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: Oct 04, 2021

Rank Player Team Pos. AAV GP% Prod/GP TVS
1 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR 1B $605,400 99.38 4.32 99.86
2 Juan Soto WSH RF $8,500,000 93.21 4.19 99.83
3 Shohei Ohtani LAA SP $4,250,000 97.53 4.96 99.74
4 Jose Ramirez CLE 3B $6,500,000 93.83 4.22 98.99
5 Tyler O'Neill STL LF $594,700 85.19 3.74 98.65
6 Kyle Tucker HOU RF $624,300 86.42 3.84 98.44
7 Bryan Reynolds PIT LF $601,000 98.15 3.56 97.98
8 Matt Olson OAK 1B $5,000,000 96.30 3.98 97.92
9 Cedric Mullins BAL CF $577,000 98.15 3.65 97.68
10 Bryce Harper PHI RF $25,384,615 87.04 4.35 97.38
11 Austin Riley ATL 3B $590,500 100.00 3.57 97.20
12 Fernando Tatis Jr. SD SS $24,285,714 80.25 4.60 97.12
13 Bo Bichette TOR SS $587,800 98.15 3.95 97.05
14 Aaron Judge NYY RF $10,175,000 91.36 3.88 95.74
15 Jesse Winker CIN LF $3,150,000 67.90 4.06 95.08
16 Brandon Lowe TB 2B $4,000,000 91.98 3.80 93.96
17 Starling Marte OAK CF $5,166,667 74.07 4.18 93.54
18 Max Muncy LAD 1B $8,666,667 88.89 3.81 93.49
19 Marcus Semien TOR SS $18,000,000 100.00 4.11 93.02
20 Carlos Correa HOU SS $11,700,000 91.36 3.67 92.81
21 Pete Alonso NYM 1B $676,775 93.83 3.58 92.65
22 Brandon Crawford SF SS $12,500,000 85.19 3.63 92.49
23 Randy Arozarena TB LF $581,200 87.04 3.58 91.80
24 Jonathan India CIN 3B $570,500 92.59 3.51 91.78
25 Teoscar Hernandez TOR DH $4,325,000 88.27 3.91 91.62
26 C.J. Cron COL 1B $1,000,000 88.20 3.42 91.49
27 Trea Turner LAD SS $13,000,000 91.36 4.11 91.43
28 Rafael Devers BOS 3B $4,575,000 96.30 3.88 91.37
29 Yordan Alvarez HOU DH $609,000 88.89 3.76 90.89
30 Will Smith LAD C $590,500 80.25 3.34 90.21
31 Jorge Polanco MIN SS $5,150,000 93.83 3.66 88.82
32 Jake Cronenworth SD 2B $584,900 93.83 3.27 87.22
33 Tim Anderson CHW SS $4,166,667 75.93 3.69 86.96
34 Joey Gallo NYY RF $6,200,000 94.44 3.42 85.52
35 Freddie Freeman ATL 1B $16,875,000 99.38 3.81 84.92
36 Ty France SEA DH $587,500 93.83 3.19 84.63
37 Mike Zunino TB C $3,000,000 67.28 3.24 84.32
38 Ozzie Albies ATL 2B $5,000,000 97.52 3.83 84.08
39 Jared Walsh LAA 1B $590,500 88.89 3.42 84.00
40 Kyle Schwarber BOS LF $10,000,000 69.75 3.88 83.53
41 Nick Castellanos CIN RF $16,000,000 85.19 4.01 82.81
42 Rhys Hoskins PHI 1B $4,800,000 66.05 3.71 81.26
43 Franmil Reyes CLE DH $602,400 70.99 3.58 79.99
44 Enrique Hernandez BOS 2B $7,000,000 82.72 3.33 79.66
45 Mitch Haniger SEA RF $3,010,000 96.91 3.67 79.34
46 Yulieski Gurriel HOU 1B $7,000,000 88.27 3.31 78.64
47 Darin Ruf SF 1B $1,275,000 72.22 2.32 78.01
