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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 Aaron Nola PHI SP $573,000 20.37 7.07 99.94
2 Jacob deGrom NYM SP $7,400,000 20.99 7.12 99.81
3 Blake Snell TB SP $558,200 19.14 7.38 99.73
4 Kyle Freeland COL SP $550,000 20.25 6.65 99.04
5 Chris Sale BOS SP $6,500,000 16.67 6.26 98.30
6 Trevor Bauer CLE SP $6,525,000 17.28 6.55 96.29
7 Corey Kluber CLE SP $7,700,000 20.37 6.85 95.88
8 Walker Buehler LAD SP $545,000 14.72 5.85 95.64
9 Zack Wheeler NYM SP $1,900,000 17.90 6.36 95.15
10 Luis Severino NYY SP $604,975 19.75 6.10 94.36
11 Mike Clevinger CLE SP $558,500 19.75 5.78 94.34
12 Clay Buchholz ARI SP $1,500,000 10.49 6.43 93.69
13 Noah Syndergaard NYM SP $2,975,000 15.43 6.65 93.66
14 Miles Mikolas STL SP $7,750,000 20.99 6.99 93.40
15 Gerrit Cole HOU SP $6,750,000 19.75 6.14 93.21
16 Mike Foltynewicz ATL SP $2,200,000 19.14 6.06 93.00
17 Jameson Taillon PIT SP $571,000 19.88 5.88 92.87
18 German Marquez COL SP $550,000 20.25 6.06 91.52
19 Trevor Williams PIT SP $569,500 19.25 5.73 91.03
20 Patrick Corbin ARI SP $7,500,000 20.37 5.91 90.71
21 Max Scherzer WSH SP $30,000,000 21.60 7.68 86.66
22 Carlos Carrasco CLE SP $5,500,000 19.75 5.94 85.78
23 Anibal Sanchez ATL SP $1,000,000 15.43 4.95 85.76
24 Sean Manaea OAK SP $550,000 16.67 5.39 85.53
25 Jose Berrios MIN SP $570,000 19.75 4.95 85.21
26 Kyle Hendricks CHC SP $4,175,000 20.25 5.70 83.92
27 Dereck Rodriguez SF SP $545,000 12.96 5.25 81.44
28 Jack Flaherty STL SP $545,000 19.14 4.45 78.73
29 Marco Gonzales SEA SP $550,300 17.90 4.99 77.39
30 Charlie Morton HOU SP $7,000,000 18.52 5.67 77.08
31 Brad Keller KC SP $545,000 25.31 3.18 76.91
32 Kyle Gibson MIN SP $4,200,000 19.75 5.05 76.35
33 James Paxton SEA SP $4,900,000 17.28 4.90 75.36
34 Eduardo Rodriguez BOS SP $2,375,000 16.67 4.69 73.68
35 Jaime Barria LAA SP $545,000 16.05 4.63 71.12
36 Trevor Cahill OAK SP $1,500,000 12.96 4.38 70.30
37 Sean Newcomb ATL SP $555,000 19.14 4.81 70.27
38 Joe Musgrove PIT SP $571,000 12.42 4.77 69.69
39 Justin Verlander HOU SP $27,000,000 20.99 6.44 69.34
40 Reynaldo Lopez CHW SP $555,000 19.75 4.21 68.57
41 Lance McCullers HOU SP $2,450,000 15.43 4.53 68.31
42 Edwin Jackson OAK SP $1,500,000 10.49 4.82 67.71
43 Jhoulys Chacin MIL SP $7,750,000 22.09 5.38 67.28
44 Wade LeBlanc SEA SP $650,000 19.75 4.13 67.24
45 Jose Urena MIA SP $575,000 19.88 4.34 66.98
46 Zach Eflin PHI SP $545,000 15.43 4.84 66.44
47 Madison Bumgarner SF SP $7,000,000 13.58 5.58 66.36
48 Jeremy Hellickson WSH SP $2,000,000 11.73 4.23 66.36
49 Shohei Ohtani LAA SP $545,000 70.37 3.58 65.97
50 Ryan Borucki TOR SP $545,000 10.49 4.22 65.02
