MLB The Best Current MLB Hitters  

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List Rules From highest batting average and most home runs to on base percentage, vote up the best hitters in the MLB right now.

Whether you're working on your fantasy baseball roster or simply staying updated with the 2018 MLB rankings, this list of the best MLB hitters currently playing will prove to be quite useful. Baseball fans, cast your votes for the players best at hitting home runs, line drives, and base hits. Who are the best current hitters in major league baseball today?

2017 World Series champion and four-time Silver Slugger Award winner José Altuve of the Houston Astros definitely ranks in the top 10 batters, along with Los Angeles Angels's Mike Trout and Colorado Rockie's Nolan Arenado. Other good MLB hitters right now include Mookie Betts, Paul Goldschmidt, Bryce Harper, and Trea Turner. Who else should top the list for the best hitters in baseball right now?

Vote for who you think are the best MLB hitters currently playing in the league today, and feel free to add any players who are missing from the list. 

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Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Mike Trout Los Angeles Angels

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José Altuve is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
José Altuve Houston Astros

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Mookie Betts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Mookie Betts Boston Red Sox

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J. D. Martinez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
J. D. Martinez Cleveland Indians

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Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Nolan Arenado Colorado Rockies

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Aaron Judge is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Aaron Judge New York Yankees

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Francisco Lindor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Francisco Lindor Cleveland Indians

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Kris Bryant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Kris Bryant Chicago Cubs

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Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Carlos Correa Houston Astros

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Giancarlo Stanton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Giancarlo Stanton New York Yankees

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Bryce Harper is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Bryce Harper Washington Nationals

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Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Joey Votto Cincinnati Reds

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Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Anthony Rizzo Chicago Cubs

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Josh Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Josh Donaldson Toronto Blue Jays

The Top Current Baseball Players

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George Springer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
George Springer Houston Astros

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Charlie Blackmon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Charlie Blackmon Colorado Rockies

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Andrew Benintendi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Andrew Benintendi Boston Red Sox

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Jose Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jose Ramirez Cleveland Indians

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Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Manny Machado Baltimore Orioles

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Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Freddie Freeman Atlanta Braves

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Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Alex Bregman Houston Astros

The Best Wide Receivers of All Time

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Xander Bogaerts is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Xander Bogaerts Boston Red Sox

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Trea Turner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Trea Turner Washington Nationals

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Anthony Rendon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Anthony Rendon Washington Nationals

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Gary Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Gary Sanchez New York Yankees

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Cody Bellinger is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Cody Bellinger Los Angeles Dodgers

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Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Paul Goldschmidt Arizona Diamondbacks

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Christian Yelich is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Christian Yelich Milwaukee Brewers

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Corey Seager is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Corey Seager Los Angeles Dodgers

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Robinson Cano is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Robinson Cano Seattle Mariners

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Andrew McCutchen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Andrew McCutchen San Francisco Giants

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A.J. Pollock is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
A.J. Pollock Arizona Diamondbacks

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Marcell Ozuna is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Marcell Ozuna St. Louis Cardinals

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Yoenis Céspedes is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Yoenis Céspedes New York Mets

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Khris Davis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Khris Davis Oakland Athletics

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Lorenzo Cain is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Lorenzo Cain Milwaukee Brewers

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Justin Upton is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Justin Upton Los Angeles Angels

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Byron Buxton is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Byron Buxton Minnesota Twins

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Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jonathan Schoop Baltimore Orioles

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Brian Dozier is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Brian Dozier Minnesota Twins

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Jean Segura is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jean Segura Seattle Mariners

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Starling Marte is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Starling Marte Pittsburgh Pirates

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Jose Abreu is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jose Abreu Chicago White Sox

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Rhys Hoskins is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Rhys Hoskins Philadelphia Phillies

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Wil Myers is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Wil Myers San Diego Padres

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Dee Gordon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Dee Gordon Seattle Mariners

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Nelson Cruz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Nelson Cruz Seattle Mariners

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Elvis Andrus is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Elvis Andrus Texas Rangers

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Edwin Encarnacion is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Edwin Encarnacion Cleveland Indians

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Tommy Pham is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Tommy Pham St. Louis Cardinals