MLB Best Values

MLB  Value RankingsMLB 2021 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: Sep 27, 2021

Rank Player Team Pos. AAV GP% Prod/GP TVS
1 Juan Soto WSH RF $8,500,000 92.95 4.27 99.91
2 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR 1B $605,400 99.36 4.32 99.87
3 Shohei Ohtani LAA SP $4,250,000 97.44 4.98 99.72
4 Jose Ramirez CLE 3B $6,500,000 93.55 4.27 99.15
5 Cedric Mullins BAL CF $577,000 98.08 3.76 98.85
6 Matt Olson OAK 1B $5,000,000 96.15 4.04 98.31
7 Fernando Tatis Jr. SD SS $24,285,714 79.49 4.72 97.90
8 Bryce Harper PHI RF $25,384,615 86.54 4.41 97.88
9 Tyler O'Neill STL LF $594,700 84.62 3.69 97.82
10 Kyle Tucker HOU RF $624,300 85.90 3.83 97.63
11 Austin Riley ATL 3B $590,500 99.35 3.58 96.89
12 Bryan Reynolds PIT LF $601,000 98.06 3.53 96.79
13 Jesse Winker CIN LF $3,150,000 70.51 4.06 94.69
14 Marcus Semien TOR SS $18,000,000 100.00 4.15 94.36
15 Starling Marte OAK CF $5,166,667 74.36 4.20 94.13
16 Aaron Judge NYY RF $10,175,000 91.03 3.83 93.88
17 Bo Bichette TOR SS $587,800 98.08 3.84 93.87
18 Teoscar Hernandez TOR DH $4,325,000 87.82 3.96 93.80
19 Max Muncy LAD 1B $8,666,667 88.46 3.82 93.55
20 Will Smith LAD C $590,500 80.13 3.39 92.76
21 Carlos Correa HOU SS $11,700,000 91.67 3.65 92.11
22 Yordan Alvarez HOU DH $609,000 88.46 3.81 91.27
23 Brandon Crawford SF SS $12,500,000 84.62 3.64 90.93
24 Pete Alonso NYM 1B $676,775 93.55 3.56 90.54
25 Jonathan India CIN 3B $570,500 92.95 3.47 90.53
26 Rafael Devers BOS 3B $4,575,000 96.15 3.85 90.35
27 C.J. Cron COL 1B $1,000,000 87.74 3.41 89.78
28 Jorge Polanco MIN SS $5,150,000 94.23 3.63 89.70
29 Randy Arozarena TB LF $581,200 87.18 3.52 89.19
30 Trea Turner LAD SS $13,000,000 91.03 3.99 89.03
31 Brandon Lowe TB 2B $4,000,000 92.31 3.62 88.19
32 Jake Cronenworth SD 2B $584,900 93.59 3.31 88.10
33 Joey Gallo NYY RF $6,200,000 94.23 3.51 87.93
34 Brandon Belt SF 1B $14,560,000 62.18 3.89 86.33
35 Mike Zunino TB C $3,000,000 66.67 3.28 85.35
36 Freddie Freeman ATL 1B $16,875,000 99.35 3.88 85.01
37 Ozzie Albies ATL 2B $5,000,000 97.42 3.85 83.92
38 Tim Anderson CHW SS $4,166,667 75.64 3.67 83.16
39 Franmil Reyes CLE DH $602,400 70.97 3.64 82.88
40 Ty France SEA DH $587,500 93.59 3.14 82.17
41 Kyle Schwarber BOS LF $10,000,000 68.59 3.92 82.12
42 Rhys Hoskins PHI 1B $4,800,000 68.59 3.71 81.52
43 Nick Castellanos CIN RF $16,000,000 85.26 3.99 80.96
44 Paul Goldschmidt STL 1B $26,000,000 98.08 3.89 79.91
45 Jared Walsh LAA 1B $590,500 88.46 3.33 79.03
46 Enrique Hernandez BOS 2B $7,000,000 82.05 3.34 78.39
