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: Aug 20, 2018

Rank Player Team Pos. AAV GP% Prod/GP TVS
1 Aaron Nola PHI SP $573,000 20.16 7.44 99.95
2 Jacob deGrom NYM SP $7,400,000 21.14 7.15 99.64
3 Chris Sale BOS SP $6,500,000 18.40 7.04 99.37
4 Blake Snell TB SP $558,200 18.55 6.96 98.79
5 Trevor Bauer CLE SP $6,525,000 20.33 6.96 97.96
6 Kyle Freeland COL SP $550,000 20.16 6.16 97.46
7 Corey Kluber CLE SP $7,700,000 20.33 7.12 97.34
8 Luis Severino NYY SP $604,975 20.97 6.36 95.40
9 Gerrit Cole HOU SP $6,750,000 20.16 6.23 93.76
10 Dereck Rodriguez SF SP $545,000 11.20 6.21 92.98
11 Miles Mikolas STL SP $7,750,000 20.80 6.82 92.67
12 Max Scherzer WSH SP $30,000,000 22.40 8.31 92.29
13 Patrick Corbin ARI SP $7,500,000 20.00 6.39 91.90
14 Mike Clevinger CLE SP $558,500 20.33 5.47 90.84
15 Mike Foltynewicz ATL SP $2,200,000 19.51 6.17 90.58
16 Carlos Carrasco CLE SP $5,500,000 19.51 6.35 88.09
17 Zack Wheeler NYM SP $1,900,000 18.70 5.58 87.00
18 Jameson Taillon PIT SP $571,000 20.00 5.28 86.14
19 Jose Berrios MIN SP $570,000 20.33 5.35 85.83
20 Walker Buehler LAD SP $545,000 12.80 5.33 85.55
21 Noah Syndergaard NYM SP $2,975,000 13.82 6.16 85.27
22 Zach Eflin PHI SP $545,000 14.52 5.80 85.11
23 Eduardo Rodriguez BOS SP $2,375,000 15.20 5.72 85.05
24 Trevor Cahill OAK SP $1,500,000 12.10 5.11 84.66
25 Joe Musgrove PIT SP $571,000 11.20 5.93 84.42
26 Charlie Morton HOU SP $7,000,000 19.35 6.10 82.71
27 Sean Manaea OAK SP $550,000 20.97 5.26 82.11
28 Jack Flaherty STL SP $545,000 17.60 4.92 80.63
29 Trevor Williams PIT SP $569,500 19.20 5.13 80.20
30 Marco Gonzales SEA SP $550,300 19.20 5.36 79.40
31 Kyle Gibson MIN SP $4,200,000 20.33 5.04 78.70
32 James Paxton SEA SP $4,900,000 19.20 5.10 78.32
33 German Marquez COL SP $550,000 20.16 5.71 77.22
34 Anibal Sanchez ATL SP $1,000,000 14.63 4.93 76.68
35 Ross Stripling LAD SP $555,000 24.80 3.71 75.62
36 Sean Newcomb ATL SP $555,000 19.51 5.29 75.55
37 Michael Wacha STL SP $5,300,000 12.00 6.22 73.51
38 Matt Boyd DET SP $562,000 19.20 4.13 73.13
39 Anthony DeSclafani CIN SP $860,000 10.48 6.18 72.24
40 Vincent Velasquez PHI SP $559,000 19.35 4.50 71.93
41 Tanner Roark WSH SP $6,475,000 20.00 5.61 70.72
42 Lance McCullers HOU SP $2,450,000 17.74 5.05 68.71
43 Tyler Anderson COL SP $555,000 20.97 4.28 68.41
44 Nathan Eovaldi BOS SP $2,000,000 12.80 4.79 68.32
45 Jon Gray COL SP $555,000 18.55 4.67 68.16
46 Jaime Barria LAA SP $545,000 15.08 4.88 67.58
47 Alex Wood LAD SP $6,000,000 18.40 4.84 67.30
48 Shohei Ohtani LAA SP $545,000 63.49 3.44 67.22
