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The Best Current MLB Second Basemen

Updated April 24, 2020 6.1k votes 515 voters 6.5k views46 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 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?

Perennial All-Star José Altuve of the Houston Astros definitely ranks in the top 10 second basemen, along with Jonathan Schoop and 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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  • 1
    Javier Báez
    224
    110

    Javier Báez

    Chicago Cubs

    PositionShortstop, Second baseman

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceBayamón, Puerto Rico

    BatsRight

  • 2
    D. J. LeMahieu
    182
    88

    D. J. LeMahieu

    Colorado Rockies

    PositionInfielder

    NationalityAmerican

    BirthplaceVisalia, California

    BatsRight

  • 3
    Gleyber Torres
    142
    79

    Gleyber Torres

    New York Yankees

    Positionsecond baseman

    BirthplaceCracaas, Venezuala

    Batsright

  • 4
    Jose Altuve
    221
    173

    Jose Altuve

    Houston Astros
  • 5
    Yoan Moncada
    98
    68

    Yoan Moncada

    Chicago White Sox
  • 6
    Kolten Wong
    82
    62

    Kolten Wong

    St. Louis Cardinals

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceHilo, Hawaii

  • 7
    Jose Ramirez
    122
    110

    Jose Ramirez

    Cleveland Indians
  • 8
    Paul DeJong
    86
    76

    Paul DeJong

    St. Louis Cardinals
  • 9
    Gleyber Torres
    24
    7

    Gleyber Torres

    New York Yankees

    PositionSecond baseman, shortstop

    BatsRight

  • 10
    Starlin Castro
    79
    76

    Starlin Castro

    Miami Marlins

    PositionShortstop

    BirthplaceProvinces of the Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

  • 11
    Jonathan Villar
    64
    61

    Jonathan Villar

    Milwaukee Brewers

    PositionSecond baseman, Shortstop

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceLa Vega Province, Dominican Republic

    BatsSwitch

  • 12
    Robinson Cano
    112
    121

    Robinson Cano

    Seattle Mariners
  • 13
    Chris Taylor
    71
    72

    Chris Taylor

    Los Angeles Dodgers

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceVirginia Beach, Virginia

    BatsRight-handed

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  • 14
    Dee Gordon
    87
    94

    Dee Gordon

    Seattle Mariners

    PositionShortstop

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceWindermere, Florida

    BatsLeft-handed

  • 15
    Gavin Lux
    15
    7

    Gavin Lux

    Los Angeles Dodgers

    PositionShortstop, Second baseman

    BirthplaceKenosha, Wisconsin

  • 16
    Jonathan Schoop
    85
    97

    Jonathan Schoop

    Baltimore Orioles

    PositionThird baseman

    NationalityCuraçao

    BirthplaceWillemstad, Netherlands

    BatsRight-handed

  • 17
    Matt Carpenter
    76
    86

    Matt Carpenter

    St. Louis Cardinals

    PositionFirst baseman, Third baseman

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceGalveston, Texas

    BatsLeft-handed

  • 18
    Cesar Hernandez
    61
    69

    Cesar Hernandez

    Philadelphia Phillies
  • 19
    Jason Kipnis
    54
    64

    Jason Kipnis

    Cleveland Indians

    PositionSecond baseman

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceNorthbrook, Illinois

    BatsLeft-handed

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  • 20
    Scooter Gennett
    80
    100

    Scooter Gennett

    Cincinnati Reds

    PositionSecond baseman

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio

    BatsLeft-handed

  • 21
    Brian Dozier
    65
    85

    Brian Dozier

    Minnesota Twins

    PositionShortstop

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceTupelo, Mississippi

    BatsRight-handed

  • 22
    Daniel Murphy
    67
    88

    Daniel Murphy

    Washington Nationals

    PositionSecond baseman

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida

    BatsLeft-handed

  • 23
    Ian Happ
    46
    62

    Ian Happ

    Chicago Cubs
  • 24
    Brandon Phillips
    47
    63

    Brandon Phillips

    Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds

    PositionSecond baseman

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceRaleigh, North Carolina

    BatsRight-handed

  • 25
    Ian Kinsler
    50
    67

    Ian Kinsler

    Los Angeles Angels

    PositionSecond baseman

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceTucson, Arizona

    BatsRight-handed

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