2018 Sports 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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Jose Altuve is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Jose Altuve Houston Astros
2
65 33
Javier Báez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Chicago Cubs
3
53 33
Ozzie Albies is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Ozzie Albies Atlanta Braves
4
44 26
Whit Merrifield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Whit Merrifield Kansas City Royals
5
36 19
Gleyber Torres is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
PaulA1 added Gleyber Torres New York Yankees
6
55 38
Jose Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Jose Ramirez Cleveland Indians
7
44 28
D. J. LeMahieu is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Colorado Rockies
8
54 39
Robinson Cano is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Robinson Cano Seattle Mariners
9
43 29
Scooter Gennett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Cincinnati Reds
10
41 28
Dee Gordon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Seattle Mariners
11
41 31
Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Baltimore Orioles
12
41 33
Brian Dozier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Minnesota Twins
13
40 32
Matt Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
St. Louis Cardinals
14
38 32
Daniel Murphy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Washington Nationals
15
28 23
Cesar Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Cesar Hernandez Philadelphia Phillies
16
25 20
Paul DeJong is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Paul DeJong St. Louis Cardinals
17
28 24
Dustin Pedroia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Boston Red Sox
18
27 23
Marwin González is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Houston Astros
19
25 21
Jed Lowrie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Oakland Athletics
20
30 27
Ian Kinsler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Los Angeles Angels
21
24 21
Josh Harrison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Pittsburgh Pirates
22
32 31
Chris Taylor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Los Angeles Dodgers
23
29 28
Starlin Castro is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Miami Marlins
24
23 23
Yoan Moncada is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Yoan Moncada Chicago White Sox
25
21 21
Jason Kipnis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Cleveland Indians