49 Jhoulys Chacin MIL SP $7,750,000 22.22 5.64 66.69
50 Jeremy Hellickson WSH SP $2,000,000 14.40 4.30 65.38
51 Madison Bumgarner SF SP $7,000,000 11.20 5.69 63.68
52 Michael Fiers OAK SP $6,000,000 18.55 4.93 63.60
53 Brad Keller KC SP $545,000 28.23 2.50 63.29
54 Shohei Ohtani LAA SP $2,315,000 63.49 3.44 63.18
55 Tyler Skaggs LAA SP $1,875,000 16.67 4.75 63.14
56 Andrew Heaney LAA SP $800,000 18.25 4.61 62.18
57 Nick Pivetta PHI SP $551,000 21.77 3.75 60.03
58 Wade LeBlanc SEA SP $650,000 20.00 3.83 59.19
59 Kyle Hendricks CHC SP $4,175,000 20.33 4.83 57.62
60 Justin Verlander HOU SP $27,000,000 21.77 6.25 55.41
61 Junior Guerra MIL SP $545,000 18.25 4.45 54.55
62 J.A. Happ NYY SP $12,000,000 19.35 5.85 52.22
63 Joey Lucchesi SD SP $545,000 14.96 4.51 51.67
64 Zack Godley ARI SP $579,200 20.80 5.08 51.29
65 Daniel Mengden OAK SP $547,500 12.90 4.54 50.68
66 Brent Suter MIL SP $556,500 16.67 5.06 50.67
67 Caleb Smith MIA SP $1,090,000 12.70 4.08 50.65
68 Dallas Keuchel HOU SP $13,200,000 20.97 5.10 49.45
69 Michael Fulmer DET SP $575,200 15.20 3.58 49.41
70 Mike Montgomery CHC SP $611,250 26.83 2.43 48.53
71 Kevin Gausman ATL SP $5,600,000 20.33 4.32 47.11
72 Julio Teheran ATL SP $5,400,000 19.51 4.94 46.58
73 Rick Porcello BOS SP $20,625,000 20.00 6.03 46.23
74 Clayton Kershaw LAD SP $30,714,286 16.00 6.32 46.10
75 Jose Urena MIA SP $575,000 20.63 3.42 45.73
76 Tyson Ross STL SP $1,750,000 22.40 3.92 44.82
77 C.C. Sabathia NYY SP $10,000,000 17.74 4.70 44.52
78 Chase Anderson MIL SP $5,875,000 19.84 4.45 44.37
79 Kenta Maeda LAD SP $3,125,000 20.00 3.76 44.17
80 Antonio Senzatela COL SP $545,000 12.90 2.90 43.37
81 Jake Arrieta PHI SP $25,000,000 19.35 5.76 41.96
82 Luis Castillo CIN SP $555,000 20.16 4.09 41.27
83 Jose Quintana CHC SP $5,300,000 19.51 4.54 37.97
84 Andrew Suarez SF SP $545,000 17.60 3.61 37.75
85 Mike Minor TEX SP $9,333,333 17.46 4.36 37.61
86 Mike Leake SEA SP $16,000,000 20.00 4.79 36.37
87 Trevor Richards MIA SP $545,000 15.08 3.44 35.99
88 Zack Greinke ARI SP $34,416,667 21.60 7.00 35.98
89 Chad Bettis COL SP $2,000,000 15.32 3.75 34.59
90 Luke Weaver STL SP $550,800 23.20 3.49 33.57
91 Bartolo Colon TEX SP $1,750,000 19.84 3.57 33.25
92 Jake Junis KC SP $554,250 18.55 3.75 33.09
93 Aaron Sanchez TOR SP $2,700,000 12.10 3.44 33.07
94 Jacob Faria TB SP $555,000 10.48 3.28 32.93
95 Reynaldo Lopez CHW SP $555,000 20.33 3.36 32.67
96 Garrett Richards LAA SP $7,300,000 12.70 4.08 32.23
97 Clayton Richard SD SP $3,000,000 21.26 4.15 32.14
