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The Best Current MLB Outfielders

Updated April 21, 2020 7.3k votes 348 voters 2.8k views70 items

Whether you're working on your fantasy baseball roster or simply staying updated with the 2020 MLB rankings, this list of the best MLB outfielders currently playing will prove to be quite useful. Baseball fans, cast your votes for the players best at catching fly balls, throwing long distances, and covering right, left, and center fields. Who are the best current outfielders in major league baseball today?

Three-time AL MVP Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels definitely ranks in the top 10 outfielders, along with Mookie Betts and Charlie Blackmon. Other good MLB outfielders right now include Bryce Harper, Giancarlo Stanton, J. D. Martinez, and Aaron Judge. 

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

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    Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Mike Trout

    Los Angeles Angels

    PositionCenter Fielder

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceVineland, New Jersey

    BatsRight

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    Christian Yelich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Christian Yelich

    Milwaukee Brewers

    PositionOutfielder

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceThousand Oaks, California

    BatsLeft

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    Cody Bellinger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Cody Bellinger

    Los Angeles Dodgers
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    Ronald Acuna, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Ronald Acuna, Jr.

    Atlanta Braves
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    Mookie Betts is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Mookie Betts

    Boston Red Sox

    PositionRight Fielder

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceNashville, Tennessee

    BatsRight

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    Juan Soto is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Juan Soto

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    Aaron Judge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Aaron Judge

    New York Yankees

    PositionRight fielder

    BirthplaceLinden, California

    BatsRight

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    Charlie Blackmon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Charlie Blackmon

    Colorado Rockies

    PositionOutfielder

    NationalityAmerican

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas

    BatsLeft

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    Bryce Harper is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Bryce Harper

    Washington Nationals

    PositionRight fielder

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada

    BatsLeft

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    Michael Brantley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Michael Brantley

    Cleveland Indians

    PositionLeft Fielder

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceBellevue, Washington

    BatsLeft

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    J.D. Martinez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    J.D. Martinez

    Boston Red Sox

    PositionDesignated hitter, outfielder

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida

    BatsRight

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    George Springer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    George Springer

    Houston Astros

    PositionOutfielder

    NationalityAmerican

    BirthplaceNew Britain, Connecticut

    BatsRight

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    Whit Merrifield is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Whit Merrifield

    Kansas City Royals
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    Marcell Ozuna is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Marcell Ozuna

    St. Louis Cardinals

    PositionLeft fielder

    NationalityDominican

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight

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    Lorenzo Cain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Lorenzo Cain

    Milwaukee Brewers

    PositionCenter fielder

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceValdosta, Georgia

    BatsRight

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    Giancarlo Stanton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Giancarlo Stanton

    New York Yankees

    PositionOutfielder, Designated hitter

    NationalityAmerican

    BirthplacePanorama City, Los Angeles, California

    BatsRight

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    Tommy Pham is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Tommy Pham

    St. Louis Cardinals

    Positionputfielder

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, USA

    Batsright-

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    Kris Bryant is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Kris Bryant

    Chicago Cubs

    PositionThird base

    BirthplaceLas Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area, Nevada

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    Andrew Benintendi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Andrew Benintendi

    Boston Red Sox
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    Nick Castellanos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Nick Castellanos

    Detroit Tigers
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    Andrew McCutchen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Andrew McCutchen

    San Francisco Giants

    PositionOutfielder

    BirthplaceFort Meade, Florida

    BatsRight-handed

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    Joey Gallo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Joey Gallo

    Texas Rangers

    PositionOutfielder, First baseman, Third baseman

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceHenderson, Nevada

    BatsLeft

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    Yasiel Puig is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Yasiel Puig

    Los Angeles Dodgers

    PositionRight fielder

    NationalityCuba

    BirthplaceCienfuegos, Cuba

    BatsRight-handed

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    #81 of 104 The Greatest Throwing Arms of All Time#7 of 25 The Most Hated Players In Baseball Right Now

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    Khris Davis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Khris Davis

    Oakland Athletics

    PositionLeft fielder, Designated hitter

    NationalityAmerican

    BirthplaceLakewood, California

    BatsRight

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    Nelson Cruz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Outfielders
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    Nelson Cruz

    St. Louis Cardinals

    PositionRight fielder / Designated hitter

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceMonte Cristi, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

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