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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: Jun 15, 2021

Rank Player Team Pos. AAV GP% Prod/GP TVS
1 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR 3B $605,400 100.00 4.88 100.00
2 Jesse Winker CIN LF $3,150,000 89.06 4.58 99.41
3 Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL RF $12,500,000 93.65 4.75 98.78
4 Max Muncy LAD 1B $8,666,667 90.91 3.80 98.63
5 Cedric Mullins BAL CF $577,000 98.46 3.59 98.29
6 Tyler O'Neill STL LF $594,700 71.21 3.96 98.26
7 Fernando Tatis Jr. SD SS $24,285,714 73.53 5.04 98.19
8 Matt Olson OAK 1B $5,000,000 91.18 4.11 98.06
9 Nick Castellanos CIN RF $16,000,000 92.19 4.32 97.79
10 Bryan Reynolds PIT LF $601,000 96.92 3.49 96.76
11 Jose Ramirez CLE 3B $6,500,000 100.00 3.90 96.49
12 Bo Bichette TOR SS $587,800 100.00 4.08 96.36
13 Adolis Garcia TEX OF $575,000 84.85 3.75 95.18
14 Kyle Tucker HOU RF $624,300 98.46 3.72 94.97
15 Rafael Devers BOS 3B $4,575,000 94.03 3.97 94.79
16 Yulieski Gurriel HOU 1B $7,000,000 92.31 3.77 94.00
17 Jared Walsh LAA 1B $590,500 96.97 3.69 93.88
18 Mark Canha OAK LF $6,925,000 95.59 3.83 93.56
19 Ramon Laureano OAK CF $580,500 70.59 3.71 93.14
20 Austin Meadows TB DH $591,400 92.54 4.02 93.05
21 Randy Arozarena TB LF $581,200 92.54 3.73 92.80
22 Austin Riley ATL 3B $590,500 98.41 3.29 92.27
23 Chris Taylor LAD 2B $6,700,000 92.42 3.79 92.16
24 Carlos Correa HOU SS $11,700,000 93.85 3.75 92.04
25 Marcus Semien TOR SS $18,000,000 100.00 4.03 91.56
26 Jazz Chisholm MIA 2B $571,750 65.15 3.70 91.46
27 Yordan Alvarez HOU DH $609,000 80.00 3.75 90.69
28 Isiah Kiner-Falefa TEX SS $2,000,000 100.00 3.29 89.98
29 Aaron Judge NYY RF $10,175,000 93.85 3.66 89.95
30 Joe Wendle TB 3B $2,250,000 89.55 3.10 89.72
31 Brandon Crawford SF SS $12,500,000 87.88 3.71 89.40
32 Carson Kelly ARI C $1,700,000 68.66 3.13 88.25
33 Xander Bogaerts BOS SS $20,000,000 92.54 3.82 87.87
34 Ozzie Albies ATL 2B $5,000,000 96.83 3.74 87.71
35 Franmil Reyes CLE DH $602,400 63.49 3.70 87.63
36 Ryan McMahon COL 2B $2,375,000 98.51 3.33 87.37
37 Adam Frazier PIT 2B $4,300,000 98.46 3.30 86.79
38 Omar Narvaez MIL C $2,500,000 69.70 2.85 86.28
39 Tim Anderson CHW SS $4,166,667 78.79 3.67 86.01
40 Mitch Haniger SEA RF $3,010,000 94.12 3.64 84.91
41 Will Smith LAD C $590,500 80.30 3.09 84.65
42 Joey Gallo TEX RF $6,200,000 93.94 3.39 84.27
43 Pete Alonso NYM 1B $676,775 84.48 3.45 84.15
44 Kris Bryant CHC 3B $19,500,000 92.42 3.85 83.06
45 Robbie Grossman DET LF $5,000,000 95.45 3.52 82.09
46 Trey Mancini BAL DH $4,750,000 96.92 3.57 80.98
47 Teoscar Hernandez TOR DH $4,325,000 75.00 3.71 80.95
48 Alex Verdugo BOS CF $649,500 91.04 3.30 80.77
