Baseball The Best Current MLB Designated 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 designated hitters currently playing will prove to be quite useful. Baseball fans, cast your votes for the players best at hitting for the pitcher. Who are the best current designated hitters in major league baseball today?

2017 Silver Slugger Award winner Nelson Cruz of the Seattle Mariners definitely ranks in the top 10 designated hitters, along with Cleveland Indians's Edwin Encarnacion and Oakland Athletics's Khris Davis. Other good MLB designated hitters right now include Miguel Sano, Adrian Beltre, Evan Gattis, and Choo Shin-soo. 

Vote for who you think are the best MLB designated hitters currently playing in the league today, and feel free to add any players who are missing from the list. 

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1
37 9
Nelson Cruz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Seattle Mariners

2
31 8
Khris Davis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Oakland Athletics

3
30 12
Edwin Encarnacion is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Cleveland Indians

4
24 9
Shohei Ohtani is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Shohei Ohtani Los Angeles Angels

5
24 11
Adrian Beltre is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Adrian Beltre Texas Rangers

6
24 11
Miguel Sano is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Miguel Sano Minnesota Twins

7
26 14
Evan Gattis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Houston Astros

8
21 14
Corey Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Pittsburgh Pirates

9
17 13
Mark Trumbo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Baltimore Orioles

10
20 18
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Los Angeles Angels

11
18 16
Shin-Soo Choo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Texas Rangers

12
16 14
Kendrys Morales is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Toronto Blue Jays

13
17 16
Victor Martinez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Victor Martinez Detroit Tigers

14
11 10
Eduardo Escobar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Minnesota Twins

15
13 13
Pedro Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Baltimore Orioles

16
16 17
Hanley Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Boston Red Sox

17
11 13
Jim Thome is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians

18
10 12
Matt Davidson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Chicago White Sox

19
8 12
Brandon Moss is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Oakland Athletics

20
10 15
Ryon Healy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Ryon Healy Seattle Mariners

21
7 12
Francisco Mejia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Francisco Mejia Cleveland Indians

22
4 9
Chris Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Baltimore Orioles

23
6 12
Rickie Weeks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Milwaukee Brewers

24
5 11
Chris Young is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Los Angeles Angels

25
8 15
Mike Napoli is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Designated Hitters
Cleveland Indians