Baseball The Best Current MLB Second 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 second basemen currently playing will prove to be quite useful. Baseball fans, cast your votes for the players best at covering second base, executing double plays, and specializing in defense. Who are the best current second basemen in major league baseball today?

2017 AL MVP and World Series champion José Altuve of the Houston Astros definitely ranks in the top 10 second basemen, along with Baltimore Oriole's Jonathan Schoop and Minnesota Twins's Brian Dozier. Other good MLB second basemen right now include Robinson Cano, Daniel Murphy, Ian Kinsler, Anthony Rizzo, and Dee Gordon. 

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

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41 7
Jose Altuve is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Jose Altuve Houston Astros

2
31 11
Jose Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Jose Ramirez Cleveland Indians

3
32 13
Javier Báez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Chicago Cubs

4
23 11
Ozzie Albies is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Ozzie Albies Atlanta Braves

5
28 16
Robinson Cano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Robinson Cano Seattle Mariners

6
12 3
Gleyber Torres is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
PaulA1 added Gleyber Torres New York Yankees

7
18 10
Scooter Gennett is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Cincinnati Reds

8
22 14
Dee Gordon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Seattle Mariners

9
22 14
Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Baltimore Orioles

10
23 15
Daniel Murphy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Washington Nationals

11
25 17
Brian Dozier is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Minnesota Twins

12
22 15
Matt Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
St. Louis Cardinals

13
20 14
D. J. LeMahieu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Colorado Rockies

14
15 12
Cesar Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Cesar Hernandez Philadelphia Phillies

15
13 10
Jose Peraza is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Jose Peraza Cincinnati Reds

16
16 14
Ian Kinsler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Los Angeles Angels

17
16 14
Starlin Castro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Miami Marlins

18
15 13
Whit Merrifield is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Whit Merrifield Kansas City Royals

19
13 11
Marwin González is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Houston Astros

20
10 8
Jed Lowrie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Oakland Athletics

21
19 18
Chris Taylor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Los Angeles Dodgers

22
20 20
Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Chicago Cubs

23
17 17
Ian Happ is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Ian Happ Chicago Cubs

24
17 17
Rougned Odor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Texas Rangers

25
11 11
Ben Zobrist is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Chicago Cubs

26
10 10
Asdrúbal Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
New York Mets

27
13 14
Jonathan Villar is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Milwaukee Brewers

28
12 13
Dustin Pedroia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Boston Red Sox

29
8 9
Chris Owings is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Arizona Diamondbacks

30
11 13
Brandon Phillips is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds

31
11 13
Josh Harrison is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Pittsburgh Pirates

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10 12
Yoan Moncada is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Yoan Moncada Chicago White Sox

33
10 13
Eduardo Núñez is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Boston Red Sox

34
10 13
Paul DeJong is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Paul DeJong St. Louis Cardinals

35
7 10
Franklin Barreto is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Franklin Barreto Oakland Athletics

36
10 14
Jason Kipnis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Cleveland Indians

37
8 12
Joe Panik is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
San Francisco Giants

38
7 11
Hernan Perez is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Hernan Perez Milwaukee Brewers

39
8 13
Neil Walker is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
New York Yankees

40
3 7
Chase Utley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Los Angeles Dodgers

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5 12
Kolten Wong is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
St. Louis Cardinals

42
5 13
Tim Beckham is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Tim Beckham Baltimore Orioles

43
4 12
José Reyes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
New York Mets

44
4 13
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Minnesota Twins

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1 9
Devon Travis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
PaulA1 added Devon Travis Toronto Bluejays

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2 13
Devon Travis is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Devon Travis Toronto Blue Jays

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2 13
Yangervis Solarte is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Toronto Blue Jays

48
2 13
Brad Miller is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Tampa Bay Rays