Current Sports The Best Current MLB First Basemen  

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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 first basemen currently playing will prove to be quite useful. Baseball fans, cast your votes for the players best at covering first base, having quick reflexes, and specializing in defense. Who are the best current first basemen in major league baseball today?

Five-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glove Award winner Paul Goldschmidt of the Arizona Diamondbacks definitely ranks in the top 10 first basemen, along with Cincinnati Reds's Joey Votto and Atlanta Braves's Freddie Freeman. Other good MLB first basemen right now include Anthony Rizzo, Cody Bellinger, Jose Abreu, and Brandon Belt. 

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

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73 43
Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Arizona Diamondbacks
2
63 35
Cody Bellinger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Cody Bellinger Los Angeles Dodgers
3
68 40
Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Atlanta Braves
4
68 41
Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Chicago Cubs
5
63 44
Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Cincinnati Reds
6
42 30
Eric Hosmer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
San Diego Padres
7
46 35
Rhys Hoskins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Rhys Hoskins Philadelphia Phillies
8
41 34
Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Detroit Tigers
9
40 33
Matt Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
St. Louis Cardinals
10
32 26
Josh Bell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Pittsburgh Pirates
11
38 34
Edwin Encarnacion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Cleveland Indians
12
37 35
Jose Abreu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Jose Abreu Chicago White Sox
13
31 32
Joey Gallo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Texas Rangers
14
31 32
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Los Angeles Angels
15
25 28
Brandon Belt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
San Francisco Giants
16
28 33
Justin Smoak is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Toronto Blue Jays
17
27 32
Justin Bour is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Philadelphia Phillies
18
25 30
Matt Olson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Matt Olson Oakland Athletics
19
24 29
Ryan Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Washington Nationals
20
27 33
Joe Mauer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Minnesota Twins
21
23 28
Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Philadelphia Phillies
22
22 27
Marwin Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Marwin Gonzalez Houston Astros
23
21 26
Ian Desmond is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Colorado Rockies
24
24 31
Wil Myers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
San Diego Padres
25
20 27
Jose Martinez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Jose Martinez St. Louis Cardinals