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The Top Current Baseball Players

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List Criteria: Best athletes in the MLB right now

List of the best current players in baseball, 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

    the people's #1
    Mike Trout Outfielder, Center fielder

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

    most listed
    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

  4. 4
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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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    Andrew McCutchen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players


    Andrew McCutchen Outfielder, Center fielder

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    Josh Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players

    added by muzziac
    Josh Donaldson Catcher, First baseman, Third baseman

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    Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players


    Paul Goldschmidt First baseman

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    Giancarlo Stanton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players


    Giancarlo Stanton Right fielder

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    Catcher, First baseman

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    Félix Hernández is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players


    Félix Hernández Starting pitcher, Pitcher

  11. 11
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    Madison Bumgarner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players


    Madison Bumgarner Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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    Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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    Pitcher

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    Right fielder, Outfielder, Infielder

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    Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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    Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players

    ranked low on reranks & added by shockwavesam91
    Manny Machado Infielder, Shortstop, Third baseman

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Shortstop

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    José Altuve is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players

    ranked low on reranks
    José Altuve Second baseman

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    David Price is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players


    David Price Pitcher

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    Robinson Canó is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players


    Robinson Canó Second baseman

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    ranked low on reranks & added by muzziac
    First baseman

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

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Joey Votto First baseman

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    Adrián Beltré is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players


    Adrián Beltré Third baseman

  24. 24
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    Yadier Molina is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players


    Yadier Molina Catcher

  25. 25
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    Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Albert Pujols First baseman

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    David Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players

    added by dont mess with the best
    David Ortiz Designated hitter, First baseman

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    Kris Bryant is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players


    Kris Bryant

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    Outfielder, Center fielder

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    Pitcher

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    Jacob deGrom is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players

    added by muzziac
    Jacob deGrom

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    Adam Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players


    Adam Wainwright Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher

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    Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players

    added by muzziac
    Nolan Arenado Third baseman

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    Center fielder

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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    First baseman

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    Pitcher

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    Right fielder, First baseman

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    Second baseman

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    Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

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    Third baseman

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    Matt Harvey is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players


    Matt Harvey Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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    Dallas Keuchel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players


    Dallas Keuchel Pitcher

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    José Fernández is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players

    added by muzziac
    José Fernández

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Right fielder, Outfielder

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    Aroldis Chapman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players


    Aroldis Chapman Relief pitcher, Pitcher

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    Pitcher

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    Evan Longoria is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players


    Evan Longoria Third baseman

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    added by muzziac
    Catcher

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    added by shockwavesam91
    First baseman

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    Edwin Encarnacion is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players


    Edwin Encarnacion Designated hitter, Infielder, First baseman

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