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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48 7
Jose Altuve is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Jose Altuve Houston Astros

2
34 14
Jose Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Jose Ramirez Cleveland Indians

3
36 16
Javier Báez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Chicago Cubs

4
32 18
Robinson Cano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Robinson Cano Seattle Mariners

5
25 12
Scooter Gennett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Cincinnati Reds

6
26 13
Ozzie Albies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Ozzie Albies Atlanta Braves

7
25 16
Matt Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
St. Louis Cardinals

8
22 14
Whit Merrifield is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Whit Merrifield Kansas City Royals

9
23 15
D. J. LeMahieu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Colorado Rockies

10
25 17
Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Baltimore Orioles

11
28 20
Brian Dozier is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Minnesota Twins

12
13 6
Gleyber Torres is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
PaulA1 added Gleyber Torres New York Yankees

13
24 18
Daniel Murphy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Washington Nationals

14
15 9
Jed Lowrie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Oakland Athletics

15
22 17
Dee Gordon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Seattle Mariners

16
15 11
Jose Peraza is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Jose Peraza Cincinnati Reds

17
22 19
Chris Taylor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Los Angeles Dodgers

18
18 15
Ian Kinsler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Los Angeles Angels

19
16 13
Cesar Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Cesar Hernandez Philadelphia Phillies

20
15 12
Marwin González is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Houston Astros

21
17 15
Starlin Castro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Miami Marlins

22
13 12
Ben Zobrist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Chicago Cubs

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13 13
Eduardo Núñez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Boston Red Sox

24
13 13
Yoan Moncada is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Yoan Moncada Chicago White Sox

25
18 19
Rougned Odor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Texas Rangers

26
18 19
Ian Happ is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Ian Happ Chicago Cubs

27
21 23
Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Chicago Cubs

28
13 14
Brandon Phillips is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds

29
11 12
Asdrúbal Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
New York Mets

30
13 15
Dustin Pedroia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Boston Red Sox

31
12 14
Paul DeJong is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Paul DeJong St. Louis Cardinals

32
11 13
Joe Panik is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
San Francisco Giants

33
13 16
Jonathan Villar is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Milwaukee Brewers

34
12 15
Josh Harrison is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Pittsburgh Pirates

35
9 12
Hernan Perez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Hernan Perez Milwaukee Brewers

36
8 12
Franklin Barreto is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Franklin Barreto Oakland Athletics

37
8 12
Chris Owings is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Arizona Diamondbacks

38
11 16
Jason Kipnis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Cleveland Indians

39
7 13
Kolten Wong is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
St. Louis Cardinals

40
4 10
Chase Utley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Los Angeles Dodgers

41
8 16
Neil Walker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
New York Yankees

42
3 10
Devon Travis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
PaulA1 added Devon Travis Toronto Bluejays

43
6 14
Tim Beckham is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Tim Beckham Baltimore Orioles

44
6 15
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Minnesota Twins

45
5 15
José Reyes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
New York Mets

46
4 14
Devon Travis is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Devon Travis Toronto Blue Jays

47
4 14
Yangervis Solarte is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Toronto Blue Jays

48
3 15
Brad Miller is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Tampa Bay Rays