49 Jake Cronenworth SD 2B $584,900 98.53 2.88 80.34
50 Buster Posey SF C $19,875,000 68.18 3.62 80.32
51 Anthony Rizzo CHC 1B $5,857,143 89.39 3.27 79.76
52 J.D. Martinez BOS DH $22,000,000 91.04 3.90 79.56
53 Nelson Cruz MIN DH $13,000,000 86.36 3.44 79.52
54 Mike Yastrzemski SF RF $600,000 74.24 3.00 79.04
55 Jean Segura PHI SS $14,000,000 75.00 3.27 78.69
56 Yoan Moncada CHW 3B $14,000,000 93.94 3.21 77.68
57 Tommy Edman STL 2B $596,000 100.00 3.05 77.67
58 Miguel Rojas MIA SS $5,125,000 71.21 3.19 77.20
59 Juan Soto WSH RF $8,500,000 84.13 3.34 77.15
60 Odubel Herrera PHI CF $6,100,000 67.19 3.02 73.95
61 Evan Longoria SF 3B $16,666,667 75.76 3.34 73.92
62 Asdrubal Cabrera ARI 2B $1,750,000 64.18 2.75 73.88
63 Steven Duggar SF CF $570,500 60.61 2.35 73.26
64 Jorge Polanco MIN SS $5,150,000 90.91 3.17 72.94
65 Tyler Naquin CIN RF $1,500,000 89.06 3.18 72.92
66 Mitch Garver MIN C $1,875,000 62.12 2.71 72.88
67 Akil Baddoo DET OF $570,500 75.76 2.62 72.82
68 Jonathan India CIN 3B $570,500 84.38 2.93 71.54
69 Whit Merrifield KC RF $4,062,500 100.00 3.54 71.40
70 Darin Ruf SF 1B $1,275,000 65.15 2.14 71.09
71 Willson Contreras CHC C $6,650,000 89.39 2.98 70.72
72 Jesus Aguilar MIA 1B $4,350,000 96.97 3.17 70.17
73 Trea Turner WSH SS $13,000,000 100.00 3.52 70.14
74 Carlos Santana KC 1B $8,750,000 100.00 3.31 69.33
75 Dylan Carlson STL LF $577,100 96.97 2.91 69.00
76 Tony Kemp OAK 2B $1,050,000 70.59 2.25 68.78
77 J.P. Crawford SEA SS $2,050,000 98.53 2.51 68.23
78 Ryan Zimmerman WSH 1B $1,000,000 65.08 2.49 67.76
79 Jose Altuve HOU 2B $23,357,143 83.08 3.93 67.66
80 Mike Zunino TB C $3,000,000 67.16 2.96 67.64
81 Nick Madrigal CHW 2B $584,000 81.82 2.78 67.58
82 Yasmani Grandal CHW C $18,250,000 71.21 3.38 67.37
83 J.T. Realmuto PHI C $23,100,000 75.00 3.29 66.36
84 Kolten Wong MIL 2B $9,000,000 66.67 3.02 65.87
85 Justin Turner LAD 3B $17,000,000 93.94 3.53 65.48
86 Pavin Smith ARI RF $586,600 95.52 2.81 65.46
87 Tommy Pham SD LF $8,900,000 94.12 2.80 64.45
88 Javier Baez CHC SS $11,650,000 86.36 3.49 64.42
89 Andrew Benintendi KC LF $5,000,000 92.31 3.07 64.28
90 Michael Brantley HOU LF $16,000,000 70.77 3.39 64.01
91 Nate Lowe TEX 1B $575,000 100.00 3.06 63.91
92 Brandon Lowe TB 2B $4,000,000 92.54 3.15 63.71
93 Josh Rojas ARI SS $582,400 92.54 2.77 63.46
94 Mookie Betts LAD RF $30,416,667 84.85 3.75 62.65
95 Yandy Diaz TB 3B $588,900 89.55 2.58 62.56
96 Gavin Lux LAD SS $580,500 83.33 2.78 62.42
97 Raimel Tapia COL LF $1,950,000 95.52 2.95 62.10
98 Dylan Moore SEA 2B $590,400 64.71 2.80 62.00
99 Jacob Stallings PIT C $1,300,000 78.46 2.55 61.26
100 Garrett Hampson COL 2B $580,500 95.52 2.73 60.88
101 Luis Urias MIL 3B $575,100 92.42 2.61 60.58
