Explaining the MLB Player Ratings
An overall top-100 ranking is provided based on the players' average rankings among the four metrics. Thus, the player with the highest average ranking is listed as the top-rated player. In addition to viewing the overall rankings, users can view rankings for each individual metric.
Here are explanations for each of the four metrics, which are updated daily:Click here for a full explanation of ESPN's player ratings from Jeff Bennett, ESPN's senior director of research.