MLB The Best Current MLB Hitters  

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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. 

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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25 8
Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Mike Trout Los Angeles Angels

2
23 8
José Altuve is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
José Altuve Houston Astros

3
20 7
Bryce Harper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Bryce Harper Washington Nationals

4
16 7
Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Nolan Arenado Colorado Rockies

5
15 7
Kris Bryant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Kris Bryant Chicago Cubs

6
19 11
Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Joey Votto Cincinnati Reds

7
16 9
Giancarlo Stanton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Giancarlo Stanton New York Yankees

8
17 10
Charlie Blackmon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Charlie Blackmon Colorado Rockies

9
14 8
Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Carlos Correa Houston Astros

10
15 9
Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Freddie Freeman Atlanta Braves

11
14 9
Mookie Betts is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Mookie Betts Boston Red Sox

12
12 7
George Springer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
George Springer Houston Astros

13
13 8
Francisco Lindor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Francisco Lindor Cleveland Indians

14
16 11
Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Paul Goldschmidt Arizona Diamondbacks

The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters

15
13 9
Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Anthony Rizzo Chicago Cubs

16
12 8
Trea Turner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Trea Turner Washington Nationals

17
8 4
Christian Yelich is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Christian Yelich Milwaukee Brewers

18
9 6
Josh Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Josh Donaldson Toronto Blue Jays

19
9 6
Cody Bellinger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Cody Bellinger Los Angeles Dodgers

20
8 5
Marcell Ozuna is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Marcell Ozuna St. Louis Cardinals

21
7 4
Corey Seager is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Corey Seager Los Angeles Dodgers

The Best Hitters in Baseball History

22
6 3
Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Alex Bregman Houston Astros

23
4 1
A.J. Pollock is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
A.J. Pollock Arizona Diamondbacks

24
10 8
Aaron Judge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Aaron Judge New York Yankees

25
10 9
J. D. Martinez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
J. D. Martinez Cleveland Indians

26
7 6
Jose Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jose Ramirez Cleveland Indians

27
5 4
Wil Myers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Wil Myers San Diego Padres

28
9 9
Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Manny Machado Baltimore Orioles

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29
8 8
Brian Dozier is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Brian Dozier Minnesota Twins

30
8 8
Dee Gordon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Dee Gordon Seattle Mariners

31
5 5
Khris Davis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Khris Davis Oakland Athletics

32
5 5
Xander Bogaerts is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Xander Bogaerts Boston Red Sox

33
4 4
Jean Segura is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jean Segura Seattle Mariners

34
4 4
Rhys Hoskins is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Rhys Hoskins Philadelphia Phillies

35
3 3
Andrew Benintendi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Andrew Benintendi Boston Red Sox

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36
3 3
Anthony Rendon is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Anthony Rendon Washington Nationals

37
8 9
Gary Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Gary Sanchez New York Yankees

38
6 7
Robinson Cano is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Robinson Cano Seattle Mariners

39
4 5
Yoenis Céspedes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Yoenis Céspedes New York Mets

40
4 5
Nelson Cruz is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Nelson Cruz Seattle Mariners

41
3 4
Starling Marte is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Starling Marte Pittsburgh Pirates

42
2 3
Byron Buxton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Byron Buxton Minnesota Twins

43
2 3
Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jonathan Schoop Baltimore Orioles

44
5 7
Jose Abreu is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jose Abreu Chicago White Sox

45
4 6
Andrew McCutchen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Andrew McCutchen San Francisco Giants

46
3 5
Elvis Andrus is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Elvis Andrus Texas Rangers

47
3 5
Tommy Pham is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Tommy Pham St. Louis Cardinals

48
3 6
Lorenzo Cain is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Lorenzo Cain Milwaukee Brewers

49
3 6
Justin Upton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Justin Upton Los Angeles Angels

50
3 7
Edwin Encarnacion is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Edwin Encarnacion Cleveland Indians