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 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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  1. 1
    + 1,352
    - 457

    the people's #1
    Outfielder, Center fielder

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  2. 2
    + 1,047
    - 416

    most listed
    Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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  3. 3
    + 951
    - 583


    Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman

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  4. 4
    + 786
    - 462


    Outfielder, Left fielder

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  5. 5
    + 497
    - 219

    added by muzziac
    Catcher, First baseman, Third baseman

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  6. 6
    + 726
    - 536

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Outfielder, Center fielder

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  7. 7
    + 738
    - 408


    Catcher, First baseman

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  8. 8
    + 514
    - 257


    First baseman

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  9. 9
    + 521
    - 222


    Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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  10. 10
    + 601
    - 349


    Right fielder

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  11. 11
    + 474
    - 266


    Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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  12. 12
    + 544
    - 465

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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  13. 13
    + 336
    - 130

    added by shockwavesam91
    Infielder, Shortstop, Third baseman

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  14. 14
    + 413
    - 126

    ranked low on reranks
    Second baseman

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  15. 15
    + 391
    - 252


    Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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  16. 16
    + 335
    - 131

    ranked low on reranks & added by muzziac
    First baseman

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  17. 17
    + 385
    - 349


    Pitcher

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  18. 18
    + 471
    - 381


    Right fielder, Outfielder, Infielder

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  19. 19
    + 503
    - 427


    Shortstop

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  20. 20
    + 483
    - 411


    Second baseman

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  21. 21
    + 449
    - 362


    Pitcher

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  22. 22
    + 200
    - 91


    Pitcher

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  23. 23
    + 392
    - 465

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    First baseman

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  24. 24
    + 345
    - 287


    Third baseman

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  25. 25
    + 477
    - 371


    Catcher

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  26. 26
    + 293
    - 152


    Outfielder, Center fielder

    ;
  27. 27
    + 203
    - 80

    added by muzziac
    Third baseman

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  28. 28
    + 458
    - 446


    First baseman

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  29. 29
    + 215
    - 131

    added by muzziac

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  30. 30
    + 341
    - 325


    Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher

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  31. 31
    + 393
    - 456


    Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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  32. 32
    + 238
    - 173


    Center fielder

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  33. 33
    + 342
    - 310


    Second baseman

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  34. 34
    + 299
    - 283


    Pitcher

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  35. 35
    + 298
    - 367

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    First baseman

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  36. 36
    + 280
    - 232


    Right fielder, First baseman

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  37. 37
    + 257
    - 260


    Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

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  38. 38
    + 189
    - 153


    Pitcher

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  39. 39
    + 220
    - 141


    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

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  40. 40
    + 190
    - 163


    Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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  41. 41
    + 132
    - 80

    added by Cardinals4eva
    Pitcher

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  42. 42
    + 267
    - 259


    Third baseman

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  43. 43
    + 233
    - 140


    Designated hitter, Infielder, First baseman

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  44. 44
    + 233
    - 174


    Starting pitcher, Pitcher

    ;
  45. 45
    + 143
    - 82

    added by muzziac
    Catcher

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  46. 46
    + 253
    - 280


    Third baseman

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  47. 47
    + 198
    - 150


    Right fielder

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  48. 48
    + 182
    - 150

    added by shockwavesam91
    First baseman

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  49. 49
    + 112
    - 77

    added by muzziac
    Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

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  50. 50
    + 114
    - 96


    Pitcher

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