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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: Oct 17, 2018

Rank Player Team Pos. AAV GP% Prod/GP TVS
1 Mookie Betts BOS RF $10,500,000 84.57 5.00 100.00
2 Christian Yelich MIL LF $7,081,429 90.18 4.67 99.81
3 Jose Ramirez CLE 3B $6,500,000 96.91 4.54 99.79
4 Mike Trout LAA CF $24,083,333 86.42 4.67 99.74
5 Francisco Lindor CLE SS $623,200 97.53 4.32 99.65
6 Alex Bregman HOU 3B $599,000 96.91 4.13 99.60
7 Aaron Judge NYY RF $622,300 69.14 4.03 99.02
8 Trevor Story COL SS $555,000 96.93 4.03 98.88
9 Matt Chapman OAK 3B $547,500 89.51 3.54 98.57
10 Ronald Acuna ATL LF $545,000 68.52 4.14 98.18
11 Javier Baez CHC 2B $657,000 98.77 3.82 98.09
12 Max Muncy LAD 2B $545,000 84.05 3.46 97.71
13 Mitch Haniger SEA RF $560,200 97.53 3.61 97.20
14 Juan Soto WSH LF $545,000 71.60 3.86 96.28
15 Whit Merrifield KC 2B $569,500 97.53 3.62 96.21
16 Paul Goldschmidt ARI 1B $6,400,000 97.53 3.80 95.64
17 Brandon Nimmo NYM CF $555,968 87.04 3.17 94.91
18 Andrew Benintendi BOS LF $620,500 91.36 3.86 94.42
19 Shohei Ohtani LAA SP $545,000 70.37 3.58 93.94
20 Aaron Hicks NYY CF $2,825,000 85.19 3.67 93.89
21 J.D. Martinez BOS DH $22,000,000 92.59 4.55 93.81
22 Matt Carpenter STL 1B $8,666,667 96.30 3.86 92.31
23 Trea Turner WSH SS $577,200 100.00 3.72 91.56
24 Jesus Aguilar MIL 1B $557,200 91.41 3.47 91.49
25 Travis Shaw MIL 3B $567,400 93.25 3.21 89.22
26 Nolan Arenado COL 3B $14,750,000 95.71 3.99 88.82
27 Cody Bellinger LAD 1B $585,000 99.39 3.22 88.64
28 Xander Bogaerts BOS SS $7,050,000 83.95 3.81 88.11
29 David Peralta ARI LF $3,300,000 90.74 3.48 87.90
30 J.T. Realmuto MIA C $2,900,000 78.26 3.42 86.30
31 Matt Olson OAK 1B $547,500 100.00 3.17 85.28
32 Eddie Rosario MIN LF $602,500 85.80 3.42 84.62
33 Mallex Smith TB LF $553,000 87.04 3.00 84.45
34 Joe Wendle TB 2B $545,000 85.80 2.94 83.64
35 Anthony Rendon WSH 3B $12,300,000 84.57 3.84 82.80
36 Rhys Hoskins PHI LF $552,500 94.44 3.69 82.51
37 Eugenio Suarez CIN 3B $11,000,000 88.89 3.71 82.43
38 Gleyber Torres NYY SS $545,000 76.54 3.19 82.17
39 Michael Conforto NYM RF $605,094 94.44 3.24 82.13
40 Ozzie Albies ATL 2B $555,000 97.53 3.37 82.00
41 Miguel Andujar NYY 3B $545,800 91.98 3.42 81.90
42 Johan Camargo ATL 3B $555,000 83.33 3.03 81.74
43 Freddie Freeman ATL 1B $16,875,000 100.00 3.73 81.70
44 Chris Taylor LAD SS $575,000 95.09 2.98 81.60
45 Didi Gregorius NYY SS $8,500,000 82.72 3.68 81.52
46 Scooter Gennett CIN 2B $5,700,000 95.06 3.35 80.82
47 Starling Marte PIT CF $5,166,667 90.68 3.46 80.73
48 Tommy Pham TB CF $570,100 85.80 3.53 80.66
49 Joey Gallo TEX LF $560,000 92.59 3.35 80.32
50 Michael Brantley CLE LF $6,250,000 88.27 3.54 80.23