102 Yermin Mercedes CHW C $570,500 90.91 2.77 60.35
103 Freddy Galvis BAL SS $1,500,000 92.31 2.80 60.12
104 Salvador Perez KC C $20,500,000 100.00 3.37 59.48
105 Eduardo Escobar ARI 3B $7,000,000 97.01 3.29 59.11
106 Alex Bregman HOU 3B $20,000,000 87.69 3.54 58.74
107 Rhys Hoskins PHI 1B $4,800,000 100.00 3.22 58.36
108 C.J. Cron COL 1B $1,000,000 77.61 2.65 58.22
109 Jonathan Villar NYM OF $3,550,000 89.66 2.62 58.13
110 Josh Harrison WSH 2B $1,000,000 82.54 2.63 56.88
111 Sean Murphy OAK C $575,500 80.88 2.76 56.78
112 Amed Rosario CLE SS $2,400,000 88.89 2.84 55.34
113 Kyle Schwarber WSH LF $10,000,000 87.30 3.25 54.52
114 Ty France SEA DH $587,500 85.29 2.69 54.14
115 Nick Solak TEX 3B $586,000 100.00 2.82 53.84
116 Avisail Garcia MIL RF $10,000,000 90.91 3.15 53.60
117 Hunter Renfroe BOS RF $3,100,000 83.58 2.80 53.28
118 Freddie Freeman ATL 1B $16,875,000 98.41 3.69 53.17
119 Manuel Margot TB RF $3,400,000 88.06 2.73 52.96
120 Tyler Stephenson CIN C $570,500 78.13 2.40 52.95
121 Yadier Molina STL C $9,000,000 69.70 2.98 52.22
122 Brett Phillips TB RF $584,400 76.12 2.06 51.89
123 Jose Abreu CHW 1B $16,666,667 92.42 3.52 51.83
124 Bryce Harper PHI RF $25,384,615 71.88 3.65 51.80
125 Gleyber Torres NYY SS $4,000,000 86.15 2.68 51.75
126 Luis Arraez MIN 2B $611,000 60.61 2.48 51.72
127 Matt Chapman OAK 3B $6,490,000 98.53 2.72 51.64
128 Randal Grichuk TOR RF $10,400,000 100.00 3.14 50.98
129 Cavan Biggio TOR 2B $604,000 67.19 2.56 50.32
130 Tucker Barnhart CIN C $4,000,000 76.56 2.65 50.15
131 Giovanny Urshela NYY 3B $4,650,000 87.69 2.68 48.37
132 Jonathan Schoop DET 2B $4,500,000 93.94 2.87 46.62
133 Jeimer Candelario DET 1B $2,850,000 86.36 2.65 46.49
134 Adam Duvall MIA RF $5,000,000 87.88 2.95 45.47
135 Willy Adames MIL SS $590,000 95.45 2.49 45.45
136 Gary Sanchez NYY C $6,350,000 72.31 2.70 44.40
137 Victor Robles WSH CF $614,000 84.13 2.04 44.17
138 Seth Brown OAK 1B $570,500 76.47 2.21 44.03
139 Edmundo Sosa STL SS $575,900 62.12 1.63 43.80
140 Yonathan Daza COL RF $572,500 85.07 1.88 43.63
141 Ian Happ CHC CF $4,100,000 81.82 2.48 42.69
142 Austin Slater SF LF $1,150,000 86.36 2.14 42.60
143 D.J. Stewart BAL LF $577,000 75.38 2.41 41.96
144 Brad Miller PHI 2B $3,500,000 79.69 2.22 41.85
145 Jed Lowrie OAK 2B $1,500,000 92.65 2.71 41.17
146 Josh Donaldson MIN 3B $23,000,000 80.30 3.25 40.72
147 Joc Pederson CHC LF $7,000,000 75.76 2.90 40.61
148 Willie Calhoun TEX DH $593,000 72.73 2.54 40.58
149 Michael Taylor KC CF $1,750,000 90.77 2.34 40.58
150 Josh Fuentes COL 1B $575,500 92.54 2.19 40.08
151 Myles Straw HOU CF $590,400 93.85 2.39 39.88
152 Billy McKinney NYM OF $578,100 93.10 2.19 39.11
153 Nolan Arenado STL 3B $32,500,000 98.48 3.45 38.81
