Lauer SD SP $545,000 14.67 3.45 17.63
124 Brandon McCarthy ATL SP $12,000,000 19.44 4.26 17.45
125 Masahiro Tanaka NYY SP $22,142,857 18.84 4.90 16.73
126 Lance Lynn MIN SP $12,000,000 18.84 3.59 16.39
127 Clayton Kershaw LAD SP $30,714,286 12.50 4.56 15.72
128 Hector Santiago CHW SP $2,000,000 30.56 1.61 14.39
129 Dan Straily MIA SP $3,375,000 14.86 2.82 14.29
130 Andrew Cashner BAL SP $8,000,000 18.31 3.10 12.92
131 Zack Greinke ARI SP $34,416,667 20.55 6.20 12.41
132 Matt Harvey CIN SP $5,625,000 20.83 1.89 10.81
133 Eric Skoglund KC SP $545,000 12.33 1.85 10.43
134 A.J. Cole NYY SP $555,300 15.94 1.94 9.52
135 Lucas Giolito CHW SP $555,000 19.44 2.17 8.91
136 Danny Duffy KC SP $13,000,000 20.55 2.91 7.14
137 Jordan Zimmermann DET SP $22,000,000 10.81 2.92 6.03
138 Ian Kennedy KC SP $14,000,000 20.55 2.51 5.49
139 Yu Darvish CHC SP $21,000,000 11.43 3.00 3.77
140 Felix Hernandez SEA SP $25,000,000 20.55 3.82 3.38
141 Jaime Garcia TOR SP $10,000,000 18.06 1.95 3.02
142 Drew Pomeranz BOS SP $8,500,000 10.81 1.63 2.72
143 Wei-Yin Chen MIA SP $16,000,000 14.86 2.51 2.10
144 Carson Fulmer CHW SP $552,000 12.50 1.26 2.09
145 Jeff Samardzija SF SP $18,000,000 10.81 1.83 1.60
146 Joseph Biagini TOR SP $545,000 19.44 0.26 1.32
147 Alex Cobb BAL SP $14,250,000 16.90 1.75 0.81
148 Jason Vargas NYM SP $8,000,000 12.86 1.30 0.77