Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Hall of Merit > Discussion
Hall of Merit
— A Look at Baseball's All-Time Best

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Most Meritorious Player: 2018 Discussion

The election will take place after the postseason is completed and end 5, December 2018. Vote for 15.

Player			WS	bWAR
Mookie Betts		38.8	10.9
Mike Trout		38.2	10.2
Matt Chapman		25.6	8.2
Francisco Lindor	31.6	7.9
Jose Ramirez		29.8	7.9
Christian Yelich	34.5	7.6
Lorenzo Cain		24.9	6.9
Alex Bregman		35.5	6.9
J.D. Martinez		31.9	6.4
Javier Baez		26.1	6.3
Andrelton Simmons	20.5	6.2
Mitch Haniger		29.5	6.1
Freddie Freeman		26.6	6.1
Manny Machado		27.5	5.7
Nolan Arenado		28.2	5.6
Trevor Story		28.0	5.6
Whit Merrifield		22.7	5.5
Aaron Judge		20.4	5.5
Paul Goldschmidt	26.0	5.4
Jose Altuve		24.9	5.2
Matt Carpenter		30.9	4.9
Jed Lowrie		25.9	4.8
Aaron Hicks		21.6	4.7
Justin Turner		19.1	4.5
Brandon Nimmo		22.7	4.4
Jean Segura		22.9	4.3
Matt Olson		20.1	4.3
Joey Wendle		20.1	4.3
J.T. Realmuto		25.7	4.3
Marcus Semien		19.7	4.3
Max Muncy		21.3	4.2
Anthony Rendon		23.3	4.2
Didi Gregorius		23.6	4.2
Eugenio Suarez		20.3	4.2
Cody Bellinger		19.8	4.2
Scooter Gennett		21.5	4.2
Chris Taylor		17.6	4.1
Trea Turner		23.2	4.1
Ronald Acuna		20.1	4.1
Travis Shaw		20.8	4.1
Giancarlo Stanton	21.5	4.0
Shohei Otani		18.4	3.9
Paul DeJong		15.1	3.8
Andrew Benintendi	23.7	3.9
Ozzie Albies		19.6	3.8
Xander Bogaerts		25.5	3.8
Nick Castellanos	25.3	2.9
Charlie Blackmon	24.6	0.8
Rhys Hoskins		23.0	0.5
Bryce Harper		22.9	1.3

Pitcher 		WS	WAR
Jacob deGrom		20.4	10.0
Aaron Nola		21.4	10.0
Max Scherzer		19.7	9.5
Kyle Freeland		20.3	8.2
Blake Snell		21.1	7.5
Chris Sale		17.7	6.9
Justin Verlander	18.4	6.3
Corey Kluber		19.7	5.8
Trevor Bauer		17.9	5.7
German Marquez		14.4	5.3
Mike Clevinger		16.7	5.2
Gerrit Cole		15.7	5.1
Zack Greinke		15.7	4.8
Patrick Corbin		15.4	4.8
Luis Severino		15.6	4.7
David Price		13.4	4.4
Jameson Taillon		14.0	4.4
Miles Mikolas		16.2	4.3
Zach Wheeler		11.6	4.2
Clayton Kershaw		11.2	4.0
Noah Syndergaard	11.3	4.0
Kyle Gibson		12.2	3.9
Carlos Carrasco		15.0	3.9
Jose Berrios		11.8	3.8
Cole Hamels		10.9	3.8
Walker Buehler		9.8	3.5
Charlie Morton		12.7	3.5
Mike Foltynewicz	13.6	3.4
Jon Lester		13.2	3.3

Blake Treinen		19.4	4.3
Edwin Diaz		18.8	3.2
Jeremy Jeffress		15.6	3.4
Jared Hughes		10.1	3.3
Adam Ottavino		15.0	2.6
Josh Hader		14.6	2.2
Craig Kimbrel		14.2	2.3

 

DL from MN Posted: October 11, 2018 at 06:21 PM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Related News:

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. DL from MN Posted: October 12, 2018 at 02:53 PM (#5765231)
Thought I should get this up for prelim ballots before the playoffs

   2. Chris Fluit Posted: October 12, 2018 at 04:35 PM (#5765301)
Good call. At a quick glance, I have Trout ahead of Betts for the number one slot. That may change when I run through the numbers more in depth.
   3. lieiam Posted: October 14, 2018 at 04:04 PM (#5766249)
Here's my prelim ballot.
I haven't posted here in quite a while but this is my old "uber-stat blender" method.
Slight catcher bonus given.

1 BETTS, MOOKIE 9809
2 TROUT, MIKE 9335
3 BREGMAN, ALEX 7861
4 DEGROM, JACOB 7619
5 YELICH, CHRISTIAN 7541
6 RAMIREZ, JOSE 7143
7 LINDOR, FRANCISCO 7026
8 CHAPMAN, MATT 6766
9 MARTINEZ, J.D. 6725
10 SCHERZER, MAX 6650
11 NOLA, AARON 6573
12 HANIGER, MITCH 6032
13 CARPENTER, MATT 6018
14 SNELL, BLAKE 5982
15 MACHADO, MANNY 5765

16 SALE, CHRIS 5744
17 BAEZ, JAVIER 5708
18 ARENADO, NOLAN 5687
19 VERLANDER, JUSTIN 5685
20 CAIN, LORENZO 5684
   4. Michael J. Binkley's anxiety closet Posted: October 14, 2018 at 10:41 PM (#5766501)
My pre-postseason bonus ballot:

1. Mookie Betts
2. Mike Trout
3. Jacob DeGrom
4. Christian Yelich
5. Jose Ramirez
6. Matt Chapman
7. Alex Bregman
8. Francisco Lindor
9. J.D. Martinez
10. Chris Sale
11. Max Scherzer
12. Aaron Nola
13. Javier Baez
14. Blake Snell
15. Lorenzo Cain

16-20. Justin Verlander, Trevor Bauer, Mitch Haniger, Matt Carpenter, Freddie Freeman.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Francis
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Syndicate

Page rendered in 0.2107 seconds
41 querie(s) executed