154 Christian Vazquez BOS C $4,450,000 86.57 2.55 38.05
155 Brandon Belt SF 1B $14,560,000 71.21 2.85 37.89
156 Kyle Seager SEA 3B $14,285,714 100.00 3.03 37.76
157 Justin Upton LAA LF $21,200,000 86.36 3.39 37.20
158 Jose Iglesias LAA SS $3,000,000 80.30 2.60 36.99
159 Phillip Evans PIT 3B $650,000 60.00 2.33 36.92
160 Dan Vogelbach MIL 1B $1,400,000 89.39 2.07 36.81
161 Enrique Hernandez BOS 2B $7,000,000 79.10 2.62 36.18
162 Andrew Vaughn CHW DH $570,500 78.79 2.33 35.60
163 Dansby Swanson ATL SS $6,000,000 100.00 2.73 35.54
164 Andrew McCutchen PHI LF $16,666,667 92.19 3.29 35.28
165 Giancarlo Stanton NYY DH $25,000,000 69.23 3.47 35.01
166 Miguel Sano MIN 1B $10,000,000 77.27 3.04 34.76
167 Victor Caratini SD C $1,300,000 75.00 2.20 34.37
168 Trevor Story COL SS $13,750,000 82.09 3.04 33.75
169 Cesar Hernandez CLE 2B $5,000,000 98.41 2.92 33.20
170 Matt Beaty LAD 3B $590,500 80.30 1.85 33.18
171 David Peralta ARI LF $7,333,333 92.54 2.74 32.90
172 Nicholas Lopez KC 2B $597,500 90.77 2.03 32.49
173 Yan Gomes WSH C $5,000,000 65.08 2.44 30.64
174 Josh Bell WSH 1B $6,350,000 82.54 2.67 30.27
175 Lourdes Gurriel Jr. TOR LF $3,142,857 90.63 2.40 30.26
176 Garrett Cooper MIA RF $1,900,000 78.79 2.35 30.26
177 Niko Goodrum DET 2B $2,100,000 83.33 2.53 30.06
178 Albert Pujols LAD DH $0 69.70 2.57 29.67
179 Mitch Moreland OAK 1B $2,250,000 64.71 2.32 28.69
180 A.J. Pollock LAD LF $12,000,000 62.12 2.56 28.13
181 Manny Machado SD 3B $30,000,000 88.24 3.27 27.74
182 Dom Nunez COL C $572,500 62.69 2.38 27.47
183 Ryan Mountcastle BAL 1B $574,500 92.31 2.72 26.92
184 Charlie Blackmon COL RF $18,000,000 92.54 2.85 26.86
185 Kevin Pillar NYM CF $3,250,000 68.97 2.23 26.84
186 Pablo Sandoval ATL 3B $1,000,000 71.43 1.16 26.38
187 Eddie Rosario CLE LF $8,000,000 95.24 2.68 26.32
188 Dominic Smith NYM LF $2,550,000 94.83 2.38 26.03
189 Leury Garcia CHW OF $3,500,000 81.82 2.30 25.52
190 Adam Eaton CHW RF $8,000,000 81.82 2.70 25.31
191 Josh Naylor CLE RF $577,500 92.06 2.22 24.66
192 Alex Dickerson SF LF $2,100,000 77.27 2.10 23.43
193 Charlie Culberson TEX 2B $1,500,000 69.70 1.87 23.36
194 Ha-seong Kim SD SS $7,000,000 79.41 1.93 23.05
195 D.J. LeMahieu NYY 2B $15,000,000 93.85 2.77 22.84
196 Jurickson Profar SD 2B $7,000,000 89.71 2.41 21.89
197 Willi Castro DET SS $578,500 81.82 2.48 21.67
198 Corey Dickerson MIA LF $8,750,000 93.94 2.21 21.64
199 David Fletcher LAA 2B $5,200,000 93.94 2.39 21.41
200 Jon Berti MIA 2B $607,500 87.88 1.88 21.07
201 Andrelton Simmons MIN SS $10,500,000 77.27 2.10 20.99
202 Tom Murphy SEA C $875,000 61.76 2.05 20.70
203 Marwin Gonzalez BOS LF $3,000,000 82.09 2.04 20.58
204 James McCann NYM C $10,150,000 86.21 2.30 19.75
205 Mauricio Dubon SF CF $583,000 84.85 1.61 19.55