51 Anthony Rizzo CHC 1B $5,857,143 94.48 3.50 79.64
52 Lorenzo Cain MIL CF $16,000,000 87.12 3.42 79.18
53 Khris Davis OAK DH $10,500,000 93.21 4.03 78.85
54 Brian Anderson MIA RF $545,000 96.89 2.99 77.47
55 Jed Lowrie OAK 2B $7,666,667 96.91 3.34 77.13
56 Jurickson Profar TEX SS $1,050,000 90.12 3.32 76.86
57 Justin Turner LAD 3B $16,000,000 63.19 3.54 76.09
58 Nick Castellanos DET RF $6,050,000 97.53 3.45 75.76
59 Kyle Schwarber CHC LF $604,500 84.05 2.99 74.71
60 Hunter Renfroe SD RF $553,800 72.22 3.08 74.69
61 Gregory Polanco PIT RF $7,000,000 81.37 3.60 74.02
62 C.J. Cron TB DH $2,300,000 86.42 3.16 71.26
63 Paul DeJong STL SS $4,333,333 70.99 3.25 71.02
64 Marcus Semien OAK SS $3,125,000 98.15 3.07 70.29
65 Stephen Piscotty OAK RF $5,583,333 93.21 3.26 69.91
66 Harrison Bader STL RF $545,000 85.19 2.37 69.77
67 Andrelton Simmons LAA SS $8,285,714 91.36 2.92 69.62
68 Justin Smoak TOR 1B $4,250,000 90.74 3.13 69.28
69 Manny Machado LAD SS $16,000,000 99.39 3.88 69.25
70 Enrique Hernandez LAD LF $1,600,000 88.96 2.50 68.98
71 Eduardo Escobar ARI 3B $4,850,000 93.83 3.24 68.53
72 Yasiel Puig LAD RF $6,000,000 77.30 3.06 68.00
73 Jose Peraza CIN SS $570,000 97.53 3.06 67.48
74 A.J. Pollock ARI CF $7,750,000 69.75 3.44 66.80
75 Jose Martinez STL 1B $560,400 93.83 2.89 66.27
76 Randal Grichuk TOR CF $2,800,000 76.54 3.01 65.99
77 Max Kepler MIN CF $587,500 96.30 2.78 65.66
78 Corey Dickerson PIT LF $5,950,000 83.85 2.94 65.54
79 Scott Schebler CIN RF $580,000 66.05 3.04 64.51
80 Yasmani Grandal LAD C $7,900,000 86.50 2.95 64.47
81 Carlos Correa HOU SS $1,000,000 68.52 3.14 64.04
82 Yoan Moncada CHW 2B $555,000 91.98 3.03 63.36
83 Joc Pederson LAD LF $2,600,000 90.80 2.49 63.21
84 Willson Contreras CHC C $604,500 84.66 2.62 62.14
85 Bryce Harper WSH CF $17,625,000 98.77 3.97 61.84
86 Andrew McCutchen NYY RF $8,583,333 95.68 3.32 61.38
87 Adam Frazier PIT 2B $571,000 70.19 2.33 61.31
88 Jeimer Candelario DET 3B $548,300 88.89 2.94 60.46
89 Robinson Chirinos TEX C $2,125,000 70.37 2.91 60.17
90 Ketel Marte ARI 2B $4,800,000 94.44 2.76 60.08
91 Kris Bryant CHC 3B $10,850,000 62.58 3.48 59.85
92 Niko Goodrum DET 2B $545,000 80.86 2.79 59.38
93 Matt Duffy TB 3B $930,000 82.10 2.70 58.82
94 Mark Canha OAK CF $547,500 75.93 2.60 58.25
95 Josh Bell PIT 1B $572,500 91.93 2.82 57.58
96 Ender Inciarte ATL CF $6,105,000 96.30 3.00 57.34
97 Wilson Ramos PHI C $6,250,000 68.52 2.95 57.16
98 Nomar Mazara TEX RF $563,560 80.25 3.05 56.13
99 Nelson Cruz SEA DH $14,250,000 90.12 3.44 55.87
100 Mike Moustakas MIL 3B $6,500,000 93.87 3.18 55.70
101 Nick Ahmed ARI SS $1,275,000 94.44 2.56 55.40
102 Daniel Palka CHW RF $545,000 76.54 2.90 55.19
103 Dansby Swanson ATL SS $565,000 83.95 2.65 55.15