48 Paul Goldschmidt STL 1B $26,000,000 97.53 3.84 77.89
49 Adolis Garcia TEX OF $575,000 91.98 3.32 77.22
50 Ryan McMahon COL 2B $2,375,000 94.41 3.13 77.06
51 Robbie Grossman DET LF $5,000,000 96.30 3.38 76.37
52 Harrison Bader STL CF $2,000,000 63.58 3.01 76.18
53 Joey Votto CIN 1B $22,500,000 79.63 3.93 75.99
54 Luis Urias MIL 3B $575,100 92.59 3.01 75.29
55 Patrick Wisdom CHC 3B $570,500 65.43 3.14 75.03
56 Jeimer Candelario DET 1B $2,850,000 91.98 3.07 74.26
57 Dylan Carlson STL LF $577,100 91.98 3.03 73.88
58 Trevor Story COL SS $13,750,000 88.82 3.56 73.85
59 Nicholas Lopez KC 2B $597,500 93.21 2.68 72.73
60 Austin Meadows TB DH $591,400 87.65 3.46 72.63
61 Hunter Renfroe BOS RF $3,100,000 88.89 3.41 72.56
62 A.J. Pollock LAD LF $12,000,000 72.22 3.26 72.35
63 Josh Bell WSH 1B $6,350,000 88.89 3.24 72.10
64 Whit Merrifield KC RF $4,062,500 100.00 3.42 71.66
65 Xander Bogaerts BOS SS $20,000,000 88.89 3.51 71.51
66 Austin Hays BAL LF $578,500 80.86 3.13 71.15
67 Trent Grisham SD CF $589,200 81.48 2.99 71.09
68 Salvador Perez KC C $20,500,000 99.38 3.66 70.71
69 Tony Kemp OAK 2B $1,050,000 80.86 2.30 70.07
70 Mike Yastrzemski SF RF $600,000 85.80 3.08 69.82
71 Willson Contreras CHC C $6,650,000 79.01 2.90 69.32
72 Tommy Edman STL 2B $596,000 98.15 3.11 69.17
73 Nate Lowe TEX 1B $575,000 96.91 3.03 68.93
74 Jazz Chisholm MIA 2B $571,750 76.54 3.19 68.06
75 Akil Baddoo DET OF $570,500 76.54 3.00 68.03
76 Chris Taylor LAD 2B $6,700,000 91.36 3.26 67.39
77 Mark Canha OAK LF $6,925,000 87.04 3.41 66.82
78 Alex Verdugo BOS CF $649,500 90.12 3.07 65.41
79 Kolten Wong MIL 2B $9,000,000 71.60 3.29 65.31
80 Javier Baez NYM SS $11,650,000 85.19 3.53 65.26
81 Avisail Garcia MIL RF $10,000,000 83.33 3.27 65.13
82 Rafael Ortega CHC LF $570,500 63.58 2.56 65.02
83 Jose Altuve HOU 2B $23,357,143 90.12 3.91 64.89
84 Willy Adames MIL SS $590,000 86.42 3.23 64.54
85 LaMonte Wade SF CF $570,500 67.28 2.93 63.64
86 Ryan Mountcastle BAL 1B $574,500 88.89 3.31 62.86
87 Jose Abreu CHW 1B $16,666,667 93.83 3.68 62.54
88 Joe Wendle TB 3B $2,250,000 83.95 2.71 62.14
89 Buster Posey SF C $19,875,000 69.75 3.35 61.89
90 Lourdes Gurriel Jr. TOR LF $3,142,857 87.04 2.92 61.02
91 Yoan Moncada CHW 3B $14,000,000 88.89 3.10 60.23
92 Justin Turner LAD 3B $17,000,000 93.21 3.33 60.22
93 Adam Frazier SD 2B $4,300,000 95.68 2.81 59.72
94 Eric Haase DET C $570,500 60.49 3.08 58.60
95 J.P. Crawford SEA SS $2,050,000 98.77 2.74 58.27
96 Adam Duvall ATL RF $5,000,000 91.30 3.27 58.21
97 Matt Chapman OAK 3B $6,490,000 93.21 2.97 57.86
