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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!

list ordered by

1
3,576 1,101
Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Outfielder, Center fielder

2
2,354 1,469
Clayton Kershaw is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

3
1,904 1,804
Bryce Harper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Outfielder, Left fielder

4
1,674 859
Max Scherzer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

5
2,003 528
José Altuve is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Second baseman

6
1,497 725
Chris Sale is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher, Pitcher

7
1,484 242
Mookie Betts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Outfielder

8
1,312 446
Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
muzziac added Third baseman

9
1,417 1,065
Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
First baseman

10
1,640 1,995
Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Designated hitter, First baseman, Third baseman

11
1,542 1,183
Giancarlo Stanton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Right fielder

12
1,244 999
Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
First baseman

13
938 465
Jacob deGrom is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
muzziac added Pitcher

14
1,297 724
Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
shockwavesam91 added Infielder, Shortstop, Third baseman

15
1,476 1,309
Buster Posey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Catcher, First baseman

16
1,198 1,751
Andrew McCutchen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Outfielder, Center fielder

17
1,227 730
Justin Verlander is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

18
1,007 1,260
Josh Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
muzziac added Catcher, First baseman, Third baseman

19
1,138 943
Madison Bumgarner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

20
1,047 702
Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
muzziac added First baseman

21
794 315
Corey Kluber is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Cardinals4eva added Pitcher

22
768 1,050
Zack Greinke is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Pitcher

23
1,050 896
Yadier Molina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Catcher

24
641 175
Kris Bryant is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Third baseman

25
768 216
Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Current Baseball Players
Shortstop