104 D.J. LeMahieu COL 2B $8,500,000 79.14 3.30 54.17
105 Christian Villanueva SD 3B $548,500 68.52 2.56 54.01
106 Matt Davidson CHW DH $570,000 79.01 2.79 53.93
107 Kurt Suzuki ATL C $3,500,000 64.81 2.70 53.74
108 Yan Gomes CLE C $3,833,333 69.14 2.77 53.48
109 Rougned Odor TEX 2B $8,250,000 80.25 3.12 53.47
110 Teoscar Hernandez TOR LF $545,000 83.95 2.91 53.14
111 Jonathan Villar BAL SS $2,550,000 87.04 2.77 53.07
112 Francisco Cervelli PIT C $10,333,333 65.84 2.89 53.07
113 Daniel Descalso ARI 2B $1,500,000 85.19 2.38 53.05
114 George Springer HOU CF $12,000,000 87.04 3.45 52.26
115 Cesar Hernandez PHI 2B $5,100,000 99.38 3.11 52.11
116 Tim Anderson CHW SS $4,166,667 94.44 2.93 51.81
117 Brock Holt BOS SS $2,225,000 67.28 2.48 51.07
118 Ian Happ CHC CF $570,000 87.12 2.42 50.93
119 Nick Markakis ATL RF $11,000,000 100.00 3.20 50.71
120 Charlie Culberson ATL 3B $575,000 69.75 2.31 50.51
121 Yolmer Sanchez CHW 3B $2,350,000 95.68 2.70 50.03
122 Marwin Gonzalez HOU LF $3,725,000 89.51 2.66 49.98
123 Kevin Pillar TOR CF $3,250,000 87.65 2.75 49.71
124 Chad Pinder OAK LF $550,000 67.90 2.10 49.18
125 Rafael Devers BOS 3B $564,500 74.69 3.02 48.33
126 Jackie Bradley BOS CF $6,100,000 88.89 2.89 48.02
127 Jean Segura SEA SS $14,000,000 90.12 3.16 47.39
128 Robbie Grossman MIN DH $2,000,000 79.63 2.41 46.77
129 Marcell Ozuna STL LF $9,000,000 92.59 3.04 46.19
130 David Freese LAD 3B $3,666,667 69.33 2.21 46.17
131 Aledmys Diaz TOR SS $2,000,000 80.25 2.53 44.90
132 Brian Dozier LAD 2B $5,000,000 92.64 3.07 43.86
133 Kolten Wong STL 2B $5,100,000 78.40 2.11 42.81
134 Jose Bautista PHI RF $545,000 75.31 2.47 42.28
135 Justin Bour PHI 1B $3,400,000 87.04 2.54 41.54
136 Jorge Alfaro PHI C $547,000 66.67 2.31 41.50
137 Mitch Garver MIN C $547,500 63.58 2.33 41.49
138 Giancarlo Stanton NYY DH $25,000,000 98.15 3.80 41.33
139 Ronald Guzman TEX 1B $545,000 75.93 2.50 41.29
140 Starlin Castro MIA 2B $8,571,429 95.65 2.75 41.24
141 Shin-Soo Choo TEX DH $18,571,429 90.12 3.44 41.11
142 Jose Abreu CHW 1B $13,000,000 79.01 3.39 41.05
143 Travis Jankowski SD RF $555,000 72.84 2.21 40.91
144 Ben Zobrist CHC 2B $14,000,000 85.89 2.74 40.32
145 Amed Rosario NYM SS $548,940 95.06 2.64 40.14
146 Yulieski Gurriel HOU 1B $9,500,000 83.95 3.11 40.10
147 Curtis Granderson MIL LF $5,000,000 75.46 2.50 39.73
148 Maikel Franco PHI 3B $2,950,000 80.86 2.66 39.59
149 Yairo Munoz STL SS $545,000 66.67 2.22 39.57
150 Colin Moran PIT 3B $550,000 90.06 2.19 39.19
151 Mitch Moreland BOS 1B $6,500,000 77.16 2.83 39.04
152 Todd Frazier NYM 3B $8,500,000 70.99 2.98 38.63
153 Manuel Margot SD CF $556,900 87.04 2.34 38.51
154 Jedd Gyorko STL 3B $6,200,000 77.16 2.34 38.49