47 Yulieski Gurriel HOU 1B $7,000,000 88.46 3.32 78.05
48 Harrison Bader STL CF $2,000,000 62.18 3.05 77.86
49 Darin Ruf SF 1B $1,275,000 73.08 2.29 77.26
50 Ryan McMahon COL 2B $2,375,000 93.55 3.08 77.25
51 Robbie Grossman DET LF $5,000,000 96.77 3.38 76.29
52 Adolis Garcia TEX OF $575,000 91.67 3.31 76.14
53 Whit Merrifield KC RF $4,062,500 100.00 3.46 75.83
54 Jeimer Candelario DET 1B $2,850,000 92.90 3.10 74.51
55 Patrick Wisdom CHC 3B $570,500 67.95 3.14 74.42
56 Xander Bogaerts BOS SS $20,000,000 88.46 3.56 74.03
57 Joey Votto CIN 1B $22,500,000 79.49 3.88 73.35
58 Austin Meadows TB DH $591,400 88.46 3.47 72.83
59 Mitch Haniger SEA RF $3,010,000 96.79 3.56 71.35
60 Nicholas Lopez KC 2B $597,500 92.90 2.67 71.25
61 Luis Urias MIL 3B $575,100 92.95 2.99 71.02
62 Hunter Renfroe BOS RF $3,100,000 88.46 3.39 70.91
63 Josh Bell WSH 1B $6,350,000 88.46 3.25 70.66
64 LaMonte Wade SF CF $570,500 66.03 3.04 70.56
65 Chris Taylor LAD 2B $6,700,000 91.03 3.35 70.39
66 Austin Hays BAL LF $578,500 80.13 3.18 69.74
67 Avisail Garcia MIL RF $10,000,000 83.97 3.33 69.60
68 Lourdes Gurriel Jr. TOR LF $3,142,857 87.82 3.00 69.34
69 Trent Grisham SD CF $589,200 80.77 3.00 69.04
70 Trevor Story COL SS $13,750,000 88.39 3.53 69.02
71 Mike Yastrzemski SF RF $600,000 85.90 3.08 68.82
72 Alex Verdugo BOS CF $649,500 90.38 3.11 68.76
73 Tommy Edman STL 2B $596,000 98.72 3.10 68.55
74 Salvador Perez KC C $20,500,000 99.35 3.62 68.26
75 Willson Contreras CHC C $6,650,000 78.85 2.89 67.90
76 Mark Canha OAK LF $6,925,000 87.18 3.47 67.88
77 Kolten Wong MIL 2B $9,000,000 71.79 3.35 67.87
78 Javier Baez NYM SS $11,650,000 85.81 3.59 67.84
79 Nate Lowe TEX 1B $575,000 96.79 3.02 67.66
80 Joe Wendle TB 3B $2,250,000 83.97 2.77 67.56
81 Jazz Chisholm MIA 2B $571,750 75.48 3.23 67.52
82 Willy Adames MIL SS $590,000 86.54 3.24 65.28
83 A.J. Pollock LAD LF $12,000,000 71.15 3.14 65.21
84 Jose Altuve HOU 2B $23,357,143 89.74 3.95 65.15
85 Dylan Carlson STL LF $577,100 91.67 2.95 65.12
86 Ryan Mountcastle BAL 1B $574,500 88.46 3.31 63.33
87 Jose Abreu CHW 1B $16,666,667 94.23 3.69 62.68
88 Akil Baddoo DET OF $570,500 75.48 2.94 62.29
89 Adam Frazier SD 2B $4,300,000 95.51 2.86 62.10
90 Adam Duvall ATL RF $5,000,000 91.61 3.36 61.42
91 Tony Kemp OAK 2B $1,050,000 80.13 2.16 61.33
92 Nelson Cruz TB DH $13,000,000 85.90 3.52 61.08
93 Matt Chapman OAK 3B $6,490,000 94.23 3.01 60.07
94 Josh Harrison OAK 2B $1,000,000 86.54 2.81 59.85
95 Jean Segura PHI SS $14,000,000 82.05 3.27 59.55
96 Brendan Rodgers COL SS $575,500 61.94 3.04 58.24
