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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88 46
Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Los Angeles Angels

2
78 39
José Altuve is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Houston Astros

3
71 37
Mookie Betts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Boston Red Sox

4
59 30
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Boston Red Sox

5
52 29
Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Colorado Rockies

6
43 23
Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Baltimore Orioles

7
36 18
Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Houston Astros

8
42 24
George Springer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Houston Astros

9
49 30
Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Houston Astros

10
59 39
Bryce Harper is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Washington Nationals

11
48 30
Francisco Lindor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Cleveland Indians

12
41 25
Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Arizona Diamondbacks

13
51 34
Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Cincinnati Reds

14
43 27
Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Chicago Cubs

15
31 17
Andrew Benintendi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Andrew Benintendi Boston Red Sox

16
49 33
Giancarlo Stanton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
New York Yankees

17
44 29
Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Atlanta Braves

18
44 29
Kris Bryant is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Kris Bryant Chicago Cubs

19
46 31
Charlie Blackmon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Colorado Rockies

20
56 40
Aaron Judge is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
New York Yankees

21
38 24
Cody Bellinger is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Cody Bellinger Los Angeles Dodgers

22
32 19
Christian Yelich is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Milwaukee Brewers

23
30 18
Robinson Cano is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Robinson Cano Seattle Mariners

24
28 18
Andrew McCutchen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
San Francisco Giants

25
13 4
Ronald Acuna, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Ronald Acuna, Jr. Atlanta Braves

26
32 22
Jose Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jose Ramirez Cleveland Indians

27
32 22
Xander Bogaerts is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Boston Red Sox

28
34 24
Trea Turner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Washington Nationals

29
22 14
Jean Segura is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Seattle Mariners

30
24 17
Anthony Rendon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Washington Nationals

31
25 18
Jose Abreu is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jose Abreu Chicago White Sox

32
28 21
Corey Seager is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Corey Seager Los Angeles Dodgers

33
31 24
Josh Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Toronto Blue Jays

34
31 25
Gary Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Gary Sanchez New York Yankees

35
24 20
Yoenis Céspedes is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
New York Mets

36
22 18
Marcell Ozuna is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
St. Louis Cardinals

37
20 16
Justin Upton is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Los Angeles Angels

38
19 15
Rhys Hoskins is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Rhys Hoskins Philadelphia Phillies

39
19 15
A.J. Pollock is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Arizona Diamondbacks

40
17 13
Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Milwaukee Brewers

41
9 5
Ozzie Albies is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Ozzie Albies Atlanta Braves

42
23 22
Brian Dozier is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Los Angeles Dodgers

43
18 17
Khris Davis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Oakland Athletics

44
15 14
Byron Buxton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Minnesota Twins

45
17 17
Lorenzo Cain is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Milwaukee Brewers

46
14 15
Starling Marte is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Pittsburgh Pirates

47
20 22
Dee Gordon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Seattle Mariners

48
15 17
Nelson Cruz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Seattle Mariners

49
14 16
Wil Myers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
San Diego Padres

50
14 16
Elvis Andrus is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Texas Rangers