98 Brian Johnson BOS SP $548,000 24.80 1.99 31.83
99 Chad Kuhl PIT SP $570,500 14.40 3.78 31.73
100 Steven Matz NYM SP $577,000 17.89 3.62 31.32
101 Nicholas Tropeano LAA SP $545,000 11.11 4.00 30.92
102 Chris Archer PIT SP $4,250,000 16.00 3.57 29.76
103 Gio Gonzalez WSH SP $8,400,000 20.00 3.99 28.63
104 Austin Pruitt TB SP $545,000 16.13 2.00 28.07
105 Dylan Bundy BAL SP $1,640,000 18.55 3.85 27.88
106 Ivan Nova PIT SP $8,666,667 18.40 4.30 27.61
107 Miguel Castro BAL SP $553,000 40.32 0.97 25.08
108 Tyler Glasnow TB SP $556,500 30.65 1.18 24.71
109 Marcus Stroman TOR SP $6,500,000 14.52 3.04 24.35
110 Jordan Lyles MIL SP $1,000,000 22.22 1.76 21.62
111 Sal Romano CIN SP $545,000 20.16 3.27 21.55
112 Stephen Strasburg WSH SP $25,000,000 11.20 5.67 21.52
113 Tyler Mahle CIN SP $545,000 18.55 3.61 20.37
114 Jake Odorizzi MIN SP $6,300,000 21.95 3.14 20.18
115 David Price BOS SP $31,000,000 19.20 5.64 20.06
116 Dan Straily MIA SP $3,375,000 17.46 3.71 20.06
117 Masahiro Tanaka NYY SP $22,142,857 16.13 5.00 19.96
118 Sam Gaviglio TOR SP $545,000 15.32 2.51 19.39
119 Rich Hill LAD SP $16,000,000 14.40 4.31 19.09
120 Matt Harvey CIN SP $5,625,000 20.16 3.33 18.97
121 Andrew Cashner BAL SP $8,000,000 20.16 3.24 18.94
122 Chris Stratton SF SP $552,500 16.00 3.80 18.91
123 Robbie Ray ARI SP $3,950,000 13.60 3.22 18.74
124 Dylan Covey CHW SP $545,000 13.82 2.73 18.63
125 Yovani Gallardo TEX SP $2,000,000 11.11 3.45 17.91
126 Francisco Liriano DET SP $4,000,000 16.00 2.92 17.49
127 Marco Estrada TOR SP $13,000,000 16.94 3.60 15.27
128 Jon Lester CHC SP $25,833,333 21.95 5.64 14.63
129 Domingo German NYY SP $548,225 15.32 2.07 14.60
130 Sonny Gray NYY SP $6,500,000 20.16 3.32 14.34
131 Lucas Giolito CHW SP $555,000 19.51 3.07 14.21
132 Lance Lynn NYY SP $12,000,000 19.35 3.79 13.72
133 Danny Duffy KC SP $13,000,000 20.16 3.73 13.70
134 Eric Lauer SD SP $545,000 14.17 3.43 13.30
135 James Shields CHW SP $18,750,000 21.95 3.89 12.62
136 Brandon McCarthy ATL SP $12,000,000 12.20 4.51 12.20
137 Alex Cobb BAL SP $14,250,000 18.55 3.25 8.15
138 Cole Hamels CHC SP $24,000,000 19.51 4.64 8.13
139 Drew Hutchison TEX SP $545,000 11.11 1.62 7.47
140 Jordan Zimmermann DET SP $22,000,000 13.60 3.86 5.87
141 Tyler Chatwood CHC SP $12,666,667 19.51 2.86 4.49
142 Wei-Yin Chen MIA SP $16,000,000 16.67 3.16 4.27
143 Ian Kennedy KC SP $14,000,000 14.52 2.54 3.84
144 Deck McGuire LAA SP $545,000 10.32 0.72 1.18
145 Drew Pomeranz BOS SP $8,500,000 11.20 1.74 1.05
146 Jason Vargas NYM SP $8,000,000 11.38 1.69 0.59