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List Rules Best athletes in the MLB right now

List of the best current players in baseball in 2016-2017, ranked by fans, critics, and sports analysts. This list includes the best current MLB players in all positions, rookies to old pros. Vote for those you believe to be the best current baseball players in order to move them up the list, or click "rerank" to customize an order of your own.

The best MLB players are those who have consistently proven their talent on the field. From expert pitchers to top short stops, these great athletes have made a name for themselves by being better than the rest. Who is the best player in baseball? There's sure to be plenty of debate. But the only way to get your voice heard (and make sure your choice for the best player in MLB makes it to the top of the list) is to vote! Remember, the guys on this list have be current players to who play in the league today. Though they may soon be considered some of the best baseball players of all time, for now, we're ranking who is best on the field right now!

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Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Mike Trout Outfielder, Center fielder

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Clayton Kershaw is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Clayton Kershaw Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Miguel Cabrera Designated hitter, First baseman Third baseman

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Bryce Harper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Bryce Harper Outfielder, Left fielder

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Josh Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Josh Donaldson Catcher, First baseman Third baseman

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Andrew McCutchen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Andrew McCutchen Outfielder, Center fielder

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Buster Posey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Buster Posey Catcher, First baseman

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Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Paul Goldschmidt First baseman

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Madison Bumgarner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Madison Bumgarner Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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Max Scherzer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Max Scherzer Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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Giancarlo Stanton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Giancarlo Stanton Right fielder

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Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Manny Machado Infielder, Shortstop Third baseman

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Félix Hernández is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Félix Hernández Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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José Altuve is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
José Altuve Second baseman

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Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Anthony Rizzo First baseman

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Chris Sale is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Chris Sale Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher Pitcher

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Zack Greinke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Zack Greinke Pitcher

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José Bautista is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
José Bautista Right fielder, Outfielder Infielder

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Robinson Canó is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Robinson Canó Second baseman

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Troy Tulowitzki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Troy Tulowitzki Shortstop

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David Price is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
David Price Pitcher

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Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Joey Votto First baseman

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Jake Arrieta is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Jake Arrieta Pitcher

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Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Nolan Arenado Third baseman

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Yadier Molina is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Yadier Molina Catcher

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Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Albert Pujols First baseman

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Yoenis Céspedes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Yoenis Céspedes Outfielder, Center fielder

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Adrián Beltré is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Adrián Beltré Third baseman

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Jacob deGrom is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players

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Adam Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Adam Wainwright Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher

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Justin Verlander is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Justin Verlander Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Adam Jones Center fielder

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Dustin Pedroia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Dustin Pedroia Second baseman

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Stephen Strasburg is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players

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Adrian Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Adrian Gonzalez Right fielder, First baseman

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Prince Fielder is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Prince Fielder First baseman

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Carlos González is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Carlos González Outfielder, Left fielder Center fielder

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Jon Lester is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Jon Lester Pitcher

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Aroldis Chapman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Aroldis Chapman Relief pitcher, Pitcher

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Mookie Betts is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players

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Corey Kluber is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Corey Kluber Pitcher

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Matt Harvey is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Matt Harvey Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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Evan Longoria is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Evan Longoria Third baseman

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Johnny Cueto is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Johnny Cueto Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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Edwin Encarnacion is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Edwin Encarnacion Designated hitter, Infielder First baseman

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Nelson Cruz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Nelson Cruz Right fielder

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Salvador Pérez is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Salvador Pérez Catcher

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David Wright is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
David Wright Third baseman

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Starling Marte is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Starling Marte Outfielder, Left fielder Center fielder

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Chris Davis is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Chris Davis First baseman