51 Tanner Roark WSH SP $6,475,000 19.14 5.17 63.03
52 Yonny Chirinos TB SP $545,000 11.11 3.93 62.80
53 Andrew Heaney LAA SP $800,000 18.52 4.50 62.69
54 Luis Castillo CIN SP $555,000 19.14 4.63 62.65
55 Matt Boyd DET SP $562,000 19.14 3.98 62.24
56 Tyler Anderson COL SP $555,000 20.25 4.00 61.37
57 Carlos Rodon CHW SP $2,300,000 12.35 4.43 60.19
58 Daniel Mengden OAK SP $547,500 13.58 4.30 59.98
59 Ross Stripling LAD SP $555,000 22.09 3.33 59.92
60 Julio Teheran ATL SP $5,400,000 19.14 4.89 59.75
61 Nathan Eovaldi BOS SP $2,000,000 14.81 4.04 58.19
62 Shane Bieber CLE SP $545,000 12.35 5.18 57.78
63 Michael Fiers OAK SP $6,000,000 19.14 4.90 57.72
64 Mike Minor TEX SP $9,333,333 17.28 4.79 56.94
65 Nick Pivetta PHI SP $551,000 20.99 3.41 55.76
66 Steven Matz NYM SP $577,000 18.52 4.23 54.97
67 Jose Quintana CHC SP $5,300,000 19.63 4.76 54.42
68 Alex Wood LAD SP $6,000,000 20.25 3.96 54.14
69 Tyler Skaggs LAA SP $1,875,000 14.81 4.22 53.68
70 Jon Gray COL SP $555,000 19.02 4.37 52.91
71 Kevin Gausman ATL SP $5,600,000 19.75 4.68 51.92
72 Brent Suter MIL SP $556,500 12.88 5.06 51.74
73 J.A. Happ NYY SP $12,000,000 19.14 5.76 51.00
74 Vincent Velasquez PHI SP $559,000 19.75 3.65 50.80
75 Felix Pena LAA SP $545,000 11.73 3.25 49.55
76 Jake Junis KC SP $554,250 18.52 4.23 48.71
77 Dallas Keuchel HOU SP $13,200,000 20.99 4.93 47.89
78 Andrew Suarez SF SP $545,000 17.90 3.94 46.54
79 Joey Lucchesi SD SP $545,000 16.05 4.31 46.13
80 Robbie Ray ARI SP $3,950,000 15.43 4.07 45.91
81 Chase Anderson MIL SP $5,875,000 19.02 4.39 44.52
82 Zack Godley ARI SP $579,200 20.37 4.65 43.60
83 Tyson Ross STL SP $1,750,000 20.99 3.78 43.53
84 Anthony DeSclafani CIN SP $860,000 12.96 4.57 43.35
85 Antonio Senzatela COL SP $545,000 14.11 3.36 42.58
86 Mike Montgomery CHC SP $611,250 23.93 2.44 42.52
87 C.C. Sabathia NYY SP $10,000,000 17.90 4.38 41.51
88 Clayton Kershaw LAD SP $30,714,286 16.56 6.53 38.48
89 Michael Fulmer DET SP $575,200 14.81 3.14 38.38
90 Gio Gonzalez WSH SP $8,400,000 19.63 4.41 37.99
91 Rick Porcello BOS SP $20,625,000 20.37 5.37 35.63
92 Rich Hill LAD SP $16,000,000 15.34 5.23 35.06
93 Trevor Richards MIA SP $545,000 16.15 3.32 34.69
94 Junior Guerra MIL SP $545,000 19.02 3.55 34.49
95 Dan Straily MIA SP $3,375,000 16.15 4.01 34.20
96 Austin Pruitt TB SP $545,000 14.20 2.16 34.14
97 Brett Anderson OAK SP $4,000,000 10.49 3.37 33.70
98 Kenta Maeda LAD SP $3,125,000 25.15 2.72 33.56
99 Chris Archer PIT SP $4,250,000 16.77 3.86 32.41
100 Zack Greinke ARI SP $34,416,667 20.99 6.84 31.73
101 Chris Stratton SF SP $552,500 17.28 4.11 31.22
102 Chad Kuhl PIT SP $570,500 11.18 3.78 30.78
103 Ivan Nova PIT SP $8,666,667 18.01 4.28 30.41
