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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80 20
Jose Altuve is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Jose Altuve Houston Astros
2
59 28
Javier Báez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Chicago Cubs
3
47 29
Ozzie Albies is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Ozzie Albies Atlanta Braves
4
52 34
Jose Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Jose Ramirez Cleveland Indians
5
38 22
Whit Merrifield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Whit Merrifield Kansas City Royals
6
50 34
Robinson Cano is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Robinson Cano Seattle Mariners
7
32 17
Gleyber Torres is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
PaulA1 added Gleyber Torres New York Yankees
8
39 25
D. J. LeMahieu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Colorado Rockies
9
39 27
Scooter Gennett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Cincinnati Reds
10
40 29
Brian Dozier is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Minnesota Twins
11
39 28
Matt Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
St. Louis Cardinals
12
37 26
Dee Gordon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Seattle Mariners
13
37 28
Jonathan Schoop is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Baltimore Orioles
14
24 17
Paul DeJong is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Paul DeJong St. Louis Cardinals
15
36 30
Daniel Murphy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Washington Nationals
16
26 21
Cesar Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Cesar Hernandez Philadelphia Phillies
17
23 19
Jed Lowrie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Oakland Athletics
18
25 22
Marwin González is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Houston Astros
19
23 20
Jose Peraza is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Jose Peraza Cincinnati Reds
20
27 25
Ian Kinsler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Los Angeles Angels
21
27 27
Starlin Castro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Miami Marlins
22
29 30
Chris Taylor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Los Angeles Dodgers
23
21 21
Brandon Phillips is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds
24
23 24
Dustin Pedroia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Boston Red Sox
25
21 22
Yoan Moncada is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current MLB Second Basemen
Yoan Moncada Chicago White Sox