Top MLB Players for 2016, 2017, 2018

Here is a table dump of the top 25 MLB players according to the accumulated WAA from the last three years.

2018 Rank 3 Year WAA Name_TeamID Pos
+006+ 23.20 Max_Scherzer_WAS PITCH
+013+ 23.12 Nolan_Arenado_COL 3B
+026+ 21.86 Clayton_Kershaw_LAN PITCH
+017+ 21.40 Corey_Kluber_CLE PITCH
+001+ 20.08 Jacob_deGrom_NYN PITCH
+002+ 19.53 J.D._Martinez_BOS DH-LF-RF
+007+ 19.32 Justin_Verlander_HOU PITCH
+010+ 19.00 Mookie_Betts_BOS RF-CF
+011+ 18.52 Chris_Sale_BOS PITCH
+023+ 17.14 Edwin_Encarnacion_CLE DH-1B
+009+ 16.99 Khris_Davis_OAK DH-LF
+037+ 16.51 Giancarlo_Stanton_NYA DH-RF-LF
+092+ 16.09 Kyle_Hendricks_CHN PITCH
+075+ 15.41 Charlie_Blackmon_COL CF
+044+ 15.16 Mike_Trout_ANA CF-DH
+147+ 14.85 Paul_Goldschmidt_ARI 1B
+027+ 14.68 Bryce_Harper_WAS RF-CF
+076+ 14.24 Nelson_Cruz_SEA DH
+091+ 13.23 Anthony_Rizzo_CHN 1B
+005+ 12.77 Christian_Yelich_MIL LF-RF-CF
+111+ 12.52 Madison_Bumgarner_SFN PITCH
+070+ 12.07 Aaron_Judge_NYA RF-DH
+016+ 12.03 Jose_Ramirez_CLE 3B-2B
+003+ 11.89 Blake_Snell_TBA PITCH
+032+ 11.80 Anthony_Rendon_WAS 3B

Highlighted are the only two current free agents in the top 25.  Not much more to say except WAR is probably vastly different.  :-)  The above is only last three year split.  Total career rankings will be different.  The snapshot for up to and including 2017 can be found here.