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: Jul 16, 2018

Rank Player Team Pos. AAV GP% Prod/GP TVS
1 Aaron Nola PHI SP $573,000 21.05 7.65 99.92
2 Luis Severino NYY SP $604,975 21.28 7.57 99.65
3 Jacob deGrom NYM SP $7,400,000 20.21 6.70 99.33
4 Chris Sale BOS SP $6,500,000 20.41 6.85 99.17
5 Blake Snell TB SP $558,200 20.83 6.95 98.36
6 Trevor Bauer CLE SP $6,525,000 21.05 6.77 97.56
7 Corey Kluber CLE SP $7,700,000 21.05 7.03 97.39
8 Kyle Freeland COL SP $550,000 19.79 6.19 96.31
9 Gerrit Cole HOU SP $6,750,000 20.20 6.62 94.28
10 Zach Eflin PHI SP $545,000 12.63 6.97 93.49
11 Miles Mikolas STL SP $7,750,000 21.28 6.62 93.01
12 Mike Foltynewicz ATL SP $2,200,000 19.15 5.98 89.83
13 Tyler Skaggs LAA SP $1,875,000 17.53 5.76 89.54
14 Sean Manaea OAK SP $550,000 20.62 5.63 88.98
15 Eduardo Rodriguez BOS SP $2,375,000 19.39 5.72 88.90
16 Marco Gonzales SEA SP $550,300 19.59 5.81 88.89
17 Jose Berrios MIN SP $570,000 21.28 5.57 88.41
18 Mike Clevinger CLE SP $558,500 20.00 5.42 88.14
19 Tyler Anderson COL SP $555,000 21.88 5.03 87.77
20 Patrick Corbin ARI SP $7,500,000 20.62 5.77 87.26
21 Ross Stripling LAD SP $555,000 29.17 3.94 86.71
22 Noah Syndergaard NYM SP $2,975,000 12.77 6.22 84.33
23 Anibal Sanchez ATL SP $1,000,000 12.77 5.31 84.20
24 Max Scherzer WSH SP $30,000,000 23.16 7.71 81.36
25 Charlie Morton HOU SP $7,000,000 19.19 6.33 81.20
26 Walker Buehler LAD SP $545,000 11.46 5.03 80.68
27 Sean Newcomb ATL SP $555,000 20.21 5.47 79.56
28 James Paxton SEA SP $4,900,000 20.62 5.12 77.81
29 Jameson Taillon PIT SP $571,000 19.59 4.79 77.18
30 Michael Wacha STL SP $5,300,000 15.96 6.22 76.27
31 Kyle Gibson MIN SP $4,200,000 20.21 4.82 76.25
32 Lance McCullers HOU SP $2,450,000 19.19 5.54 75.74
33 Justin Verlander HOU SP $27,000,000 21.21 6.65 73.81
34 Junior Guerra MIL SP $545,000 18.37 4.81 73.30
35 Jeremy Hellickson WSH SP $2,000,000 13.68 4.62 72.59
36 Carlos Carrasco CLE SP $5,500,000 18.95 5.65 71.89
37 Jack Flaherty STL SP $545,000 15.96 4.33 71.89
38 Shohei Ohtani LAA SP $545,000 55.67 3.45 69.13
39 Kenta Maeda LAD SP $3,125,000 19.79 4.56 66.44
40 Steven Matz NYM SP $577,000 19.15 4.56 65.40
41 Andrew Heaney LAA SP $800,000 17.53 4.78 65.40
42 Zack Wheeler NYM SP $1,900,000 19.15 4.24 62.96
43 German Marquez COL SP $550,000 19.79 5.32 62.78
44 Wade LeBlanc SEA SP $650,000 19.59 3.86 62.40
45 Carlos Martinez STL SP $10,200,000 18.09 5.98 61.80
46 Joey Lucchesi SD SP $545,000 14.14 4.52 61.60
47 Reynaldo Lopez CHW SP $555,000 20.00 4.19 61.48
48 Jaime Barria LAA SP $545,000 13.40 4.62 60.44
49 Kyle Hendricks CHC SP $4,175,000 20.43 4.86 60.41
50 Brent Suter MIL SP $556,500 20.41 5.27 60.40
51 Vincent Velasquez PHI SP $559,000 18.95 4.24 60.14
52 Trevor Williams PIT SP $569,500 19.59 4.37 58.74
53 Jhoulys Chacin MIL SP $7,750,000 21.43 5.29 58.63
54 Nick Pivetta PHI SP $551,000 21.05 4.07 57.88
55 Brad Keller KC SP $545,000 30.53 1.70 57.27
56 Michael Fiers DET SP $6,000,000 18.37 4.76 56.98
57 Matt Boyd DET SP $562,000 18.37 3.46 54.73
58 Alex Wood LAD SP $6,000,000 19.79 4.46 54.59
59 Jon Lester CHC SP $25,833,333 22.58 6.94 54.11
60 Clayton Richard SD SP $3,000,000 21.21 5.10 53.67
61 Nathan Eovaldi TB SP $2,000,000 10.42 4.00 53.61
62 Andrew Suarez SF SP $545,000 16.33 4.00 53.47
63 Daniel Mengden OAK SP $547,500 16.49 4.54 52.46
64 Chase Anderson MIL SP $5,875,000 19.39 4.67 52.06
65 Michael Fulmer DET SP $575,200 19.39 3.58 51.87
66 Jon Gray COL SP $555,000 18.75 4.41 51.02
67 Dylan Bundy BAL SP $1,640,000 18.56 4.41 50.26
68 Caleb Smith MIA SP $1,090,000 16.33 4.08 49.72
69 Julio Teheran ATL SP $5,400,000 20.21 4.82 49.44
