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List Rules From top hitters to the league's best pitchers, vote up the greatest players in the MLB right now.

Who do you think should make the 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, from rookies to veteran 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 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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26
918 1,092
Robinson Canó is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Second baseman

27
828 1,387
Félix Hernández is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

28
837 755
Adrián Beltré is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Third baseman

29
1,010 1,134
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
First baseman

30
833 212
Aaron Judge is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
-1456082551498 added Outfielder

31
794 963
David Price is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Pitcher

32
635 158
J. D. Martinez is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Outfielder, Left fielder

33
623 241
Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
wiabux added First baseman

34
752 1,195
José Bautista is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Right fielder, Outfielder, Infielder

35
592 567
Jake Arrieta is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Pitcher

36
716 615
Stephen Strasburg is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players

37
733 1,167
Troy Tulowitzki is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Shortstop

38
489 378
Dallas Keuchel is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Pitcher

39
626 643
Yoenis Céspedes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Outfielder, Center fielder

40
545 307
Craig Kimbrel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Relief pitcher, Pitcher

41
376 282
Gerrit Cole is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
muzziac added Pitcher

42
675 410
Aroldis Chapman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Relief pitcher, Pitcher

43
523 838
Adam Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher

44
370 296
Matt Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
muzziac added First baseman, Third baseman

45
523 452
Jon Lester is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Pitcher

46
647 727
Dustin Pedroia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Second baseman

47
436 192
Xander Bogaerts is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
pjrusssawx added Shortstop

48
448 572
Adam Jones is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Center fielder

49
487 417
Nelson Cruz is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Right fielder

50
466 312
Salvador Pérez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
muzziac added Catcher