MLB Best Values

MLB  Value RankingsMLB 2022 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 25, 2022

Rank Player Team Pos. AAV GP% Prod/GP TVS
1 Aaron Judge NYY CF $19,000,000 97.35 5.18 100.00
2 Yordan Alvarez HOU DH $764,600 83.01 4.28 99.97
3 Shohei Ohtani LAA SP $4,250,000 96.71 4.90 99.26
4 Paul Goldschmidt STL 1B $26,000,000 94.12 4.35 99.11
5 Julio Rodriguez SEA CF $700,000 85.43 3.84 98.79
6 Michael Harris ATL CF $700,000 69.08 3.74 98.45
7 Andres Gimenez CLE 2B $706,600 91.45 3.21 98.39
8 Austin Riley ATL 3B $3,950,000 98.68 3.75 98.39
9 Kyle Tucker HOU RF $764,200 92.16 3.70 97.56
10 Adley Rutschman BAL C $700,000 68.21 3.29 95.14
11 Willy Adames MIL SS $4,600,000 85.53 3.80 93.35
12 Pete Alonso NYM 1B $7,400,000 99.35 3.84 92.83
13 Tommy Edman STL SS $722,900 96.73 3.24 92.72
14 Jose Ramirez CLE 3B $20,142,857 97.37 4.01 92.72
15 Will Smith LAD C $730,000 84.87 3.42 92.68
16 Christian Walker ARI 1B $2,600,000 98.69 3.34 92.65
17 Randy Arozarena TB LF $716,600 94.74 3.59 92.38
18 Freddie Freeman LAD 1B $27,000,000 98.03 4.05 91.61
19 Rafael Devers BOS 3B $11,200,000 87.42 3.74 91.07
20 Jose Altuve HOU 2B $23,357,143 86.93 3.90 90.77
21 Adolis Garcia TEX RF $714,000 96.03 3.63 90.52
22 Steven Kwan CLE LF $700,000 90.79 3.09 90.15
23 Mookie Betts LAD RF $30,416,667 87.50 4.25 89.10
24 Daulton Varsho ARI CF $721,700 92.81 3.10 88.79
25 Bo Bichette TOR SS $825,000 98.68 3.51 88.52
26 Juan Soto SD RF $17,100,000 94.74 3.60 87.98
27 Nate Lowe TEX 1B $716,000 96.69 3.19 87.97
28 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR 1B $7,900,000 99.34 3.56 87.68
29 Manny Machado SD 3B $30,000,000 92.76 3.94 87.60
30 Nolan Arenado STL 3B $32,500,000 92.81 3.70 87.38
31 Jeff McNeil NYM 2B $3,000,000 90.85 2.89 87.11
32 Taylor Ward LAA RF $720,000 82.24 3.22 86.81
33 Willson Contreras CHC C $9,625,000 70.39 3.50 86.45
34 Yandy Diaz TB 3B $2,800,000 87.50 3.04 85.83
35 Byron Buxton MIN CF $14,285,714 60.53 3.74 85.75
36 Mike Trout LAA CF $35,541,667 72.37 4.12 85.16
37 Dansby Swanson ATL SS $10,000,000 100.00 3.45 84.72
38 J.T. Realmuto PHI C $23,100,000 86.09 3.61 84.52
39 Alejandro Kirk TOR C $714,000 86.18 2.83 84.41
40 Brandon Nimmo NYM CF $7,000,000 93.46 3.28 83.92
41 Cedric Mullins BAL CF $716,500 97.35 3.26 83.76
42 Nico Hoerner CHC SS $720,000 82.24 2.82 83.58
43 Eugenio Suarez SEA 3B $11,000,000 94.04 3.35 83.43
44 Xander Bogaerts BOS SS $20,000,000 93.38 3.35 83.32
45 Brandon Drury SD 3B $900,000 84.21 3.45 82.44
46 Sean Murphy OAK C $725,000 92.11 3.01 82.04
47 Jake Cronenworth SD 2B $757,200 98.03 3.13 81.25
48 Trea Turner LAD SS $21,000,000 98.68 3.81 81.16
