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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J. D. Martinez Boston Red Sox

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

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Francisco Lindor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Francisco Lindor Cleveland Indians

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

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Manny Machado is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Manny Machado Baltimore Orioles

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Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Joey Votto Cincinnati Reds

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Aaron Judge is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Aaron Judge New York Yankees

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

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Giancarlo Stanton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Giancarlo Stanton New York Yankees

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Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Freddie Freeman Atlanta Braves

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Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Carlos Correa Houston Astros

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Charlie Blackmon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Charlie Blackmon Colorado Rockies

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Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Paul Goldschmidt Arizona Diamondbacks

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Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Alex Bregman Houston Astros

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Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Anthony Rizzo Chicago Cubs

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

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George Springer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
George Springer Houston Astros

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Robinson Cano is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Robinson Cano Seattle Mariners

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Andrew Benintendi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Andrew Benintendi Boston Red Sox

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Josh Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Josh Donaldson Toronto Blue Jays

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Jose Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jose Ramirez Cleveland Indians

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

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Corey Seager is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Corey Seager Los Angeles Dodgers

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Trea Turner is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Trea Turner Washington Nationals

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Andrew McCutchen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Andrew McCutchen San Francisco Giants

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Justin Upton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Justin Upton Los Angeles Angels

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

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

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

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Jean Segura is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jean Segura Seattle Mariners

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Jose Abreu is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Jose Abreu Chicago White Sox

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Christian Yelich is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Christian Yelich Milwaukee Brewers

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A.J. Pollock is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
A.J. Pollock Arizona Diamondbacks

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Brian Dozier is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Brian Dozier Los Angeles Dodgers

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Ronald Acuna, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Ronald Acuna, Jr. Atlanta Braves

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

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

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Yoenis Céspedes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Yoenis Céspedes New York Mets

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Khris Davis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Khris Davis Oakland Athletics

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16 13
Rhys Hoskins is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Rhys Hoskins Philadelphia Phillies

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Lorenzo Cain is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Lorenzo Cain Milwaukee Brewers

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Ozzie Albies is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Ozzie Albies Atlanta Braves

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Byron Buxton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current MLB Hitters
Byron Buxton Minnesota Twins

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

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

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

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

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