Baseball 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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47 19
Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Arizona Diamondbacks

2
41 19
Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Cincinnati Reds

3
38 18
Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Atlanta Braves

4
27 13
Matt Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
St. Louis Cardinals

5
39 25
Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Chicago Cubs

6
28 15
Eric Hosmer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
San Diego Padres

7
31 18
Cody Bellinger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Cody Bellinger Los Angeles Dodgers

8
30 21
Rhys Hoskins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Rhys Hoskins Philadelphia Phillies

9
26 18
Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Detroit Tigers

10
26 19
Jose Abreu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Jose Abreu Chicago White Sox

11
20 14
Justin Bour is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Philadelphia Phillies

12
22 17
Justin Smoak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Toronto Blue Jays

13
19 15
Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Philadelphia Phillies

14
23 20
Edwin Encarnacion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Cleveland Indians

15
19 16
Wil Myers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
San Diego Padres

16
19 16
Brandon Belt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
San Francisco Giants

17
20 18
Joey Gallo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Texas Rangers

18
16 14
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Los Angeles Angels

19
18 17
Joe Mauer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Minnesota Twins

20
18 18
Matt Olson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Matt Olson Oakland Athletics

21
16 16
Ryan Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Washington Nationals

22
16 16
Marwin Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Marwin Gonzalez Houston Astros

23
12 12
Yuli Gurriel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Houston Astros

24
15 16
Ian Desmond is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Colorado Rockies

25
13 14
Yonder Alonso is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Cleveland Indians