98 Eduardo Escobar MIL 3B $7,000,000 90.12 3.27 57.28
99 Brendan Rodgers COL SS $575,500 63.98 2.99 57.09
100 Nelson Cruz TB DH $13,000,000 86.42 3.46 57.08
101 Luis Arraez MIN 2B $611,000 74.69 2.55 57.00
102 Mookie Betts LAD RF $30,416,667 75.31 3.87 56.36
103 Josh Harrison OAK 2B $1,000,000 85.19 2.76 56.07
104 Jean Segura PHI SS $14,000,000 80.86 3.21 55.50
105 Carson Kelly ARI C $1,700,000 60.49 2.67 55.47
106 Elias Diaz COL C $1,200,000 66.46 2.66 55.10
107 Andrew Benintendi KC LF $5,000,000 82.72 2.98 55.00
108 Dansby Swanson ATL SS $6,000,000 100.00 3.12 54.17
109 J.D. Martinez BOS DH $22,000,000 91.36 3.68 53.86
110 Yandy Diaz TB 3B $588,900 82.72 2.83 53.73
111 Isiah Kiner-Falefa TEX SS $2,000,000 97.53 2.71 53.70
112 Tyler Naquin CIN RF $1,500,000 78.40 2.87 53.66
113 Sean Murphy OAK C $575,500 73.46 2.66 53.61
114 Chas McCormick HOU OF $570,500 66.67 2.40 53.49
115 Anthony Rizzo NYY 1B $5,857,143 87.04 3.10 53.43
116 Manny Machado SD 3B $30,000,000 94.44 3.65 53.40
117 Jesus Aguilar MIA 1B $4,350,000 80.86 3.03 52.29
118 Myles Straw CLE CF $590,400 97.53 2.87 51.47
119 Tyler Stephenson CIN C $570,500 81.48 2.27 51.47
120 Amed Rosario CLE SS $2,400,000 87.04 2.96 51.38
121 Ian Happ CHC CF $4,100,000 91.36 2.80 50.57
122 Steven Duggar SF CF $570,500 66.05 2.24 49.91
123 Jacob Stallings PIT C $1,300,000 69.14 2.50 49.52
124 Max Kepler MIN RF $7,000,000 74.69 3.07 49.21
125 Kris Bryant SF 3B $19,500,000 88.89 3.44 48.17
126 Josh Rojas ARI SS $582,400 85.80 2.76 47.74
127 Giancarlo Stanton NYY DH $25,000,000 85.80 3.53 47.63
128 Brett Phillips TB RF $584,400 73.46 2.18 47.58
129 Manuel Margot TB RF $3,400,000 77.16 2.63 46.95
130 Bobby Dalbec BOS 1B $575,000 82.10 2.80 46.21
131 Miguel Rojas MIA SS $5,125,000 81.48 2.83 45.96
132 Jonathan Schoop DET 2B $7,500,000 96.30 3.12 45.88
133 Edmundo Sosa STL SS $575,900 69.75 1.91 45.22
134 Jonathan Villar NYM OF $3,550,000 87.65 2.56 44.10
135 Josh Donaldson MIN 3B $23,000,000 83.33 3.26 43.77
136 Wilmer Flores SF 2B $3,125,000 85.80 2.37 42.42
137 Seth Brown OAK 1B $570,500 68.52 2.32 42.37
138 Gavin Lux LAD SS $580,500 62.96 2.63 42.35
139 Trey Mancini BAL DH $4,750,000 90.74 3.04 41.99
140 Bradley Zimmer CLE CF $576,700 61.11 2.57 41.82
141 Miguel Sano MIN 1B $10,000,000 83.33 3.16 40.67
142 Omar Narvaez MIL C $2,500,000 75.93 2.50 39.94
143 Raimel Tapia COL LF $1,950,000 83.23 2.80 39.92
144 Leury Garcia CHW OF $3,500,000 77.78 2.58 39.78
145 Austin Slater SF LF $1,150,000 79.63 1.91 37.83
146 J.T. Realmuto PHI C $23,100,000 82.72 3.19 37.45
147 Odubel Herrera PHI CF $6,100,000 76.54 2.77 37.30