97 Yoan Moncada CHW 3B $14,000,000 88.46 3.04 57.71
98 Buster Posey SF C $19,875,000 68.59 3.34 57.12
99 Eduardo Escobar MIL 3B $7,000,000 89.74 3.27 56.92
100 Mookie Betts LAD RF $30,416,667 74.36 3.84 56.71
101 Sean Murphy OAK C $575,500 74.36 2.70 56.35
102 Manny Machado SD 3B $30,000,000 94.87 3.66 55.68
103 Justin Turner LAD 3B $17,000,000 92.95 3.30 55.46
104 J.P. Crawford SEA SS $2,050,000 98.72 2.71 55.11
105 Ke'Bryan Hayes PIT 3B $589,500 61.29 2.85 54.73
106 Yandy Diaz TB 3B $588,900 83.33 2.82 54.35
107 Elias Diaz COL C $1,200,000 66.45 2.70 54.01
108 Max Kepler MIN RF $7,000,000 73.72 3.16 53.93
109 Anthony Rizzo NYY 1B $5,857,143 86.54 3.11 53.80
110 Tyler Naquin CIN RF $1,500,000 81.41 2.87 53.72
111 Isiah Kiner-Falefa TEX SS $2,000,000 98.08 2.71 53.62
112 Steven Duggar SF CF $570,500 65.38 2.29 53.33
113 Dansby Swanson ATL SS $6,000,000 99.35 3.17 52.33
114 Jesus Aguilar MIA 1B $4,350,000 84.52 3.03 52.24
115 Tyler Stephenson CIN C $570,500 80.77 2.29 52.13
116 Josh Rojas ARI SS $582,400 86.54 2.79 51.82
117 Luis Arraez MIN 2B $611,000 74.36 2.49 51.76
118 Rafael Ortega CHC LF $570,500 62.18 2.41 51.51
119 J.D. Martinez BOS DH $22,000,000 91.03 3.68 51.40
120 Myles Straw CLE CF $590,400 97.42 2.81 50.49
121 Giancarlo Stanton NYY DH $25,000,000 85.26 3.55 50.43
122 Andrew Benintendi KC LF $5,000,000 81.94 2.93 50.02
123 Miguel Rojas MIA SS $5,125,000 81.94 2.88 49.23
124 Kris Bryant SF 3B $19,500,000 89.10 3.47 49.00
125 Bobby Dalbec BOS 1B $575,000 82.69 2.84 48.89
126 Edmundo Sosa STL SS $575,900 70.51 1.95 48.47
127 Chas McCormick HOU OF $570,500 66.03 2.38 48.28
128 Omar Narvaez MIL C $2,500,000 76.28 2.55 48.21
129 Brett Phillips TB RF $584,400 73.08 2.22 47.71
130 Jacob Stallings PIT C $1,300,000 70.32 2.48 47.32
131 J.T. Realmuto PHI C $23,100,000 82.69 3.27 47.31
132 Manuel Margot TB RF $3,400,000 76.28 2.71 47.28
133 Gavin Lux LAD SS $580,500 63.46 2.68 45.58
134 Jonathan Villar NYM OF $3,550,000 87.10 2.58 45.09
135 Raimel Tapia COL LF $1,950,000 81.94 2.86 44.10
136 Amed Rosario CLE SS $2,400,000 87.74 2.85 43.96
137 Jonathan Schoop DET 2B $7,500,000 96.77 3.06 43.46
138 Wilmer Flores SF 2B $3,125,000 85.26 2.36 42.31
139 Leury Garcia CHW OF $3,500,000 76.92 2.59 42.19
140 Odubel Herrera PHI CF $6,100,000 75.64 2.81 42.02
141 Ian Happ CHC CF $4,100,000 91.03 2.70 41.89
142 Trey Mancini BAL DH $4,750,000 90.38 3.08 41.38
143 Michael Taylor KC CF $1,750,000 87.74 2.46 41.24
144 Miguel Sano MIN 1B $10,000,000 82.69 3.16 41.13
145 Yan Gomes OAK C $5,000,000 63.46 2.73 40.24