104 Chad Bettis COL SP $2,000,000 16.56 3.05 29.99
105 Jake Odorizzi MIN SP $6,300,000 20.37 3.34 29.95
106 Jon Lester CHC SP $25,833,333 20.86 6.17 29.94
107 Masahiro Tanaka NYY SP $22,142,857 16.67 5.19 29.59
108 Dylan Covey CHW SP $545,000 16.67 2.65 29.37
109 Eric Lauer SD SP $545,000 14.20 3.83 28.84
110 Jordan Lyles MIL SP $1,000,000 22.70 1.80 27.83
111 Aaron Sanchez TOR SP $2,700,000 12.35 3.20 26.28
112 Tyler Glasnow TB SP $556,500 27.78 1.48 26.27
113 Brian Johnson BOS SP $548,000 23.46 1.88 25.49
114 David Price BOS SP $31,000,000 18.52 5.67 25.05
115 Clayton Richard SD SP $3,000,000 17.28 3.92 24.94
116 Stephen Strasburg WSH SP $25,000,000 13.58 5.64 23.97
117 Miguel Castro BAL SP $553,000 38.89 0.89 23.51
118 Sonny Gray NYY SP $6,500,000 18.52 3.48 22.16
119 Sam Gaviglio TOR SP $545,000 16.05 2.49 21.88
120 Austin Gomber STL SP $545,000 17.90 2.48 21.80
121 Mike Leake SEA SP $16,000,000 19.75 4.24 21.49
122 Jake Arrieta PHI SP $25,000,000 19.14 4.99 20.79
123 Jacob Faria TB SP $555,000 10.49 2.47 20.38
124 Francisco Liriano DET SP $4,000,000 16.67 3.17 20.34
125 Luke Weaver STL SP $550,800 21.60 3.04 19.81
126 Marcus Stroman TOR SP $6,500,000 11.73 2.75 19.55
127 Tyler Mahle CIN SP $545,000 14.81 3.50 19.34
128 Sal Romano CIN SP $545,000 24.07 2.50 18.92
129 Matt Harvey CIN SP $5,625,000 19.75 3.31 18.85
130 Matt Wisler CIN SP $545,000 11.11 1.39 17.08
131 Dylan Bundy BAL SP $1,640,000 19.14 3.28 15.90
132 Domingo German NYY SP $548,225 12.96 1.98 15.83
133 Bartolo Colon TEX SP $1,750,000 17.90 2.77 15.60
134 Lance Lynn NYY SP $12,000,000 19.14 3.67 15.35
135 Nick Kingham PIT SP $545,000 11.18 3.44 15.31
136 Lucas Giolito CHW SP $555,000 19.75 2.98 14.31
137 Corey Oswalt NYM SP $545,000 10.49 2.04 13.60
138 Danny Duffy KC SP $13,000,000 17.28 3.68 13.31
139 Yefry Ramirez BAL SP $545,000 10.49 1.55 11.48
140 James Shields CHW SP $18,750,000 20.99 3.84 11.09
141 Yovani Gallardo TEX SP $2,000,000 12.96 2.83 10.47
142 Cole Hamels CHC SP $24,000,000 20.25 4.72 9.87
143 Jason Vargas NYM SP $8,000,000 12.96 3.05 9.58
144 Ian Kennedy KC SP $14,000,000 13.58 3.21 9.30
145 Alex Cobb BAL SP $14,250,000 17.28 3.23 8.95
146 Wei-Yin Chen MIA SP $16,000,000 16.77 3.60 8.84
147 Andrew Cashner BAL SP $8,000,000 18.52 2.77 7.81
148 Jimmy Cordero WSH SP $545,000 13.58 0.50 4.95
149 Marco Estrada TOR SP $13,000,000 17.28 2.92 4.57
150 Tyler Chatwood CHC SP $12,666,667 15.34 2.75 4.44
151 Jordan Zimmermann DET SP $22,000,000 15.43 3.73 4.12
152 Martin Perez TEX SP $3,125,000 13.58 1.56 2.54
153 Deck McGuire LAA SP $545,000 12.96 0.62 2.08
154 Drew Pomeranz BOS SP $8,500,000 16.05 1.23 0.96