206 Paul Goldschmidt STL 1B $26,000,000 96.97 3.09 19.50
207 Wil Myers SD LF $13,833,333 83.82 2.39 19.28
208 Pedro Severino BAL C $1,825,000 66.15 1.91 17.98
209 Mike Tauchman SF CF $624,200 78.79 1.81 17.05
210 Wilmer Flores SF 2B $3,125,000 83.33 1.85 17.01
211 Travis Shaw MIL 1B $1,500,000 84.85 2.21 16.81
212 Bobby Dalbec BOS 1B $575,000 80.60 2.41 16.77
213 David Bote CHC 2B $3,000,000 74.24 2.10 16.63
214 Brett Gardner NYY LF $2,575,000 83.08 1.61 15.87
215 Ehire Adrianza ATL SS $1,500,000 76.19 1.65 15.56
216 Eugenio Suarez CIN 3B $11,000,000 98.44 2.95 14.71
217 Maikel Franco BAL 3B $800,000 95.38 2.40 14.16
218 Gregory Polanco PIT RF $7,000,000 81.54 2.40 13.44
219 Kevin Kiermaier TB CF $8,916,667 68.66 1.96 13.15
220 Eric Hosmer SD 1B $18,000,000 88.24 2.65 13.00
221 Nick Ahmed ARI SS $8,125,000 83.58 1.86 12.74
222 Ka'Ai Tom PIT CF $570,500 60.00 1.64 12.69
223 Kyle Farmer CIN SS $640,000 96.88 1.76 12.42
224 Magneuris Sierra MIA CF $571,375 80.30 1.04 12.19
225 Starlin Castro WSH 2B $6,000,000 100.00 2.02 11.67
226 Hanser Alberto KC 2B $1,650,000 69.23 1.41 11.22
227 Rowdy Tellez TOR 1B $598,100 73.44 1.66 11.17
228 Marcell Ozuna ATL LF $16,250,000 76.19 2.79 10.64
229 Ben Gamel PIT CF $1,500,000 60.00 1.31 10.42
230 Clint Frazier NYY OF $2,100,000 84.62 1.93 10.33
231 Jake Bauers SEA 1B $600,000 70.59 1.42 10.09
232 Francisco Lindor NYM SS $34,100,000 98.28 2.82 9.90
233 Eric Sogard CHC 3B $1,000,000 87.88 1.34 9.84
234 Martin Maldonado HOU C $3,500,000 75.38 1.96 9.56
235 Kevin Newman PIT SS $598,000 92.31 1.77 9.51
236 Stephen Piscotty OAK RF $5,583,333 72.06 1.67 9.19
237 Alex Blandino CIN 3B $573,000 67.19 1.06 9.17
238 Andrew Stevenson WSH OF $579,100 84.13 1.13 8.77
239 David Dahl TEX LF $2,700,000 63.64 2.02 8.74
240 Jonathan Davis TOR CF $579,800 67.19 1.26 8.73
241 Danny Jansen TOR C $601,800 65.63 1.52 8.22
242 Erik Gonzalez PIT SS $1,225,000 90.77 1.76 7.89
243 Jorge Soler KC DH $8,050,000 92.31 2.42 7.86
244 Tyler Wade NYY 2B $603,000 63.08 0.68 7.50
245 Justin Williams STL OF $572,000 77.27 1.35 6.98
246 Alec Bohm PHI 3B $575,000 98.44 2.29 6.89
247 Jose Trevino TEX C $584,000 69.70 1.50 6.86
248 Jorge Mateo SD SS $571,800 63.24 1.00 6.34
249 Tim Locastro ARI OF $589,100 67.16 1.31 5.95
250 Hunter Dozier KC 3B $6,250,000 75.38 2.39 5.57
251 Yu-Cheng Chang CLE SS $571,100 61.90 1.31 4.61
252 Jackie Bradley Jr. MIL CF $12,000,000 87.88 1.84 2.86
253 Matt Carpenter STL 3B $19,500,000 89.39 1.48 2.25
254 Jason Heyward CHC RF $23,000,000 69.70 2.13 1.94
255 Anthony Rendon LAA 3B $35,000,000 68.18 2.84 1.79
256 Elvis Andrus OAK SS $15,000,000 95.59 1.68 1.38
257 Miguel Cabrera DET DH $31,000,000 72.73 2.38 0.38