146 Gary Sanchez NYY C $6,350,000 71.15 2.91 39.17
147 Michael Brantley HOU LF $16,000,000 74.36 3.03 38.83
148 Bradley Zimmer CLE CF $576,700 60.00 2.45 38.52
149 Josh Donaldson MIN 3B $23,000,000 82.69 3.19 38.38
150 Kyle Seager SEA 3B $14,285,714 98.08 3.27 37.35
151 Tommy Pham SD LF $8,900,000 95.51 2.71 37.15
152 Kyle Farmer CIN SS $640,000 92.31 2.50 36.93
153 Luis Torrens SEA C $580,700 65.38 2.43 35.51
154 Kevin Kiermaier TB CF $8,916,667 75.00 2.29 34.98
155 Freddy Galvis PHI SS $1,500,000 64.10 2.62 34.73
156 Andrew McCutchen PHI LF $16,666,667 89.10 3.22 33.93
157 Cesar Hernandez CHW 2B $5,000,000 92.95 2.87 33.59
158 Brad Miller PHI 2B $3,500,000 86.54 2.19 32.49
159 Nick Solak TEX 3B $586,000 78.85 2.60 32.48
160 Andrew Vaughn CHW LF $570,500 79.49 2.52 31.77
161 Seth Brown OAK 1B $570,500 67.31 2.14 31.75
162 Paul DeJong STL SS $4,333,333 69.23 2.52 31.69
163 Nolan Arenado STL 3B $32,500,000 97.44 3.45 31.19
164 Donovan Solano SF 2B $3,250,000 62.18 2.25 31.03
165 Anthony Santander BAL RF $2,100,000 70.51 2.80 30.77
166 Austin Slater SF LF $1,150,000 80.77 1.86 30.71
167 Gleyber Torres NYY SS $4,000,000 77.56 2.67 30.46
168 Garrett Hampson COL 2B $580,500 91.61 2.36 30.33
169 Eddie Rosario ATL LF $8,000,000 67.74 2.84 30.23
170 Brett Gardner NYY LF $2,575,000 85.90 2.13 28.14
171 Jed Lowrie OAK 2B $1,500,000 89.10 2.57 27.88
172 Dylan Moore SEA 2B $590,400 77.56 2.23 27.77
173 Jeff McNeil NYM 2B $642,251 74.19 2.24 27.45
174 Harold Ramirez CLE RF $587,000 60.65 2.38 27.28
175 Ryan Zimmerman WSH 1B $1,000,000 67.31 1.90 26.58
176 Tyler Wade NYY 2B $603,000 63.46 1.22 25.52
177 Pavin Smith ARI RF $586,600 89.10 2.53 24.60
178 Asdrubal Cabrera CIN 2B $1,750,000 69.87 2.13 24.08
179 David Peralta ARI LF $7,333,333 92.95 2.46 24.04
180 Ben Gamel PIT CF $1,500,000 74.84 2.09 23.64
181 Christian Walker ARI 1B $619,300 69.87 2.49 23.38
182 Giovanny Urshela NYY 3B $4,650,000 70.51 2.47 23.02
183 Yadiel Hernandez WSH OF $572,600 68.59 1.81 22.74
184 Wil Myers SD LF $13,833,333 90.38 2.60 22.55
185 D.J. Stewart BAL LF $577,000 64.10 2.21 22.35
186 Pedro Severino BAL C $1,825,000 69.23 2.30 22.22
187 D.J. LeMahieu NYY 2B $15,000,000 94.23 2.95 22.05
188 Yadier Molina STL C $9,000,000 76.28 2.60 21.97
189 Philip Gosselin LAA 2B $570,500 63.46 2.38 21.69
190 David Fletcher LAA 2B $5,200,000 96.79 2.45 20.00
191 Charlie Blackmon COL RF $18,000,000 93.55 2.92 20.00
192 Joc Pederson ATL LF $7,000,000 86.45 2.53 19.68
193 Randal Grichuk TOR RF $10,400,000 93.59 2.62 18.87
194 Christian Vazquez BOS C $4,450,000 84.62 2.27 18.76