70 Gio Gonzalez WSH SP $8,400,000 20.00 4.56 47.50
71 Tyler Mahle CIN SP $545,000 20.83 4.48 45.85
72 Jose Quintana CHC SP $5,300,000 19.35 4.81 45.70
73 J.A. Happ TOR SP $12,000,000 20.00 5.37 43.60
74 Jose Urena MIA SP $575,000 20.41 3.28 43.55
75 Luke Weaver STL SP $550,800 23.40 3.68 43.52
76 Chad Bettis COL SP $2,000,000 17.71 4.14 43.38
77 Zack Godley ARI SP $579,200 20.62 5.12 43.03
78 Tyson Ross SD SP $1,750,000 22.22 3.83 42.85
79 Kevin Gausman BAL SP $5,600,000 19.59 3.91 42.77
80 Mike Montgomery CHC SP $611,250 30.11 2.11 42.07
81 Dallas Keuchel HOU SP $13,200,000 20.20 4.97 41.18
82 Bartolo Colon TEX SP $1,750,000 19.59 3.77 40.82
83 Rick Porcello BOS SP $20,625,000 20.41 5.70 40.06
84 C.C. Sabathia NYY SP $10,000,000 19.15 4.72 39.80
85 Zack Greinke ARI SP $34,416,667 20.62 7.48 39.51
86 Austin Pruitt TB SP $545,000 17.71 2.35 39.03
87 Jake Arrieta PHI SP $25,000,000 18.95 5.94 38.11
88 Chris Stratton SF SP $552,500 18.37 4.43 36.99
89 Chris Archer TB SP $4,250,000 15.63 3.73 35.62
90 Stephen Strasburg WSH SP $25,000,000 13.68 6.13 35.25
91 Miguel Castro BAL SP $553,000 40.21 1.08 35.05
92 Fernando Romero MIN SP $545,000 11.70 3.51 34.58
93 Chad Kuhl PIT SP $570,500 18.56 3.78 34.42
94 Garrett Richards LAA SP $7,300,000 16.49 4.08 33.57
95 Francisco Liriano DET SP $4,000,000 15.31 3.33 32.63
96 Aaron Sanchez TOR SP $2,700,000 15.79 3.44 32.61
97 Sam Gaviglio TOR SP $545,000 13.68 2.92 32.30
98 Nicholas Tropeano LAA SP $545,000 10.31 3.70 31.33
99 Tanner Roark WSH SP $6,475,000 21.05 3.98 30.30
100 Antonio Senzatela COL SP $545,000 12.50 2.36 30.24
101 Trevor Richards MIA SP $545,000 13.27 3.59 29.10
102 Jake Junis KC SP $554,250 17.89 3.74 28.91
103 Dan Straily MIA SP $3,375,000 16.33 3.83 27.33
104 Jacob Faria TB SP $555,000 10.42 3.07 26.52
105 Clayton Kershaw LAD SP $30,714,286 14.58 5.05 25.12
106 Mike Leake SEA SP $16,000,000 20.62 4.83 24.95
107 Jordan Lyles SD SP $1,000,000 23.23 2.03 24.89
108 Ivan Nova PIT SP $8,666,667 18.56 4.04 24.67
109 Luis Castillo CIN SP $555,000 20.83 3.62 23.90
110 Brian Johnson BOS SP $548,000 25.51 1.29 23.68
111 Matt Harvey CIN SP $5,625,000 20.83 3.42 23.37
112 Mike Minor TEX SP $9,333,333 18.56 3.85 22.61
113 Doug Fister TEX SP $4,000,000 12.37 3.08 22.19
114 Sal Romano CIN SP $545,000 20.83 3.35 21.47
115 Dylan Covey CHW SP $545,000 11.58 2.94 21.09
116 Jordan Zimmermann DET SP $22,000,000 12.24 4.42 20.52
117 Eric Lauer SD SP $545,000 16.16 3.85 19.51
118 Danny Duffy KC SP $13,000,000 21.05 3.78 17.86
119 James Shields CHW SP $18,750,000 22.11 3.86 17.66
120 Domingo German NYY SP $548,225 19.15 2.20 17.12
121 Andrew Cashner BAL SP $8,000,000 19.59 3.03 15.46
122 Jake Odorizzi MIN SP $6,300,000 22.34 3.14 15.40
123 Sonny Gray NYY SP $6,500,000 19.15 3.37 14.73
124 Marcus Stroman TOR SP $6,500,000 12.63 2.67 14.57
125 Robbie Ray ARI SP $3,950,000 11.34 3.21 14.35
126 Marco Estrada TOR SP $13,000,000 17.89 3.45 13.73
127 Lucas Giolito CHW SP $555,000 20.00 2.96 13.09
128 Masahiro Tanaka NYY SP $22,142,857 15.96 4.62 12.94
129 Brandon McCarthy ATL SP $12,000,000 15.96 4.51 12.88
130 David Price BOS SP $31,000,000 19.39 5.00 8.76
131 Lance Lynn MIN SP $12,000,000 19.15 3.69 8.56
132 Tyler Chatwood CHC SP $12,666,667 18.28 3.24 7.62
133 Cole Hamels TEX SP $24,000,000 19.59 4.02 5.16
134 Rich Hill LAD SP $16,000,000 12.50 3.03 4.68
135 Ian Kennedy KC SP $14,000,000 18.95 2.54 4.35
136 Felix Hernandez SEA SP $25,000,000 19.59 4.07 2.97
137 Wei-Yin Chen MIA SP $16,000,000 16.33 2.44 1.71
138 Jeff Samardzija SF SP $18,000,000 10.20 1.87 1.14
139 Deck McGuire LAA SP $545,000 10.31 0.77 1.08
140 Alex Cobb BAL SP $14,250,000 17.53 2.10 0.88