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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188 75
Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Los Angeles Angels

2
137 70
Mookie Betts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Boston Red Sox

3
123 64
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Boston Red Sox

4
143 78
José Altuve is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Houston Astros

5
74 38
Christian Yelich is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Milwaukee Brewers

6
93 53
Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Colorado Rockies

7
114 72
Aaron Judge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
New York Yankees

8
85 50
Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Arizona Diamondbacks

9
99 61
Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Cincinnati Reds

10
81 49
Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Atlanta Braves

11
115 76
Bryce Harper is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Washington Nationals

12
72 42
Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Houston Astros

13
82 52
Francisco Lindor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Cleveland Indians

14
42 21
Ronald Acuna, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Ronald Acuna, Jr. Atlanta Braves

15
67 42
Jose Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jose Ramirez Cleveland Indians

16
83 59
Giancarlo Stanton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
New York Yankees

17
77 55
Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Baltimore Orioles

18
71 50
George Springer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Houston Astros

19
70 50
Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Chicago Cubs

20
70 50
Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Houston Astros

21
74 54
Kris Bryant is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Kris Bryant Chicago Cubs

22
57 41
Andrew Benintendi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Andrew Benintendi Boston Red Sox

23
62 46
Cody Bellinger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Cody Bellinger Los Angeles Dodgers

24
68 52
Charlie Blackmon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Colorado Rockies

25
43 31
Jose Abreu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jose Abreu Chicago White Sox