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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25 10
Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Atlanta Braves

2
26 12
Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Arizona Diamondbacks

3
27 14
Joey Votto is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Cincinnati Reds

4
27 15
Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Chicago Cubs

5
15 7
Brandon Belt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
San Francisco Giants

6
16 8
Wil Myers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
San Diego Padres

7
19 11
Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Detroit Tigers

8
17 10
Eric Hosmer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
San Diego Padres

9
19 12
Jose Abreu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Jose Abreu Chicago White Sox

10
19 12
Cody Bellinger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Cody Bellinger Los Angeles Dodgers

11
20 13
Rhys Hoskins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Rhys Hoskins Philadelphia Phillies

12
14 8
Joe Mauer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Minnesota Twins

13
15 9
Matt Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
St. Louis Cardinals

14
13 9
Justin Bour is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Philadelphia Phillies

15
13 10
Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Philadelphia Phillies

16
12 9
Josh Bell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Pittsburgh Pirates

17
16 14
Edwin Encarnacion is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Cleveland Indians

18
15 13
Joey Gallo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Texas Rangers

19
12 10
Ryan Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Washington Nationals

20
12 10
Trey Mancini is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Trey Mancini Baltimore Orioles

21
10 8
Eric Thames is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Milwaukee Brewers

22
9 7
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Los Angeles Angels

23
9 7
Jose Martinez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Jose Martinez St. Louis Cardinals

24
14 14
Justin Smoak is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Toronto Blue Jays

25
11 11
Marwin Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Marwin Gonzalez Houston Astros

26
11 11
Ian Desmond is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Colorado Rockies

27
8 8
Yonder Alonso is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Cleveland Indians

28
6 6
Logan Morrison is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Minnesota Twins

29
7 8
Chris Davis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Baltimore Orioles

30
6 7
Lucas Duda is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Kansas City Royals

31
6 7
Ryon Healy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Ryon Healy Seattle Mariners

32
6 7
Wilmer Flores is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
New York Mets

33
12 14
Matt Olson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Matt Olson Oakland Athletics

34
10 12
Jay Bruce is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
New York Mets

35
5 7
Yuli Gurriel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Houston Astros

36
4 6
Mark Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Arizona Diamondbacks

37
5 8
C. J. Cron is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Tampa Bay Rays

38
9 13
Greg Bird is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Greg Bird New York Yankees

39
3 7
Ryan McMahon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Ryan McMahon Colorado Rockies

40
5 10
Hanley Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Boston Red Sox

41
4 10
Colin Moran is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current MLB First Basemen
Colin Moran Pittsburgh Pirates