49 Rhys Hoskins PHI 1B $7,700,000 96.69 3.36 79.56
50 Luis Arraez MIN 2B $2,125,000 90.79 2.93 79.27
51 Josh Rojas ARI 3B $730,900 75.82 3.12 79.20
52 Ty France SEA 1B $734,500 86.75 3.18 78.96
53 Jon Berti MIA 3B $1,200,000 60.53 3.15 78.80
54 Cal Raleigh SEA C $702,900 74.83 2.76 78.59
55 Alex Bregman HOU 3B $20,000,000 95.42 3.49 78.51
56 C.J. Cron COL 1B $7,250,000 93.42 3.48 78.44
57 Bryan Reynolds PIT CF $6,750,000 89.47 3.21 78.39
58 Ian Happ CHC LF $6,850,000 97.37 3.03 78.37
59 Brendan Donovan STL LF $700,000 76.47 2.62 78.15
60 Lars Nootbaar STL OF $705,200 64.71 2.66 77.81
61 Anthony Rizzo NYY 1B $16,000,000 80.79 3.68 76.09
62 Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL RF $12,500,000 72.37 3.60 75.52
63 Gleyber Torres NYY 2B $6,250,000 89.40 3.13 75.46
64 Jorge Polanco MIN 2B $5,150,000 68.42 3.18 74.97
65 Jeremy Pena HOU SS $700,000 83.66 2.90 74.32
66 Albert Pujols STL DH $2,500,000 66.67 2.73 73.64
67 Hunter Renfroe MIL RF $7,650,000 76.32 3.31 73.48
68 Isaac Paredes TB 3B $700,000 67.11 2.72 73.40
69 Bobby Witt Jr. KC SS $700,000 92.76 3.42 73.35
70 Starling Marte NYM RF $19,500,000 77.12 3.58 72.78
71 Gavin Lux LAD 2B $720,000 79.61 2.70 72.73
72 Amed Rosario CLE SS $4,950,000 95.39 3.15 72.43
73 Anthony Santander BAL RF $3,150,000 94.04 3.22 71.76
74 Josh Bell SD 1B $10,000,000 97.37 3.07 71.51
75 Marcus Semien TEX 2B $25,000,000 99.34 3.59 70.76
76 Josh Naylor CLE 1B $1,200,000 76.32 3.12 70.58
77 Brendan Rodgers COL 2B $710,000 85.53 2.87 70.52
78 Jose Abreu CHW 1B $16,666,667 98.68 3.23 70.42
79 Thairo Estrada SF 2B $715,000 86.18 2.98 69.80
80 Travis d'Arnaud ATL C $8,000,000 65.79 3.22 69.74
81 Kolten Wong MIL 2B $9,000,000 82.24 2.97 68.94
82 Matt Chapman TOR 3B $12,500,000 96.05 3.14 68.57
83 Max Muncy LAD DH $8,666,667 82.89 3.15 66.55
84 Rowdy Tellez MIL 1B $1,940,000 94.74 3.13 66.25
85 Seth Brown OAK LF $705,000 92.11 2.80 65.98
86 Dylan Moore SEA 2B $1,350,000 62.91 2.07 65.45
87 Jurickson Profar SD LF $7,000,000 94.08 3.03 64.79
88 Tyler O'Neill STL LF $3,400,000 62.75 3.24 62.97
89 Jorge Mateo BAL SS $709,500 92.05 2.65 62.33
90 Patrick Wisdom CHC 3B $730,000 82.89 3.04 61.80
91 Ha-seong Kim SD SS $7,000,000 92.76 2.58 61.68
92 Dan Vogelbach NYM DH $1,000,000 81.05 2.68 60.72
93 Christopher Morel CHC CF $700,000 69.08 2.84 60.70
94 Francisco Lindor NYM SS $34,100,000 99.35 3.65 60.41
95 George Springer TOR CF $25,000,000 82.24 3.62 60.37
96 Luis Urias MIL 2B $2,550,000 73.03 2.70 60.24
97 Teoscar Hernandez TOR DH $10,650,000 80.26 3.21 60.22
98 Joc Pederson SF LF $6,000,000 82.89 2.71 60.11
99 Ryan Mountcastle BAL 1B $711,000 89.40 3.04 60.10
100 Luis Rengifo LAA 2B $700,000 76.97 2.70 59.57