195 Jose Iglesias BOS SS $570,500 83.97 2.53 18.37
196 Alex Dickerson SF LF $2,100,000 69.87 2.05 18.26
197 Tucker Barnhart CIN C $4,000,000 71.79 2.24 18.21
198 Guillermo Heredia ATL CF $1,000,000 73.55 1.92 17.85
199 Jorge Soler ATL DH $8,050,000 93.55 2.87 17.76
200 Michael Conforto NYM RF $12,250,000 76.77 2.60 17.42
201 Albert Pujols LAD DH $570,500 67.95 2.07 17.17
202 Kevin Pillar NYM CF $3,250,000 76.77 2.01 15.63
203 Rowdy Tellez MIL 1B $598,100 66.67 2.04 15.42
204 Carlos Santana KC 1B $8,750,000 97.42 2.69 15.40
205 Rougned Odor NYY 2B $8,250,000 64.10 2.39 15.08
206 Matt Beaty LAD 3B $590,500 75.00 1.46 15.02
207 Yonathan Daza COL RF $572,500 65.81 1.81 14.63
208 Ronald Torreyes PHI 2B $800,000 67.95 1.86 13.73
209 Corey Dickerson TOR LF $8,750,000 66.67 2.19 13.28
210 Ehire Adrianza ATL SS $1,500,000 67.74 1.40 13.10
211 Christian Yelich MIL LF $26,928,571 72.44 3.05 12.65
212 Dominic Smith NYM LF $2,550,000 90.32 2.15 12.07
213 Eric Hosmer SD 1B $18,000,000 92.95 2.55 11.92
214 Francisco Lindor NYM SS $34,100,000 76.13 3.15 11.73
215 Jurickson Profar SD 2B $7,000,000 83.97 1.99 11.45
216 Ha-seong Kim SD SS $7,000,000 71.79 1.62 11.13
217 Hanser Alberto KC 2B $1,650,000 64.52 1.53 10.87
218 Willi Castro DET SS $578,500 78.06 2.22 10.84
219 Billy McKinney LAD OF $578,100 74.36 1.65 10.76
220 Josh VanMeter ARI 2B $583,400 69.23 1.70 10.65
221 Wilmer Difo PIT SS $1,000,000 70.32 1.31 10.37
222 Nick Ahmed ARI SS $8,125,000 82.69 2.16 9.55
223 Harold Castro DET 3B $581,700 64.52 1.84 9.25
224 Victor Caratini SD C $1,300,000 71.15 1.80 9.21
225 Eugenio Suarez CIN 3B $11,000,000 89.10 2.84 8.91
226 Kevin Newman PIT SS $598,000 91.61 1.92 8.42
227 Martin Maldonado HOU C $3,500,000 77.56 1.98 7.98
228 David Bote CHC 2B $3,000,000 60.26 1.97 7.45
229 Juan Lagares LAA CF $1,250,000 68.59 1.82 7.36
230 Hunter Dozier KC 3B $6,250,000 88.39 2.45 6.99
231 Didi Gregorius PHI SS $14,000,000 62.82 2.63 6.53
232 James McCann NYM C $10,150,000 74.84 1.96 5.40
233 Jake Bauers SEA 1B $600,000 72.44 1.46 5.23
234 Andrew Stevenson WSH OF $579,100 66.67 1.13 4.60
235 Elvis Andrus OAK SS $15,000,000 93.59 2.16 4.16
236 Magneuris Sierra MIA CF $571,375 75.48 1.03 3.89
237 Jarrod Dyson TOR CF $1,500,000 63.46 0.92 3.89
238 Andrelton Simmons MIN SS $10,500,000 80.77 1.71 3.67
239 Miguel Cabrera DET DH $31,000,000 80.65 2.76 1.85
240 Jason Heyward CHC RF $23,000,000 66.67 2.08 1.50
241 Jackie Bradley Jr. MIL CF $12,000,000 82.69 1.68 1.06
242 Matt Carpenter STL 3B $19,500,000 80.13 1.11 0.33