155 Justin Upton LAA LF $21,200,000 90.12 3.42 38.37
156 Jacoby Jones DET CF $549,400 79.63 2.33 38.00
157 Isiah Kiner-Falefa TEX 3B $545,000 68.52 2.23 37.96
158 Derek Dietrich MIA LF $2,900,000 92.55 2.56 37.00
159 Trey Mancini BAL LF $556,500 96.30 2.67 36.92
160 Carlos Gonzalez COL RF $8,000,000 81.60 2.98 36.88
161 Charlie Blackmon COL CF $18,800,000 96.32 3.76 36.74
162 Joey Votto CIN 1B $22,500,000 89.51 3.21 36.71
163 Matt Adams STL 1B $4,000,000 74.69 2.28 36.58
164 Salvador Perez KC C $8,750,000 79.63 2.99 36.41
165 Asdrubal Cabrera PHI 2B $9,250,000 91.36 2.95 35.65
166 Yonder Alonso CLE 1B $8,000,000 89.51 2.88 35.31
167 Manuel Pina MIL C $560,100 60.12 2.22 35.11
168 Brett Gardner NYY LF $13,000,000 86.42 3.11 34.09
169 Delino DeShields TEX CF $561,500 66.05 2.34 34.07
170 Ben Gamel SEA LF $558,100 62.96 1.93 33.31
171 Jose Iglesias DET SS $6,275,000 77.16 2.48 33.23
172 Jason Kipnis CLE 2B $8,750,000 90.74 2.90 33.02
173 Mike Zunino SEA C $2,975,000 70.37 2.32 32.53
174 Edwin Encarnacion CLE DH $20,000,000 85.19 3.59 31.33
175 Brandon Belt SF 1B $14,560,000 69.14 2.89 30.94
176 Freddy Galvis SD SS $6,825,000 100.00 2.56 30.89
177 Albert Almora CHC CF $584,500 93.87 1.94 30.77
178 Lucas Duda ATL 1B $3,500,000 66.67 2.41 30.29
179 Miguel Rojas MIA SS $1,180,000 95.65 2.00 30.00
180 Adam Duvall ATL LF $645,000 85.19 2.12 29.46
181 Odubel Herrera PHI CF $6,100,000 91.36 2.83 29.38
182 Denard Span SEA LF $10,333,333 84.57 2.74 29.38
183 Ryon Healy SEA 1B $559,200 82.72 2.66 28.85
184 Nick Williams PHI RF $553,000 86.42 2.29 28.84
185 Jose Altuve HOU 2B $30,200,000 84.57 3.48 28.81
186 Wilmer Flores NYM 1B $3,400,000 77.78 2.29 28.72
187 Evan Gattis HOU DH $6,700,000 79.01 2.73 28.51
188 Jon Jay ARI RF $3,000,000 88.27 2.47 28.46
189 Addison Russell CHC SS $3,200,000 80.37 2.16 28.12
190 Gorkys Hernandez SF LF $561,500 87.65 2.08 27.32
191 Tucker Barnhart CIN C $4,000,000 85.19 2.31 27.08
192 Alen Hanson SF 2B $545,000 67.90 2.01 27.04
193 Jake Marisnick HOU CF $1,900,000 63.58 1.71 26.66
194 Michael Taylor WSH CF $2,525,000 82.72 2.03 25.98
195 Devon Travis TOR 2B $1,450,000 64.20 2.37 25.95
196 Ehire Adrianza MIN SS $1,000,000 70.99 2.10 24.88
197 Chris Iannetta COL C $4,250,000 67.48 2.22 24.53
198 Kendrys Morales TOR DH $11,000,000 80.25 2.62 24.12
199 J.T. Riddle MIA SS $545,000 64.60 1.89 23.77
200 Brandon Crawford SF SS $12,500,000 93.21 2.56 23.65
201 Billy Hamilton CIN CF $4,600,000 94.44 2.44 22.91
202 Wilmer Difo WSH SS $557,900 91.36 2.01 22.12
203 Carlos Santana PHI 1B $20,000,000 99.38 3.19 21.46
204 Carlos Gomez TB RF $4,000,000 72.84 2.20 21.34
205 Cameron Maybin SEA RF $3,250,000 79.63 1.78 21.19
206 Ian Kinsler BOS 2B $15,000,000 79.01 2.88 21.02
