ASA Spring MLS Top-50 Rankings: 10-1 / by Harrison Crow

By Harrison Crow (@harrison_crow)

Monday, I introduced the who, what, where and why of this ranking, which was culled from the ballots of team front office personnel, MLS players, journalists, league analysts and other MLS experts. I'm sure there are going to be some disagreements, so hit us up on twitter or leave a comment below.

Check back later in the week for the rest of the rankings:
Monday: 50 through 41
Tuesday: 40 through 31
Wednesday: 30 through 21
Thursday: 20 through 11
Friday: 10 through 1


ExpG: Expected Goals according to our player rankings
ExpA: Expected Assists
ExpSaves: Expected Goals Against minus Actual Goals Against according to our goalkeeper rankings.
Touch%: Percent of team's touches while on the field
TxGp90: Total Expected Goals per 90 minutes
Shots Created: Shots plus Key Passes

10. Fabian Castillo - Midfielder, FC Dallas
Total Score: 631

9. Michael Bradley - Midfielder, Toronto FC
Total Score: 632

8. Jozy Altidore - Forward, Toronto FC
Total Score: 640

7. Octavio Rivero - Forward, Vancouver Whitecaps
Total Score: 648

6. David Villa - Forward, New York City
Total Score: 703

5. Robbie Keane - Forward, LA Galaxy
Total Score: 719

4. Sebastian Giovinco - Forward, Toronto FC
Total Score: 848

3. Clint Dempsey - Forward, Seattle Sounders FC
Total Score: 907

2. Obafemi Martins - Forward, Seattle Sounders FC
Total Score: 918

1. Kaka - Forward, Orlando City SC
Total Score: 925