148 Andrew McCutchen PHI LF $16,666,667 88.89 3.24 37.17
149 Kyle Farmer CIN SS $640,000 90.74 2.48 36.92
150 Kevin Kiermaier TB CF $8,916,667 75.31 2.27 36.40
151 Yan Gomes OAK C $5,000,000 63.58 2.65 36.29
152 Michael Taylor KC CF $1,750,000 87.65 2.42 36.13
153 Michael Brantley HOU LF $16,000,000 74.69 2.97 34.92
154 Luis Torrens SEA C $580,700 66.67 2.44 34.90
155 Tommy Pham SD LF $8,900,000 95.68 2.64 34.61
156 Nick Solak TEX 3B $586,000 78.40 2.61 34.19
157 Cesar Hernandez CHW 2B $5,000,000 91.98 2.89 33.82
158 Freddy Galvis PHI SS $1,500,000 64.20 2.62 33.70
159 Gary Sanchez NYY C $6,350,000 72.22 2.79 32.75
160 Kyle Seager SEA 3B $14,285,714 98.15 3.18 32.68
161 Gleyber Torres NYY SS $4,000,000 78.40 2.69 32.39
162 Anthony Santander BAL RF $2,100,000 67.90 2.80 31.17
163 Donovan Solano SF 2B $3,250,000 62.35 2.24 31.06
164 Christian Walker ARI 1B $619,300 70.99 2.57 30.99
165 Paul DeJong STL SS $4,333,333 69.75 2.47 30.45
166 Brad Miller PHI 2B $3,500,000 86.42 2.17 30.40
167 Eddie Rosario ATL LF $8,000,000 69.57 2.81 29.68
168 Andrew Vaughn CHW LF $570,500 78.40 2.50 29.55
169 Jed Lowrie OAK 2B $1,500,000 85.80 2.57 29.08
170 Ryan Zimmerman WSH 1B $1,000,000 67.90 1.90 28.34
171 Jeff McNeil NYM 2B $642,251 74.07 2.22 28.30
172 Nolan Arenado STL 3B $32,500,000 96.91 3.41 28.29
173 Pavin Smith ARI RF $586,600 89.51 2.52 27.93
174 Garrett Hampson COL 2B $580,500 91.30 2.29 26.92
175 Dylan Moore SEA 2B $590,400 77.78 2.20 26.47
176 Brett Gardner NYY LF $2,575,000 86.42 2.12 26.46
177 David Peralta ARI LF $7,333,333 92.59 2.45 25.10
178 Colin Moran PIT 1B $2,800,000 61.11 2.45 24.94
179 Pedro Severino BAL C $1,825,000 69.75 2.28 24.72
180 Ben Gamel PIT CF $1,500,000 75.31 2.09 24.04
181 D.J. Stewart BAL LF $577,000 61.73 2.21 23.55
182 Harold Ramirez CLE RF $587,000 61.11 2.36 23.45
183 Asdrubal Cabrera CIN 2B $1,750,000 67.90 2.11 23.28
184 Michael Conforto NYM RF $12,250,000 77.16 2.69 23.16
185 Matt Beaty LAD 3B $590,500 74.07 1.58 23.02
186 Wil Myers SD LF $13,833,333 90.12 2.58 22.49
187 D.J. LeMahieu NYY 2B $15,000,000 92.59 2.93 22.34
188 Giovanny Urshela NYY 3B $4,650,000 71.60 2.50 22.30
189 Tyler Wade NYY 2B $603,000 63.58 1.18 21.80
190 Jorge Soler ATL DH $8,050,000 93.17 2.93 21.00
191 Yadiel Hernandez WSH OF $572,600 69.14 1.81 20.63
192 Joc Pederson ATL LF $7,000,000 85.09 2.53 20.37
193 David Fletcher LAA 2B $5,200,000 96.91 2.44 20.04
194 Yadier Molina STL C $9,000,000 74.69 2.56 19.98
195 Charlie Blackmon COL RF $18,000,000 93.17 2.91 19.36
196 Alex Dickerson SF LF $2,100,000 68.52 2.03 19.12
