Current Sports The Best Current MLB First Basemen  

Ranker Baseball
2.9k votes 250 voters 2.1k views 41 items

List Rules Only current players.

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. 

list ordered by
1
77 42
Cody Bellinger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Cody Bellinger Los Angeles Dodgers
2
83 49
Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Arizona Diamondbacks
3
80 47
Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Atlanta Braves
4
78 46
Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Chicago Cubs
5
71 51
Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Cincinnati Reds
6
54 43
Rhys Hoskins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Rhys Hoskins Philadelphia Phillies
7
49 38
Eric Hosmer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
San Diego Padres
8
42 31
Josh Bell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Pittsburgh Pirates
9
45 41
Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Detroit Tigers
10
44 41
Matt Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
St. Louis Cardinals
11
44 41
Jose Abreu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Jose Abreu Chicago White Sox
12
43 40
Edwin Encarnacion is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Cleveland Indians
13
39 36
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Los Angeles Angels
14
38 36
Joey Gallo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Texas Rangers
15
31 31
Brandon Belt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
San Francisco Giants
16
30 34
Matt Olson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Matt Olson Oakland Athletics
17
32 37
Joe Mauer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Minnesota Twins
18
28 32
Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Philadelphia Phillies
19
28 34
Ryan Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Washington Nationals
20
31 38
Justin Bour is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Philadelphia Phillies
21
31 40
Justin Smoak is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Toronto Blue Jays
22
25 33
Trey Mancini is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Trey Mancini Baltimore Orioles
23
28 37
Wil Myers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
San Diego Padres
24
23 33
Jose Martinez is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Jose Martinez St. Louis Cardinals
25
23 34
Marwin Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Marwin Gonzalez Houston Astros