101 Andrew Vaughn CHW DH $715,000 82.89 3.07 59.41
102 Andrew Benintendi NYY LF $8,500,000 83.44 2.83 59.03
103 Ramon Urias BAL 3B $705,500 77.48 2.52 58.70
104 D.J. LeMahieu NYY 3B $15,000,000 79.47 3.05 58.30
105 Luis Robert CHW CF $8,333,333 64.47 3.17 57.33
106 Justin Turner LAD 3B $17,000,000 80.92 3.28 54.47
107 Austin Hays BAL LF $713,000 89.40 2.70 54.09
108 Jace Peterson MIL 3B $1,825,000 68.42 2.30 53.84
109 Elvis Andrus CHW SS $700,000 91.45 2.73 53.31
110 Jonah Heim TEX C $714,000 79.47 2.49 53.21
111 Harold Ramirez TB RF $728,000 73.03 2.53 52.51
112 MJ Melendez KC DH $700,000 78.29 2.87 52.47
113 Lane Thomas WSH CF $723,600 89.40 2.59 52.05
114 Lourdes Gurriel Jr. TOR LF $3,142,857 79.61 2.68 52.00
115 Ryan McMahon COL 3B $11,666,667 94.74 2.82 51.96
116 Jose Miranda MIN SS $700,000 75.66 2.77 51.73
117 Mark Canha NYM LF $13,250,000 85.62 2.85 51.63
118 Nick Gordon MIN SS $706,800 84.87 2.17 51.40
119 Kyle Schwarber PHI LF $19,750,000 96.03 3.64 51.06
120 Tyrone Taylor MIL CF $711,100 73.03 2.53 50.27
121 Ke'Bryan Hayes PIT 3B $8,750,000 83.55 2.66 50.10
122 Connor Joe COL LF $702,000 72.37 2.73 50.10
123 Austin Slater SF CF $1,850,000 75.66 2.11 49.96
124 Alec Bohm PHI 3B $715,000 93.38 2.84 49.96
125 Dylan Carlson STL RF $703,000 77.78 2.52 49.82
126 Alex Verdugo BOS LF $3,550,000 94.70 2.85 49.22
127 Giovanny Urshela MIN 3B $6,550,000 88.16 2.61 48.95
128 Wilmer Flores SF DH $3,125,000 94.08 2.83 48.47
129 Garrett Cooper MIA DH $2,500,000 77.63 2.60 47.57
130 Luke Voit WSH DH $5,450,000 82.12 2.96 47.05
131 Carlos Correa MIN SS $35,100,000 83.55 3.25 46.07
132 Chas McCormick HOU CF $703,800 72.55 2.40 46.02
133 Trevor Story BOS 2B $23,333,333 62.25 3.56 45.71
134 Mike Yastrzemski SF CF $3,700,000 90.79 2.62 45.30
135 Trey Mancini HOU 1B $7,750,000 88.24 2.79 45.05
136 Kyle Farmer CIN SS $3,155,000 88.82 2.76 44.87
137 Andrew McCutchen MIL DH $8,500,000 84.21 3.08 44.49
138 Ramon Laureano OAK RF $2,450,000 61.84 2.83 44.03
139 Matt Olson ATL 1B $21,000,000 100.00 3.31 42.97
140 Santiago Espinal TOR 2B $723,550 88.82 2.31 42.71
141 Tommy Pham BOS LF $7,500,000 90.07 3.10 42.42
142 Isiah Kiner-Falefa NYY SS $4,700,000 89.40 2.49 42.33
143 Trent Grisham SD CF $729,300 94.08 2.33 41.56
144 Jack Suwinski PIT LF $700,000 63.16 2.43 41.30
145 Seiya Suzuki CHC RF $17,000,000 68.42 2.97 40.85
146 Michael Taylor KC CF $4,500,000 78.29 2.29 40.68
147 Eric Haase DET C $710,400 67.55 2.23 40.50
148 Corey Seager TEX SS $32,500,000 95.36 3.47 40.46
149 Yonathan Daza COL CF $705,000 69.08 2.32 40.32
150 Christian Yelich MIL LF $26,928,571 94.74 3.30 38.01
