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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129 57
Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Los Angeles Angels

2
88 40
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Boston Red Sox

3
107 56
José Altuve is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Houston Astros

4
98 50
Mookie Betts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Boston Red Sox

5
72 39
Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Colorado Rockies

6
71 40
Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Cincinnati Reds

7
53 26
Christian Yelich is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Milwaukee Brewers

8
63 38
Francisco Lindor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Cleveland Indians

9
58 34
Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Arizona Diamondbacks

10
59 35
George Springer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Houston Astros

11
79 53
Bryce Harper is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Washington Nationals

12
49 28
Jose Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jose Ramirez Cleveland Indians

13
51 30
Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Houston Astros

14
58 36
Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Atlanta Braves

15
57 36
Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Chicago Cubs

16
44 26
Andrew Benintendi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Andrew Benintendi Boston Red Sox

17
76 54
Aaron Judge is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
New York Yankees

18
62 42
Giancarlo Stanton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
New York Yankees

19
26 11
Ronald Acuna, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Ronald Acuna, Jr. Atlanta Braves

20
59 40
Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Houston Astros

21
56 38
Charlie Blackmon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Colorado Rockies

22
42 26
Robinson Cano is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Robinson Cano Seattle Mariners

23
51 34
Cody Bellinger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Cody Bellinger Los Angeles Dodgers

24
56 39
Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Baltimore Orioles

25
58 41
Kris Bryant is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Kris Bryant Chicago Cubs

26
36 24
Jose Abreu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jose Abreu Chicago White Sox

27
41 30
Xander Bogaerts is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Boston Red Sox

28
40 30
Josh Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Toronto Blue Jays

29
32 23
Khris Davis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Oakland Athletics

30
19 11
Ozzie Albies is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Ozzie Albies Atlanta Braves

31
28 20
Rhys Hoskins is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Rhys Hoskins Philadelphia Phillies

32
37 29
Andrew McCutchen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
San Francisco Giants

33
27 20
Nelson Cruz is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Seattle Mariners

34
29 22
Anthony Rendon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Washington Nationals

35
35 28
Corey Seager is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Corey Seager Los Angeles Dodgers

36
26 20
A.J. Pollock is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Arizona Diamondbacks

37
27 21
Lorenzo Cain is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Milwaukee Brewers

38
29 23
Marcell Ozuna is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
St. Louis Cardinals

39
39 33
Trea Turner is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Washington Nationals

40
41 35
Gary Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Gary Sanchez New York Yankees

41
27 22
Jean Segura is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Seattle Mariners

42
30 26
Brian Dozier is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Los Angeles Dodgers

43
30 27
Yoenis Céspedes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
New York Mets

44
26 23
Justin Upton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Los Angeles Angels

45
22 20
Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Milwaukee Brewers

46
18 23
Starling Marte is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Pittsburgh Pirates

47
24 30
Dee Gordon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Seattle Mariners

48
19 25
Edwin Encarnacion is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Cleveland Indians

49
16 22
Wil Myers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
San Diego Padres

50
16 22
Byron Buxton is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Minnesota Twins