207 Jonathan Schoop MIL 2B $8,500,000 80.98 2.60 20.28
208 Hernan Perez MIL 2B $1,975,000 80.98 1.68 20.06
209 Cory Spangenberg SD 2B $1,700,000 71.60 1.77 19.58
210 Kole Calhoun LAA RF $8,666,667 84.57 2.72 19.52
211 Neil Walker NYY 2B $4,000,000 69.75 2.34 19.49
212 Adam Engel CHW CF $552,000 88.89 1.89 19.24
213 Josh Reddick HOU RF $13,000,000 83.33 2.55 19.05
214 Hunter Dozier KC 1B $545,000 64.20 2.30 19.01
215 Adrian Beltre TEX 3B $18,000,000 74.07 2.87 18.05
216 Yangervis Solarte TOR 3B $3,750,000 75.31 2.57 17.49
217 Jose Pirela SD 2B $556,200 90.12 1.91 17.15
218 Austin Barnes LAD C $555,000 61.35 1.46 16.72
219 Ian Desmond COL 1B $14,000,000 98.16 3.11 16.26
220 Jordy Mercer PIT SS $6,750,000 73.29 2.32 16.19
221 Aaron Altherr PHI RF $561,000 64.81 1.82 15.77
222 Buster Posey SF C $19,875,000 65.43 2.75 15.31
223 Eduardo Nunez BOS 2B $4,000,000 78.40 2.49 15.02
224 Gerardo Parra COL RF $9,166,667 87.12 2.18 14.54
225 Josh Harrison PIT 2B $6,825,000 60.87 2.37 13.94
226 Joe Panik SF 2B $3,450,000 63.58 2.10 13.92
227 Lewis Brinson MIA CF $545,000 67.70 2.07 13.76
228 Guillermo Heredia SEA CF $782,000 77.16 1.47 13.65
229 Yadier Molina STL C $20,000,000 76.54 3.00 13.36
230 Alex Gordon KC CF $18,000,000 87.65 2.67 13.15
231 Eric Hosmer SD 1B $18,000,000 96.91 2.92 12.73
232 Martin Maldonado HOU C $3,900,000 73.46 2.02 12.70
233 Dee Gordon SEA 2B $10,000,000 87.65 2.52 12.54
234 Matt Kemp LAD LF $20,000,000 89.57 2.78 12.49
235 Ryan Braun MIL LF $21,000,000 77.30 2.90 12.29
236 Brandon Guyer CLE RF $2,500,000 64.81 1.45 11.74
237 Adam Jones BAL CF $14,250,000 90.12 2.75 10.96
238 Evan Longoria SF 3B $16,666,667 77.78 2.66 10.48
239 Alcides Escobar KC SS $2,500,000 86.42 2.06 10.17
240 Kyle Seager SEA 3B $14,285,714 96.30 2.68 9.71
241 Rajai Davis CLE CF $1,750,000 62.35 1.43 9.60
242 Austin Jackson NYM CF $545,000 71.60 1.76 9.37
243 Orlando Arcia MIL SS $559,600 73.01 1.64 9.27
244 Greg Garcia STL 2B $569,600 70.37 1.01 8.75
245 Chris Owings ARI RF $3,400,000 65.43 1.75 8.74
246 James McCann DET C $2,375,000 72.84 1.94 8.21
247 Tommy La Stella CHC 3B $950,000 76.07 0.94 8.13
248 Logan Forsythe MIN 2B $5,125,000 74.07 1.85 6.49
249 Scott Kingery PHI SS $4,000,000 90.74 1.95 6.38
250 Jonathan Lucroy OAK C $6,500,000 77.78 2.06 6.09
251 Jose Reyes NYM SS $2,000,000 67.90 1.31 5.44
252 Jason Heyward CHC RF $23,000,000 78.53 2.68 5.38
253 Joe Mauer MIN 1B $23,000,000 78.40 2.74 4.84
254 Victor Reyes DET LF $545,000 61.73 1.30 4.24
255 Albert Pujols LAA DH $24,000,000 72.22 2.88 2.81
256 Yadiel Rivera MIA 2B $545,000 68.94 0.67 2.00
257 Victor Martinez DET DH $17,000,000 82.10 2.14 1.18
258 Chris Davis BAL 1B $23,000,000 79.63 2.17 0.07