151 Jonathan India CIN 2B $760,000 62.50 2.78 38.01
152 J.P. Crawford SEA SS $10,200,000 90.07 2.49 37.55
153 Ji-Man Choi TB 1B $3,200,000 70.39 2.46 37.01
154 Salvador Perez KC C $20,500,000 71.05 3.15 37.00
155 Jose Iglesias COL SS $5,000,000 75.00 2.52 36.57
156 Max Kepler MIN RF $7,000,000 75.66 2.52 36.41
157 Emmanuel Rivera ARI 3B $700,000 66.01 2.44 36.32
158 Keibert Ruiz WSH C $701,300 74.17 2.30 36.17
159 Tyler Naquin NYM DH $4,025,000 63.40 2.55 35.94
160 Ketel Marte ARI 2B $15,200,000 87.58 2.88 35.40
161 Christian Vazquez HOU C $4,450,000 73.20 2.30 35.33
162 Joe Wendle MIA 3B $4,625,000 62.50 2.27 35.18
163 Luis Gonzalez SF RF $700,000 64.47 2.38 34.47
164 Yadiel Hernandez WSH LF $714,000 62.25 2.33 33.31
165 Rafael Ortega CHC DH $738,500 77.63 2.08 32.60
166 Bryson Stott PHI 2B $700,000 77.48 2.42 32.49
167 Jose Trevino NYY C $720,000 72.19 2.03 32.38
168 Carlos Santana SEA 1B $8,750,000 80.13 2.68 32.17
169 Ben Gamel PIT LF $1,800,000 71.05 2.48 31.68
170 Luis Guillorme NYM 2B $875,000 62.09 1.88 30.97
171 David Peralta TB LF $7,333,333 84.21 2.44 30.89
172 Austin Nola SD C $726,900 67.76 2.17 30.51
173 Tony Kemp OAK 2B $2,250,000 90.79 2.40 30.40
174 Eduardo Escobar NYM 3B $10,000,000 83.66 2.74 29.65
175 Brandon Marsh PHI LF $710,000 82.12 2.29 29.55
176 Christian Bethancourt TB C $700,000 62.50 2.32 28.79
177 Whit Merrifield TOR 2B $4,062,500 84.87 2.72 27.83
178 Randal Grichuk COL RF $10,400,000 88.16 2.73 27.47
179 Josh Harrison CHW 2B $5,500,000 72.37 2.12 27.02
180 J.D. Davis SF 3B $2,760,000 69.74 2.13 27.01
181 Jose Siri TB CF $704,000 62.50 2.25 26.83
182 Gavin Sheets CHW DH $706,000 75.66 2.25 25.76
183 Alek Thomas ARI CF $700,000 73.20 2.19 25.25
184 Josh Donaldson NYY DH $23,000,000 82.12 2.82 25.00
185 Aaron Hicks NYY CF $10,000,000 80.79 2.30 24.79
186 Willi Castro DET SS $700,000 72.85 2.19 24.55
187 Owen Miller CLE 1B $701,100 80.92 2.28 24.18
188 Taylor Walls TB SS $704,000 87.50 1.91 24.17
189 Cesar Hernandez WSH 2B $4,000,000 91.39 2.41 23.62
190 Giancarlo Stanton NYY RF $25,000,000 68.87 3.30 22.68
191 Jesse Winker SEA LF $7,250,000 87.42 2.51 22.49
192 J.D. Martinez BOS DH $22,000,000 85.43 3.02 22.47
193 Myles Straw CLE CF $5,000,000 94.74 2.24 22.27
194 Rougned Odor BAL 2B $700,000 84.11 2.28 21.04
195 Carson Kelly ARI C $3,325,000 62.75 2.15 20.67
196 Jesus Aguilar BAL 1B $700,000 82.78 2.35 20.20
197 Victor Robles WSH CF $1,650,000 81.46 1.85 20.08
198 Bryan De La Cruz MIA CF $706,000 69.08 1.97 19.72
199 Miguel Rojas MIA SS $5,000,000 88.16 1.94 19.69
200 Gary Sanchez MIN C $9,000,000 78.29 2.43 19.28
201 Elias Diaz COL C $4,833,333 64.47 2.26 19.13
202 Jared Walsh LAA 1B $730,000 77.63 2.35 18.90