197 Philip Gosselin LAA 2B $570,500 64.20 2.36 18.71
198 Christian Vazquez BOS C $4,450,000 85.19 2.23 17.95
199 Jose Iglesias BOS SS $570,500 84.57 2.46 17.92
200 Eugenio Suarez CIN 3B $11,000,000 89.51 2.96 17.15
201 Rowdy Tellez MIL 1B $598,100 65.43 2.08 17.05
202 Kevin Pillar NYM CF $3,250,000 76.54 2.00 16.80
203 Albert Pujols LAD DH $570,500 67.28 2.03 16.46
204 Tucker Barnhart CIN C $4,000,000 71.60 2.19 16.10
205 Randal Grichuk TOR RF $10,400,000 91.98 2.57 15.93
206 Guillermo Heredia ATL CF $1,000,000 74.53 1.84 15.65
207 Carlos Santana KC 1B $8,750,000 97.53 2.66 15.21
208 Ehire Adrianza ATL SS $1,500,000 67.70 1.43 15.11
209 Yonathan Daza COL RF $572,500 67.08 1.75 14.45
210 Corey Dickerson TOR LF $8,750,000 67.28 2.24 14.13
211 Christian Yelich MIL LF $26,928,571 72.22 3.06 13.72
212 Francisco Lindor NYM SS $34,100,000 77.16 3.21 13.61
213 Rougned Odor NYY 2B $8,250,000 62.96 2.35 13.46
214 Willi Castro DET SS $578,500 77.16 2.27 13.42
215 Josh VanMeter ARI 2B $583,400 69.14 1.76 12.58
216 Victor Caratini SD C $1,300,000 71.60 1.87 12.10
217 Ha-seong Kim SD SS $7,000,000 72.22 1.64 12.07
218 Harold Castro DET 3B $581,700 65.43 1.92 11.90
219 Dominic Smith NYM LF $2,550,000 89.51 2.12 11.76
220 Alec Bohm PHI 3B $575,000 70.99 2.30 11.50
221 Eric Hosmer SD 1B $18,000,000 93.21 2.50 11.50
222 Billy McKinney LAD OF $578,100 71.60 1.65 11.34
223 Jake Marisnick SD CF $1,500,000 61.11 1.37 11.10
224 Hanser Alberto KC 2B $1,650,000 63.58 1.55 11.07
225 Wilmer Difo PIT SS $1,000,000 71.60 1.30 10.97
226 Ronald Torreyes PHI 2B $800,000 69.14 1.81 10.72
227 Jurickson Profar SD 2B $7,000,000 84.57 1.92 10.44
228 Kevin Newman PIT SS $598,000 91.36 1.95 10.26
229 Nick Ahmed ARI SS $8,125,000 79.63 2.16 9.33
230 Juan Lagares LAA CF $1,250,000 69.14 1.83 8.38
231 Hunter Dozier KC 3B $6,250,000 88.89 2.50 7.59
232 Martin Maldonado HOU C $3,500,000 77.16 1.92 7.38
233 Andrew Stevenson WSH OF $579,100 67.28 1.18 6.13
234 Jake Bauers SEA 1B $600,000 70.99 1.45 5.57
235 Didi Gregorius PHI SS $14,000,000 63.58 2.56 5.26
236 James McCann NYM C $10,150,000 74.69 1.98 4.90
237 Elvis Andrus OAK SS $15,000,000 90.12 2.16 4.26
238 Jarrod Dyson TOR CF $1,500,000 62.96 0.89 3.78
239 Magneuris Sierra MIA CF $571,375 75.93 1.02 3.59
240 Andrelton Simmons MIN SS $10,500,000 80.86 1.66 3.21
241 Jason Heyward CHC RF $23,000,000 64.20 2.08 1.59
242 Miguel Cabrera DET DH $31,000,000 80.25 2.69 1.33
243 Jackie Bradley Jr. MIL CF $12,000,000 82.72 1.64 0.85
244 Matt Carpenter STL 3B $19,500,000 80.25 1.09 0.29