203 Chris Taylor LAD LF $15,000,000 75.00 2.59 18.84
204 Darin Ruf NYM DH $3,125,000 77.12 2.25 18.72
205 Cody Bellinger LAD CF $17,000,000 88.16 2.78 18.39
206 Robbie Grossman ATL LF $5,000,000 81.58 2.23 17.88
207 A.J. Pollock CHW LF $12,000,000 85.53 2.54 17.86
208 Harold Castro DET 3B $1,275,000 74.17 2.20 17.27
209 Charlie Blackmon COL DH $18,000,000 87.50 3.00 17.12
210 Javier Baez DET SS $23,333,333 89.40 2.76 16.92
211 Alfonso Rivas CHC 1B $701,500 60.53 1.77 16.74
212 Eric Hosmer BOS 1B $18,000,000 67.55 2.58 16.05
213 Raimel Tapia TOR RF $3,950,000 77.63 2.20 16.01
214 Michael Chavis PIT 1B $725,000 84.87 2.06 15.91
215 Joey Gallo LAD LF $10,275,000 76.97 2.31 15.81
216 Jeimer Candelario DET 3B $5,800,000 77.48 2.30 15.68
217 Andrew Velazquez LAA SS $700,000 82.24 1.71 15.12
218 Yulieski Gurriel HOU 1B $7,000,000 90.20 2.44 15.02
219 Hunter Dozier KC 1B $6,250,000 80.92 2.39 14.62
220 Bobby Dalbec BOS 1B $714,000 74.83 1.97 14.59
221 Matt Vierling PHI OF $704,000 71.52 1.91 14.22
222 Martin Maldonado HOU C $5,000,000 69.93 2.13 13.26
223 Chad Pinder OAK LF $2,725,000 67.76 2.18 12.82
224 Franmil Reyes CHC DH $4,550,000 72.37 2.39 12.50
225 Nelson Cruz WSH DH $15,000,000 82.12 2.63 12.50
226 Yoan Moncada CHW 3B $14,000,000 63.16 2.60 12.39
227 Kyle Isbel KC RF $701,900 63.82 1.69 11.50
228 Adam Frazier SEA 2B $8,000,000 98.01 2.16 11.37
229 Brandon Crawford SF SS $16,000,000 72.37 2.45 11.04
230 Geraldo Perdomo ARI SS $701,300 91.50 1.91 10.94
231 Nick Senzel CIN CF $1,250,000 72.37 2.09 10.20
232 Spencer Torkelson DET 1B $700,000 66.89 1.98 10.05
233 Gilberto Celestino MIN LF $702,850 74.34 1.50 9.84
234 Nick Castellanos PHI RF $20,000,000 84.77 2.77 9.84
235 Marcell Ozuna ATL DH $16,250,000 78.29 2.67 7.63
236 Tomas Nido NYM C $890,000 60.13 1.65 7.61
237 Nicholas Lopez KC 3B $2,550,000 89.47 1.78 7.41
238 Adam Engel CHW RF $2,000,000 73.68 1.36 7.36
239 Kole Calhoun TEX LF $5,200,000 76.82 2.10 6.88
240 Ryan McKenna BAL CF $704,000 64.90 0.99 6.87
241 Jacob Stallings MIA C $2,450,000 71.71 1.69 6.46
242 Jonathan Schoop DET 2B $7,500,000 81.46 2.10 6.36
243 Abraham Toro-Hernandez SEA 3B $730,300 66.23 1.83 6.35
244 Mauricio Dubon HOU CF $715,000 64.05 1.43 6.31
245 Max Stassi LAA C $5,833,333 63.82 1.96 5.74
246 Jackie Bradley Jr. TOR CF $700,000 83.55 1.54 5.54
247 Austin Hedges CLE C $4,000,000 65.13 1.62 3.76
248 Avisail Garcia MIA RF $13,250,000 61.18 2.08 2.48
249 Leury Garcia CHW 2B $5,500,000 63.82 1.57 1.32
250 Yasmani Grandal CHW C $18,250,000 61.18 1.85 1.25
251 Bradley Zimmer TOR CF $1,300,000 66.45 0.55 1.10
252 Miguel Cabrera DET DH $31,000,000 70.20 1.99 0.28